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Last $89.11 USD
Change Today +0.03 / 0.03%
Volume 197.4K
CMP On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

compass minerals internation (CMP) Snapshot

Open
$88.69
Previous Close
$89.08
Day High
$89.11
Day Low
$88.11
52 Week High
07/9/14 - $97.50
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $79.07
Market Cap
3.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
253.4K
EPS TTM
$5.12
Shares Outstanding
33.6M
EX-Date
02/25/15
P/E TM
17.4x
Dividend
$2.64
Dividend Yield
2.76%
Current Stock Chart for COMPASS MINERALS INTERNATION (CMP)

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compass minerals internation (CMP) Details

Compass Minerals International, Inc. produces and markets salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP), and magnesium chloride primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Salt and Plant Nutrition. The Salt segment mines, produces, processes, distributes, and markets sodium chloride and magnesium chloride for use in highway and consumer deicing, dust control, water conditioning, consumer and industrial food preparation, and agricultural and industrial applications; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with sodium chloride to produce specialty products. This segment offers rock salt, mechanically evaporated and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products to producers of intermediate chemical products used in the production of vinyls and other chemicals, and pulp and paper, as well as water treatment and other industrial uses. The Plant Nutrition segment provides SOP, which is used as an ingredient in specialty fertilizer blends for chloride-sensitive crops and turfs under the Protassium+ brand name; and develops and distributes micronutrient products under the Wolf Trax brand. This segment serves growers and fertilizer distributors worldwide. The company also produces and markets consumer deicing and water conditioning products, ingredients used in consumer and commercial food preparation, and other mineral-based products for consumer, agricultural, and industrial applications; and offers records management services to businesses located in the United Kingdom. It operates rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada; Cote Blanche, Louisiana, the United States; and Winsford, Cheshire, the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Salt Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Compass Minerals International, Inc. in December 2003. Compass Minerals International, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

1,963 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1993

compass minerals internation (CMP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $746.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $336.1K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
Total Annual Compensation: $370.4K
Senior Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $329.8K
Senior Vice President of Plant Nutrition
Total Annual Compensation: $308.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

compass minerals internation (CMP) Key Developments

Compass Minerals Appoints John Craft as Vice President of Internal Audit and Compliance

Compass Minerals announced that it has appointed John Craft as vice president of internal audit and compliance. He was previously with Delphi, where he held the position of chief financial officer for Delphi Connection Systems-Americas.

Compass Minerals Seeks Acquisitions

Compass Minerals International Inc. (NYSE:CMP) will consider acquisitions. Theresa Womble, Director of IR said, "As a reminder, we expect that about 80% of our growth will come from organic initiatives while the remainder will come from strategic acquisitions such as the acquisition we made last year of Wolf Trax. I think it is important for our investors to know the steps we've taken in each of these areas, that we've completed our action and important initiatives that are instrumental in getting us to our goal."

Compass Minerals Announces Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 13, 2015

Compass Minerals board of directors has approved a 10% increase in the company's quarterly dividend to $0.66 per share, effective with its dividend payable March 13, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 27, 2015.

 

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