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compass minerals internation (CMP) Snapshot

Open
$90.75
Previous Close
$90.43
Day High
$91.27
Day Low
$90.00
52 Week High
07/9/14 - $97.50
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $79.07
Market Cap
3.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
216.4K
EPS TTM
$5.12
Shares Outstanding
33.6M
EX-Date
02/25/15
P/E TM
17.6x
Dividend
$2.64
Dividend Yield
2.72%
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compass minerals internation (CMP) Details

Compass Minerals International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets inorganic mineral products primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments: Salt and Specialty Fertilizer. 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 Specialty Fertilizer segment provides sulfate of potash for use in the production of specialty fertilizers for vegetables, fruits, potatoes, nuts, tobacco, and turf grass. 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 provides records management services to businesses located in the United Kingdom. Compass Minerals International, Inc. operates rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada; 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: $674.8K
Senior Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $329.8K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
Total Annual Compensation: $283.8K
Senior Vice President of Salt Division
Total Annual Compensation: $41.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

compass minerals internation (CMP) Key Developments

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.

Compass Minerals International Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended Dec. 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Compass Minerals International Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $433.4 million, operating earnings of $107.6 million, earnings before income taxes of $103.7 million, net earnings of $80.5 million or $2.38 per diluted share, adjusted EBITDA of $128.4 million, compared to the sales of $387.4 million, operating earnings of $80.3 million, earnings before income taxes of $78.8 million, net earnings of $58.4 million or $1.73 per diluted share, adjusted EBITDA of $95.6 million, for the same quarter a year ago. For the year, the company reported sales of $1,282.5 million, operating earnings of $311 million, earnings before income taxes of $291.8 million, net earnings of $217.9 million or $6.44 per diluted share, adjusted EBITDA of $305.7 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $242.9 million, capital expenditures of $125.2 million compared to the sales of $1,129.6 million, operating earnings of $185.6 million, earnings before income taxes of $174.1 million, net earnings of $130.8 million or $3.88 per diluted share, adjusted EBITDA of $254.3 million, net cash provided by operating activities of $238.3 million, capital expenditures of $122.7 million for the previous year. The company provided earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. For the year, the company expects EPS in the range of $5.10 to $5.60. The company expects interest expense in the range of $24 million, capital expenditure in the range of $250 million and effective tax rate in the range of 27% to 28%.

 

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