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Last $79.68 USD
Change Today -0.03 / -0.04%
Volume 283.5K
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compass minerals internation (CMP) Snapshot

Open
$80.43
Previous Close
$79.71
Day High
$80.61
Day Low
$79.20
52 Week High
04/9/15 - $95.68
52 Week Low
08/26/15 - $78.88
Market Cap
2.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
327.6K
EPS TTM
$5.68
Shares Outstanding
33.7M
EX-Date
08/27/15
P/E TM
14.0x
Dividend
$2.64
Dividend Yield
3.24%
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compass minerals internation (CMP) Details

Compass Minerals International, Inc. produces and markets salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP), plant micronutrients, and magnesium chloride primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. Its 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 company’s 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 Peter Brooks as Vice President of Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance

Compass Minerals has hired Peter Brooks as vice president of internal audit, enterprise risk management and insurance. Brooks will provide oversight and direct execution for developing and implementing internal audit strategy, including capital project and operational audits, and Sarbanes-Oxley control testing. In addition he will have responsibility for coordinating enterprise risk management process and insurance strategy and execution. With nearly 30 years of global experience, Brooks comes to Compass Minerals from Tronox, where he was vice president of risk management and chief audit executive. His global experience includes roles as vice president of internal audit and financial transformation at Broadcom Corporation and vice president of transformation and operations for Honeywell Corporation. In addition, he served as senior director of risk management and corporate audit for PepsiCo. Brooks graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Bridgeport, Conn. He is a Certified Public Accountant, holds a Six Sigma Green Belt certification and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Compass Minerals Declares Third Quarter Dividend, Payable September 14, 2015

Compass Minerals board of directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.66 per share payable September 14, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2015.

Compass Minerals Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2015 and Full Year 2015

Compass Minerals reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $183.7 million against $186.6 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $19.9 million against $1.8 million a year ago. Net earnings were $13.2 million or $0.39 per basic and diluted share against net loss of $0.7 million or $0.02 per basic and diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $44.3 million against $25.1 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $43.1 million against $32.2 million a year ago. For the six months, the company reported sales of $576.7 million against $608.6 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $102.7 million against $67.5 million a year ago. Net earnings were $73.8 million or $2.18 per basic and diluted share against net loss of $49.5 million or $1.47 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $112.2 million against $161.8 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $89.8 million against $49.0 million a year ago. EBITDA was $151.6 million against $113.6 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $146.9 million against $117.6 million a year ago. For the full-year 2015, the company reiterated full-year EPS guidance of $5.10 to $5.60 per share. Interest expense will be $23 million, capital expenditures will be in the range of $225 million to $250 million, and effective tax rate will be in the range of 27% to 28%. For the second half of 2015, the company expects a year-over-year improvement in salt segment earnings, despite lower highway de-icing bid prices. The company expects higher H2 salt segment operating earnings relative to the year-ago period assuming average winter weather, increased highway de-icing commitments in North America and lower salt costs.

 

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