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Last $24.63 USD
Change Today -0.78 / -3.07%
Volume 498.9K
As of 8:04 PM 03/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

quimica y minera chil-sp adr (SQM) Snapshot

Open
$25.02
Previous Close
$25.41
Day High
$25.35
Day Low
$24.39
52 Week High
03/7/14 - $32.44
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $21.52
Market Cap
6.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
253.0K
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
120.4M
EX-Date
12/3/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$0.83
Dividend Yield
5.67%
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Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. is engaged in the production and distribution of specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride and potassium sulfate, industrial chemicals, and other commodity fertilizers. The company’s specialty plant nutrients include potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, and specialty blends for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and flowers, as well as Ultrasol for application through fertigation; Qrop for field application; Speedfol for foliar application; and Allganic for organic farming. Its iodine and iodine derivatives are used in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications, including X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for liquid crystal displays, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, herbicides, electronics, pigments, and dye components. The company’s lithium and its derivatives include lithium carbonate for use in various applications comprising electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for the ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, continuous casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives; and lithium hydroxide, which is used as a raw material in the lubricating grease, dyes, and battery industries. Its potassium chloride is used as a commodity fertilizer; and potassium sulfate is used as a specialty fertilizer. The company’s industrial chemicals comprise sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid, solar salts, and potassium chloride. It also sells other fertilizers and blends. The company sells its products through a distribution network in approximately 100 countries worldwide. Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

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Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. announced consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income rose by about 13% year on year to $78 million, mainly due to a one-off effect of $13 million following the sale of mining rights during the period to Antofagasta Minerals, while revenues remained flat at $491 million. Revenues were $491.4 million against $492.2 million a year ago. Income before taxes was $102.4 million against $93.5 million a year ago. Net income per share was $0.30 against $0.26 a year ago. The stronger results during the fourth quarter were impacted by its cost saving efforts. For the year, the company reported net income of $296 million in 2014, down by about 37% from an income of $467 million in 2013. Combined revenues across all divisions fell by 8.6% year on year to $2.01 billion against $2.02 billion a year ago, mainly due to lower iodine sales, while gross margin decreased by about 19% to $583 million. Income before taxes was $412.2 million against $613.1 million a year ago. Net income per share was $1.13 against $1.77 a year ago. Capital expenditures in 2014 were approximately $112 million, focused mainly on increasing production at the Nueva Victoria nitrate-iodine facility.

SQM Presents at Prospectors & Developers Association Conference 2015, Mar-03-2015 02:00 PM

SQM Presents at Prospectors & Developers Association Conference 2015, Mar-03-2015 02:00 PM. Venue: Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Speakers: Darry D. Lindsay.

Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Mar 03, 2015

Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results After-Market on Mar 03, 2015

 

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