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Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, industrial chemicals, potassium, and other products and services. The company provides specialty plant nutrients, including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, and specialty blends for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and flowers; Ultrasol for fertigation; Qrop for open field application; Speedfol for foliar application; and Allganic for organic farming. It offers iodine and iodine derivatives for use in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications, including X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for LCD, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants, in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, herbicides, electronics, pigments, and dye components. In addition, the company provides lithium carbonates for 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. Further, it supplies lithium hydroxide, which is used as a raw material in the lubricating grease and battery industries; and produces potassium chloride, a commodity fertilizer, as well as potassium sulfate, a specialty fertilizer. Additionally, the company offers industrial chemicals, such as sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid, potassium chloride, and solar salts; and sells other fertilizers and blends. It sells its products through sales offices and a network of distributors worldwide. Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

4,904 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/20/15
Founded in 1968

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Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $387,519,000 against $534,072,000 a year ago. Profit from operating activities was $99,921,000 against $120,442,000 a year ago. Profit before taxes was $99,604,000 against $110,602,000 a year ago. Profit from continuing operations was $71,812,000 against $81,737,000 a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was $71,685,000 against $81,005,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.2724 against $0.3078 a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was $114,335,000 against $124,604,000 a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was $21,432,000 against $33,350,000 a year ago.

Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for 2015

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. reported earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, earnings was $71.7 million or $0.27 per ADR, a decrease from $81.0 million or $0.31 per ADR for the three month period ended March 31, 2014. Revenues totaled $387.5 million, representing a decrease of 27.4% compared to $534.1 million reported for the three month period ended March 31, 2014. Lower revenues were impacted by weaker volumes in potassium chloride resulting from delays. For 2015, the company expects total sales volumes for 2015 will be lower than sales volumes seen in 2014. The company expects to see growth of over 5% in the sales volumes of this business line during 2015 when compared to 2014. The company expects an EBITDA margin of 45.7%. Even considering the lower iodine prices, EBITDA margins will be higher in 2015 than in 2014, mainly due to cost saving initiatives that started in 2013.

Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. announced delayed 20-F filing

On 04/30/2015, Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. announced that they will be unable to file their next 20-F by the deadline required by the SEC.


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