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Last $13,405 CLP
Change Today +12.00 / 0.09%
Volume 189.3K
As of 11:37 AM 05/5/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

soc quimica y minera chile-b (SQM/B) Snapshot

Open
$13,393
Previous Close
$13,393
Day High
$13,520
Day Low
$13,370
52 Week High
05/5/14 - $17,298
52 Week Low
03/18/15 - $10,100
Market Cap
3.9T
Average Volume 10 Days
416.7K
EPS TTM
$1.13
Shares Outstanding
120.4M
EX-Date
05/4/15
P/E TM
19.5x
Dividend
$183.10
Dividend Yield
6.15%
Current Stock Chart for SOC QUIMICA Y MINERA CHILE-B (SQM/B)

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soc quimica y minera chile-b (SQM/B) Details

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.

4,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/15
Founded in 1968

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soc quimica y minera chile-b (SQM/B) Key Developments

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.

Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. Announces Board Changes

Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. announced that shareholders at the company's General Ordinary Meeting held on April 27, 2015 approved the appointment of Mrs. Joanne L. Boyes and Messrs. Hern n B chi B., Juan Antonio Guzm n M., Robert A. Kirkpatrick, Hans Dieter Linneberg A., Arnfinn F. Prugger, Wolf von Appen B. and Edward J. Waitzer as new Directors of SQM S.A. The new Board of Directors approved to designate Mr. Juan Antonio Guzm n M. as Chairman of the Board of Directors and of the company and Mr. Edward J. Waitzer as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and of the company, Messrs. Hern n B chi B., Hans Dieter Linneberg A. and Edward J. Waitzer as members of the Directors' Committee and the Audit Committee of SQM, Mrs. Joanne L. Boyes and Messrs. Arnfinn F. Prugger and Wolf von Appen B. as members of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee of SQM; Messrs. Robert A. Kirkpatrick, Wolf von Appen B. and Edward J. Waitzer as members of the Ad-Hoc Committee of the company, Messrs. Robert A. Kirkpatrick, Hans Dieter Linneberg A. and Edward J. Waitzer as members of the Corporate Governance Committee of the company.

Sociedad Qu mica y Minera de Chile S.A. Approves 2015 Final Dividend, Payable as of May 08, 2015

Sociedad Qu mica y Minera de Chile S.A. approved the 2015 distribution and payment of a final dividend of $0.56304 per share. An interim dividend of $0.41493 per share that SQM S.A. paid and distributed as of December 12, 2014 and the remainder shall be paid by means of a dividend of $0.14811 per share that SQM S.A. shall pay and distribute as of May 08, 2015 and in its equivalent in national currency - that is, $91.54975 per share.

 

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