Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells essential minerals primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and internationally.
Compass Minerals International Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$62.02|
|52 Week High||US$54.24|
|52 Week Low||US$72.00|
|1 Month Change||-6.54%|
|3 Month Change||3.78%|
|1 Year Change||9.13%|
|3 Year Change||-6.10%|
|5 Year Change||-15.88%|
|Change since IPO||351.06%|
Recent News & Updates
Compass Minerals International: Improved Picture Due To Restructuring And Lithium Resources
The 2.4 million tons of lithium might lead to a stable source of additional revenue from Compass Minerals in the years to come. The sale of the South American business is improving the company's balance sheet. Compass Minerals International seems to be fairly valued at this point.
Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital
Ignoring the stock price of a company, what are the underlying trends that tell us a business is past the growth phase...
|CMP||US Metals and Mining||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CMP underperformed the US Metals and Mining industry which returned 44.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CMP underperformed the US Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: CMP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CMP's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells essential minerals primarily in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America, and Plant Nutrition South America. The Salt segment offers sodium chloride and magnesium chloride, including rock salt, mechanically and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with salt to produce specialty products.
Compass Minerals International Fundamentals Summary
|CMP fundamental statistics|
Is CMP overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CMP income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.15b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.50|
|Net Profit Margin||3.44%|
How did CMP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is Compass Minerals International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CMP ($62.02) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($49.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CMP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CMP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.6x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (11.9x).
PE vs Market: CMP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.6x) compared to the US market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CMP is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CMP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.3x) compared to the US Metals and Mining industry average (2.3x).
How is Compass Minerals International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CMP's forecast earnings growth (64% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CMP's earnings (64% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CMP's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CMP's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CMP's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (61.4%).
How has Compass Minerals International performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CMP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CMP's current net profit margins (3.4%) are lower than last year (7.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CMP's earnings have declined by 17.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CMP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CMP had negative earnings growth (-48.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (102.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CMP's Return on Equity (27.97%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Compass Minerals International's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CMP's short term assets ($883.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($427.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: CMP's short term assets ($883.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CMP's debt to equity ratio (617.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CMP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 110.4% to 617.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CMP's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.2%).
Interest Coverage: CMP's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.2x coverage).
What is Compass Minerals International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CMP's dividend (4.64%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: CMP's dividend (4.64%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.63%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CMP's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CMP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (192.6%), CMP's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CMP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (81.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kevin Crutchfield (60 yo)
Mr. Kevin S. Crutchfield is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Compass Minerals International, Inc. since May 7, 2019. He joined Compass Minerals in May 2019. Mr. Crutchfield served as the...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD5.73M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.68M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kevin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CMP's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CMP's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Compass Minerals International, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Compass Minerals International, Inc.
- Ticker: CMP
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$2.119b
- Shares outstanding: 34.04m
- Website: https://www.compassminerals.com
Number of Employees
- Compass Minerals International, Inc.
- 9900 West 109th Street
- Suite 100
- Overland Park
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/23 23:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/23 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.