Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Analysts See $1.54 EPS

January 23, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Analysts See $1.54 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.35, from 1.76 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 22 investors sold Compass Minerals International, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 36.34 million shares or 0.88% less from 36.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
The Netherlands-based Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.01% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Commonwealth Equity has 31,277 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management has 11,689 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Cap Mgmt New York holds 0.54% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) for 5,800 shares. Beacon Fin Grp has 116,629 shares. Moreover, Fmr Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Profund Ltd Liability Co invested in 5,756 shares or 0.02% of the stock. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 12,700 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Huntington Retail Bank has 0% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Tower Cap Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) reported 3,261 shares. Assetmark stated it has 0% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Oppenheimer & Commerce Inc stated it has 15,087 shares. Motley Fool Wealth Mgmt Limited Company owns 69,856 shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 0.01% or 68,900 shares. Walleye Trading Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP).

Analysts expect Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) to report $1.54 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.19 EPS change or 14.07 % from last quarter’s $1.35 EPS. CMP’s profit would be $52.10 million giving it 11.97 P/E if the $1.54 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Compass Minerals International, Inc.’s analysts see 136.92 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $73.75. About 227,060 shares traded. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 13.31% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Compass Minerals had 22 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, July 6. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 5 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, March 30 by BB&T Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, August 7 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, September 8 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, November 2 by JP Morgan. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt.

Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells salt, and specialty plant nutrition and chemical products in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.50 billion. It operates in three divisions: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America, and Plant Nutrition South America. It has a 17.36 P/E ratio. 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.

More notable recent Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” on November 29, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Compass Minerals International’s (CMP) CEO Fran Malecha on Q3 2017 Results …” published on October 31, 2017, Fool.com published: “Here’s Why Compass Minerals International, Inc. Plunged Today” on September 22, 2017. More interesting news about Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc Buys Costamare Inc, Sells Compass …” published on January 17, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Compass Minerals: Wide-Moat Company With High Dividend Yield” with publication date: November 07, 2017.

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