Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) will release its earnings data after the market closes on Monday, October 23rd. Analysts expect Compass Minerals International to post earnings of $0.85 per share for the quarter. Compass Minerals International has set its FY17 guidance at $3.00-3.50 EPS.

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The basic materials company reported ($0.19) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by ($0.12). Compass Minerals International had a net margin of 9.83% and a return on equity of 10.01%. The company had revenue of $228.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $261.13 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.18 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 34.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Compass Minerals International to post $2.57 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.87 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE CMP) opened at 65.35 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $66.64 and its 200 day moving average is $66.61. The firm has a market cap of $2.21 billion, a PE ratio of 18.26 and a beta of 0.44. Compass Minerals International, Inc. has a one year low of $59.72 and a one year high of $84.40.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Compass Minerals International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $70.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $84.00 price objective on shares of Compass Minerals International in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Compass Minerals International currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $73.60.

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Compass Minerals International Company Profile

Compass Minerals International, Inc (CMI) is a provider of essential minerals that solve nature’s challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses; specialty plant nutrition minerals for the quality and yield of crops, and specialty chemicals for water treatment and other industrial processes.

Earnings History for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)

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