Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013

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Compass Minerals International, Inc. ( CMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.545 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CMP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $74.13, the dividend yield is 2.94%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMP was $74.13, representing a -19.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.88 and a 15.4% increase over the 52 week low of $64.24.

CMP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ). CMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.88. Zacks Investment Research reports CMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.31%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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