Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014


Compass Minerals International, Inc. ( CMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.09% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMP was $83.75, representing a -8.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.88 and a 30.37% 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 Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ). CMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.89. Zacks Investment Research reports CMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.16%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.

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.

Interested in gaining exposure to CMP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMP as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF ( MOAT )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 6.24% over the last 100 days. MOAT has the highest percent weighting of CMP at 5.35%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: CMP , TCK , VMC , MOAT , DES News News

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