Compass Minerals International, Inc. (
) 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 (
) and Vulcan Materials Company (
). 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%.
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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 (
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund (
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%.