Compass Minerals International, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.545 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CMP stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10.1% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $88.12, the dividend yield is 2.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMP was $88.12,
representing a -2.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.71 and
a 29.17% increase over the 52 week low of $68.22.
CMP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Teck Resources Ltd (
) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
). CMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.84. Zacks Investment Research reports CMP's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 36.66%, compared to an
industry average of 6.4%.
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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 (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of
12.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CMP at 5.2%.