Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012

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Compass Minerals Intl Inc ( CMP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.495 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CMP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CMP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $78.07, the dividend yield is 2.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMP was $78.07, representing a -3.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.13 and a 16.24% increase over the 52 week low of $67.16.

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 $3.06. Zacks Investment Research reports CMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -27.21%, compared to an industry average of -3.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMP Dividend History page.

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 Morningstar Wide Moat Research ETF ( MOAT )
  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of 6.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CMP at 5.21%.



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.




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Referenced Stocks: CMP , ETF , MOAT , SQM , TCK , XME

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