Compass Minerals Intl Inc (
) 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 (
) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
). 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%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CMP through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have CMP as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat Research ETF (
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (
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%.