Compass Minerals International, Inc. ( CMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 30, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.72 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CMP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that CMP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $64.3, the dividend yield is 4.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMP was $64.3, representing a -16.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.65 and a 13.81% increase over the 52 week low of $56.50.
CMP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) and Teck Resources Ltd ( TECK ). CMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.95. Zacks Investment Research reports CMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 4%, compared to an industry average of 19.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CMP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMP as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 0.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CMP at 3.87%.