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Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2017

Compass Minerals International, Inc. ( CMP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.72 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CMP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.6% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMP was $75.65, representing a -10.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.40 and a 12.91% increase over the 52 week low of $67.

CMP is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) and Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ). CMP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.78. Zacks Investment Research reports CMP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.59%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 23.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CMP at 4.19%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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