Compass Minerals International (CMP)

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals focused on safely delivering where and when it matters to help solve nature's challenges for customers and communities. Its salt products help keep roadways safe during winter weather and are used in numerous other consumer, industrial and agricultural applications. Its plant nutrition business manufactures an innovative and diverse portfolio of products that improve the quality and yield of crops, while supporting sustainable agriculture. Additionally, its specialty chemical business serves the water treatment industry and other industrial processes. The company operates 21 production and packaging facilities with more than 3,000 personnel throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K.

Company profile

Kevin Crutchfield
Fiscal year end
Former names
Clyman Bay Resources, Inc. • CMI Nova Scotia Company • CMP Canada Inc. • CMP Capital, Inc. • CMPQ Igarassu Participações Ltda. • CMUK DB Trustee Company Limited • Compass Canada Limited Partnership • Compass Canada Potash Holdings Inc. • Compass Cayman Holdings Ltd. • Compass Minerals (Europe) Limited ...
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CMP stock data


4 Aug 22
28 Sep 22
30 Sep 22
Quarter (USD) Jun 22 Mar 22 Dec 21 Jun 21
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Annual (USD) Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17
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Cash burn rate (est.) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 47.2M 47.2M 47.2M 47.2M 47.2M 47.2M
Cash burn (monthly) (no burn) (no burn) 3.93M (no burn) (no burn) (no burn)
Cash used (since last report) n/a n/a 11.61M n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining n/a n/a 35.59M n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) n/a n/a 9.0 n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
20 Sep 22 Reece Joseph E Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 69 0 15,970
20 Sep 22 Williams Paul S Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 82 0 20,611
20 Sep 22 Yoder Amy Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 34 0 9,231
20 Sep 22 Edward C Dowling Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 6 0 13
20 Sep 22 Ford Eric Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 13 0 3,528
91.6% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 267 290 -7.9%
Opened positions 42 47 -10.6%
Closed positions 65 48 +35.4%
Increased positions 93 104 -10.6%
Reduced positions 86 92 -6.5%
13F shares Current Prev Q Change
Total value 1.11B 4.18B -73.4%
Total shares 31.28M 32.67M -4.3%
Total puts 84.6K 115.5K -26.8%
Total calls 63.4K 174.8K -63.7%
Total put/call ratio 1.3 0.7 +101.9%
Largest owners Shares Value Change
BLK Blackrock 5.8M $205.16M +5.1%
Vanguard 3.83M $135.56M +0.3%
STT State Street 2.19M $77.56M -15.8%
Segall Bryant & Hamill 1.86M $65.74M +2.2%
Van Eck Associates 1.62M $57.47M -49.8%
Shapiro Capital Management 783.5K $27.73M -3.4%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 724.69K $25.65M -2.6%
Bernzott Capital Advisors 672.19K $23.79M -2.9%
IVZ Invesco 650.94K $23.04M -0.7%
Geode Capital Management 578.92K $20.49M +0.2%
Largest transactions Shares Bought/sold Change
Van Eck Associates 1.62M -1.61M -49.8%
Select Equity 0 -588.18K EXIT
STT State Street 2.19M -411.52K -15.8%
Allspring Global Investments 322.88K -307.42K -48.8%
BLK Blackrock 5.8M +278.71K +5.1%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 521.97K -255.86K -32.9%
Peregrine Capital Management 246.93K +246.93K NEW
Kim 203.91K +203.91K NEW
Spring Creek Capital 0 -203.91K EXIT
Point72 Asset Management 220.6K +184.8K +516.2%

Financial report summary

  • Our mining and industrial operations can involve high-risk activities.
  • Geological conditions could lead to a mine shutdown, increased costs and production delays, which could adversely affect results of our operations.
  • Our operations are conducted primarily through a limited number of key production and distribution facilities, and we are also dependent on critical equipment.
  • The results of our operations are dependent on and vary due to weather conditions. Additionally, adverse weather conditions or significant changes in weather patterns could adversely affect us.
  • Strikes, other forms of work stoppage or slowdown and other union activities could disrupt our business and negatively impact our financial results.
  • Our business is capital intensive, and the inability to fund necessary capital expenditures or successfully complete our capital projects could have an adverse effect on our growth and profitability.
  • Our indebtedness and any inability to pay our indebtedness could adversely affect our business and financial condition.
  • The agreements governing our indebtedness impose restrictions that may limit our ability to operate our business or require accelerated debt payments.
  • We are subject to tax liabilities which could adversely impact our profitability, cash flow and liquidity.
  • We are subject to financial assurance requirements and failure to satisfy these requirements could materially affect our business, results of our operations and our financial condition.
  • If our customers are unable to access credit, they may be not be able to purchase our products. In addition, we extend trade credit to certain customers and guarantee financing that certain customers use to purchase our products. The results of our operations may be adversely affected if customers default on these obligations.
  • We may not pay cash dividends or pay smaller cash dividends on our common stock in the future.
  • Our products face strong competition and if we fail to successfully attract and retain customers and invest in product development, capital improvements, productivity and quality improvements, sales of our products could be adversely affected.
  • Risks associated with our international operations and sales and changes in economic and political environments could adversely affect our business and earnings.
  • Anticipated changes in plant nutrition prices and customer application rates can have a significant effect on the demand and price for our plant nutrition products.
  • Conditions in the sectors where we sell products and supply and demand imbalances for competing products can impact the price and demand for our products.
  • Increasing costs or a lack of availability of transportation services could have an adverse effect on our ability to deliver products at competitive prices.
  • The demand for our products is seasonal.
  • Our operations depend on our rights and governmental authorizations to mine and operate our properties.
  • Compliance with import and export requirements, the FCPA and other applicable anti-corruption laws may increase the cost of doing business.
  • We are subject to EHS laws and regulations which could become more stringent and adversely affect our business.
  • We could incur significant environmental liabilities with respect to our current, future or former facilities, adjacent or nearby third-party facilities or off-site disposal locations.
  • Our intellectual property may be misappropriated or subject to claims of infringement.
  • We may face significant product liability claims and product recalls, which could harm our business and reputation.
  • We may be negatively impacted if we are unable to obtain required product registrations or if we face increased regulatory requirements.
  • We are subject to costs and risk associated with a complex regulatory, compliance and legal environment, and we may be adversely affected by changes in laws, industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic, or other outbreaks of infectious disease or similar public health threats, could materially and adversely affect our business, financial condition and results of operations.
  • We may not successfully implement our strategies.
  • Our business is dependent upon highly skilled personnel, and the loss of key personnel may have a material adverse effect on our performance.
  • If our computer systems, information technology or operations technology are compromised, our ability to conduct our business will be adversely impacted.
  • We may not be able to expand our business through acquisitions, and acquisitions may not perform as expected. We may not successfully integrate acquired businesses and anticipated benefits may not be realized.
  • Climate change and related laws and regulations could adversely affect us.

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