SQM Chemical & Mining Co of Chile

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA engages in the production & distribution of fertilizers, potassium nitrate, iodine, and lithium chemicals. It operates through the following six segments: Specialty Plant Nutrients, Industrial Chemicals, Iodine & Derivatives, Lithium & Derivatives, Potassium and Other Products & Services. The Specialty Plant Nutrients Segment produces potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate and specialty blends. The Industrial Chemicals Segment offers industrial chemicals including sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate and boric acid. The Iodine and Derivatives Segment manufactures iodine and iodine derivatives, which are used in a wide range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications. The Lithium and Derivatives Segments covers lithium carbonate for electrochemical materials for batteries; frits for the ceramic and enamel industries; heat-resistant glass; air conditioning chemicals; continuous casting powder for steel extrusion; primary aluminum smelting process; pharmaceuticals; and lithium derivatives. The Potassium Segment produces potassium chloride and potassium sulfate. The Other Products and Services Segment deals with other fertilizers and blends. The company was founded June 17, 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

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32.8% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 222 171 +29.8%
Opened positions 73 33 +121.2%
Closed positions 22 25 -12.0%
Increased positions 60 52 +15.4%
Reduced positions 61 49 +24.5%
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Total value 2.17B 1.08B +101.6%
Total shares 39.54M 33.2M +19.1%
Total puts 426.6K 306.5K +39.2%
Total calls 465.39K 385.4K +20.8%
Total put/call ratio 0.9 0.8 +15.3%
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FMR 5.29M $259.9M +207.1%
BLK Blackrock 5.24M $257.04M +43.2%
Mirae Asset Global Investments 1.82M $89.27M +125.4%
Earnest Partners 1.61M $78.82M -5.8%
Clearbridge Advisors 1.53M $74.97M -32.0%
SLFPF Standard Life Aberdeen 1.43M $70.39M -25.4%
MCQEF Macquarie 1.41M $69.45M +0.0%
Vanguard 1.32M $64.67M +2.5%
Citadel Advisors 1.13M $55.28M +261.7%
Millennium Management 1.12M $55.07M +162.2%
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FMR 5.29M +3.57M +207.1%
BLK Blackrock 5.24M +1.58M +43.2%
Mirae Asset Global Investments 1.82M +1.01M +125.4%
Citadel Advisors 1.13M +814.8K +261.7%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 57.3K -806K -93.4%
Clearbridge Advisors 1.53M -717.2K -32.0%
Millennium Management 1.12M +693.94K +162.2%
Marshall Wace North America 619.41K +619.41K NEW
Driehaus Capital Management 0 -600.43K EXIT
Oaktree Capital Management 0 -596.27K EXIT
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