Compass Minerals International (CMP)

Theresa Womble Director of Investor Relations
Dick Grant Interim Chief Executive Officer
Jamie Standen Chief Financial Officer
Graeme Welds Credit Suisse
Joan Tong Stephens Inc.
Vincent Anderson Stifel
Joel Jackson BMO Capital Markets
Chris Shaw Monness Crespi
Christine Besselman Deutsche Bank
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Ladies and gentlemen, please standby. Good day and welcome to the Compass Minerals’ First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. And now, at this time, I would like to turn the call over to Theresa Womble. Please go ahead ma'am.

Theresa Womble

morning. good and you Thank Today our Standen results our Jamie the Grant; our CEO, review Compass Dick year. of will rest XXXX for and Minerals' outlook CFO the Interim first and quarter

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Dick Grant

topics to morning, everyone. I today. have two Good cover positive

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back plan producing annual April. on we on Goderich is and in on at our target shutdown came had March, During the time line mine, which

week in after during in XXXX. the shutdown, the fact, tonnage produced Goderich than In first the same the double more produced week

expect flexibility confirm larger commissioned we and that underground shutdown, in the collective of year. with search will Cote which power of three-year we the I bargaining on a our part new improves mine. delivery agreement now the a continuous reach And Blanche hoisting. to We aid employees operating milling consistency miner facility, our also new can As in in this were November agreement, pleased which

anticipated able our with February reduced supply in depots North we America, replenish costs additional production late ton in the with were of to and customers salt, mines, to summary, our shipping volumes our we for end in the So, our until costs achieved per snows. lower-than-expected

season, and warm The last also able significantly customers reduced had were throughout market tight some demand salt strong the weather won our of in to quarter, We deicing soil quarter better even some business quarter in and a demand meet to our year. U.K. new same competitors. consumer experienced the during industrial the it we compared which versus in as with

mild the to costs. However, managing actively offset we were weather impact by able

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built stocks to did which demand, in materialize. As then have SOP normal we not of up meet usual, channels our distribution

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Jamie Standen

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sales application first for keenly American should spring generate volumes, August in are second quarter this With we focused sequentially year. improve so We profitability on products quarter are per and fully our September. having versus our expect deployed the lower increased costs readily they the South available which unit to

this year full Our business outlook remains for unchanged.

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improvements the these to the in global American trade South than the planting impacting America, and North start expect We growers. to offset slow more season uncertainty

the our view our first like discuss and refunds where leverage cash regard Canada we and tax on I and IRS revenue. stand to flow, I'd settlements payments to with Before with discuss from our

expect quarter settlement of payment as second part million during make to the We to $XX a revenue Canada our agreement.

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is as order possible. news expectations. our our outperformance overall cash expectations has flow the soon refund our in improved to to for $XX will settlement free related We to IRS the business continue Salt flow million good collect as additional that, The work cash free with

million Excluding we XXXX are $XXX million refund, currently and expecting the million. $XX our full $XX free in flow come tax to between cash year

current XXXX our end leverage to with our outlook, around on ratio X.X times. also debt be net to track Given remain we adjusted

our strong would business, as In with throughout our continue Grant conclusion, for will demonstrated Salt Dick to developments CEO. agriculture time I forward our insights as this well Chairman, valuable cash Board to to engagement we non-executive look continue impacting on improved in market having positively generation we interim our as financial this in we him view believe we serving he to leverage he serving expanding can flow gather period. these forward our conditions. We our the are investments thank chapter as where from welcome CEO execution CEO and free value Minerals' confident as next history remain during and positioned to position interim has as he and manageable we next So look the our and begin delivering new week. I the strong for like continue through that our dividend more Compass Kevin

ask Operator: with will Chris session session question-and-answer begin begin to operator [Operator Suisse. We I Now, will with Q&A Credit our the Parkinson Instructions] the

Graeme Welds

morning, Chris. Good is Graeme Hi, for everyone. This on Welds

So me. a for questions couple of

throughout margins a I Firstly, on could segment role out help on impacts the of improvement guys the in how is the to pricing year? major higher and highlighted to that wondering, parse we're to Salt you obviously price of was XQ? very you this performance relative lower impressive you two performance the in expect And that driving played costs the and balance factors see those fact higher. if margin drive us the the likely

Jamie Standen

I'll because main Graeme driver the highlighted would I there. that. we Sure. price fundamentally Sure. is say take it

cost we our the the cost higher by inventories the On of what however the those how the is side, quarter. in at because unfolded of about weather ending end XXXX happened went inventories middle through basically

tons cost we were the started selling So tons. January in lower producing what we which tons and in producing February was are we started happened XXXX, the

is the and expect that translating that's versus entire by short-term What the salt we're full throughout some on salt it really you factor that think be import about as of we is over a similar going year to C&I. import deicing have of cost, to year. should the basis cost we because now little year, XXXX lower longer to impact tons costs the the term. total mix continue tons bit some just think But to full driven would So so shouldn't a

was say relates XX% improvement would price it and XX% cost. the to to about as to saw related lower margin, that related So I we

Graeme Welds

just whether SOP overseas on And or just segment in going then Nutrition America what North on I'm just North Understood. the going and Got mentioned holding Plant imports it the to very was still if helpful, was very the That's you factor weather specifically that driving seeing in heard pricing demand be was market? Jamie. fact was weakened that's imports, of on correctly a so in less I there reduction more were but if anything curious obviously structural there's that disruptive, competitors that quite And Thanks. guys it. American back recognizing you're good.

Dick Grant

couple -- a are there factors really I there So think. of were

First some some last and had Also foremost, obviously, were certainly. global impacting Chinese rates. issues it with lower year is production. competitors weather the There competitor’s, production some

believe So that full understand limited coming and what serve. to of over ready we coming our have have think tons traditionally may have toward But U.S. U.S. imports the distribution gravitated that, the into the into may though be channel the is market the happened that participants Europe is globally we and other I some factor would the been

just quite frankly there America. bin in isn't space North So much

Graeme Welds

Got it. Thanks very much.


from with Inc. Now Connelly we'll Mark Stephens hear

Joan Tong

is Mark Hi, Joan this Tong for Connelly.

your also the to winter of like for what's strong another the season terms side, the very that potential have in after level given On meaningful coming have inventory just get season? an idea salt want and increase you pricing expectation commitment to

Dick Grant

seeing is is we late the snow a overall throughout that that at level, of Yeah. what a inventory This Essentially levels we're we there low believe season. and course, of Dick. relatively the markets in are was serve bit quite and the

that what we that I an average think found up I above thing following after more better bid season. is So tend describe winter, that -- get typical to we in as pricing us in the sets for

I it's I moment. So just market think us the think it's the relatively at is -- but whole not and tight

And we some positive as think this go impact we'll process, start that see through this so year. pricing I to we restocking should see as the evolves

Joan Tong

last this versus sales pretty dealer carrying the is material questions given What of Or it the co-op in Nutrition. inventory were sales -- market condition? America And terms the in then Okay. Plant South everybody Brazil much in direct quarter slowdown? difference on a just there

Dick Grant

is is picture see farmers in business. year the all overall to this being fertilizers more other about to and inputs Brazil -- of that the think all their we committing cautious I of extra across season of the we board. -- this very but are is very caution a quiet I that seeing what we time the course, mean anyway, low It, volume down there. is

So we're are still we well. coming seeing growth part seeing caution business, the as direct-to-grower of there from our but

better we'll the resources we the as view think to farmers stop into have a commit the and probably this I period get farms. extra putting to summer So of see whether the through into

Jamie Standen

barter the I We on. BXB in how add just confident. -- ton to the quarter, seeing there channel. selling in that getting are if volumes look terms manufacturers per that of some at up, -- on bags season. we're our NPK hard way. call would the expected strength full left I field where XX We out the I feel that's mentioned, and see barter mentioned We full you as still it originally to other continue so $XX And we're ton. and a versus mean, we the they soy, say year. it's guided. up as early to rates, just around second on Yeah, fertilizer rates the make year in the BXC It's product growth would in But Dick per

So unfolds. full it's growers year. and see again waiting confident less in this optimistic just to are they early But mentioned out have very forward about I the holding as And just hesitant. making still how remarks, sold they we're it's those and because my and

Joan Tong

Very you. Thank good.


Vincent Anderson with will we from hear now Stifel. And

Vincent Anderson

want nice go to morning. to job And briefly the though. quarter. back the Yeah, that salt in on topic I good costs

you we So inventory. overhang of last and and then shipping high-cost out and about handling from if year's the million DNA, out we costs we at strip $XX look think strip

looks well, it about we saw take that as year-over-year. like If down costs you actually unit -- out XX% come we

to mine tough to year understand So in you that you half get about I'm similar how terms being think through period to full a XXXX, salt of when especially really the back XXXX of trying costs exactly being working strike?

Jamie Standen


total year full being is loaded with fully similar costs salt So depreciation.

and salt one mix. would is driver highway be Dick look certainly, going of year mix answers, lower to lower a to the there cash basis, commitments end a full as we year, we a expect year. we'll I to we lower between mean, expect commitments traditional portion that, year-over-year. don't bid -- think, the of recover his had costs to we'll -- on C&I But Remember, the I And year the that's deicing tons. in last mentioned So But and this help good us. at main

the driver bit keeping a is elevated. what's of that costs So our

Vincent Anderson


the sounds it of you're from have So relative winter like strong baking order book that last in lower-than-expected you potentially if volumes year? to rebuild just kind to was how

Jamie Standen

you've building have fourth it first takes when commitments, lower of bid up Yes. got business. done, of quarter is already you the book of can't -- we kind now time terms building quarter We -- right? the in just So just what your back that up

remainder don't a the full in of XXXX. work. you So have first that quarter year's of comes The

the doesn't as the So quickly it seasons. of timing just you would like, move as of because

we We So the don't to mix. wouldn't XXXX, in traditional we -- for year more there in doing be to get would expect XXXX. full expect

Theresa Womble

on to this some expect which in versus growth also that C&I prior just add C&I year, shifts is further mix I'll volumes. towards more Theresa. that, that volumes And we

Jamie Standen

And higher. therefore cost

Vincent Anderson

to in that's side, Canada. playing if out? That on And then partnership feedback go-to-market Okay. And helpful. with wondering regards ag briefly. any how new you had I your was the is early just

Jamie Standen

I excited think product abundance. new it started that well. about We're

lot first we launch there. in of nutritionals We is -- The a us excited are area Seeds extremely quarter growth think new which also there's about. we're Rocket a we and seed the for

excited to that's that's So agreements are certainly marketing the we needle moving and And the on alliances relationship continue for the but something about and yet collaborations products. look and start. not we

Vincent Anderson

Thank Great. you.


Joel And we'll next Capital from BMO with Markets. hear Jackson

Joel Jackson

everyone. morning, Good

this same? normal look available you demand that this will let's place be was let's -- volume year-over-year, to more just amount at do -- have So or in what of bid the summer think, less you'll able the volumes Compass you when to do like, bid year's pretend season,

Jamie Standen


Dick Grant

we to American going now think traditional mean, to to we're of the really I past. way Joel. the but this had in us seeing to volumes about these Dick. North allow that shortfall given a levels, This is reversing Yes, getting -- of this we more mines we've last take rates back had last production about we're conservative both sort have year. think allows that view year, us that from The production

we share able So see than more to would being previously. volume balance, I think on

Joel Jackson

share a well, should this Compass? gain, So as year for resolve

Jamie Standen

No. will call But, I'd think, back year. probably share it yes, share I we take some recovery. this

Joel Jackson

very Okay. That's helpful.

Now switching in Brazil. gears

So bit some of the are data interesting. points little

side So of Nutrition quarter seen South America, six accelerating and Plant on decline sequentially the in chems price you've the year-over-year chemical every the now quarters about decline average selling that for price row a a is for year. in

So even see going to maybe widen can on what prices chemical business? that and recover? When is we start in

Jamie Standen

what have -- of into aluminum had we seeing the is, best gotten that into chloride. a particular of they with there gotten we poly São heavy chunk which had are we're user is a Paulo there's large back historically and So waterworks business that the

in expensive taken high than technology driver state gone much that flocculants. a is the And been price is of of a and really Paulo water obviously, not less of and larger and product, that's those for side, business because PAC some on in São coagulants that our share taken some So treatment. we've the primary --

well. money We it's make the lower So -- Costs lower. on make still mix shift still nice as money. as just that it's are but not a We prices business, product there. are

Joel Jackson


from major see think, growth XXXX. your side, Brazil, there? XX% I need three ag the want the in drivers are you a about on -- last guidance there? sticking in to ag the do What you'll of quarters How get hit you volume products Now to following

Jamie Standen

the the sales it's increased -- customer. per So average continued fundamentally

are region, our customers and on in growers in fields. more we can of that have we continue have use the So -- where currently more a products access customers X,XXX-plus to of Cerrados new which there of add their the lot to the we

So see new that year-after-year adding it's just we growers. a fundamental increase

Joel Jackson

But increases like, that. we we that, haven't anything those seen haven't like like seen

to finally year see happen? going year is So trend why you're this that the

Jamie Standen

and say trajectory at meaningful would But more if was look to in back XXXX. I some that, from a XXXX there Ag we Well uniqueness you growth have we XXXX XXXX expect volumes grew there.


Monness Shaw now We're Instructions] from Chris question [Operator with Crespi. moving a to

Chris Shaw

everyone. of more look Heading guess you sort of about morning bid do their look will buy like? into have heading supply that And will season? do other obviously like what Good players you I industry but some levels any into what you'll a of season indication the the know bit

Dick Grant

view be that think whole inventories winter. our going field. market has overall I following is to market Chris, And the we the think probably in the it relatively stronger low the is

so And see did situation. certainly any oversupply not we

tight. general supply think in that will we So be still

others So available that don't suggests have, you'd -- anything see an we of have to abundance going ask be that products issues about production they may this but year. there's don't I that to

Jamie Standen

year. And that was we also unserved last believe that there certain commercial business just quite went frankly

marketplace. are the good those in So opportunities

us improve our of some recapture that will opportunity to of our production As rates continue capture give -- production, an that some to ramp we that up business.

Chris Shaw

see I snows curiously in then Midwest the got that meaningful? happens I I'm -- you April. sure much the And parts mean here upper of some not just typically the being is how you Do think impact? customer a XQ it's side? levels might do - If not meaningful just be that how does but as to be mean their depleted April, going in well to --

Jamie Standen

in activity don't week last I March in year year. not impactful the recent and dragged. was just temperature and because snow in moisture the This was is April last impactful seen that late went last the rising. It nice think second quarter was the and heavy is. to lateness little winter quarter the Chicago of that started and overall recent a Remember more even It year. and into impactful cold bit activity in

activity the sales because a get of don't lot natural You melting the factor, factor. of melting

Dick Grant

seen of price to left, in trying increases activity and last some is year. Chris have for spite cash possibly of municipalities so buying ahead product What we the some in get of the or month the have

So have seen I we the orders from mean some left that cash bank. fresh have in the places

Jamie Standen

And expectation. our that's baked into


with from move will question that and next to Bank. now David We'll come Deutsche Begleiter our

Christine Besselman

This Christine Hi. is for David. Besselman on

the past? talked guys Salt you'll on you to able you EBITDA guess that about the of targeted outlook. achieve I to in the get margin Just the longer-term kind point? that mid-XXs-type to When first trajectory have think what's do be And

Jamie Standen

we -- A through rates. no the this going production is think continued get year improvement we're from the to needing I so, come Yes mine happen Goderich good part of what's imported to that there there? through salt. seeing improvements And that longer increased going at

improvement So we're rates, up fall this targeted as going tons if ramps production over get imported there. salt away time to those to

depending So and from should be able things, operating toward latter late progress a 'XX be half all the the on making of we pricing timing weather and perspective, to start mid-XXs positioned of to of I meaningful 'XX 'XX those some well think margins. in

Christine Besselman

super Okay. And Great. helpful. That's then...

Jamie Standen

sorry EBITDA is mid-XXs margins. meant -- I that EBITDA margin I'm


Christine Besselman

Right, recovered? made over Yes. to needs think of then trade just the segment to you Plant America be that demand do some right. in resolution to in a Nutrition, And switching be in South order see

Jamie Standen

think I so. don't

I they they patient are some -- watching. think go. point that like waiting I At said just and and just being

we're to a to South in and prepared trucker where we're But too And last smaller They're of it really we make continue it's break they so -- would get We've a resolution our certainly that free it America. trade just bit can. difficult tight where we evolved tomorrow, year. window going since endured into wait they to capable deliver don't it but as hopefully we distribution Remember a wait to we've keep predict. windows long delivery. as strike. happened if So adjust to long

Christine Besselman

Okay. Thank you.


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Theresa Womble

joining everybody appreciate us I Jake. you, Thank today.

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