JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates “Overweight” Rating for Compass Minerals International (CMP)
Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $100.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $99.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 13.90% from the stock’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 1st. They now have a $98.60 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Compass Minerals International from $79.00 to $87.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Ned Davis Research upgraded shares of Compass Minerals International from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 12th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $93.94.
Shares of Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) traded up 0.42% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $87.80. The stock had a trading volume of 478,067 shares. Compass Minerals International has a 1-year low of $64.24 and a 1-year high of $97.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $93.87 and a 200-day moving average of $87.84. The company has a market cap of $2.944 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.90.
Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 28th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $186.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $194.13 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Compass Minerals International will post $4.49 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Compass Minerals International, Inc (NYSE:CMP) is a producer of minerals, including salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP) and magnesium chloride.
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