Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 22nd. Analysts expect Sociedad Quimica y Minera to post earnings of $0.43 per share for the quarter.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 23rd. The basic materials company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $505.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $500.49 million. Sociedad Quimica y Minera had a net margin of 16.28% and a return on equity of 14.90%. On average, analysts expect Sociedad Quimica y Minera to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE SQM) traded up $2.54 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $59.80. 1,633,399 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 958,362. The company has a market capitalization of $14,860.00, a PE ratio of 44.91, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.06. Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. has a twelve month low of $26.68 and a twelve month high of $63.80. The company has a current ratio of 4.19, a quick ratio of 2.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47.

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A number of analysts have recently commented on SQM shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Santander upgraded shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BMO Capital Markets restated a “market perform” rating and set a $45.00 target price (up previously from $35.00) on shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation upgraded shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $46.47.

About Sociedad Quimica y Minera

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM), is a producer of potassium nitrate and iodine. The Company produces specialty plant nutrients, iodine derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride, potassium sulfate and certain industrial chemicals. Its segments include specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services.

Earnings History for Sociedad Quimica y Minera (NYSE:SQM)

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