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Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Materials Companies: Compass Minerals International (CMP), Pan American Silver (PAAS) and Steel Dynamics (STLD)

Companies in the Materials sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Compass Minerals International (CMPResearch Report), Pan American Silver (PAASResearch Report) and Steel Dynamics (STLDResearch Report).

Compass Minerals International (CMP)

In a report released today, Joel Jackson from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Compass Minerals International, with a price target of $50.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $38.79.

According to TipRanks.com, Jackson is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 16.4% and a 65.2% success rate. Jackson covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Sociedad Quimica Y Minera SA, AgroFresh Solutions, and Intrepid Potash.

Compass Minerals International has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $52.25.

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Pan American Silver (PAAS)

BMO Capital analyst Ryan Thompson maintained a Buy rating on Pan American Silver today and set a price target of C$22.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $15.68, close to its 52-week low of $14.40.

According to TipRanks.com, Thompson is a 2-star analyst with an average return of -0.4% and a 31.9% success rate. Thompson covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as First Majestic Silver, Fortuna Silver Mines, and Torex Gold Resources.

Pan American Silver has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $22.71.

Steel Dynamics (STLD)

In a report released today, David Gagliano from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Steel Dynamics, with a price target of $80.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $75.13.

According to TipRanks.com, Gagliano is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.0% and a 45.3% success rate. Gagliano covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Commercial Metals Company, United States Steel, and Peabody Energy Comm.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Steel Dynamics with a $80.40 average price target.

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