Compass Minerals International (CMP) Gets a Hold from BMO Capital

In a report released today, Joel Jackson from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Compass Minerals International (CMPResearch Report), with a price target of $50.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $37.78.

According to TipRanks, Jackson is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.6% and a 62.86% success rate. Jackson covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Methanex, Compass Minerals International, and ICL Group.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Compass Minerals International with a $49.75 average price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $75.44 and a one-year low of $30.67. Currently, Compass Minerals International has an average volume of 433.4K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 56 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of CMP in relation to earlier this year.

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Compass Minerals International, Inc. engages in the production of salt, plant nutrients, and magnesium chloride for distribution in North America. It operates through the following segments: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America, and Plant Nutrition South America. The Salt segment offers products for use in road deicing and dust control, food processing, water softeners, and agricultural and industrial applications. The Plant Nutrition North America segment produces and markets sulfate of potash crop nutrients, industrial-grade SOP and micronutrients. The Plant Nutrition South America segment manufactures specialty plant nutrition solution-based products that are used in direct soil and foliar applications. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, KS.

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