Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP) is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and in the U.K. Based in the Kansas City metropolitan area, the company provides bulk treated and untreated highway deicing salt to customers in North America and the United Kingdom and plant nutrients to growers worldwide. Compass Minerals also produces consumer deicing and water conditioning products, consumer and commercial culinary salt, and other mineral-based products for consumer, agricultural and industrial applications. In addition, the company provides records management services to businesses throughout the United Kingdom. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and was included in Fortune magazine’s 2010 listing of the “100 Fastest-Growing Companies.” Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering where and when it matters.
Overland Park, US
Size (employees)
3,103 (est)+57%
Compass Minerals was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Overland Park, US

Compass Minerals Office Locations

Compass Minerals has offices in Overland Park, Unity, Wynyard, Mississauga and in 12 other locations
Overland Park, US (HQ)
W 109th St
Amherst, CA
327 Smith Rd
Lackawanna, US
1951 Hamburg Turnpike
Goderich, CA
245 Regent St
Goderich, CA
300 North Harbour Rd W
Chicago, US
9267 S Ewing Ave
Kenosha, US
4500 13th Ct
Lyons, US
1662 Avenue N
Ogden, US
765 N 10500 W
Duluth, US
1120 W Railroad St
Winnipeg, CA
1 Research Rd
Repentigny, CA
577 Rue Notre Dame
Mississauga, CA
202 6700 Century Ave
Wynyard, CA
Little Quill Ave
Unity, CA
Sk 14

Compass Minerals Data and Metrics

Compass Minerals Financial Metrics

Compass Minerals's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

162.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

174.6 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

2.2 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

77.4 m


3.4 b
Compass Minerals's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.1 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

286 m421.4 m330.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %



185.6 m311 m221.4 m174.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

174.1 m291.8 m214.5 m197.3 m

Net Income

130.8 m217.9 m159.2 m162.7 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


159.6 m266.8 m58.4 m77.4 m

Accounts Receivable


180.7 m199 m275.3 m280.6 m

Current Assets

577.4 m702.7 m512.3 m715 m


677.3 m700.9 m800.7 m1.1 b


68.5 m58.1 m412.2 m

Total Assets

1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b2.5 b

Accounts Payable

109.4 m97.6 m80.7 m100.8 m

Total Debt

478.6 m626.4 m727 m1.3 b

Current Liabilities

257.6 m237.7 m170.8 m372 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

70.4 m82.5 m91.7 m97.1 m

Retained Earnings

452.5 m589.5 m659.1 m727.5 m

Total Equity

554.2 m653.6 m639.7 m717.1 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.9 x1 x1.1 x1.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.4 x0.4 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x2.5 x2.5 x3.4 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

130.8 m217.9 m159.2 m162.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

73 m78 m78.3 m90.3 m

Accounts Receivable


45.7 m(22 m)(91 m)65.1 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

238.3 m242.9 m137.9 m167.3 m

Capital Expenditures

(122.7 m)(125.2 m)(217.6 m)(182.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(106.1 m)(189.2 m)(335.4 m)(467.8 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(3.9 m)(102.4 m)(3.9 m)(535.1 m)

Dividends Paid

(73.1 m)(80.7 m)(89.4 m)(94.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(66.4 m)64.6 m14.2 m314.6 m

Interest Paid

17.4 m13.1 m20.5 m26.7 m

Income Taxes Paid

24.7 m36.2 m89.4 m59.4 m

Free Cash Flow

361 m368.1 m355.5 m349.5 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


19.7 x


20.6 x


9.9 x


573.6 k


1.8 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x

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