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

Compass Minerals Metrics

Compass Minerals Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.1 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$162.7 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$2.3 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$77.4 m
Compass Minerals's current market capitalization is $2.3 b.
Compass Minerals's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.6% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.1 b$1.3 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$286 m$421.4 m$330.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %



$185.6 m$311 m$221.4 m$174.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$174.1 m$291.8 m$214.5 m$197.3 m

Net Income

$130.8 m$217.9 m$159.2 m$162.7 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$159.6 m$266.8 m$58.4 m$77.4 m

Accounts Receivable


$180.7 m$199 m$275.3 m$280.6 m

Current Assets

$577.4 m$702.7 m$512.3 m$715 m


$677.3 m$700.9 m$800.7 m$1.1 b


$68.5 m$58.1 m$412.2 m

Total Assets

$1.4 b$1.6 b$1.6 b$2.5 b

Accounts Payable

$109.4 m$97.6 m$80.7 m$100.8 m

Total Debt

$478.6 m$626.4 m$727 m$1.3 b

Current Liabilities

$257.6 m$237.7 m$170.8 m$372 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$70.4 m$82.5 m$91.7 m$97.1 m

Retained Earnings

$452.5 m$589.5 m$659.1 m$727.5 m

Total Equity

$554.2 m$653.6 m$639.7 m$717.1 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$130.8 m$217.9 m$159.2 m$162.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$73 m$78 m$78.3 m$90.3 m

Accounts Receivable


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

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$238.3 m$242.9 m$137.9 m$167.3 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)

Interest Paid

$17.4 m$13.1 m$20.5 m$26.7 m

Income Taxes Paid

$24.7 m$36.2 m$89.4 m$59.4 m

Free Cash Flow

$361 m$368.1 m$355.5 m$349.5 m

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