Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP), hence the stock is down -8.8% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -3.45% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -7.33% and the stock has fallen -2.21% in the past 1 week.
The company shares have dropped -15.05% from its 1 Year high price. On Oct 9, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $86.41 and the one year low was seen on Feb 16, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $77.56 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $73.78.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.36% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.08%.
Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $72.83, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $74.16 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $71.23 and closed the trading day at $72.94, in the green by 0.40%. The total traded volume for the day was 896,008. The stock had closed at $72.65 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Vice President) of Compass Minerals International Inc, Goadby David J had sold 5,239 shares worth of $379,932 in a transaction dated March 14, 2016. In this transaction, 5,239 shares were sold at $72.52 per share.
Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) is a holding company. The Company is a producer and marketer of essential minerals, including salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP), and magnesium chloride. The Company operates through two segments: salt and plant nutrition. The salt segment produces and markets salt and magnesium chloride for use in road deicing and dust control, food processing, water softeners, and agricultural and industrial applications. SOP crop nutrients, industrial-grade SOP, magnesium chloride for agricultural purposes and other plant nutrients are produced and marketed through the plant nutrition segment. As of December 31, 2014, the Company operated 12 production and packaging facilities, including the largest rock salt mine in the world in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, and the largest rock salt mine in the United Kingdom in Winsford, Cheshire.