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K+S AG ADR KPLUY Stock Quote

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  • Last Close 9.05
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Agricultural Inputs
  • Investment Style Mid Value
  • Day Range 9.05  –  9.11
  • Year Range 7.95  –  12.07
  • Market Cap 3.4109 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 2,050.0 /  4,137.2
  • Price / Sales 0.67
  • Price / Book 0.47
  • Forward Div Yield 6.36%
  • Trailing Div Yield 6.00%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis KPLUY

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Key Statistics KPLUY

Company Profile KPLUY

Business Description

K+S AG produces two primary products: fertilizer and salt. The company extracts potash and magnesium primarily in Germany, but it's also ramping up potash production at its new low-cost Bethune mine in Saskatchewan that will eventually produce roughly a third of total potash.

Bertha-von-Suttner-Strasse 7
Kassel, 34131, DEU
Industry Agricultural Inputs
Employees 11,150

Competitors & Peers KPLUY

Morningstar analysts hand-select direct competitors or comparable companies to provide context on the strength and durability of KPLUY’s competitive advantage.



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The Mosaic Co

+$0.14 (1.57%) +$0.35 (1.27%) −$1.03 (1.21%) −$0.24 (0.67%)
Market Cap
3.41 Bil1.15 Bil41.48 Bil11.83 Bil
Agricultural Inputs Other Industrial Metals & Mining Agricultural Inputs Agricultural Inputs
Basic Materials
Basic Materials
Basic Materials
Basic Materials

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FAQs for K+S AG ADR Stock

Yes. KPLUY has a forward dividend yield of 6.00%. See KPLUY’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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KPLUY’s market cap is 3.41 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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KPLUY’s stock style is Mid Value.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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KPLUY’s price/sales is 0.67.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

KPLUY’s price/forward earnings is 3.17.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

KPLUY’s price/book is 0.47.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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KPLUY’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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