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Compass Minerals International Inc CMP

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Maintaining $80 FVE as Compass Minerals Reports Average Start to Winter; Shares Remain Undervalued

Seth Goldstein, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Seth Goldstein, CFA |

On Jan. 5, Compass Minerals reported fourth quarter snow data and salt segment sales volumes. In the 11 representative cities across Compass' North American footprint in the U.S. and Canada, there were a combined 45 snow events, which was below the 49 events in the fourth quarter of 2019 but slightly above the 10-year average of 42 events.

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Business Description

Compass Minerals produces two primary products: salt and sulfate of potash, a specialty fertilizer. The company's main assets include rock salt mines in Ontario, Louisiana, and the United Kingdom and salt brine operations at the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Compass' salt products are used for deicing and also by industrial and consumer end markets. The firm's fertilizer products are used by growers of high-value crops that are sensitive to standard potash.

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9900 West 109th Street, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS, 66210
T +1 913 344-9200
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Other Industrial Metals & Mining
Most Recent Earnings Sep 30, 2020
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2020
Stock Type High Yield
Employees 3,131

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