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Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA ADR SQM Stock Quote

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After hours: 56.67 0.10 | 0.18 %

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  • Last Close 57.51
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Specialty Chemicals
  • Investment Style Large Value
  • Day Range 56.69  –  59.31
  • Year Range 56.69  –  112.35
  • Market Cap 16.2185 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.1 Mil /  1.3 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.58
  • Price / Book 3.34
  • Forward Div Yield 12.54%
  • Trailing Div Yield 15.40%

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Company Profile SQM

Business Description

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile is a Chilean commodities producer with significant operations in lithium (primarily used in batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage systems), specialty and standard potassium fertilizers, iodine (primarily used in X-ray contrast media), and solar salts. The company extracts these materials through its high-quality caliche ore and salt brine deposits. SQM is also developing a hard rock lithium project in Australia.

El Trovador 4285, 6th Floor, Las Condes
Santiago, CHL
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Employees 7,420

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−$0.73 (1.27%) −$0.73 (0.43%) −$0.13 (0.54%) −$1.31 (3.53%)
Market Cap
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Specialty Chemicals Specialty Chemicals Other Industrial Metals & Mining Agricultural Inputs
Basic Materials
Basic Materials
Basic Materials
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FAQs for Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA ADR Stock

Yes. SQM has a forward dividend yield of 15.21%. See SQM’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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SQM’s market cap is 16.22 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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SQM’s stock style is Large 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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SQM’s price/sales is 1.58.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

SQM’s price/forward earnings is 4.59.
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.

SQM’s price/book is 3.34.
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SQM’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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