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Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has been upgraded to Hold in a report by Zacks Investment Research earlier today.

Boasting a price of $72.45, Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) traded 0.69% higher on the day. The last closing price is down -2.11% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has decreased -0.01% over the same time. Compass Minerals International, Inc. has recorded a 50-day average of $72.76 and a two hundred day average of $74.02. Volume of trade was down over the average, with 263,510 shares of CMP changing hands under the typical 416,109

Zacks Investment Research has upgraded Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) to Hold in a statement released on Tuesday September 27, 2016.

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Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP)

With a total market value of $0, Compass Minerals International, Inc. has 52 week low of $66.30 and a 52 week high of $86.41 with a P/E ratio of 17.42 .

In addition to Zacks Investment Research reporting its target price, a total of 8 analysts have released a research note on CMP. The one year target is $74.25 with one analyst rating the stock a strong buy, 1 equity analyst rating the company a buy, 4 firms rating the stock a hold, one broker rating the stock a underperform, and finally one brokerage rating the company a sell.

About Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP)

Compass Minerals International, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in producing and marketing essential minerals, including salt, sulfate of potash (SOP) specialty fertilizer, magnesium chloride and micronutrients. It operates through two segments, which include salt and plant nutrition. The salt segment mines, produces, processes, distributes and markets sodium chloride and magnesium chloride in North America and sodium chloride in the United Kingdom. The salt segment products include rock salt, mechanically evaporated and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride. The plant nutrition segment includes sales of SOP and micronutrients. It sells micronutrient products under Wolf Trax brand. Its SOP product is marketed under the brand name Protassium+. The Company operates over 10 production and packaging facilities, including the rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, and in the United Kingdom in Winsford, Cheshire.

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