$0.42 EPS Expected for Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM)
February 24, 2018 – By Linda Rogers
Analysts expect Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) to report $0.42 EPS on March, 7.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 35.48 % from last quarter’s $0.31 EPS. SQM’s profit would be $110.54M giving it 34.76 P/E if the $0.42 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A.’s analysts see -2.33 % EPS growth. The stock increased 3.40% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $58.39. About 1.09M shares traded. Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) has risen 69.80% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.10% the S&P500.
Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) Ratings Coverage
Among 9 analysts covering Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile had 25 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, October 19 the stock rating was upgraded by HSBC to “Buy”. The stock of Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) earned “Hold” rating by Scotia Capital on Thursday, January 18. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, September 30 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) rating on Thursday, August 24. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $35.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, September 13 to “Buy”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 29. On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SQM in report on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Friday, August 28.
Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other services and products. The company has market cap of $15.37 billion. The firm offers specialty plant nutrients, such as potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, specialty blends, and other specialty fertilizers for crops, including vegetables, fruits, and flowers under the Ultrasol, Qrop, Speedfol, and Allganic brands. It has a 38.62 P/E ratio. It also provides iodine and its derivatives for use in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications comprising X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for LCD and LED, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, electronics, pigments, and dye components under the QIodine brand.
More important recent Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) news were published by: Quotes.Wsj.com which released: “Sociedad Quimica y Minera De Chile SA ADR SQM (US: NYSE)” on February 12, 2011, also Business.Financialpost.com published article titled: “Tesla Motors Inc ignites a lithium race among Albemarle, SQM and FMC”, Midasletter.com published: “Lithium Americas Corp’s David Deak on Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE …” on February 21, 2017. More interesting news about Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) was released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “Sociedad Quimica y Minera De Chile SA ADR” with publication date: April 24, 2016.
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