$0.42 EPS Expected for Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM)
March 2, 2018 – By Adrian Mccoy
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 27.82 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 decreased 6.35% or $3.17 during the last trading session, reaching $46.73. About 4.06 million shares traded or 180.88% up from the average. Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) has risen 69.80% since March 2, 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 10 analysts covering Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile had 26 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 7 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was downgraded by HSBC to “Hold” on Tuesday, November 17. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, July 6. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Citigroup. On Wednesday, September 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, August 29 by BMO Capital Markets. JP Morgan downgraded Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) on Wednesday, September 30 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 28 by Zacks. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, July 13 report. The firm has “Reduce” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by HSBC.
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 $12.30 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 30.91 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 notable recent Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “Shares of Chilean miner SQM fall on lithium pricing fears” on March 01, 2018, also Reuters.com with their article: “UPDATE 2-Shares of Chilean miner SQM fall on lithium pricing fears” published on March 01, 2018, Quotes.Wsj.com published: “Sociedad Quimica y Minera De Chile SA ADR SQM (US: NYSE)” on February 12, 2011. More interesting news about Sociedad QuÃmica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE:SQM) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “Sociedad Quimica y Minera De Chile SA ADR” published on April 24, 2016 as well as Business.Financialpost.com‘s news article titled: “Tesla Motors Inc ignites a lithium race among Albemarle, SQM and FMC” with publication date: April 05, 2016.
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