Compass Minerals Intl INC (CMP) Shares Declined While Skyline Asset Management LP Raised Its Position

May 18, 2018 - By Joseph Arnett

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.41 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 24 investors sold CMP shares while 93 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 34.60 million shares or 4.79% less from 36.34 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Viking Fund Mngmt Lc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Auxier Asset Management holds 0.07% or 4,765 shares. Voya Invest Management Ltd owns 421,843 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 12,200 shares. 351,817 were accumulated by Denver Inv Ltd Com. Amundi Pioneer Asset reported 0.03% stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 2,910 shares. Federated Invsts Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 8,729 shares. The Georgia-based Invesco Ltd has invested 0.01% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). 3,900 are held by Midas Corp. Sigma Planning Corp invested in 3,393 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 15,099 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bluestein R H & reported 13,300 shares. North Star Investment Management owns 725 shares. Landscape Mngmt Limited Liability Co owns 3,041 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio.

Since March 10, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 insider sales for $137,806 activity. Shares for $99,366 were sold by Malecha Francis Joseph on Saturday, March 10. $44,513 worth of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) was bought by Berger Steven N. on Wednesday, March 28. Another trade for 600 shares valued at $41,424 was made by Yoder Amy on Tuesday, May 15.

Skyline Asset Management Lp increased its stake in Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) by 88.11% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skyline Asset Management Lp bought 140,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.99% with the market. The institutional investor held 299,100 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $21.61 million, up from 159,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skyline Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Compass Minerals Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $69.2. About 211,481 shares traded. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 10.14% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.69% the S&P500.

Skyline Asset Management Lp, which manages about $1.24 billion and $1.25 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Virtusa Corp (NASDAQ:VRTU) by 143,400 shares to 456,500 shares, valued at $20.12M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Materion Corp (NYSE:MTRN) by 250,715 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 229,185 shares, and cut its stake in Adtran Inc (NASDAQ:ADTN).

More recent Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Compass Minerals’ (CMP) CEO Fran Malecha on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “Compass Minerals Announces Labor Strike at Goderich, Ontario, Salt Mine” on April 27, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Compass Minerals International, Consolidated …” with publication date: April 26, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Compass Minerals International Inc (NYSE:CMP), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Compass Minerals International Inc had 3 analyst reports since February 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, February 15. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”.

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