Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE: SQM) started the day on May 19, 2021, with a price decrease of -8.16% at $42.43. During the day, the stock rose to $45.09 and sunk to $41.85 before settling in for the price of $46.20 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, SQM posted a 52-week range of $22.17-$60.74.
It was noted that the giant of the Basic Materials sector posted annual sales growth of 1.00% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -5.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -40.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $263.16 million, simultaneously with a float of $136.24 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $11.68 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $53.25, while the 200-day Moving Average is $45.76.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 5507 workers. It has generated 261,217,711 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 23,649,146. The stock had 3.68 Receivables turnover and 0.40 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +26.28, operating margin was +16.90 and Pretax Margin of +12.63.
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Chemicals Industry. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.’s current insider ownership accounts for 72.40%, in contrast to 37.90% institutional ownership.
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 12/30/2020, the organization reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.2) by $0.05. This company achieved a net margin of +9.05 while generating a return on equity of 8.46. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.29 per share during the current fiscal year.
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -40.80% and is forecasted to reach 1.72 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 19.10% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -5.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE: SQM) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 3.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.30. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $67.89, and its Beta score is 0.83. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 6.43.
In the same vein, SQM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.62, a figure that is expected to reach 0.25 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.72 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE: SQM), its last 5-days Average volume was 2.46 million that shows progress from its year to date volume of 1.31 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 4.90% While, its Average True Range was 2.56.
Raw Stochastic average of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 3.07%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 3.83% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 62.48% that was higher than 48.68% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.