On 5/27/11, Compass Minerals International Inc (NYSE:CMP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.45, payable on 6/15/11. As a percentage of CMP's recent stock price of $90.24, this dividend works out to approximately 0.50%.
Below is a dividend history chart for CMP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.45 declared by Compass Minerals International Inc:
CMP Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CMP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.99% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
CMP operates in the Metals & Mining sector, among companies like China Natural Resources Inc (NASDAQ:CHNR) which is down about 1.4% today, and Hallador Energy Co (NASDAQ:HNRG) trading higher by about 0.6%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CMP, versus CHNR and HNRG.
In Wednesday trading, Compass Minerals International Inc shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.
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