Compass Minerals International (CMP) : Investors lapped up stocks on upticks to the tune of $4.13 million in the Thursdays trading session. The trading value on downticks was comparatively at $3.43 million and the uptick to downtick ratio of 1.2 indicates continuous buying by the bulls. The net money flow into the stock was $0.7 million. Upticks saw transactions worth $0.75 clearly indicating buying by large investors. The total money flow for block trades stood at $0.75 million, which is a positive for the stock in the long-term. Compass Minerals International (CMP) fell $0.14 during the day at $74.46, a drop of -0.18% over the previous days close. However, for the week, the stock is 2.09%, compared to the previous week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.37% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.37%. Shares have dropped -14.24% from its 1 Year high price. On Oct 9, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $86.41 and the one year low was seen on Feb 16, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $77.39 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $73.74.
Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP): The stock opened at $74.89 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $75.00 for the day. The stock traded down to $74.14 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $74.17 with a loss of -0.58% for the day. The stock had closed at $74.60 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 802,495 shares.
In an insider trading activity, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (Vice President) of Compass Minerals International Inc, Goadby David J had sold 5,239 shares worth of $379,932 in a transaction dated March 14, 2016. In this transaction, 5,239 shares were sold at $72.52 per share.
Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) is a holding company. The Company is a producer and marketer of essential minerals, including salt, sulfate of potash specialty fertilizer (SOP), and magnesium chloride. The Company operates through two segments: salt and plant nutrition. The salt segment produces and markets salt and magnesium chloride for use in road deicing and dust control, food processing, water softeners, and agricultural and industrial applications. SOP crop nutrients, industrial-grade SOP, magnesium chloride for agricultural purposes and other plant nutrients are produced and marketed through the plant nutrition segment. As of December 31, 2014, the Company operated 12 production and packaging facilities, including the largest rock salt mine in the world in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, and the largest rock salt mine in the United Kingdom in Winsford, Cheshire.