Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Compass Minerals International

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) jumped 0.1 points or 0.13% on strong buying and was last priced at $78.56 per share. The shares saw huge fund flow intraday; a massive $0.9 million made their way in through the upticks but an even bigger $4.5 million made their way out through downticks. As per the last observation, the net money flow stood at $(-3.6) million and the up/down ratio was found to be 0.2. The shares have seen a weekly value change of -0.19% .A block trade was recorded in the company shares with a net money flow of $(-3.42) million. The composite value of the funds in upticks was $0 million and the total value of funds in downticks was $3.42. As can be seen from the data, the block transaction had the up/down ratio of 0.

Shares of Compass Minerals International Inc. rose by 0.98% in the last five trading days and 5.05% for the last 4 weeks. Compass Minerals International Inc. is up 5.92% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.63%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.8% of Compass Minerals International shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 97.03% of Compass Minerals International shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -8.88%. . On the companys insider trading activities, Goadby David J, officer (Vice President) of Compass Minerals International Inc, unloaded 5,239 shares at an average price of $72.52 on March 14, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $379,932, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) rose 1.3% or 1.02 points on Friday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $78.45 the stock was seen hitting $79.76 as a peak level and $78.43 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $79.48. The daily volume was measured at 710,143 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $86.41 and the 52-week low is $66.3. The company has a market cap of $2,685 million.

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.

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