Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR)  

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32.32
+0.59 (1.86%)
Apr 17 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 31.72 - 32.56
52 week 22.50 - 50.85
Open 31.80
Vol / Avg. 473,111.00/962,200.00
Mkt cap 8.51B
P/E 15.76
Div/yield 0.13/2.76
EPS 2.05
Shares 263.20M
Beta 1.24
Inst. own 21%
Apr 21, 2014
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Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '13) 2012
Net profit margin 27.03% 27.06%
Operating margin 36.47% 37.09%
EBITD margin - 45.16%
Return on average assets 11.57% 15.86%
Return on average equity 23.91% 32.91%
Employees 4,792 -
CDP Score - -

Address

El Trovador 4285
LAS CONDES,
Chile
+56-2-24252000 (Phone)
+56-2-24252268 (Fax)

Website links

External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money

Description

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA (SQM) is a Chile-based company engaged in the production of specialty plant nutrients and chemicals commodities. The Company�s activities are structured in six business units. Specialty Plant Nutrition (SPN), involved in the production of organic fertilizers and nutritional solutions under the Ultrasol, Qrop and Speedfol brands. Iodine, engaged in the extraction and production of iodine derivates. Lithium, chemical element principally used in the production of rechargeable batteries. Industrial Chemicals, active in the production of such chemicals as sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate and boric acid, among others. Potassium, which includes the production of potassium chloride and potassium sulfate. The last business unit is Other Products and Services, which comprises additional support to the other segments. As of December 31, 2012, the Company�s major shareholder was Inversiones El Boldo Limitada with 23.68% of its interest.

Officers and directors

Julio Ponce Lerou Chairman of the Board
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Patricio Contesse G. Chief Executive Officer
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Wayne R. Brownlee Vice Chairman of the Board
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Ricardo Ramos Rodriguez Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Business Development
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Patricio de Solminihac Tampier Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Luis Eugenio Ponce Lerou Senior Vice President of Sales
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Daniel Jimenez Schuster Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Corporate Services and Exploration
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Juan Carlos Barrera Pacheco Senior Vice President Solar and Lithium Operations
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Carlos Cesar Diaz Ortiz Senior Vice President of Iodine Nitrates Operations
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Macarena Briseno Risks and Corporate Control Manager
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters