Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR)  

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-0.31 (-1.90%)
Feb 5 - Close
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Currency in USD
Range 15.91 - 16.45
52 week 12.65 - 26.40
Open 16.28
Vol / Avg. 296,122.00/515,438.00
Mkt cap 5.38B
P/E 22.57
Div/yield 0.32/3.18
EPS 0.71
Shares 120.38M
Beta 1.38
Inst. own 46%

Key stats and ratios

Q3 (Sep '15) 2014
Net profit margin 3.37% 12.13%
Operating margin 10.43% 22.37%
EBITD margin - 34.21%
Return on average assets 1.26% 5.18%
Return on average equity 2.37% 10.28%
Employees 5,145 -
CDP Score - -


10th Fl, El Trovador 4285
+56-2-24252000 (Phone)
+56-2-24252268 (Fax)

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External links

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


Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) is a producer of potassium nitrate and iodine chemicals. The Company operates in six segments: specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services. It produces four types of specialty plant nutrients: potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate and specialty blends. It produces iodine and iodine derivatives, which are used in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications. It is also a producer of lithium carbonate, which is used in a range of applications. SQM produces potassium chloride and potassium sulfate from brines extracted from the Salar de Atacama. It produces four industrial chemicals: sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid and potassium chloride. In addition, it sells other fertilizers and blends, some of which it does not produce.

Officers and directors

Juan Antonio Guzman Molinari Chairman of the Board
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Patricio de Solminihac Tampier Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Edward James Waitzer Vice Chairman of the Board
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Ricardo Ramos Rodriguez Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Business Development
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
Pauline De Vidts Sabelle Vice President of People and Sustainability
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Luis Eugenio Ponce Lerou Vice President of Commercial
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters