Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (ADR)  

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-0.15 (-0.51%)
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Currency in USD
Range 29.05 - 29.50
52 week 14.69 - 29.96
Open 29.47
Vol / Avg. 315,018.00/449,515.00
Mkt cap 8.08B
P/E 38.56
Div/yield 0.08/1.36
EPS 0.76
Shares 120.38M
Beta 1.38
Inst. own 46%

Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '16) 2015
Net profit margin 17.11% 12.57%
Operating margin 24.97% 20.91%
EBITD margin - 37.65%
Return on average assets 7.52% 4.67%
Return on average equity 14.40% 9.32%
Employees 4,572 -
CDP Score - -


El Trovador 4285, 6th Floor
+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. The Company produces specialty plant nutrients, iodine derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride, potassium sulfate and certain industrial chemicals. Its segments include specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services. Specialty plant nutrients are fertilizers that enable farmers to improve yields and the quality of certain crops. Industrial chemicals have a range of applications in chemical processes, such as the manufacturing of glass and industrial nitrates. Iodine and its derivatives are used in the X-ray contrast media and biocides industries, among others. Lithium and its derivatives are used in batteries, greases and frits for production of ceramics. Potassium chloride is a commodity fertilizer that is produced and sold by the Company across the world.

Officers and directors

Eugenio Ponce L. Chairman of the Board
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Patricio de Solminihac Tampier Chief Executive Officer
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Edward James Waitzer Vice Chairman of the Board
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Ricardo Ramos Rodriguez Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
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Andres Yaksic Risk Management and Compliance Officer
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Gerardo Illanes Vice President - Finance
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Frank Biot Vice President of Sales of Potassium and Nitrate
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Pauline De Vidts Sabelle Vice President of PR and Sustainability
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Jose Miguel Berguno Vice President of Human Resources and Performance
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Juan Carlos Barrera Pacheco Vice President Salar and Lithium Operations
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters