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These Factors Make Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) An Interesting Investment

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As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP), it is a company with a a strong history of dividend payments as well as an optimistic future outlook. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Compass Minerals International here.

Established dividend payer with reasonable growth potential

CMP is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 32% in the upcoming year underlying the notable 26% return on equity over the next few years leading up to 2022.

NYSE:CMP Past and Future Earnings, May 13th 2019

CMP’s reputation for being one of the best dividend payers in the market is supported by the fact that it has been steadily growing its dividend payments over the past ten years and currently is one of the top yielding companies on the markets, at 5.3%.

NYSE:CMP Historical Dividend Yield, May 13th 2019

Next Steps:

For Compass Minerals International, there are three relevant aspects you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has CMP's returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  2. Valuation: What is CMP worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether CMP is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CMP? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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