SQM - Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
55.14
+0.20 (+0.36%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close54.94
Open55.70
Bid32.50 x 800
Ask0.00 x 1000
Day's Range54.80 - 56.49
52 Week Range32.38 - 64.20
Volume717,766
Avg. Volume1,315,796
Market Cap14.513B
Beta1.21
PE Ratio (TTM)33.93
EPS (TTM)1.62
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.60 (2.90%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-03
1y Target Est58.81
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Lithium Stocks News: China's Tianqi Lithium to Buy 24% Stake in SQM
    Motley Fool18 hours ago

    Lithium Stocks News: China's Tianqi Lithium to Buy 24% Stake in SQM

    China is aggressively securing supplies of lithium, a key ingredient for making lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.

  • ACCESSWIRE21 hours ago

    Blog Exposure - Canada's Nutrien Divests Partial Stake in Chile’s SQM to China’s Tianqi Lithium

    LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / May 21, 2018 / If you want access to our free research report on Nutrien Ltd (NYSE: NTR), all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/?symbol=NTR as the Company's latest news hit the wire. On May 17, 2018, the Company announced that it has signed an agreement with China's Tianqi Lithium Corporation to divest its stake in Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (NYSE: SQM). SQM is a global Company with five main business segments - Specialty Plant Nutrition, Iodine and derivatives, Lithium and derivatives, Industrial Chemicals and Potassium.

  • Moody's4 days ago

    Tianqi Lithium Corporation -- Moody's reviews Tianqi Lithium's Baa3 ratings for downgrade

    Moody's Investors Service has placed on review for downgrade the Baa3 issuer rating of Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi Lithium), and the Baa3 senior unsecured rating on the bonds issued by Tianqi Finco Co., Ltd and guaranteed by Tianqi Lithium. "The review for downgrade reflects Tianqi Lithium's potential rise in leverage after its completion of its proposed acquisition of a 23.8% stake in Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM, Baa1 stable)," says Gerwin Ho, a Moody's Vice President and Senior Credit Officer.

  • The Wall Street Journal4 days ago

    [$$] China Won’t Dominate Lithium Forever

    Since emerging as an industrial superpower in the 2000s, China has repeatedly tried to lock up essential resources like iron ore and so-called rare earths. The latest example is lithium, a key battery element: Shenzhen-listed Tianqi Lithium is paying $4.07 billion for 24% of lithium miner Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile. Together, they would control 70% of the global lithium market, according to Chile’s state development agency.

  • FMC Lithium IPO and Spinoff: Here's What Investors Should Know
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    FMC Lithium IPO and Spinoff: Here's What Investors Should Know

    Interested in lithium stocks? This one will be the first pure play listed on a major U.S. stock exchange.

  • The Wall Street Journal5 days ago

    [$$] Tianqi Lithium to Buy Minority Stake in Miner SQM for $4.07 Billion

    SQM, based in Santiago, Chile, makes and distributes lithium along with plant nutrients, fertilizers, iodine and other chemicals. Tianqi produces an array of lithium products. Chile’s state development agency said Tianqi and SQM combined would control 70% of the lithium market world-wide.

  • Analyst Upgrades for FMC in May 2018
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Analyst Upgrades for FMC in May 2018

    FMC (FMC), similar to Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) and Albemarle (ALB), also has exposure to lithium, which makes it attractive to lithium investors (LIT). The company reported its earnings on May 2. Its EPS (earnings per share) of $1.84 beat analyst estimates of $1.6 at the time of its earnings. In the following weeks, the company saw several upgrades with the stock rising by almost 9% to $87.4 on May 10.

  • Albemarle Reports Double-Digit Earnings and Revenue Growth
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Albemarle Reports Double-Digit Earnings and Revenue Growth

    Albemarle (ALB) reported strong 1Q18 earnings on May 9. The company reported an adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.30—an increase of 23.8% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. Albemarle’s earnings were influenced by strong revenue growth, better operating efficiency, and improved cost control.

  • How Analysts Rate SQM after Earnings Release
    Market Realist8 days ago

    How Analysts Rate SQM after Earnings Release

    Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) has continued to give a lackluster performance compared to its 2017 rally. The stock is trading almost 4% lower YTD (year-to-date), while peer (LIT) Albemarle (ALB) is down almost 23%, and FMC (FMC) is down almost 7.6% YTD as of May 10.

  • What Analysts Recommend for Nutrien
    Market Realist10 days ago

    What Analysts Recommend for Nutrien

    Nutrien (NTR) reported earnings on May 7 after the market closed. Much of the recent surge in the company’s stock appears to have come from its merger talks with Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), which is one of the largest lithium producers (LIT).

  • Ford, Tesla, GM's Electric Car Production Could Be Hit By This Problem
    Investor's Business Daily21 days ago

    Ford, Tesla, GM's Electric Car Production Could Be Hit By This Problem

    Tesla could be hit by yet more production issues due to a shortage of electric vehicle batteries, according to Moody's. Ford and GM are two of the other companies who may be affected if a scarcity of key metals.

  • ACCESSWIRE26 days ago

    Oroplata (ORRP): The Unknown Lithium Stock That Could See 400% Gains in 2018

    Lithium demand is booming as phones and electric vehicle batteries increasingly turn to this high-quality metal for capacity and charging capabilities. Millions of new electric vehicles, and other alternative energy solutions will drive this need over the coming decade. America, and specifically portions of Nevada, may offer a new horizon for the mining industry.

  • April Update for SQM: Price Target and Recommendation
    Market Realistlast month

    April Update for SQM: Price Target and Recommendation

    Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM), which produces plant nutrients and industrial chemicals, has gained attention over its lithium business in anticipation of the booming electric car market. The consensus mean rating on Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. on April 19 stood at 2.4, which remained unchanged from the previous month. The consensus mean price target on Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. stood at $58.60 per share for the next 12 months while the median price target was lower at $56.80.

  • Albemarle Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know
    Motley Foollast month

    Albemarle Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know

    Citigroup bucks the consensus, turns bullish on lithium. But does the math work?

  • TheStreet.com2 months ago

    12 Blue-Chip Bargains: Keep Calm and Hope for a Deeper Correction

    Thanks to the stock market correction many world-class stocks are back down to attractive levels.

  • Moody's2 months ago

    Nutrien Ltd. -- Moody's assigns Prime-2 rating to Nutrien's commercial paper program

    Moody's Investors Service assigned a Prime-2 commercial paper rating to Nutrien Ltd. (Nutrien). Moody's also affirmed Nutrien's issuer rating at Baa2. The rating outlook is stable. The commercial paper ...

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Weatherford International, Vantiv, Resonant, Transocean, Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A, and Shopify — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production

    NEW YORK, March 27, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of ...

  • SQM vs. Albemarle vs. FMC Corp.: Which Had the Best Lithium Business Results in 2017?
    Motley Fool2 months ago

    SQM vs. Albemarle vs. FMC Corp.: Which Had the Best Lithium Business Results in 2017?

    Lithium stocks have soared in recent years -- this comparison should help investors make decisions in this dynamic space.

  • 4 Key Things About SQM's Lithium Business and Outlook That Investors Should Know
    Motley Fool2 months ago

    4 Key Things About SQM's Lithium Business and Outlook That Investors Should Know

    Lithium capacity expansion and geographic diversification plans were among the major topics discussed by the world's second-largest lithium producer's management on the Q4 earnings call.

  • FMC’s Ratings and Target Price for March 2018
    Market Realist2 months ago

    FMC’s Ratings and Target Price for March 2018

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  • What Do Analysts Expect for SQM in March?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    What Do Analysts Expect for SQM in March?

    March Update: Analysts' Ratings for Major Agribusiness Stocks

  • March Update: Analysts’ Ratings for Major Agribusiness Stocks
    Market Realist2 months ago

    March Update: Analysts’ Ratings for Major Agribusiness Stocks

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  • Albemarle Gets a Higher Lithium Quota in Chile
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Albemarle Gets a Higher Lithium Quota in Chile

    On March 9, 2018, Albemarle (ALB) announced that Chile’s Economic Development Agency increased the company’s lithium quota. According to the new contract, Albemarle can produce 145,000 metric tons of lithium carbonate equivalent until 2043 in Chile. Albemarle will use its new innovative technology to produce more lithium without pumping additional brine, which could bring down its cost and improve margins.

  • ACCESSWIRE2 months ago

    Wired News – FMC Selects CEO for New Planned Lithium Materials Company

    Stock Monitor: Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile Post Earnings Reporting LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / March 13, 2018 / Active-Investors.com has just released a free research report on FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC ...

  • Lithium Stocks News: Chile Is Trying to Block Sale of SQM Shares to Chinese Companies
    Motley Fool2 months ago

    Lithium Stocks News: Chile Is Trying to Block Sale of SQM Shares to Chinese Companies

    Citing concerns about unfair competitive advantages in the EV market, the South American country is trying to prevent the Chinese from buying Nutrien's 32% stake in the world's second-largest lithium producer.