Goodman Financial Corp increased its stake in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) by 2.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 73,675 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,775 shares during the period. Compass Minerals International makes up 2.4% of Goodman Financial Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 22nd largest position. Goodman Financial Corp’s holdings in Compass Minerals International were worth $5,323,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. First PREMIER Bank acquired a new position in Compass Minerals International in the 4th quarter worth $115,000. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in Compass Minerals International by 93.6% in the 3rd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 2,431 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $158,000 after purchasing an additional 1,175 shares during the period. National Planning Corp acquired a new position in Compass Minerals International in the 3rd quarter worth $208,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Compass Minerals International in the 2nd quarter worth $206,000. Finally, Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Compass Minerals International in the 3rd quarter worth $223,000.

Shares of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE CMP) opened at $72.25 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.70, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 2.52. Compass Minerals International, Inc. has a 52-week low of $59.72 and a 52-week high of $83.50. The company has a market cap of $2,466.02 and a PE ratio of 29.88.

CMP has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. TheStreet raised shares of Compass Minerals International from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $84.00 target price on shares of Compass Minerals International in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Compass Minerals International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Compass Minerals International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $73.60.

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Compass Minerals International Company Profile

Compass Minerals International, Inc (CMI) is a provider of essential minerals that solve nature’s challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses; specialty plant nutrition minerals for the quality and yield of crops, and specialty chemicals for water treatment and other industrial processes.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP)

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