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Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.

SQMA.SN

Latest Trade

19,500.00CLP

Change

300.00(+1.56%)

Volume

47,765

Today's Range

19,200.00

 - 

19,500.00

52 Week Range

14,400.00

 - 

22,999.00

As of on the Santiago Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
19,200.00
Open
19,200.00
Volume
47,765
3M AVG Volume
7.73
Today's High
19,500.00
Today's Low
19,200.00
52 Week High
22,999.00
52 Week Low
14,400.00
Shares Out (MIL)
263.20
Market Cap (MIL)
5,503,765.00
Forward P/E
22.72
Dividend (Yield %)
3.81

Next Event

Q2 2020 Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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SQM Reports Qtrly Net Income Of US$0.25 Per ADR

Wesfarmers Says FID On Mt Holland Lithium Project Deferred

Wesfarmers Says Holds 50% Stake In MT Holland Lithium Project

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About Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.

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.

Industry

Chemical Manufacturing

Contact Info

El Trovador 4285

Chile

+56.2.23601080

https://www.sqm.com/

Executive Leadership

Alberto Salas Munoz

Independent Chairman of the Board

Ricardo Ramos Rodriguez

Chief Executive Officer

Patricio Contesse Fica

Vice Chairman of the Board

Gerardo Illanes

Vice President of Corporate Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Francisco Sanchez V.

Risk Management and Compliance Officer

Key Stats

Price To Earnings (TTM)
32.90
Price To Sales (TTM)
3.97
Price To Book (MRQ)
3.86
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
16.30
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
103.49
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
81.50
Return on Investment (TTM)
6.32
Return on Equity (TTM)
5.21

Latest News

Latest News

Chilean regulators scrap lithium miner SQM's environmental plan

Chilean regulators have rejected lithium producer SQM's $25 million environmental compliance plan for the Atacama salt flat, requesting the miner to start again from scratch, a filing showed.

Chile lithium miners feel heat from exploding coronavirus outbreak, output steady

Chile´s vaunted lithium industry, the world´s second largest, has begun to feel the impact of a runaway coronavirus outbreak nationwide, though top producers SQM and Albemarle said output from their Atacama operations nonetheless remained unscathed.

SQM profits plunge again on lower lithium prices, slashes 2020 capex plan

Chilean miner SQM <SQMA.SN>, the world's No. 2 producer of lithium, said on Wednesday profits plunged by nearly half in the first quarter as prices for the battery metal continued to freefall during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

SQM profits plunge again on lower lithium prices, expansion on track

Chilean miner SQM, the world's No. 2 producer of lithium, said profits plunged by nearly half in the first quarter of 2020 as prices for the battery metal continued to freefall amid the spread of the coronavirus.

UPDATE 2-China's Tianqi Lithium expects to stay in red after big 2019 loss

* Company posts $848 mln loss in 2019, $70.7 mln loss in Q1 2020

China's Tianqi Lithium doubles annual loss guidance on bigger SQM impairment

* Company sees 2019 loss at 6 bln yuan vs 2.8 bln yuan previously

Chile´s lithium miner SQM warns plans could change as coronavirus hits demand

Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday the coronavirus outbreak had yet to hit its lithium output, but warned it might have to scale back plans for 2020 if a slump continues in demand for the coveted battery metal.

UPDATE 1-Lithium miner SQM warns of further slide in prices in 2020, impact of coronavirus

Chilean miner SQM, the world's No. 2 lithium producer, saw profits tumble in the last quarter of 2019 and warned that early 2020 sales in China, a key market for the battery metals used in electric vehicles, could be hit by the impact of the coronavirus.

Chile's SQM to produce up to 70,000 tonnes of lithium in 2020, boost volumes to China

Chilean miner SQM said it plans to produce as much as 70,000 tonnes of battery metal lithium in 2020 amid a drive to boost the volume it sells to China to 40% of its total sales, the company's chief executive said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Dave Sherwood)

Lithium miner SQM warns of further slide in prices in 2020, impact of coronavirus

Chilean miner SQM, the world's No. 2 lithium producer, saw profits tumble in the last quarter of 2019 and warned that early 2020 sales in China, a key market for the battery metals used in electric vehicles, could be hit by impact of the coronavirus.

BRIEF-SQM Reports Qtrly Net Income Of US$0.25 Per ADR

* SQM REPORTS EARNINGS FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2019

UPDATE 2-Chile regulator says lithium miner SQM compliance plan adequate, appeals lower court decision

Chile's environmental regulator on Wednesday defended in court its approval of a plan by top lithium miner SQM to remediate damage to the Atacama salt flat, appealing a lower court decision to scrap the agreement and setting the stage for a new and prolonged legal battle.

RPT-Chilean lithium miner SQM dealt blow by environmental court ruling

A Chilean environmental court has upheld a complaint by indigenous communities in the country´s northern Atacama Desert about the use of water by SQM, the world´s No. 2 producer of lithium.

Lithium miner SQM considering options after environmental court ruling

SQM, the world´s No. 2 lithium producer, said on Friday it "regrets" a ruling by a Chilean environmental court that it should be prosecuted over excessive water use in the country´s northern Atacama Desert.

Chilean lithium miner SQM dealt blow by environmental court ruling

A Chilean environmental court has upheld a complaint by indigenous communities in the country´s northern Atacama Desert about the use of water by SQM, the world´s No. 2 producer of lithium.

UPDATE 1-Chile's SQM to decide on future of lithium holdings in Maricunga by year's end - mining minister

Chile has asked top lithium miner SQM to decide by year's end what it will do with its holdings in the Maricunga salt flat, the country's second richest in lithium, Chile's mining minister told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Lithium miner SQM dodges impacts from Chile protests, hit by lower prices

* Demand growth softer than expected from China (Updates with detail and quote from CEO Ricardo Ramos on lack of impacts from Chile unrest, context)

Chile's SQM profits plunge in Q3 as lithium prices, demand growth fall short

Chile's SQM, the world's No. 2 producer of lithium, said its profits had plunged again in the third quarter on sagging prices for the key battery metal and softer-than-expected demand this year from China.

Tianqi Lithium has first loss in 5-1/2 years as lithium prices crash

* Tianqi has loss of 53.9 mln yuan in Q3, first since Q1 2014

UPDATE 1-Chilean lithium producer SQM bullish on white gold demand; shares rise

Shares in Chilean lithium producer SQM jumped on Wednesday after it announced plans to invest about $2.1 billion in the next five years to strengthen its production amid an expected increase in demand for the ultralight battery metal.

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