Technical Analysis for CMP - Compass Minerals Intl Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 46.09 1.27% 0.58
CMP closed up 1.27 percent on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, on 1.22 times normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Down Down Up
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 16 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Jan 16 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Jan 16 Weak + Overbought Other 0.00%
Jan 16 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Jan 16 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Jan 15 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 1.27%
Jan 15 Weak + Overbought Other 1.27%
Jan 15 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.27%
Jan 14 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 4.02%
Jan 14 Weak + Overbought Other 4.02%

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Compass Minerals International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and markets inorganic mineral products primarily in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Salt and Specialty Fertilizer. The Salt segment mines, produces, processes, distributes, and market sodium chloride and magnesium chloride for use in road deicing and dust control, food processing, water softeners, pool salt, and agricultural and industrial applications. This segment also purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with sodium chloride to produce specialty products. The Specialty Fertilizer segment provides sulfate of potash, primarily used in the production of specialty fertilizers for vegetables, fruits, potatoes, nuts, tobacco, and turf grass. This segment serves growers and fertilizer distributors worldwide. The company also produces and markets consumer deicing and water conditioning products, ingredients used in consumer and commercial food preparation, and other mineral-based products for consumer, agricultural, and industrial applications. In addition, it provides records management services to businesses located in the United Kingdom. Compass Minerals International operates rock salt mines in Goderich, Ontario, Canada; and Winsford in Northwest England, the United Kingdom. It primarily serves producers of intermediate chemical products used in the production of vinyls and other chemicals, and pulp and paper, as well as water treatment and other industrial uses; and markets its products through direct sales personnel, contract personnel, and a network of brokers or manufacturers' representatives. The company, formerly known as Salt Holdings Corporation, was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.
Is CMP a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 3 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 75.5
52 Week Low 38.19
Average Volume 470,482
200-Day Moving Average 60.5183
50-Day Moving Average 46.723
20-Day Moving Average 42.328
10-Day Moving Average 43.579
Average True Range 1.8352
ADX 22.26
+DI 25.9687
-DI 18.2132
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 42.2544
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 43.6956
Upper Bollinger Band 46.2273
Lower Bollinger Band 38.4287
Percent B (%b) 0.98
BandWidth 18.424211
MACD Line -0.4723
MACD Signal Line -1.3256
MACD Histogram 0.8533
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 1.56 Billion
Num Shares 33.8 Million
EPS 3.58
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 12.87
Price-to-Sales 1.83
Price-to-Book 3.26
PEG Ratio 6.19
Dividend 2.88
Dividend Yield 6.25%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 48.66
Resistance 3 (R3) 48.68 47.85 48.23
Resistance 2 (R2) 47.85 47.20 47.84 48.08
Resistance 1 (R1) 46.97 46.79 47.41 46.95 47.94
Pivot Point 46.14 46.14 46.36 46.13 46.14
Support 1 (S1) 45.26 45.49 45.70 45.24 44.24
Support 2 (S2) 44.43 45.08 44.42 44.10
Support 3 (S3) 43.55 44.43 43.95
Support 4 (S4) 43.53