Compass posts lower Q4 earnings

By IM prices reporter
Published: Tuesday, 09 February 2010

Milder winter weather reduces salt demand for North American producer

Compass Minerals has reported lower Q4 2009 earnings due to reduced demand for sulphate of potash (SOP), specialty fertilisers and seasonal de-icing products.


Net earnings for the three months ended 31 December, 2009 dropped 22% to $62.5m., compared to $80.1m. in the prior-year quarter.


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