Compass: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) _ Compass Minerals International Inc. (CMP) on Thursday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $7.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Overland Park, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 23 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 16 cents per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 31 cents per share.
The minerals producer posted revenue of $214.7 million in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $209.8 million.