Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA $ 21.34 -1.26 (-5.58%)
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Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) has dramatically underperformed the market since it peaked early last year. The stock has plunged 47% over this period, whereas the S&P 500 has gained 8%. Consequently, while the index is hovering around all-time highs, the stock is trading near two-year lows.
Such a great divergence is likely to lead many investors to wonder whether the stock has become a bargain, particularly given the exciting growth prospects of lithium. As a result, the Chilean company could be one of the top lithium stocks to buy right now.
Lithium stocks have
In the third quarter, the emerging markets investment committee initiated a position in Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM). Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Santiago, Chile, SQM produces and distributes specialty plant nutrition solutions, potassium fertilizers, industrial chemicals, iodine and its derivatives, as well as lithium and its derivatives.
For much of 2014 and 2015, SQM’s reputation has been marred by governance concerns. In March 2015, Canada-based PotashCorp withdrew its board members after clashing with controller Julio Ponce over the handling of a tax probe and allegations of payments to politicians by SQM.
In May 2014, Production
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