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DOW   35,368.47
QQQ   370.55
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NYSE:FCX

Freeport-McMoRan Stock Competitors

$44.29
+0.21 (+0.48%)
(As of 01/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.43
$46.20
50-Day Range
$36.23
$45.15
52-Week Range
$24.71
$46.20
Volume
25.56 million shs
Average Volume
18.96 million shs
Market Capitalization
$65.04 billion
P/E Ratio
16.84
Dividend Yield
0.68%
Beta
2.08

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) Vs. BHP, RIO, VALE, SCCO, VEDL, CLF, MP, LAC, TRQ, and PVG

Should you be buying Freeport-McMoRan stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Freeport-McMoRan include BHP Group (BHP), Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Vale (VALE), Southern Copper (SCCO), Vedanta (VEDL), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), MP Materials (MP), Lithium Americas (LAC), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), and Pretium Resources (PVG). These companies are all part of the "diversified metals & mining" industry.These companies are all part of the "metal mining" industry.

Freeport-McMoRan vs.

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) and Rio Tinto Group (NYSE:RIO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, community ranking, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and media sentiment.

76.1% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.2% of Rio Tinto Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Freeport-McMoRan had 28 more articles in the media than Rio Tinto Group. MarketBeat recorded 32 mentions for Freeport-McMoRan and 4 mentions for Rio Tinto Group. Freeport-McMoRan's average media sentiment score of 0.19 beat Rio Tinto Group's score of -0.35 indicating that Freeport-McMoRan is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Freeport-McMoRan
1 Very Positive mention(s)
11 Positive mention(s)
15 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Rio Tinto Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.08, suggesting that its stock price is 108% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rio Tinto Group has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Freeport-McMoRan pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Rio Tinto Group pays an annual dividend of $7.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.9%. Freeport-McMoRan pays out 11.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Freeport-McMoRan has a net margin of 18.45% compared to Rio Tinto Group's net margin of 0.00%. Freeport-McMoRan's return on equity of 18.51% beat Rio Tinto Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Freeport-McMoRan 18.45% 18.51% 8.49%
Rio Tinto Group N/A N/A N/A

Rio Tinto Group received 359 more outperform votes than Freeport-McMoRan when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.75% of users gave Rio Tinto Group an outperform vote while only 68.61% of users gave Freeport-McMoRan an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Freeport-McMoRanOutperform Votes
1069
68.61%
Underperform Votes
489
31.39%
Rio Tinto GroupOutperform Votes
1428
72.75%
Underperform Votes
535
27.25%

Freeport-McMoRan currently has a consensus target price of $41.50, indicating a potential downside of 6.30%. Rio Tinto Group has a consensus target price of $100.80, indicating a potential upside of 33.10%. Given Rio Tinto Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Rio Tinto Group is more favorable than Freeport-McMoRan.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Freeport-McMoRan
2 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.53
Rio Tinto Group
2 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Rio Tinto Group has higher revenue and earnings than Freeport-McMoRan.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Freeport-McMoRan$14.20 billion4.58$599 million$2.6316.84
Rio Tinto Group$44.61 billion2.12$9.77 billionN/AN/A

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats Rio Tinto Group on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) vs. Its Competitors

TypeFreeport-McMoRanMetal mining IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$65.04B$7.99B$2.87B$15.37B
Dividend Yield0.68%6.58%4.14%3.18%
P/E Ratio16.844.3116.7122.42
Price / Sales4.58117.0461,672.6025.12
Price / Cash27.7420.5028.1821.67
Price / Book3.463.295.1911.80
Net Income$599M$643.65M$279.14M$426.74M
7 Day Performance-1.90%-3.62%-0.96%-2.55%
1 Month Performance16.55%6.57%7.92%0.62%
1 Year Performance39.67%14.88%23.59%13.52%

Freeport-McMoRan Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BHP
BHP Group
1.4541 of 5 stars
$66.45
+0.8%
$55.00
+17.2%
-5.9%$97.88B$60.82B0.0080,000
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
2.1264 of 5 stars
$75.73
+0.4%
$100.80
+33.1%
-5.9%$94.49B$44.61B0.0047,500
VALE
Vale
2.2765 of 5 stars
$15.51
+0.8%
$17.10
+10.3%
-12.1%$79.54B$40.02B4.4674,316Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
SCCO
Southern Copper
1.5398 of 5 stars
$68.55
+1.1%
$62.58
+8.7%
-0.8%$52.99B$7.98B16.8013,777Upcoming Earnings
VEDL
Vedanta
1.9098 of 5 stars
$16.50
+0.0%
N/AN/A$15.33B$11.91B6.0715,000
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
2.1631 of 5 stars
$20.59
+7.1%
$26.28
+27.6%
+24.9%$10.30B$5.35B5.3225,000
MP
MP Materials
2.6528 of 5 stars
$46.88
+0.1%
$45.25
+3.5%
+47.1%$8.33B$134.31M69.97277
LAC
Lithium Americas
1.8581 of 5 stars
$29.33
+3.9%
$38.11
+29.9%
+42.9%$3.53BN/A-59.86355Gap Down
TRQ
Turquoise Hill Resources
1.4415 of 5 stars
$16.69
+2.6%
$17.43
+4.4%
+39.2%$3.36B$1.08B6.373,093Analyst Report
News Coverage
PVG
Pretium Resources
1.9081 of 5 stars
$14.08
+2.2%
$17.00
+20.7%
+34.1%$2.65B$617.59M-88.00816Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
BVN
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
1.6848 of 5 stars
$8.29
+1.9%
$12.00
+44.8%
-23.7%$2.11B$676.54M-21.262,934
HBM
Hudbay Minerals
2.6515 of 5 stars
$8.02
+1.7%
$13.40
+67.0%
+21.5%$2.10B$1.09B-9.332,530Analyst Report
News Coverage
NEXA
Nexa Resources
2.4765 of 5 stars
$8.78
+0.9%
$10.53
+19.9%
+0.2%$1.16B$1.95B7.145,349
GSM
Ferroglobe
1.1264 of 5 stars
$5.37
+4.3%
N/A+148.6%$1.00B$1.14B-3.783,270
TMC
TMC the metals
1.225 of 5 stars
$1.54
+0.6%
$3.75
+143.5%
N/A$346.90MN/A0.003
EMX
EMX Royalty
1.825 of 5 stars
$2.12
+4.2%
$4.50
+112.3%
-34.8%$223.36M$5.37M-12.4740
WWR
Westwater Resources
1.0314 of 5 stars
$2.19
+6.8%
N/A-56.2%$77.25MN/A0.0011
USAU
U.S. Gold
2.1181 of 5 stars
$7.89
+0.6%
$20.50
+159.8%
-37.8%$56.00MN/A-4.382,021Positive News
This page was last updated on 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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