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NYSE:FCX

Freeport-McMoRan Competitors

$34.90
+0.99 (+2.92 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$34.24
Now: $34.90
$35.36
50-Day Range
$25.79
MA: $31.54
$38.08
52-Week Range
$4.82
Now: $34.90
$39.10
Volume21.55 million shs
Average Volume25.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.90 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.27

Competitors

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

Should you be buying FCX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "metal mining" are considered alternatives and competitors to Freeport-McMoRan, including BHP Group (BHP), Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Vale (VALE), Southern Copper (SCCO), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), and Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ).

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) and BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, earnings and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, suggesting that its stock price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BHP Group has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of BHP Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and BHP Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%
BHP GroupN/AN/AN/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and BHP Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion3.53$-239,000,000.00$0.021,745.00
BHP Group$42.93 billion2.95$7.96 billion$3.5822.00

BHP Group has higher revenue and earnings than Freeport-McMoRan. BHP Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freeport-McMoRan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Freeport-McMoRan and BHP Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Freeport-McMoRan041312.83
BHP Group18802.41

Freeport-McMoRan presently has a consensus target price of $23.4375, indicating a potential downside of 32.84%. Given Freeport-McMoRan's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Freeport-McMoRan is more favorable than BHP Group.

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats BHP Group on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.5% of Rio Tinto Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, suggesting that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rio Tinto Group has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Freeport-McMoRan and Rio Tinto Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Freeport-McMoRan041312.83
Rio Tinto Group111602.28

Freeport-McMoRan currently has a consensus target price of $23.4375, suggesting a potential downside of 32.84%. Given Freeport-McMoRan's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Freeport-McMoRan is more favorable than Rio Tinto Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Rio Tinto Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion3.53$-239,000,000.00$0.021,745.00
Rio Tinto Group$43.17 billion2.60$8.01 billion$6.3314.19

Rio Tinto Group has higher revenue and earnings than Freeport-McMoRan. Rio Tinto Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freeport-McMoRan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Rio Tinto Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%
Rio Tinto GroupN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats Rio Tinto Group on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vale (NYSE:VALE) and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Vale and Freeport-McMoRan's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vale$37.57 billion2.39$-1,683,000,000.00$1.6010.96
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion3.53$-239,000,000.00$0.021,745.00

Freeport-McMoRan has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Vale. Vale is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freeport-McMoRan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Vale and Freeport-McMoRan's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Vale7.33%25.65%10.46%
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%

Volatility & Risk

Vale has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, suggesting that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

19.0% of Vale shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Vale and Freeport-McMoRan, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Vale011402.93
Freeport-McMoRan041312.83

Vale presently has a consensus target price of $15.7045, suggesting a potential downside of 10.41%. Freeport-McMoRan has a consensus target price of $23.4375, suggesting a potential downside of 32.84%. Given Vale's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Vale is more favorable than Freeport-McMoRan.

Summary

Vale beats Freeport-McMoRan on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Southern Copper (NYSE:SCCO) and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Southern Copper has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, suggesting that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Southern Copper and Freeport-McMoRan, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Southern Copper53001.38
Freeport-McMoRan041312.83

Southern Copper presently has a consensus target price of $46.0625, suggesting a potential downside of 38.49%. Freeport-McMoRan has a consensus target price of $23.4375, suggesting a potential downside of 32.84%. Given Freeport-McMoRan's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Freeport-McMoRan is more favorable than Southern Copper.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Southern Copper and Freeport-McMoRan's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Southern Copper$7.29 billion7.95$1.49 billion$1.9239.01
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion3.53$-239,000,000.00$0.021,745.00

Southern Copper has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Freeport-McMoRan. Southern Copper is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freeport-McMoRan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.9% of Southern Copper shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Southern Copper shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Southern Copper and Freeport-McMoRan's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Southern Copper17.17%18.67%7.95%
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats Southern Copper on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) and Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE:CLF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.6% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Cleveland-Cliffs shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Cleveland-Cliffs' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%
Cleveland-Cliffs-3.38%-2.69%-0.35%

Risk & Volatility

Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, meaning that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cleveland-Cliffs has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its share price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Cleveland-Cliffs' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion3.53$-239,000,000.00$0.021,745.00
Cleveland-Cliffs$1.99 billion3.37$292.80 million$1.1212.49

Cleveland-Cliffs has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Freeport-McMoRan. Cleveland-Cliffs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Freeport-McMoRan, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Freeport-McMoRan and Cleveland-Cliffs, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Freeport-McMoRan041312.83
Cleveland-Cliffs04402.50

Freeport-McMoRan currently has a consensus price target of $23.4375, suggesting a potential downside of 32.84%. Cleveland-Cliffs has a consensus price target of $11.9357, suggesting a potential downside of 14.68%. Given Cleveland-Cliffs' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cleveland-Cliffs is more favorable than Freeport-McMoRan.

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats Cleveland-Cliffs on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) and Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE:TRQ) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Turquoise Hill Resources' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Freeport-McMoRan$14.40 billion3.53$-239,000,000.00$0.021,745.00
Turquoise Hill Resources$1.17 billion2.66$-150,460,000.00N/AN/A

Turquoise Hill Resources has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Freeport-McMoRan.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

72.3% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.27, meaning that its stock price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Turquoise Hill Resources has a beta of 2.12, meaning that its stock price is 112% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Freeport-McMoRan and Turquoise Hill Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Freeport-McMoRan041312.83
Turquoise Hill Resources02402.67

Freeport-McMoRan currently has a consensus price target of $23.4375, suggesting a potential downside of 32.84%. Turquoise Hill Resources has a consensus price target of $17.10, suggesting a potential upside of 10.75%. Given Turquoise Hill Resources' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Turquoise Hill Resources is more favorable than Freeport-McMoRan.

Profitability

This table compares Freeport-McMoRan and Turquoise Hill Resources' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Freeport-McMoRan-0.73%1.56%0.67%
Turquoise Hill Resources42.70%4.76%2.95%

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats Turquoise Hill Resources on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Freeport-McMoRan Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
BHP Group logo
BHP
BHP Group
1.4$78.76+3.6%$126.49 billion$42.93 billion22.00
Rio Tinto Group logo
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
1.7$89.80+2.7%$112.07 billion$43.17 billion14.19Increase in Short Interest
Vale logo
VALE
Vale
1.7$17.53+3.6%$89.90 billion$37.57 billion34.37Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Southern Copper logo
SCCO
Southern Copper
1.1$74.89+4.8%$57.90 billion$7.29 billion44.84Gap Down
Cleveland-Cliffs logo
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
1.1$13.99+4.6%$6.70 billion$1.99 billion-49.96Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
Turquoise Hill Resources logo
TRQ
Turquoise Hill Resources
1.2$15.44+1.8%$3.11 billion$1.17 billion7.96Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. logo
BVN
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
0.9$11.05+0.1%$2.81 billion$867.89 million-21.67Analyst Downgrade
Lithium Americas logo
LAC
Lithium Americas
0.7$18.99+1.5%$2.27 billion$4.84 million-51.32Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
MP
MP Materials
1.6$46.20+9.0%$1.99 billionN/A0.00Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Hudbay Minerals logo
HBM
Hudbay Minerals
1.9$7.09+0.8%$1.85 billion$1.24 billion-12.02Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Pretium Resources logo
PVG
Pretium Resources
2.0$9.68+0.3%$1.82 billion$484.54 million19.76Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Nexa Resources logo
NEXA
Nexa Resources
1.1$9.50+0.3%$1.27 billion$2.33 billion-2.06
EMX
EMX Royalty
0.0$3.09+4.9%$261.66 million$3.83 million-61.80
Westwater Resources logo
WWR
Westwater Resources
0.5$5.90+4.1%$173.54 millionN/A-2.06Gap Down
U.S. Gold logo
USAU
U.S. Gold
1.4$10.43+2.7%$70.80 millionN/A-3.29Gap Down
Opiant Pharmaceuticals logo
OPNT
Opiant Pharmaceuticals
1.2$13.12+3.5%$55.87 million$40.52 million-131.19Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
LEXX
Lexaria Bioscience
0.0$5.95+0.5%$30.37 million$380,000.000.00Gap Up
This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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