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FMC Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:FMC)

$97.45
+0.49 (+0.51 %)
(As of 11/20/2019 04:14 AM ET)
Today's Range
$96.20
Now: $97.45
$97.77
50-Day Range
$79.01
MA: $88.27
$97.94
52-Week Range
$69.36
Now: $97.45
$99.05
Volume571,784 shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.63 billion
P/E Ratio15.49
Dividend Yield1.65%
Beta1.47
FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, FMC Agricultural Solutions and FMC Lithium. The FMC Agricultural Solutions segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells crop protection chemicals, including insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides that are used in agriculture to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a range of insects, weeds, and diseases, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustryDiversified Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP30249130
Phone215-299-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.73 billion
Cash Flow$7.77 per share
Book Value$24.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$502.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,300
Market Cap$12.63 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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FMC (NYSE:FMC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is FMC's stock symbol?

FMC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FMC."

How often does FMC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FMC?

FMC announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Thursday, October 17th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 27th. View FMC's Dividend History.

How will FMC's stock buyback program work?

FMC declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, December 3rd 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were FMC's earnings last quarter?

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The basic materials company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.14. The basic materials company earned $1,000 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $978.47 million. FMC had a return on equity of 27.94% and a net margin of 11.08%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.98 earnings per share. View FMC's Earnings History.

When is FMC's next earnings date?

FMC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 10th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for FMC.

What guidance has FMC issued on next quarter's earnings?

FMC updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.46-$1.56 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.17-$1.21 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.18 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FMC?

17 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for FMC's shares. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $112.00. On average, they expect FMC's stock price to reach $100.19 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FMC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FMC?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FMC in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for FMC.

Has FMC been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FMC stock have been trending extremely negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FMC earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for FMC.

Are investors shorting FMC?

FMC saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,860,000 shares, an increase of 11.3% from the September 15th total of 2,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 919,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View FMC's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of FMC's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to FMC include PPG Industries (PPG), Eastman Chemical (EMN), Huntsman (HUN), Olin (OLN) and LSB Industries (LXU).

What other stocks do shareholders of FMC own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FMC investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Boeing (BA), Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM), Albemarle (ALB), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Paypal (PYPL) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are FMC's key executives?

FMC's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Pierre R. Brondeau, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Mark A. Douglas, Pres & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Andrew D. Sandifer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Nicholas L. Pfeiffer, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Dr. Kathleen A. Shelton, VP & CTO

Who are FMC's major shareholders?

FMC's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.31%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%), State of Tennessee Treasury Department (0.33%), Strs Ohio (0.28%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.27%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.23%). Company insiders that own FMC stock include Andrea E Utecht, Dirk A Kempthorne, Eduardo E Cordeiro, Mark Douglas, Nicholas Pfeiffer, Paul W Graves, Pierre R Brondeau and Robert C Pallash. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FMC.

Which major investors are selling FMC stock?

FMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Lapides Asset Management LLC, Skylands Capital LLC, CWM LLC, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold FMC company stock in the last year include Andrea E Utecht, Mark Douglas, Nicholas Pfeiffer, Pierre R Brondeau and Robert C Pallash. View Insider Buying and Selling for FMC.

Which major investors are buying FMC stock?

FMC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Strs Ohio, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. and Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought FMC stock in the last two years include Dirk A Kempthorne, Eduardo E Cordeiro and Mark Douglas. View Insider Buying and Selling for FMC.

How do I buy shares of FMC?

Shares of FMC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FMC's stock price today?

One share of FMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.45.

How big of a company is FMC?

FMC has a market capitalization of $12.63 billion and generates $4.73 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $502.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.29 on an earnings per share basis. FMC employs 7,300 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About FMC.

What is FMC's official website?

The official website for FMC is http://www.fmc.com/.

How can I contact FMC?

FMC's mailing address is 2929 WALNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA PA, 19104. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 215-299-6000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for FMC (NYSE FMC)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  585 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  530 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,115
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FMC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FMC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FMC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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