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FMC (FMC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.41 (-0.64%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.48 million shs
Average Volume
1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.94 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

FMC MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.24 Rating Score
10.9% Upside
$70.56 Price Target
Short Interest
7.21% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of FMC in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$127,323 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.76 to $4.79 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.78 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

5th out of 170 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

1st out of 15 stocks

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About FMC Stock (NYSE:FMC)

FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, provides crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management products. It develops, markets, and sells crop protection chemicals that includes insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides; and biologicals, crop nutrition, and seed treatment products, which 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. The company markets its products through its own sales organization and through alliance partners, independent distributors, and sales representatives. It operates in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

FMC Stock Price History

FMC Stock News Headlines

Has FMC Stock Reached Bottom? First Quarter Earnings Say Yes
Evidence is mounting to support a bullish outlook for the agricultural sector. A closer look reveals that shares of FMC Co. NYSE: FMC could become one of the most attractive options within the primary industries supporting the new wave of agricultural demand.
Has FMC Stock Reached Bottom? First Quarter Earnings Say Yes
FMC stock rose by 10% after reporting its first quarter 2024 earnings, showing investors how the company could make another push higher.
Goldman Boosted FMC Stock's Price Targets, Setting Up a Breakout
The first quarter of the 2024 earnings season has kicked off. While markets focus primarily on financial stocks to lead the way into the new year, others focus on more immediate opportunities based on economic trends that have already started to take on water.
Goldman Boosted FMC Stock’s Price Targets, Setting Up a Breakout (FMC)
FMC stock is now a top pick for Wall Street analysts, with EPS projections and price targets driving the company's potential double-digit run higher this cycle
Closing Bell: Forum Energy Metals Corp up on Tuesday (FMC)
FMC (NYSE:FMC) PT Lowered to $50.00
FMC Corp Teams Up With AgroSpheres for Bioinsecticides
FMC (NYSE:FMC) PT Raised to $81.00
Q1 2024 FMC Corp Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Chemicals & allied products
Diversified Chemicals
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
17 Analysts


Net Income
$1.32 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.49 billion
Cash Flow
$5.26 per share
Book Value
$34.71 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$7.94 billion

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FMC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell FMC stock right now?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FMC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" FMC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FMC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is FMC's stock price target for 2024?

17 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for FMC's stock. Their FMC share price targets range from $50.00 to $101.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $70.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have FMC shares performed in 2024?

FMC's stock was trading at $63.05 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, FMC shares have increased by 0.9% and is now trading at $63.62.
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Are investors shorting FMC?

FMC saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 8,930,000 shares, a drop of 8.5% from the April 15th total of 9,760,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,070,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Approximately 7.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is FMC's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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How were FMC's earnings last quarter?

FMC Co. (NYSE:FMC) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $918 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.01 billion. FMC had a net margin of 27.65% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.68%. The company's revenue was down 31.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.77 earnings per share.
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How often does FMC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FMC?

FMC declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share on Thursday, July 18th. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.65%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 28th.
Read our dividend analysis for FMC

Is FMC a good dividend stock?

FMC (NYSE:FMC) pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.63%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 25.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FMC will have a dividend payout ratio of 48.43% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FMC.

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

FMC issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of 0.430-0.720 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 0.680. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.0 billion-$1.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.1 billion.

What is Pierre Brondeau's approval rating as FMC's CEO?

116 employees have rated FMC Chief Executive Officer Pierre Brondeau on Pierre Brondeau has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts Pierre Brondeau in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of FMC own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FMC investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Albemarle (ALB), Boeing (BA), Walt Disney (DIS) and PayPal (PYPL).

Who are FMC's major shareholders?

FMC's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.25%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.06%), Tweedy Browne Co LLC (2.01%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.72%), Maple Rock Capital Partners Inc. (0.47%) and New South Capital Management Inc. (0.41%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew D Sandifer, Andrew D Sandifer, Carol Anthony Davidson, Mark Douglas, Michael Finian Reilly, Nicholas Pfeiffer, Robert C Pallash and Ronaldo Pereira.
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How do I buy shares of FMC?

Shares of FMC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does FMC have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of FMC: BioPhero ApS, Cheminova A/S, Cheminova A/S, Cheminova India Limited, Epax AS, FMC (Shanghai) Agricultural Sciences Co. Ltd., FMC Agricultural Caribe Industries Ltd., FMC Agricultural Products International AG, FMC Agro Singapore Pte. Ltd., FMC Chemicals Netherlands BV, FMC Corporation (the Registrant), FMC Finance B.V., FMC India Private Limited, FMC International Switzerland Sàrl, FMC Luxembourg S.à.r.l., FMC Quimica Sociedad Anonima, FMC Química do Brasil Ltda., FMC Switzerland I GmbH, Phytone Ltd., RheinPerChemie GmbH, and Tg Soda Ash Inc..
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This page (NYSE:FMC) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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