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NYSE:FMC

FMC - FMC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$112.27
+2.70 (+2.46%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$109.04
$112.30
50-Day Range
$100.04
$121.23
52-Week Range
$87.27
$140.99
Volume
645,061 shs
Average Volume
725,818 shs
Market Capitalization
$14.14 billion
P/E Ratio
20.64
Dividend Yield
1.93%
Price Target
$132.64

FMC MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.54 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.1% Upside
$132.64 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.97% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-14.61
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.07mentions of FMC in the last 14 days
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$119,780 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.52%
From $7.47 to $8.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.71 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

33rd out of 172 stocks

Chemicals & Allied Products Industry

2nd out of 15 stocks

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About FMC (NYSE:FMC) Stock

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 include 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. FMC Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

FMC has been the subject of several research analyst reports. UBS Group reduced their price objective on FMC from $149.00 to $140.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price objective on FMC from $109.00 to $105.00 and set an "underperform" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Wells Fargo & Company reduced their target price on FMC from $150.00 to $144.00 in a report on Wednesday, May 4th. Bank of America raised FMC from an "underperform" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $127.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Mizuho reduced their price objective on FMC from $149.00 to $144.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $132.64.

FMC Stock Up 2.5 %

FMC Stock traded up $2.70 during trading on Friday, hitting $112.27. 645,061 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 725,818. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $107.57 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $118.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.14 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.64, a PEG ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 0.84. FMC has a 52-week low of $87.27 and a 52-week high of $140.99. The company has a current ratio of 1.38, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87.

FMC (NYSE:FMC - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The basic materials company reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.89 by $0.04. FMC had a return on equity of 30.64% and a net margin of 12.80%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.81 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts expect that FMC will post 7.47 EPS for the current year.

FMC Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.53 per share. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th. FMC's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 38.97%.

Insider Transactions at FMC

In other FMC news, insider Nicholas Pfeiffer sold 1,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $119.78, for a total value of $119,780.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 11,722 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,404,061.16. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 0.57% of the company's stock.

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FMC Stock News Headlines

FMC (NYSE:FMC) Downgraded by StockNews.com
Mizuho Lowers FMC (NYSE:FMC) Price Target to $144.00
FMC (FMC) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates
FMC (NYSE:FMC) PT Lowered to $149.00
FMC (FMC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
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FMC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/21 Dividend
6/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/21/2022
Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Chemicals & allied products
Sub-Industry
Diversified Chemicals
CUSIP
30249130
Employees
6,400
Year Founded
1883

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$132.64
High Stock Price Forecast
$152.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$105.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+18.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.54
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$736.50 million
Pretax Margin
16.35%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.05 billion
Cash Flow
$8.69 per share
Book Value
$24.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
125,241,000
Market Cap
$14.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.84

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FMC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell FMC stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FMC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" FMC shares.
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What is FMC's stock price forecast for 2022?

13 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for FMC's shares. Their FMC share price forecasts range from $105.00 to $152.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $132.64 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have FMC shares performed in 2022?

FMC's stock was trading at $109.89 at the beginning of the year. Since then, FMC stock has increased by 2.2% and is now trading at $112.27.
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Are investors shorting FMC?

FMC saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,220,000 shares, a drop of 14.1% from the July 15th total of 1,420,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 873,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is FMC's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were FMC's earnings last quarter?

FMC Co. (NYSE:FMC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The basic materials company reported $1.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.89 by $0.04. FMC had a net margin of 12.80% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.64%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.81 EPS.
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How often does FMC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for FMC?

FMC declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.53 per share on Thursday, October 20th. This represents a $2.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th.
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Is FMC a good dividend stock?

FMC (NYSE:FMC) pays an annual dividend of $2.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.93%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 38.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FMC will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.00% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FMC.

How will FMC's stock buyback program work?

FMC declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, February 8th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 7.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

FMC updated its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.00-$1.20 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.59. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.31 billion-$1.39 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.28 billion.

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

116 employees have rated FMC Chief Executive Officer Pierre Brondeau on Glassdoor.com. 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).

What is FMC's stock symbol?

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

Who are FMC's major shareholders?

FMC's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include King Luther Capital Management Corp (2.40%), Northern Trust Corp (1.69%), FMR LLC (1.48%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (1.05%), Tweedy Browne Co LLC (0.94%) and Deutsche Bank AG (0.67%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew D Sandifer, Andrew D Sandifer, Carol Anthony Davidson, Eduardo E Cordeiro, Mark Douglas, Michael Finian Reilly, Nicholas Pfeiffer and Pierre R Brondeau.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is FMC's stock price today?

One share of FMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.27.

How much money does FMC make?

FMC (NYSE:FMC) has a market capitalization of $14.14 billion and generates $5.05 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $736.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does FMC have?

The company employs 6,400 workers across the globe.

When was FMC founded?

FMC was founded in 1883.

How can I contact FMC?

FMC's mailing address is 2929 WALNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA PA, 19104. The official website for the company is www.fmc.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (215) 299-6000, via email at michael.wherley@fmc.com, or via fax at 215-299-5998.

This page (NYSE:FMC) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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