NYSE:FMC - FMC Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$86.49 +1.14 (+1.34 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.35
Today's Range$83.96 - $86.60
52-Week Range$69.36 - $92.95
Volume862,808 shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.65 billion
P/E Ratio13.75
Dividend Yield1.87%
Beta1.49
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. The FMC Lithium segment manufactures lithium for use in batteries, polymers, pharmaceuticals, greases and lubricants, glass and ceramics, and other industrial uses. FMC Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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$3.3984 per share
Book Value$23.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$535.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,000
Market Cap$11.65 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Monday, December 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Thursday, January 17th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 27th. This is an increase from FMC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View FMC's Dividend History.

How will FMC's stock buyback program work?

FMC declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, December 3rd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were FMC's earnings last quarter?

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) released its earnings results on Monday, February, 11th. The basic materials company reported $1.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.20 billion. FMC had a net margin of 10.62% and a return on equity of 27.73%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.10 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 Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FMC.

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

FMC updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 11th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.58-1.68 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.18-1.21 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.22 billion.FMC also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $5.55-5.75 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FMC?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for FMC's shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $118.00. On average, they expect FMC's stock price to reach $102.3636 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FMC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FMC?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FMC in the last year. There are currently 11 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 coverage about FMC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FMC earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of FMC's key competitors?

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)
  • Ms. Andrea E. Utecht, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 70)
  • Mr. Andrew D. Sandifer, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Nicholas L. Pfeiffer, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Who are FMC's major shareholders?

FMC's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.89%), Boston Partners (4.28%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (1.97%), Northern Trust Corp (1.82%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.72%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.26%). Company insiders that own FMC stock include Andrea E Utecht, Dirk A Kempthorne, Eduardo E Cordeiro, Eric Norris, Mark Douglas, Nicholas Pfeiffer, Paul W Graves, Pierre R Brondeau and William Howard Powell. 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 Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Jennison Associates LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, First Trust Advisors LP, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and First National Bank of Omaha. Company insiders that have sold FMC company stock in the last year include Andrea E Utecht, Nicholas Pfeiffer, Paul W Graves and Pierre R Brondeau. View Insider Buying and Selling for FMC.

Which major investors are buying FMC stock?

FMC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC, BlackRock Inc., New South Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Suffolk Capital Management LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FMC's stock price today?

One share of FMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.49.

How big of a company is FMC?

FMC has a market capitalization of $11.65 billion and generates $4.73 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $535.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.29 on an earnings per share basis. FMC employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

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:  516 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  478 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  994
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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