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NYSE:FMC - FMC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$96.89
-0.85 (-0.87 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 09:13 AM ET)
Today's Range
$96.85
Now: $96.89
$99.70
50-Day Range
$93.82
MA: $100.80
$108.29
52-Week Range
$70.62
Now: $96.89
$108.77
Volume813,856 shs
Average Volume896,573 shs
Market Capitalization$12.56 billion
P/E Ratio26.84
Dividend Yield1.80%
Beta1.54
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$4.61 billion
Cash Flow$3.74 per share
Book Value$19.76 per share

Profitability

Net Income$477.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,300
Market Cap$12.56 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, January 16th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 30th. This is a boost from FMC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. View FMC's Dividend History.

How will FMC's stock buyback program work?

FMC announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Monday, December 3rd 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were FMC's earnings last quarter?

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 5th. The basic materials company reported $1.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.22. The basic materials company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.19 billion. FMC had a return on equity of 29.69% and a net margin of 10.36%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.69 EPS. View FMC's Earnings History.

When is FMC's next earnings date?

FMC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for FMC.

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

FMC updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.45-6.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.80-4.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.86 billion.

What price target have analysts set for FMC?

18 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for FMC's shares. Their forecasts range from $93.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate FMC's stock price to reach $107.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FMC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FMC?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FMC in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 15 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 trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FMC earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for FMC.

Are investors shorting FMC?

FMC saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,130,000 shares, a decrease of 14.1% from the January 30th total of 2,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 840,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's shares 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), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Albemarle (ALB), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE), Boeing (BA), Paypal (PYPL) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM).

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 shareholders include State Street Corp (4.93%), Boston Partners (3.90%), FMR LLC (2.63%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (2.27%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.13%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.54%). 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 Boston Partners, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Alliancebernstein L.P., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Sei Investments Co., Jennison Associates LLC and Sasco Capital Inc. CT. Company insiders that have sold FMC company stock in the last year include Mark Douglas, Nicholas Pfeiffer 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 FMR LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., State of Michigan Retirement System, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., KBC Group NV and UBS Group AG. 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 $96.89.

How big of a company is FMC?

FMC has a market capitalization of $12.56 billion and generates $4.61 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $477.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.09 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:  611 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  554 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,165
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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