FMC Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:FMC)

About FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)

FMC Corporation logoFMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, consumer and industrial markets. The Company operates in three business segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Lithium. As of December 31, 2016, the FMC Agricultural Solutions segment developed, marketed and sold three classes of crop protection chemicals: insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. The Company's FMC Agricultural Solutions segment operates in the agrochemicals industry. This segment develops, manufactures and sells a portfolio of professional pest control, and lawn and garden products. The FMC Health and Nutrition segment focuses on nutritional ingredients, health excipients and functional health ingredients. The Company's FMC Health and Nutrition segment focuses on food ingredients, pharmaceutical excipients and omega-3 oils. The Company's FMC Lithium segment manufactures lithium for use in a range of lithium products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:FMC
  • CUSIP: 30249130
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $12.6644 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 134,128,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $89.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $79.79
  • 52 Week Range: $45.91 - $95.08
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 279.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.74
  • P/E Growth: 2.83
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.81
  • Book Value: $15.00 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.27
  • Annual Dividend: $0.66
  • Dividend Yield: 0.7%
  • EBITDA: $708.4 million
  • Net Margins: 1.58%
  • Return on Equity: 16.51%
  • Return on Assets: 5.44%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.79%
  • Current Ratio: 2.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.91%
  • Average Volume: 1.09 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.61
  • Short Ratio: 1.84

Frequently Asked Questions for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)

What is FMC Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

FMC Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.165 per share on Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $0.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. View FMC Corporation's Dividend History.

How were FMC Corporation's earnings last quarter?

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $656.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $614.01 million. FMC Corporation had a net margin of 1.58% and a return on equity of 16.51%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.46 EPS. View FMC Corporation's Earnings History.

When will FMC Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

FMC Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for FMC Corporation.

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

FMC Corporation updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.30-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.44.

Where is FMC Corporation's stock going? Where will FMC Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

18 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for FMC Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect FMC Corporation's share price to reach $89.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for FMC Corporation.

What are analysts saying about FMC Corporation stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about FMC Corporation stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "FMC Corp. has outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year. The company is seeing strong demand in its Lithium unit and is expanding production capacity to meet growing demand for electric vehicles. Moreover, FMC Corp. will benefit from the cost synergies of the Cheminova buyout. The proposed acquisition of a major portion of DuPont's Crop Protection business has also provided a significant growth platform for the company's Agricultural Solutions unit. The company should also gain from its efforts to expand product portfolio." (10/3/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "The ag market remains uneven with a rebound in Latin America and Asia needed to offset weather-related weakness in Europe and inventory destocking issues in North America. Lithium pricing remains strong and an increase in production will buoy growth through 2020E. The products purchased from DuPont (DD, Buy) are projected to add between $1.09-$1.41 to 2018E EPS. Including H&N, Q1 EPS was $0.08 above consensus and $0.07 above our forecast: The H&N segment was moved to discontinued ops in preparation for the sale to DuPont. +$0.09 in Ag; in-line in Lithium; +$0.01 in Corporate. Ag sales fell 3% YoY (-3% volume, flat FX, flat price), and Lithium sales rose 9% (-10% volumes, -1% FX, +20% price)." (5/5/2017)
  • 3. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "FMC is a quality specialty chemical company which produces agricultural, health and nutrition, and lithium products. Although we like the business and recent execution, we are looking for additional clarity around 2017, which is expected to be back-half loaded. Additionally, while FMC has one of the better lithium businesses in the market, Lithium represents a small piece of FMC's business. We would look to become more constructive on pullbacks noting FMC is a leader in Agricultural Solutions." (3/22/2017)

Are investors shorting FMC Corporation?

FMC Corporation saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,953,113 shares, a decrease of 46.0% from the September 15th total of 3,616,935 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,430,868 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short.

Who are some of FMC Corporation's key competitors?

Who are FMC Corporation's key executives?

FMC Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Pierre R. Brondeau Ph.D., Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Paul W. Graves, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Mark A. Douglas, President of FMC Agricultural Solutions
  • Eric W. Norris, President of Health and Nutrition Business
  • Andrea E. Utecht, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Eduardo E. Cordeiro, Independent Director
  • G. Peter D'Aloia, Independent Director
  • C. Scott Greer, Independent Director
  • K'Lynne Johnson, Independent Director
  • Dirk A. Kempthorne, Independent Director

How do I buy FMC Corporation stock?

Shares of FMC Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FMC Corporation's stock price today?

One share of FMC Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $94.06.

MarketBeat Community Rating for FMC Corporation (NYSE FMC)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  339 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  668
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FMC Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.72)
Consensus Price Target: $89.50 (4.85% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Price Target History for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Analysts' Ratings History for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetBuy$98.00 -> $105.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$108.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$93.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$85.00N/AView Rating Details
9/28/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$102.00LowView Rating Details
9/12/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$86.00LowView Rating Details
8/31/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> Buy$66.00 -> $103.00HighView Rating Details
8/9/2017InstinetUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$78.00 -> $97.00LowView Rating Details
8/8/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetPositive$86.00 -> $100.00LowView Rating Details
8/4/2017NomuraUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$78.00 -> $97.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$75.00 -> $80.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $93.00MediumView Rating Details
7/18/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$82.00 -> $80.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$85.00HighView Rating Details
4/11/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$62.00 -> $75.00HighView Rating Details
4/3/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeHold -> Buy$58.00 -> $82.00LowView Rating Details
3/13/2017Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
12/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$54.00 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Earnings by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE FMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.66N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$0.47$0.48$614.01 million$656.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.56$0.43$742.50 million$596.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q416$0.89$0.88$915.55 million$865.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.59$0.67$674.10 million$808.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.68$0.69$889.70 million$810.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.53$0.58$779.12 million$798.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.63$0.77$954.55 million$899.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.38$0.42$985.39 million$831.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.70$0.70$952.77 million$887.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q1$0.68$0.62$780.23 million$659.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$1.00$1.12$1.18 million$1.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.96$0.95$1.06 billion$1.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.02$1.01$961.12 million$987.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.95$0.95$927.24 million$942.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.94$1.05$1.07 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.82$0.82$976.54 million$957.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.94$0.94$964.32 million$959.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$1.07$1.10$1.04 billion$990.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.81$0.81$1.01 billion$1,000.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.78$0.79$931.38 million$902.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.89$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$1.85$1.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$1.35$1.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$1.50$1.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$1.44$1.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$1.03$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.62
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.45
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$0.55$0.58$0.56
Q2 20175$0.45$0.85$0.55
Q3 20175$0.60$0.64$0.63
Q4 20175$0.85$0.91$0.88
Q1 20182$0.46$1.13$0.80
Q2 20182$0.62$1.23$0.93
Q3 20181$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q4 20181$0.99$0.99$0.99
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Next Dividend:10/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.66
Dividend Yield:0.70%
Dividend Growth:-2.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:188.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.27% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.15% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE FMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.46%
Insider Trades by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2017Dirk A KempthorneDirectorBuy219$89.77$19,659.63View SEC Filing  
8/29/2017Andrea E UtechtVPSell14,174$84.00$1,190,616.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Mark DouglasInsiderSell12,697$75.82$962,686.54View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017Eric NorrisInsiderSell11,358$75.75$860,368.50View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Andrea E UtechtVPSell14,434$74.62$1,077,065.08View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017William Howard PowellDirectorSell3,000$72.73$218,190.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Andrea E UtechtVPSell14,388$48.72$700,983.36View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Mark DouglasInsiderSell10,480$38.22$400,545.60View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Paul J NorrisDirectorBuy7,000$41.02$287,140.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Paul W GravesCFOBuy3,342$40.84$136,487.28View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Michael SmithVPSell12,376$77.56$959,882.56View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Graham WoodVPSell22,759$65.96$1,501,183.64View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Graham R WoodVPSell11,612$54.17$629,022.04View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
Latest Headlines for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC)
DateHeadline logoAnalyzing DowDuPont (DWDP) & FMC Corporation (FMC) - October 18 at 10:22 PM logoAgribusiness Stocks: Analyst Ratings, Price Targets in October - October 18 at 8:04 PM logoAbaco Announces Modular Solution to Ease Development, Upgrade of Camera Link-based Systems - October 18 at 5:35 AM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) Short Interest Down 46.0% in September - October 18 at 1:24 AM logoFMC Corporation's Paul Graves and Thomas Schneberger to Speak at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Lithium Supply Chain ... - PR Newswire (press release) - October 17 at 12:07 AM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) Price Target Increased to $105.00 by Analysts at KeyCorp - October 16 at 11:50 PM logoFMC Corp (FMC) Scales New 52-Week High on Bright Prospects - October 16 at 7:07 PM logoFMC Corporation's Paul Graves and Thomas Schneberger to Speak at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Lithium Supply Chain and Energy Storage Conference - October 16 at 7:07 PM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC - October 15 at 6:32 PM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) and DowDuPont (DWDP) Financial Comparison - October 14 at 4:14 AM logoJefferies Group Comments on FMC Corporation's Q3 2017 Earnings (FMC) - October 13 at 6:24 AM logoFMC Corp. : FMC-US: Dividend Analysis : September 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 7:34 PM logoJefferies Group Brokers Lower Earnings Estimates for FMC Corporation (FMC) - October 12 at 10:42 AM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 12 at 2:44 AM logoThis Dutch Company's Stock Has Surged 150 Percent This Year - October 10 at 9:43 PM logoAK Steel (AKS) Poised on Strategic Actions Amid Headwinds - October 10 at 4:27 PM logoAuto tech company takes last spot in Santa Clara office park as developer digs in on next phase - October 10 at 12:01 AM logoFMC Corporation - Time To Buy - October 9 at 7:00 PM logoPPG Industries Gets EASA Clearance for Hawker 800 Windshields - October 9 at 7:00 PM logo$690.00 Million in Sales Expected for FMC Corporation (FMC) This Quarter - October 7 at 5:38 PM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) PT Set at $85.00 by Piper Jaffray Companies - October 7 at 8:38 AM logoReliance Steel Announces Closure of Ferguson Acquisition - October 5 at 5:54 PM logo3 Reasons to Add FMC Corp. (FMC) Stock to Your Portfolio - Nasdaq - October 5 at 8:55 AM logoA Major Change In Lithium Markets Could Happen Soon - October 5 at 8:55 AM logoChlorine Market to Reach US$42.7 Bn by 2022, Globally: Transparency Market Research - October 4 at 5:39 PM logo3 Stocks Under $5 In A White-Hot Sector - October 4 at 5:39 PM logoKeyCorp Reaffirms Buy Rating for FMC Corporation (FMC) - October 4 at 12:06 PM logoFMC Corporation Announces Dates for Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Webcast Conference Call - PR Newswire (press release) - October 4 at 5:45 AM logoOlin Corporation (OLN) Soars: Stock Adds 6.6% in Session - October 4 at 5:45 AM logoFMC Corporation Announces Dates for Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Webcast Conference Call - October 4 at 5:45 AM logo5 Must Watch Stocks For Lithium Lovers - October 4 at 5:45 AM logo3 Reasons to Add FMC Corp. (FMC) Stock to Your Portfolio - October 3 at 8:32 AM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) Now Covered by Analysts at Loop Capital - September 30 at 11:54 AM logoContrasting DowDuPont (DWDP) & FMC Corporation (FMC) - September 30 at 2:06 AM logoData Shows Lithium and Cobalt Markets are Projected to see Strong Demand - September 29 at 2:44 PM logoFMC Corporation (FMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 28, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 27 at 11:19 PM logoThese companies are expected to increase sales the most in 2018 - September 27 at 6:19 PM logo5-DAY DEADLINE: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against TechnipFMC plc and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm - September 27 at 4:50 PM logoFMC Corp Gets CCI Approval for Crop Protection Assets Buy - September 25 at 11:11 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in TechnipFMC plc of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – FTI - September 23 at 8:31 AM logoFMC Corporation Receives Antitrust Clearances Needed to Close Proposed Acquisition of DuPont Crop Protection ... - PR Newswire (press release) - September 22 at 8:11 AM logoBRIEF-FMC Corp receives antitrust clearances for acquisition of DuPont Crop Protection assets - September 21 at 6:49 PM logoFMC Corporation Receives Antitrust Clearances Needed to Close Proposed Acquisition of DuPont Crop Protection Assets - September 21 at 6:49 PM logoIt's LIT: Investors betting on electric cars are plowing millions into a lithium ETF - September 21 at 8:30 AM logoFMC Corp (FMC) Up 22% in 3 Months: What's Driving the Stock? - Nasdaq - September 21 at 12:43 AM logoLithium Mining - Reviewing Opportunities Within The Production Oligopoly - September 20 at 7:42 PM logoFMC Corp (FMC) Up 22% in 3 Months: What's Driving the Stock? - September 20 at 7:42 PM logoFMC Corp (FMC) Up 22% in 3 Months: What's Driving the Stock? - September 20 at 7:42 PM logoMost Analysts Think Monsanto Is a ‘Hold’ in September 2017 - September 20 at 7:42 PM logoETF Flopper: Lithium Stocks Take a Breather - September 20 at 7:42 PM



FMC Corporation (FMC) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

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