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

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$79.10 -0.58 (-0.73 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 12:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$79.68
Today's Range$78.93 - $80.33
52-Week Range$72.73 - $98.70
Volume248,951 shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.61 billion
P/E Ratio29.19
Dividend Yield0.84%
Beta1.63
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Chemicals & allied products
Sub-IndustryDiversified Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:FMC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP30249130
Phone215-299-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84
Current Ratio1.54
Quick Ratio1.10

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.19
Forward P/E Ratio13.18
P/E Growth0.89

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.88 billion
Price / Sales3.70
Cash Flow$3.5971 per share
Price / Cash Flow21.99
Book Value$20.16 per share
Price / Book3.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.71
Net Income$535.80 million
Net Margins22.28%
Return on Equity26.26%
Return on Assets8.07%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,000
Outstanding Shares134,660,000
Market Cap$10.61 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 3rd. Stockholders 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 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 27th. This is a boost from FMC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View FMC's Dividend History.

How will FMC's stock buyback program work?

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

How were FMC's earnings last quarter?

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The basic materials company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.01 billion. FMC had a net margin of 22.28% and a return on equity of 26.26%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 60.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.70 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, February 11th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FMC.

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

FMC updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.40-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.51. FMC also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $1.33-1.43 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FMC?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for FMC's shares. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $118.00. On average, they expect FMC's share price to reach $102.2727 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FMC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FMC?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FMC in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for FMC.

Has FMC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about FMC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 60)
  • Mr. Mark A. Douglas, Pres & COO (Age 56)
  • Ms. Andrea E. Utecht, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 69)
  • 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.73%), BlackRock Inc. (6.66%), FMR LLC (4.58%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (1.89%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.69%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.34%). Company insiders that own FMC stock include Andrea E Utecht, Dirk A Kempthorne, 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, American Century Companies Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, FIL Ltd, Fairpointe Capital LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Robecosam AG and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold FMC company stock in the last year include Mark Douglas, 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 Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Maple Rock Capital Partners Inc., York Capital Management Global Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, FMR LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC and Luminus Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought FMC stock in the last two years include Dirk A Kempthorne 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 $78.96.

How big of a company is FMC?

FMC has a market capitalization of $10.61 billion and generates $2.88 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $535.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.71 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:  494 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  459 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  953
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This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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