NYSE:FMC

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$111.99
50-Day Range
$100.77
MA: $108.70
$113.83
52-Week Range
$80.79
Now: $111.19
$123.66
Volume591,838 shs
Average Volume937,372 shs
Market Capitalization$14.40 billion
P/E Ratio29.11
Dividend Yield1.72%
Beta1

Competitors

FMC (NYSE:FMC) Vs. OLN, HUN, ASH, CC, GRA, and BCPC

Should you be buying FMC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "chemicals & allied products" are considered alternatives and competitors to FMC, including Olin (OLN), Huntsman (HUN), Ashland Global (ASH), The Chemours (CC), W. R. Grace & Co. (GRA), and Balchem (BCPC).

Olin (NYSE:OLN) and FMC (NYSE:FMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Olin has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FMC has a beta of 1, meaning that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.7% of Olin shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of FMC shares are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of Olin shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of FMC shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Olin and FMC's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Olin$6.11 billion1.05$-11,300,000.00$0.6067.12
FMC$4.61 billion3.12$477.40 million$6.0918.26

FMC has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Olin. FMC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Olin, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Olin and FMC, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Olin05602.55
FMC031202.80

Olin currently has a consensus target price of $38.6154, indicating a potential downside of 4.11%. FMC has a consensus target price of $126.2308, indicating a potential upside of 13.53%. Given FMC's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe FMC is more favorable than Olin.

Profitability

This table compares Olin and FMC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Olin-18.47%-9.98%-2.34%
FMC10.64%30.81%8.57%

Dividends

Olin pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. FMC pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Olin pays out 133.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. FMC pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Olin has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FMC has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

FMC beats Olin on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Huntsman (NYSE:HUN) and FMC (NYSE:FMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Huntsman has a beta of 1.54, meaning that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FMC has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.3% of Huntsman shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of FMC shares are held by institutional investors. 5.4% of Huntsman shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of FMC shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Huntsman and FMC's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Huntsman$6.80 billion0.94$562 million$1.5318.82
FMC$4.61 billion3.12$477.40 million$6.0918.26

Huntsman has higher revenue and earnings than FMC. FMC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Huntsman, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Huntsman and FMC, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Huntsman021212.93
FMC031202.80

Huntsman presently has a consensus price target of $28.5625, suggesting a potential downside of 0.82%. FMC has a consensus price target of $126.2308, suggesting a potential upside of 13.53%. Given FMC's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe FMC is more favorable than Huntsman.

Profitability

This table compares Huntsman and FMC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Huntsman16.55%5.27%2.06%
FMC10.64%30.81%8.57%

Dividends

Huntsman pays an annual dividend of $0.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. FMC pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Huntsman pays out 42.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FMC pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Huntsman has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FMC has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Ashland Global (NYSE:ASH) and FMC (NYSE:FMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Ashland Global has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FMC has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ashland Global and FMC's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ashland Global$2.33 billion2.33$-508,000,000.00$2.8031.89
FMC$4.61 billion3.12$477.40 million$6.0918.26

FMC has higher revenue and earnings than Ashland Global. FMC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ashland Global, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Ashland Global pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. FMC pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Ashland Global pays out 39.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FMC pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ashland Global has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FMC has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. FMC is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Ashland Global and FMC, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ashland Global01702.88
FMC031202.80

Ashland Global presently has a consensus price target of $91.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.93%. FMC has a consensus price target of $126.2308, suggesting a potential upside of 13.53%. Given FMC's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe FMC is more favorable than Ashland Global.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.9% of Ashland Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of FMC shares are held by institutional investors. 10.1% of Ashland Global shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of FMC shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Ashland Global and FMC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ashland Global-21.84%5.40%2.43%
FMC10.64%30.81%8.57%

Summary

FMC beats Ashland Global on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Chemours (NYSE:CC) and FMC (NYSE:FMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

The Chemours has a beta of 2.3, suggesting that its share price is 130% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FMC has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Chemours and FMC's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Chemours$5.53 billion0.89$-52,000,000.00$2.5111.80
FMC$4.61 billion3.12$477.40 million$6.0918.26

FMC has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Chemours. The Chemours is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FMC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

The Chemours pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. FMC pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. The Chemours pays out 39.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FMC pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Chemours has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FMC has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for The Chemours and FMC, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Chemours05302.38
FMC031202.80

The Chemours currently has a consensus price target of $27.25, suggesting a potential downside of 8.03%. FMC has a consensus price target of $126.2308, suggesting a potential upside of 13.53%. Given FMC's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FMC is more favorable than The Chemours.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.7% of The Chemours shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of FMC shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of The Chemours shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of FMC shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares The Chemours and FMC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Chemours-2.35%46.27%4.51%
FMC10.64%30.81%8.57%

Summary

FMC beats The Chemours on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) and FMC (NYSE:FMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares W. R. Grace & Co. and FMC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
W. R. Grace & Co.0.76%55.80%5.10%
FMC10.64%30.81%8.57%

Volatility & Risk

W. R. Grace & Co. has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FMC has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for W. R. Grace & Co. and FMC, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
W. R. Grace & Co.02602.75
FMC031202.80

W. R. Grace & Co. currently has a consensus price target of $64.6250, suggesting a potential upside of 2.71%. FMC has a consensus price target of $126.2308, suggesting a potential upside of 13.53%. Given FMC's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FMC is more favorable than W. R. Grace & Co..

Dividends

W. R. Grace & Co. pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. FMC pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. W. R. Grace & Co. pays out 30.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FMC pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. W. R. Grace & Co. has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FMC has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. W. R. Grace & Co. is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares W. R. Grace & Co. and FMC's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
W. R. Grace & Co.$1.96 billion2.13$126.30 million$4.3814.37
FMC$4.61 billion3.12$477.40 million$6.0918.26

FMC has higher revenue and earnings than W. R. Grace & Co.. W. R. Grace & Co. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FMC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.8% of W. R. Grace & Co. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of FMC shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of W. R. Grace & Co. shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of FMC shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

FMC beats W. R. Grace & Co. on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) and FMC (NYSE:FMC) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Balchem and FMC's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Balchem$643.71 million6.13$79.67 million$3.1938.18
FMC$4.61 billion3.12$477.40 million$6.0918.26

FMC has higher revenue and earnings than Balchem. FMC is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Balchem, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Balchem and FMC's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Balchem12.02%14.01%9.44%
FMC10.64%30.81%8.57%

Volatility and Risk

Balchem has a beta of 0.54, suggesting that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FMC has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.0% of Balchem shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of FMC shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Balchem shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of FMC shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Balchem pays an annual dividend of $0.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. FMC pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Balchem pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FMC pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Balchem has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and FMC has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Balchem and FMC, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Balchem00203.00
FMC031202.80

Balchem presently has a consensus target price of $142.50, suggesting a potential upside of 17.01%. FMC has a consensus target price of $126.2308, suggesting a potential upside of 13.53%. Given Balchem's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Balchem is more favorable than FMC.


FMC Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Olin logo
OLN
Olin
1.5$40.27+1.3%$6.39 billion$6.11 billion-6.26Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Huntsman logo
HUN
Huntsman
2.3$28.80+0.8%$6.38 billion$6.80 billion6.49Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$89.28+1.2%$5.42 billion$2.33 billion-10.63Analyst Downgrade
The Chemours logo
CC
The Chemours
1.9$29.63+2.8%$4.89 billion$5.53 billion-41.15
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.0$62.92+0.7%$4.16 billion$1.96 billion299.62
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.8$121.78+0.3%$3.94 billion$643.71 million47.76
Univar Solutions logo
UNVR
Univar Solutions
1.1$22.68+0.3%$3.84 billion$9.29 billion126.01Decrease in Short Interest
Ingevity logo
NGVT
Ingevity
1.7$72.38+1.0%$3.11 billion$1.29 billion16.79
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
1.8$103.83+2.2%$2.55 billion$1.51 billion69.68
Livent logo
LTHM
Livent
1.1$17.36+3.3%$2.55 billion$388.40 million-192.89Analyst Revision
PQ Group logo
PQG
PQ Group
1.5$16.60+1.9%$2.27 billion$1.57 billion51.88Unusual Options Activity
GCP Applied Technologies logo
GCP
GCP Applied Technologies
1.5$25.31+1.3%$1.85 billion$1.01 billion17.58
Hawkins logo
HWKN
Hawkins
2.0$33.00+1.3%$700.33 million$540.20 million10.51Decrease in Short Interest
Loop Industries logo
LOOP
Loop Industries
1.4$8.77+2.1%$371.97 millionN/A-20.88
GURE
Gulf Resources
0.6$5.17+0.6%$51.69 million$10.60 million0.00Decrease in Short Interest
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