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How to buy FMC Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in FMC Corporation stock.

FMC Corporation is an agricultural inputs business based in the US. FMC Corporation shares (FMC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. FMC Corporation employs 6,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.4 billion.

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FMC Corporation stock price (NYSE: FMC)

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FMC Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$108.38
52-week range$86.22 - $140.30
50-day moving average $108.94
200-day moving average $115.32
Wall St. target price$133.00
PE ratio 17.2437
Dividend yield $2.07 (2.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.99

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FMC Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $108.38 from 2022-09-28

1 week (2022-09-21) 2.54%
1 month (2022-08-25) N/A
3 months (2022-06-29) 0.15%
6 months (2022-03-25) N/A
1 year (2021-09-29) 16.24%
2 years (2020-09-29) 2.92%
3 years (2019-09-27) 25.83%
5 years (2017-09-29) 40.03%

Is FMC Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing FMC Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of FMC Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

FMC Corporation's P/E ratio

FMC Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, FMC Corporation shares trade at around 17x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

FMC Corporation's PEG ratio

FMC Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4132. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into FMC Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

FMC Corporation's EBITDA

FMC Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a FMC Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

FMC Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $5.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.42%
Gross profit TTM $2.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.9%
Return on equity TTM 24.34%
Profit margin 12.8%
Book value $24.68
Market capitalisation $13 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

FMC Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like FMC Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

FMC Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 38.92

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and FMC Corporation's overall score of 38.92 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 82nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like FMC Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

FMC Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 16.83/100

FMC Corporation's social score

Social score: 11.54/100

FMC Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 5.55/100

FMC Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. FMC Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that FMC Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

FMC Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 38.92
Total ESG percentile 81.84
Environmental score 16.83
Social score 11.54
Governance score 5.55
Level of controversy 2

FMC Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 28.65% of net profits

Recently FMC Corporation has paid out, on average, around 28.65% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), FMC Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In FMC Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2.07 per share.

While FMC Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that FMC Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

FMC Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 19 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have FMC Corporation's shares ever split?

FMC Corporation's shares were split on a 1153:1000 basis on 3 March 2019. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1153 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your FMC Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 13.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for FMC Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted FMC Corporation's share price.

FMC Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, FMC Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $86.2179 up to $140.297. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FMC.US volatility(beta: 0.84)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while FMC Corporation's is 0.839. This would suggest that FMC Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

FMC Corporation overview

FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, provides crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management products. It develops, markets, and sells crop protection chemicals that include insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides; and biologicals, crop nutrition, and seed treatment products, which 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 company markets its products through its own sales organization and through alliance partners, independent distributors, and sales representatives. It operates in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. FMC Corporation was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of FMC Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.16% of FMC Corporation shares are held by insiders and 91.657% by institutions.
How many people work for FMC Corporation?
Latest data suggests 6,400 work at FMC Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for FMC Corporation?
FMC Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is FMC Corporation based?
FMC Corporation's address is: 2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19104
What is FMC Corporation's ISIN number?
FMC Corporation's international securities identification number is: US3024913036
What is FMC Corporation's CUSIP number?
FMC Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 302491303

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