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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Copper in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX  has a market cap of 16301.95. Since its IPO date on the 7/10/1995, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX performance year to date is 81.54%. Today Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX has gained -1.50%, with a current price of 12.11.

Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 66.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -27.80%, with return on investment at -40.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 4.63. While Total debt/equity is 4.83. With a profit margin of -87.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of -3.40%, and operating margin of -82.80%. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.4, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX has seen a EPS growth of -798.30%. A performance for the year of 17.17%. The 52-week high is -14.42%, and the 52-week low is 243.92%. The average volume for Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX is 12906058.

With a target price of 12, can Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FCX. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 11.35. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.14 and 3.9 respectively. For P/cash, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has a value of 46.31, while it is 66.27 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 12.11, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -190.00%.

Looking more long-term Freeport-McMoRan Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 129.45% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -798.30% for this year and for the last five years a -34.90% growth has been seen.

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