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Today’s Large Cap Details for FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) of Chemicals – Major Diversified

FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10.11 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for FMC Corporation is 76.49 (with a change from open of 0.78%), this in conjunction with a target price of 78. Volume today has so far reached 580722, with an average volume of about 1240.69. The GAP for this stock, is 0.49%.

The P/E ratio is 43.73, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.75. The current EPS for FMC Corporation, is 1.73, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 228.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 33.54%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for FMC Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 96.11% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 11.17%. Quarter over quarter is 74.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -1.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -8.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.70% and institutional ownership is 95.40%. Shares outstanding is 133.91, while shares float is at a value of 132.91. Float short for FMC Corporation is 2.01% and the short ratio is 2.15.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.95, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.07. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.4, and the quick ratio is 2. The most recent gross margin is 36.80% and their operating margin is 14.20%. The profit margin is 1.20%.

FMC Corporation has seen returns on assets of 0.60%, and on investment, 9.00%. Return on equity is 1.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.91. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.28, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.39 and Price/cash is 105.25, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 75.88.

The simple moving averages are 2.33% and 22.85% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.15% and the 52 week low is 72.27%.

FMC Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.87%, with a current price of 76.49. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 247.50%. This is in an industry, Chemicals – Major Diversified, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. FMC Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry means that FMC Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 2.69%, with performance for the month coming to 0.15%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 0.20%, and for the half year the performance is 57.09%. Volatility for this week is 1.98% and for the month this is 1.93%.


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