FMC Corporation is in the agriculture industry and basic materials sector. The company CEO is Pierre R. Brondeau. FMC Corp is a diversified chemical company that serves agricultural, consumer and industrial markets internationally with solutions, applications and products. It also produces health and nutrition products, as well as lithium derivatives.
Previous Intraday Trading Performance:
The FMC stock showed a previous change of -2.75% with an open at 89.24 and a close of 87.76. It reached an intraday high of 89.25 and a low of 87.35.
The stock has a market cap of $11.8b with 134.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 133.2m shares. Trading volume reached 1,095,579 shares compared to its average volume of 1,043,973 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.
Historical Trading Performance:
Over the last five trading days, FMC Corporation shares returned -0.37% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.63%. Over three months, it changed -2.08%. In one year it has changed 6.10% and within that year its 52-week high was 98.70 and its 52-week low was 72.73. FMC stock is 20.67% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 87.46 and a 50 day moving average of 88.29. Currently FMC stock is trading 0.35% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.
The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.99 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.99. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.71. The TTM EPS is 5.42, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.19. Historically, the PE high was 61.60 and the PE low was 8.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 48.24, which is a decrease of -45.03%.
The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
- 06-30-2018: 1.78
- 03-31-2018: 1.84
- 12-31-2017: 1.10
- 09-30-2017: 0.70
The dividend per share is currently 0.66, which is a dividend yield of 0.75%. Also, the payout ratio is 12.18%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 76.09, which means it may be overvalued by -15.33%
Indicators to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 1.00% of insider ownership and 94.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,460,443, which is 2.57% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 3.58. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.
The current calculated beta is 1.66
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 39.17%, return on assets is 12.49%, profit margin is 24.13%, price-to-sales is 2.96 and price-to-book is 3.94.
All scores are out of six:
0 :Valuation Score
3 :Past Performance Score
2 :Financial Strength Score
3 :Future Growth Score
1 :Dividend Score
1 :Overall Score