FMC Stock Overview
FMC Corporation, an agricultural sciences company, provides crop protection, plant health, and professional pest and turf management products.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$108.22|
|52 Week High||US$140.99|
|52 Week Low||US$87.27|
|1 Month Change||-14.12%|
|3 Month Change||-17.75%|
|1 Year Change||0.018%|
|3 Year Change||27.63%|
|5 Year Change||47.14%|
|Change since IPO||1,106.63%|
Recent News & Updates
Is FMC (NYSE:FMC) Using Too Much Debt?
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|FMC||US Chemicals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: FMC exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned -10% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FMC exceeded the US Market which returned -20.4% over the past year.
|FMC Average Weekly Movement||4.8%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.8%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: FMC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FMC's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
FMC Fundamentals Summary
|FMC fundamental statistics|
Is FMC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|FMC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$2.97b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 02, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.63|
|Net Profit Margin||16.05%|
How did FMC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Does FMC pay a reliable dividends?See FMC dividend history and benchmarks
|FMC dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jun 29 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jul 21 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||2 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||20 days|
Does FMC pay a reliable dividends?See FMC dividend history and benchmarks
Is FMC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for FMC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is FMC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does FMC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|FMC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CF CF Industries Holdings
SQM Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: FMC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.3x) compared to the peer average (14.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does FMC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: FMC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.3x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (15.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is FMC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||16.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||18.5x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: FMC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (16.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.5x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of FMC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: FMC ($108.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($209.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FMC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FMC is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
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How is FMC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FMC's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: FMC's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FMC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FMC's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FMC's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FMC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (30.8%)
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How has FMC performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FMC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FMC's current net profit margins (16.1%) are higher than last year (12.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FMC's earnings have grown significantly by 32.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FMC's earnings growth over the past year (50.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (32.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FMC earnings growth over the past year (50.3%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 30.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst FMC's Return on Equity (27.18%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is FMC's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FMC's short term assets ($5.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: FMC's short term assets ($5.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($4.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FMC's net debt to equity ratio (110.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: FMC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 104.5% to 122.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FMC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.6%).
Interest Coverage: FMC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.3x coverage).
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What is FMC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FMC's dividend (1.96%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.59%).
High Dividend: FMC's dividend (1.96%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.25%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FMC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FMC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (30.9%), FMC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (72.2%), FMC's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Douglas (59 yo)
Mr. Mark A. Douglas has been the Chief Executive Officer of FMC Corporation since June 1, 2020 and has been its President since June 1, 2018. He is Director of FMC Corporation since April 28, 2020. Mr. Dou...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD8.49M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.44M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: FMC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FMC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FMC insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
FMC Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FMC Corporation
- Ticker: FMC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1883
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$13.629b
- Shares outstanding: 125.94m
- Website: https://www.fmc.com
Number of Employees
- FMC Corporation
- 2929 Walnut Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/29 00:00|
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