FMC Corporation (FMC) earnings: expect -2% revenue decline

7:04 pm ET, 03 May 2019

FMC Corporation (FMC) is announcing earnings on May 06, after the market closes. Wondering what revenue and earnings will look like?

What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?

Revenue for the next quarter is expected to be $1.19B, which implies -2% growth rate year-over-year.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $1.62. If this materializes, EPS will decline -12% year-over-year.

How did the stock do last month?

Over the last month, FMC Corporation (FMC) returned +6.41%.

What do analysts say about the stock?

FMC Corporation (FMC) average analyst price target is 15.15% above its current price ($79.06).

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FMC Corporation (FMC) Stock Guide

Updated at: 9:09 pm ET, 17 Sep 2020

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Looking to buy or sell FMC Corporation (FMC)? Interested in getting the full scoop on FMC, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this FMC stock guide, we'll address key questions about FMC, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are FMC earnings?
2. What is FMC dividend?
3. What is FMC dividend yield?
4. What is FMC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
5. FMC buy or sell? What is FMC Finny Score?
6. What are the reasons to buy FMC? Why should I buy FMC stock?
7. What are the reasons to sell FMC? Why should I sell FMC stock?
8. What are FMC key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are FMC earnings?

FMC trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $3.65.

2. What is FMC dividend?

FMC forward dividend is $1.76.

3. What is FMC dividend yield?

FMC forward dividend yield is 1.6%.

Analyst Predictions

4. What is FMC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on FMC analyst price targets, FMC stock forecast is $122.63 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for FMC stock is $122.63. The prediction is based on 21 analyst estimates.

The low price target for FMC is $115.00, while the high price target is $129.00.

FMC analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

5. FMC buy or sell? What is FMC Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:63}Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell FMC, resulting in Finny Score of 63.

6. What are the reasons to buy FMC? Why should I buy FMC stock?

Here are the reasons to buy FMC stock:

  • FMC has transformed its portfolio to focus on crop chemicals, which should see strong growth prospects, as yield gains are needed to support rising food consumption from emerging markets
  • FMC has a large presence in Brazil, one of the few places with meaningful growth potential in arable land.
  • One of FMC’s chief health and nutrition products is Avicel, the industry standard for microcrystalline cellulose, or MCC, used to bind dry tablets for roughly half of the prescriptions written each year in Western markets.
  • FMC profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 12.24 percentage points. See FMC profitability chart.
  • FMC forward dividend yield is 1.60%, higher than the industry (0.60%) and sector (0.28%) forward dividend yields. See FMC forward dividend chart.
  • FMC forward P/E ratio is 15.09, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See FMC forward P/E ratio chart.
  • FMC PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.73, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See FMC PEG chart.
  • FMC average analyst rating is Buy. See FMC analyst rating chart.

7. What are the reasons to sell FMC? Why should I sell FMC stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell FMC stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • The crop chemicals space is competitive, with many products vying for market share. As such, these companies require consistently high spending on research and development in order to maintain a pipeline of new products.
  • FMC's high exposure to Latin America and insecticides means that the company would be negatively affected by higher penetration of substitute products in the region.
  • FMC is a producer of omega-3, a supplement used for heart health, which has seen recent headwinds due to negative press regarding its efficacy.
  • FMC stock price ($112.85) is at the 52-week high. Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See FMC price chart.
  • FMC quarterly revenue growth was -4.20%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.00% and 0.19%, respectively). See FMC revenue growth chart.
  • FMC Price/Book ratio is 5.06, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See FMC forward Price/Book ratio chart.

Key Stats

8. What are FMC key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for FMC:

Metrics FMC
Price $105.42
Average Price Target / Upside $122.63 / 16.33%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 1.60%
Industry Agricultural Inputs
Sector Basic Materials
Number of Employees 7,300
Market Cap $14.27B
Forward P/E Ratio 15.09
Price/Book Ratio 3.09
Revenue (TTM) $4.62B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -4.20%
Profit Margin 10.35%

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