FMC Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 7.07% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 24.23% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 65.07% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of FMC Corporation has a positive value of 40.1 compared to overall market. FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has tumbled 4.08% during the past week and has dropped 2.41% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 4.85%. FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has underperformed the index by 4.16% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.
FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $57.66 and hit $57.94 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $57.84, with a gain of 0.96% or 0.55 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,600,232 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $62.84 and the company has a market cap of $7,741 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $32.24 .
FMC Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 6, 2017. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.88. The company had revenue of $865.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $916.17 million. The companys revenue was down -3.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.77 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.FMC Corp was Upgraded by Longbow to Buy on Feb 8, 2017. FMC Corp was Downgraded by Seaport Global Securities on Jan 23, 2017 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $60.FMC Corp was Upgraded by Goldman to Buy on Dec 12, 2016. FMC Corp was Upgraded by Piper Jaffray to Neutral on Nov 28, 2016.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jun 15, 2016, Andrea E Utecht (Exec. VP, General Counsel, Sec) sold 14,388 shares at 48.72 per share price.On Mar 4, 2016, Mark Douglas (Pres. Agricultural Solutions) sold 10,480 shares at 38.22 per share price.On Sep 3, 2015, Paul W Graves (CFO) purchased 3,342 shares at 40.84 per share price.
FMC Corporation is one of the worlds leading producers of machinery and chemicals for industry and agriculture. The Company operates in three distinct business segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. Agricultural Products provides crop protection and pest control products. Specialty Chemicals includes food ingredients that are used to enhance structure, texture and taste. Industrial Chemicals encompasses a wide range of inorganic materials.