News stories about FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FMC Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.6132661432259 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of FMC Technologies (NYSE FTI) opened at 25.76 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.15 and a beta of 0.92. FMC Technologies has a 12 month low of $25.17 and a 12 month high of $37.09. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $27.16 and its 200-day moving average price is $29.92.

FMC Technologies (NYSE:FTI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The oil and gas company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $3.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.80 billion. On average, equities research analysts forecast that FMC Technologies will post $1.06 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on FTI shares. Scotiabank set a $37.00 price objective on FMC Technologies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective on shares of FMC Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. ValuEngine raised FMC Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $32.00 price objective on FMC Technologies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 price objective (down previously from $40.00) on shares of FMC Technologies in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $35.25.

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In other FMC Technologies news, CFO Maryann T. Mannen sold 6,500 shares of FMC Technologies stock in a transaction on Monday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.20, for a total value of $189,800.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 309,261 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,030,421.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.86% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About FMC Technologies

FMC Technologies, Inc is a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. The Company designs, manufactures and services a range of systems and products, including subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead production systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions and marine loading systems.

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