FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) insider Nicholas Pfeiffer sold 3,379 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.93, for a total value of $334,284.47. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 10,925 shares in the company, valued at $1,080,810.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Nicholas Pfeiffer also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 19th, Nicholas Pfeiffer sold 9,218 shares of FMC stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.88, for a total value of $837,731.84.

Shares of FMC opened at $99.56 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13. The firm has a market cap of $12.73 billion, a PE ratio of 15.83, a P/E/G ratio of 1.63 and a beta of 1.50. FMC Corp has a 1-year low of $69.36 and a 1-year high of $99.80. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $95.26 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $86.57.

FMC (NYSE:FMC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 29th. The basic materials company reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $1,000.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $978.47 million. FMC had a return on equity of 27.94% and a net margin of 11.08%. FMC’s revenue was down 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.98 EPS. As a group, research analysts forecast that FMC Corp will post 5.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nomura Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of FMC in the 3rd quarter worth $1,507,000. Maverick Capital Ltd. bought a new stake in FMC during the third quarter valued at $7,003,000. Man Group plc increased its stake in FMC by 42.0% during the third quarter. Man Group plc now owns 42,576 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $3,733,000 after purchasing an additional 12,599 shares during the last quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC bought a new stake in FMC during the third quarter valued at $7,597,000. Finally, Tiemann Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in FMC during the third quarter valued at $206,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.84% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently issued reports on FMC. Robert W. Baird raised FMC from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $86.00 to $95.00 in a research report on Wednesday, October 16th. Wells Fargo & Co began coverage on FMC in a research report on Tuesday, October 15th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $100.00 price objective on the stock. SunTrust Banks upped their price objective on FMC from $102.00 to $109.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. BNP Paribas began coverage on FMC in a research report on Wednesday, September 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $110.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $100.00 price objective on FMC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company. FMC presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $99.41.

FMC Company Profile

FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, FMC Agricultural Solutions and FMC Lithium. The FMC Agricultural Solutions segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells crop protection chemicals, including insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides that 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.

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