FMC Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FMC -- USA Stock  

USD 80.08  2.45  2.97%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding FMC Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides FMC buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding FMC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of FMC Corporation available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from FMC buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see FMC Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

Execute Advice
Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon FMC Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of (0.16), jensen alpha of (0.17), total risk alpha of 0.0117, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.55)
Macroaxis provides buy or sell advice on FMC Corporation to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on FMC. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure FMC Corporation is not overpriced, please confirm all FMC Corporation fundamentals including its Current Valuation, Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents, as well as the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Gross Profit . Given that FMC Corporation has Price to Earning of 10.80X, we urge you verify FMC market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the future given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

FMC Thematic Classifications

Chemicals IdeaChemicals
USA Equities from Chemicals industry as classified by Fama & French
Farming IdeaFarming
Farming products and equipment
Manufacturing IdeaManufacturing
Manufacturing of goods across different domains

FMC Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.25Value At Risk3.4
Potential Upside3.53Standard Deviation2.03
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares14.4 M1.3 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares9 M781.9 M
Glenview Capital Management LlcCommon Shares8.5 M743.4 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares7.2 M630.5 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares6.4 M562.2 M
Fmr LlcCommon Shares6.2 M538 M
Ameriprise Financial IncCommon Shares4.1 M360 M

FMC Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.47
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.04

FMC Volatility Alert

FMC Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.23 and kurtosis of 0.15. However, we advise investors to further study FMC Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
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FMC Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsFMCPeer Average
Return On Equity8.95% (15.17)%
Return On Asset8.61% (15.64)%
Profit Margin22.28% (5.50)%
Operating Margin27.06% (10.91)%
Current Valuation13.74B152.14B
Shares Outstanding134.66M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.86% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions94.08% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted3.98M3.24M
Price to Earning10.80X40.69X
Price to Book3.54X14.44X
Price to Sales2.40X17.81X
Gross Profit1.12B21.75B
Net Income223.6M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents177.1M3.89B
Cash per Share1.32X5.17X
Total Debt2.74B7.36B
Debt to Equity89.10% 0.72%
Current Ratio1.54X3.30X
Book Value Per Share22.62X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations1.49B1.25B
Short Ratio2.87X2.09X
Earnings Per Share7.41X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.51X1.22X
Number of Employees7.3K10.67K
Market Capitalization10.78B29.78B
Total Asset2.87B126.86B
Retained Earnings3.38B38.24B
Working Capital301.1M3.58B
Current Asset1.18B36.8B
   Acquisition by Oevrum Margareth of tradable shares of FMC subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

FMC Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

FMC Corporation generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
FMC Corporation has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 94.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

Latest Analysts View

FMC Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price100.00
Target Mean Price102.44
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price118.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions18
Target Low Price89.00
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