FMC Corporation (FMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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FMC Corporation ( FMC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.135 per share scheduled for January 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $58.01, the dividend yield is .93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FMC was $58.01, representing a -2.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.41 and a 36.24% increase over the 52 week low of $42.58.

FMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). FMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.82. Zacks Investment Research reports FMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 16.63%, compared to an industry average of -5.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FMC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to FMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FMC as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of 12.3% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of FMC at 3.49%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DD , DOW , FMC , PYZ , RTM

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