FMC Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). 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%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
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%.