FMC Corporation (FMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

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FMC Corporation ( FMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.135 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -25% decrease from the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of FMC was $57.28, representing a -9.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.15 and a 19.35% increase over the 52 week low of $48.00.

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 $3.01. Zacks Investment Research reports FMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 13.45%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.


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 15.19% 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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