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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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