FMC Corporation ( FMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that FMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.97, the dividend yield is 1.89%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FMC was $34.97, representing a -45.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.72 and a 1.63% increase over the 52 week low of $34.41.
FMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). FMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.16. Zacks Investment Research reports FMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -23.45%, compared to an industry average of -2.7%.
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