FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) Institutional Investor Positioning

January 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

 FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) Institutional Investor Positioning

Sentiment for FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC)

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) institutional sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. The ratio has increased, as 218 investment professionals started new or increased holdings, while 200 decreased and sold their positions in FMC Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 118.19 million shares, down from 118.92 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of investment professionals holding FMC Corp in their top 10 holdings increased from 10 to 11 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 36 Reduced: 164 Increased: 141 New Position: 77.

FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $13.14 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Lithium. It has a 619.49 P/E ratio. The FMC Agricultural Solutions segment develops, makes, and sells crop protection chemicals, such as insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides that are used in agriculture to enhance crop yield and by controlling a range of insects, weeds, and diseases, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

It closed at $97.88 lastly. It is down 62.57% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.87% the S&P500.

Analysts await FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, up 14.77 % or $0.13 from last year’s $0.88 per share. FMC’s profit will be $135.61 million for 24.23 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by FMC Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.29 % EPS growth.

Axel Capital Management Llc holds 6.81% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation for 116,000 shares. Suvretta Capital Management Llc owns 2.58 million shares or 6.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Glenview Capital Management Llc has 6.07% invested in the company for 11.72 million shares. The Rhode Island-based Weybosset Research & Management Llc has invested 4.94% in the stock. Global X Management Co Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.84 million shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.22 million activity.

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 59% of FMC Tech’s analysts are positive. Out of 32 Wall Street analysts rating FMC Tech, 19 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 12 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $31 while the high is $112.0. The stock’s average target of $83.39 is -14.80% below today’s ($97.88) share price. FMC was included in 85 notes of analysts from July 23, 2015. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 23 by Cowen & Co. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $75 target in Friday, May 5 report. Seaport Global Securities upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, October 5 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 23. The stock of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 4 by Piper Jaffray. Citigroup maintained FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) rating on Monday, November 13. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $103 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 23 with “Overweight”. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, August 12.

More notable recent FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) news were published by: which released: “FMC Corp (FMC) Hits New 52-Week High: What’s Driving It?” on December 27, 2017, also with their article: “FMC Corporation Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and …” published on January 08, 2018, published: “4 Reasons to Add FMC Corp. (FMC) Stock to Your Portfolio” on December 18, 2017. More interesting news about FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) were released by: and their article: “FMC Corp (FMC) Revises Operating Agreements in Argentina” published on January 05, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “FMC Corp. (FMC) Up 67% YTD: What’s Driving the Stock?” with publication date: December 20, 2017.

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