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FMC  (FMC - Get Report) shares rose Wednesday after Robert W. Baird & Co. upgraded the stock of the maker of crop-protection chemicals to outperform from neutral.

Analyst Benjamin Kallo also increased his price target to $95 from $86, saying the Philadelphia company is well-positioned for growth in revenue and adjusted pretax profit in 2020 and beyond, according to Bloomberg.

FMC shares were up 2.6% to $85.18. The stock is up about 19% over the past year and was trading 8% below its high of $92.13 reached in September.