NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

FMC Corporation

(NYSE:

FMC

) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $73.21 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for FMC has been 742,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. FMC has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

chemicals

industry. Shares are down 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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FMC Corporation, a chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets. The company operates in three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals, and Industrial Chemicals. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, below the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 21.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates FMC as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

FMC Ratings Report

.

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