NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $100.88, above its previous 52-week high of $100.86 with 243,692 shares traded as of 3:19 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 469,400 shares over the past 30 days. FMC has a market cap of $6.46 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 15.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 17.6, below the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 28 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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