NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $105.62 as of 3:55 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for FMC has been 469,400 shares per day 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 17.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 18, below the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 28 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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