The ex-dividend date for FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) is tomorrow, June 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $49.96 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.7%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) is tomorrow, June 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $49.96 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for FMC has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. FMC has a market cap of $6.91 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 15.4% 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 17, below the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 18.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates FMC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full FMC Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.