FMC Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (FMC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) is tomorrow, September 26, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 9 cents per share. At a price of $57.15 as of 10:06 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.6%.

The average volume for FMC has been 781,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. FMC has a market cap of $7.92 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 34.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions 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 20.9 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full FMC Ratings Report.

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