Ex-Div Reminder For FMC

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/13, FMC Corp. ( FMC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.135, payable on 7/18/13. As a percentage of FMC's recent stock price of $61.68, this dividend works out to approximately 0.22%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FMC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.135 declared by FMC Corp.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FMC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.88% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FMC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

FMC Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FMC's low point in its 52 week range is $49.17 per share, with $64.96 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $61.59.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, FMC makes up 23.60% of the Lithium ETF ( LIT) which is trading lower by about 0.9% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, FMC Corp. shares are currently down about 1.4% on the day.
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