FMC Corp Dividend yield

 Price  131.57
 Dividend  2.12
 Earnings  6.18
 Cash-flow  6.48
 Book value  23.92
 Equity  23.68

FMC Corp is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. FMC Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

FMC Corp paid a total dividend of 269 million USD last year, for a market value of 16,709 millions (Market Cap 16,634 millions). Dividend per share of FMC Corp is 2.12 USD, and his stock market price 131.57 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, FMC Corp has a dividend yield of 1.61%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Basic Materials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare FMC Corp dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of FMC Corp

FMC Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of FMC Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.12 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.61%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). FMC Corp payout on ernings is currently 34.30%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 38.25% and 40.37% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that FMC Corpcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of FMC Corp is USD 6.48 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.12, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of FMC Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

FMC Corp payout

FMC Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

FMC Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth FMC Corp showed a return of 12.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 3.95% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 18.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

FMC Corp stock and market return