F M C Corporation (NYSE:FMC) Reports Increase in Sellers; Strong Momentum for Short Players

January 19, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 F M C Corporation (NYSE:FMC) Reports Increase in Sellers; Strong Momentum for Short Players

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 36 investors sold FMC Corporation shares while 164 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 118.19 million shares or 0.61% less from 118.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa owns 0% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 5,094 shares. Columbus Circle, a Connecticut-based fund reported 1.01M shares. Advisory Services Net Ltd Co invested 0% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC). World Asset Management Inc invested in 0.04% or 13,177 shares. Paloma Ptnrs Management Co reported 4,937 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Lapides Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 1.65% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 90,300 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 9,181 shares. Strs Ohio accumulated 259,467 shares. Btc Cap Mngmt Inc owns 11,009 shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Fdx Advisors Inc holds 6,684 shares. Invesco Ltd holds 319,390 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss reported 330,289 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. American Trust Inv Limited Liability Com holds 0.31% or 3,860 shares in its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 12,600 shares. Whittier Tru owns 2,050 shares.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.22 million activity. $1.19 million worth of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) shares were sold by UTECHT ANDREA E.

The stock of F M C Corporation (NYSE:FMC) registered an increase of 13.38% in short interest. FMC’s total short interest was 3.26M shares in January as published by FINRA. Its up 13.38% from 2.87M shares, reported previously. With 808,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their FMC’s short positions. The short interest to F M C Corporation’s float is 2.65%.

The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $89.28. About 347,305 shares traded. FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) has risen 62.57% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.87% the S&P500.

FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.99 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Lithium. It has a 565.06 P/E ratio. The FMC Agricultural Solutions segment develops, makes, and sells crop protection chemicals, such as insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides that are used in agriculture to enhance crop yield and by controlling a range of insects, weeds, and diseases, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 32 analysts covering FMC Tech (NYSE:FMC), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. FMC Tech had 86 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Seaport Global downgraded FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) rating on Tuesday, July 18. Seaport Global has “Hold” rating and $8000 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 3 by SunTrust. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, May 25 report. Seaport Global Securities upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $38.0 target in Monday, October 5 report. SunTrust maintained FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) on Wednesday, August 12 with “Neutral” rating. Seaport Global upgraded FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) on Monday, April 3 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, March 18 by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, April 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy” on Wednesday, September 23. The stock of FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3.

More notable recent FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) news were published by: Philly.com which released: “Two FMC Corp. companies will soon dominate the UCity skyline” on December 21, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “FMC Corp (FMC) Revises Operating Agreements in Argentina” published on January 05, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “FMC Corp. (FMC) Weakness ‘Overdone’ on SQM Announcement – Credit Suisse” on January 18, 2018. More interesting news about FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “FMC Corp (FMC) Up 58% in a Year: What’s Behind the Rally?” published on January 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “FMC Corp. In Focus (1): Is This Turnaround Here To Stay?” with publication date: January 12, 2018.

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