Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, agricultural company FMC (NYSE: FMC ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at FMC's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Philadelphia (1884)|
|Market Cap||$6.7 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.5 billion|
|Management||CEO Dr. Pierre Brondeau (since 2010)
CFO William Kim Foster (since 2001)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||25.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$70.8 million / $946.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 418 members who have rated FMC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just last week, one of those bulls, ice23bear, touched on the growth tailwinds working in FMC's favor: "A strong US company ... good exposure to South America and doing well there even in the current economic conditions. Potential for a good upside if South America as a whole outgrows the US, regardless of which S.A. countries have the best growth in the region."
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