Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

This rating was issued on 3/22/17. The share price was last seen -5.43% lower, reaching at $12.88 on April. 12, 2017.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.42, for a total value of $888,500.40. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) is a mining company.

Looking about the past performance history, the company plunged -4.17% in past week and climbed 4.97% in one month. Price targets frequently change, depending on the outlook for a company's earnings. Meeder Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Freeport-McMoRan by 7,290.0% in the third quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.24, for a total transaction of $1,181,100.00.

Shares of Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) traded up 0.23% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $12.91. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $4.9 range (lowest target price).

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company.

Return on Investment measures the amount of return on an investment relative to the investment's cost. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.13 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. National Pension Service boosted its position in Freeport-McMoRan by 9.6% in the first quarter. The natural resource company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.08.

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1 for the current quarter. (FCX) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.25/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.34/Share by the difference of $-0.09. National Pension Service now owns 1,115,838 shares of the natural resource company's stock valued at $14,852,000 after buying an additional 98,089 shares during the last quarter. The company's market cap is $19.82 Billion, and the average volume is 26.93 Million. The stock traded at a volume of 21.47 million shares.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

The stock's price switched up -1.20% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, dropped -6.90% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and rose 0.24% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average.

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) is now trading with the volume of 10.94 Million. Freeport-McMoRan had a positive return on equity of 3.52% and a negative net margin of 28.09%.

The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 3.61 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 218.8%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 55.36%.

"Depending what will happen in the coming months and years in terms of negotiations with the government, the extension beyond 2021, Rio will have to come to a conclusion whether we want to stay or not", Jacques said, adding discussions involving all parties would continue over the next six months. Cowen and Company reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Freeport-McMoRan in a report on Tuesday.

Its sales stood at 0.00% a year on average in the period of last five years. Current price places the company's stock 0.24% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -6.9%, away from the 50-day average and also -1.2% away from 20-day average. In this case, shares are 39.39% higher from $9.24, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on October 13, 2016, and are keeping their losses at 30.5% for the past six months.

  • Todd Kelly