Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (FCX): Price and Financial Metrics

Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (FCX): $36.68

0.33 (+0.91%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where FCX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.14% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FCX is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • FCX ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

FCX Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Freeport-Mcmoran Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 99.95% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Freeport-Mcmoran Inc is higher than it is for about 99.61% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, FCX has reported earnings growth of 1,992.43%, putting it ahead of 98.96% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Freeport-Mcmoran Inc are MRCC, ARCC, KEN, NMFC, and NGG.
  • FCX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Freeport-Mcmoran Inc's official web site, go to

FCX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, FCX's price/sales ratio is 76.47% higher, now standing at 3.
  • FCX's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, FCX's price/sales ratio has gone up 2.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FCX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FCX 2019-10-11 0.9 1.4 13.9 10.6
FCX 2017-06-05 1.1 2.6 64.0 20.8
FCX 2010-05-27 1.8 3.1 9.1 4.8
FCX 2009-07-07 1.3 2.8 -1.5 -1.7
FCX 2006-01-09 3.0 7.4 15.8 7.2
FCX 2004-05-06 2.0 5.6 28.2 8.5

FCX Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 15.09%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -75.58%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -82.7%.
Over the past 30 months, FCX's revenue has gone down $3,735,000,000.

The table below shows FCX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 16,250 4,130 1,808
2020-12-31 14,198 3,017 599
2020-09-30 13,614 1,860 -100
2020-06-30 12,916 847 -636
2020-03-31 13,408 910 -761
2019-12-31 14,402 1,482 -239

FCX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FCX, see our FCX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $34.68 Average Broker Recommendation 1.48 (Moderate Buy)

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FCX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $36.68 52-week high $46.10
Prev. close $36.35 52-week low $12.44
Day low $35.82 Volume 14,851,400
Day high $36.80 Avg. volume 23,975,461
50-day MA $38.04 Dividend yield 0.83%
200-day MA $31.60 Market Cap 53.76B

Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (FCX) Company Bio

Freeport McMoran engages in the acquisition of mineral assets, and oil and natural gas resources. It primarily explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, silver, and other metals, as well as oil and gas. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

FCX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$36.68$5.87 -86%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. To summarize, we found that Freeport-Mcmoran Inc ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Freeport-Mcmoran Inc ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.19 years, is -0.16% -- higher than just 10.07% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • As a business, Freeport-Mcmoran Inc experienced a tax rate of about 27% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than 90.23% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as FCX, try FNV, UNVR, CARR, ECL, and LYB.

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Latest FCX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Freeport-Mcmoran Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FCX as an investment opportunity.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Frog Species in Papua

PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI), in partnership with The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the South Australian Museum, discovered a new frog species in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Freeport-McMoRan inc (FCX) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

FCX earnings call for the period ending July 30, 2021.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

South America’s Left Turn Is Bullish Copper, Top Miner Says

(Bloomberg) -- A hard turn to the left in South American politics may come with a silver lining for mining companies in the form of higher prices, according to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Chief Executive Officer Richard Adkerson.Policy uncertainty in Peru and Chile, which account for about 40% of global copper production, is supportive of future prices as producers balk on pulling the trigger on investments, he told analysts on a call Thursday. The shifting political winds are part of the challenges t

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Freeport (FCX) Earnings Beat, Sales Miss Estimates in Q2, Up Y/Y

Freeport's (FCX) Q2 earnings reflect gains from higher realized prices.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

Freeport Production Misses Estimates in a Boost to Copper Bulls

(Bloomberg) -- Freeport-McMoRan Inc., the top publicly traded copper miner, produced less than expected last quarter, offering a boost to prices of the metal that had retreated from record highs.The Phoenix-based company reported second-quarter output of 913 million pounds, trailing the 961 million-pound average estimate among analysts. While Freeport reiterated its annual sales forecast and output is well above year-ago levels, copper sales came in below Freeport’s own projection due to the tim

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

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FCX Price Returns

1-mo -1.38%
3-mo -2.53%
6-mo 36.90%
1-year 176.99%
3-year 135.05%
5-year 193.29%
YTD 41.58%
2020 99.06%
2019 29.59%
2018 -45.11%
2017 43.75%
2016 94.83%

FCX Dividends

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