| FMC is chemical company serving agricultural, consumer and industrial markets globally. Co.'s segments include: FMC Agricultural Solutions and FMC Lithium. Co.'s FMC Agricultural Solutions segment develops, markets and sells all three primary classes of crop protection chemicals: insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. These products are used in agriculture to improve crop yield and quality by controlling a spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. Co.'s FMC Lithium segment manufactures lithium for use in a range of lithium products, which are used primarily in energy storage, specialty polymers and chemical synthesis application. |
When researching a stock like FMC, many investors are the most familiar with Fundamental Analysis — looking at a company's balance sheet, earnings, revenues, and what's happening in that company's underlying business. Investors who use Fundamental Analysis to identify good stocks to buy or sell can also benefit from FMC Technical Analysis to help find a good entry or exit point. Technical Analysis is blind to the fundamentals and looks only at the trading data for FMC stock — the real life supply and demand for the stock over time — and examines that data in different ways. One of those ways is to calculate a Simpe Moving Average ("SMA") by looking back a certain number of days. One of the most popular "longer look-backs" is the FMC 200 day moving average ("FMC 200 DMA"), while one of the most popular "shorter look-backs" is the FMC 50 day moving average ("FMC 50 DMA"). A chart showing both of these popular moving averages is shown on this page for FMC.