Why Today Is the Best Time to Buy Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [FCX] Stock at $23.64

In a recent bid Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [FCX] faced a contemporary bid of $23.64 yielding a 7.90% incline where 20.48 million shares have exchanged hands over the last week. FCX amount got a boost by 1.07% or $0.25 versus $23.39 at the end of the prior session. This change led market cap to move at 34.37B, putting the price 390.46% below the 52-week high and -1.83% above the 52-week low. The company’s stock has a normal trading capacity of 20.48 million shares while the relative volume is 1.02.

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On 22, October 2020, Freeport-McMoRan Third-Quarter 2020 Financial Results Release Available on its Website. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today announced that it has posted its third-quarter 2020 financial and operating results press release on the Investor Relations page of its website at https://investors.fcx.com/investors/news-releases.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [NYSE:FCX] stock was on October 12, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Neutral rating from Citigroup. Before that, on November 12, 2020, Goldman Recapitulated a Buy rating and elevated its amount target to $25. On September 24, 2020, Morgan Stanley Upgrade an Overweight rating and boosted its price target on this stock from $12.50 to $19. On August 04, 2020, Morgan Stanley Downgrade an Equal-weight rating and increased its price target to $12.50. On July 20, 2020, Barclays Downgrade an Equal weight rating and increased its price target to $14. On April 27, 2020, Scotiabank Upgrade a Sector outperform rating and boosted its amount on this stock to $12.50. On April 16, 2020, Barclays Upgrade an Overweight rating and boosted its target amount on this stock to $10. On April 07, 2020, Credit Suisse Upgrade a Neutral rating and amplified its amount target to $8.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $4.82 and a peak of $24.08. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $22.36. At the most recent market close, shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [NYSE:FCX] were valued at $23.64. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -3.05%.


Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [NYSE:FCX] most recently reported quarterly sales of 3.73 billion, which represented growth of 22.10%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $522,036 per employee, while its income is -$8,909 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 13.30%, its Operating Margin is 10.30%, its Pretax Margin is +2.13, and its Net Margin is -1.71. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at -0.59, -2.57, 2.37 and -1.22 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 52.00 and the whole liability to whole assets at 24.69. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 51.75 and enduring liability to assets at 0.25 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 23.34 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 23.05. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 24.15 and at 24.67 for 2nd resistance point.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [FCX] reported its earnings at $0.29 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.21/share signifying the difference of 0.08 and 38.10% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.03 calling estimates for -$0.02/share with the difference of 0.05 depicting the surprise of 250.00%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [NYSE:FCX] is 2.60. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.66. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.33 and it’s amount to book ratio is 2.05.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by WHITMIRE C DONALD JR, VP & Controller Financial Rptg, and it was the sale of 2600.0 shares on Nov 11. WHITMIRE C DONALD JR, the VP & Controller Financial Rptg, completed a sale of 24500.0 shares on Nov 11. On Mar 05, QUIRK KATHLEEN L, EVP and CFO, completed a purchase of 85000.0 shares.