Freeport-McMoRan Stock Soars

Shares of Freeport-McMoRan have moved 6.4% today, and are now trading at a price of $30.98. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 1.0% change and the Dow Industrial Average posted a 0.7% performance. Today's trading volume is 9,797,133 compared to the stock's average volume of 16,386,304.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. engages in the mining of mineral properties in North America, South America, and Indonesia. Based in Phoenix, the company has 24,700 full time employees and a market cap of $45,493,198,848. Freeport-McMoRan currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.8% per year.

The company is now trading -19.55% away from its average analyst target price of $38.51 per share. The 21 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $24 to $55, and on average give Freeport-McMoRan a rating of buy.

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