Freeport-McMoRan moved 1.9% this afternoon session, trading between a high of $36.665 and a low of $35.21 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $35.85 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $48.19.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. engages in the mining of mineral properties in North America, South America, and Indonesia. The large-cap metal mining company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 1.7%. Freeport-McMoRan has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 1.47, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 24.9.
Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -1.41. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.
Snapshot of Freeport-McMoRan's Operating Margins:
|Date Reported||Total Revenue ($ k)||Operating Expenses ($ k)||Operating Margins (%)||YoY Growth (%)|
Over the last 6 years, Freeport-McMoRan's operating margins have averaged 22.7%, which is similar to the 22.89% Industrial Metals & Mining industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 50.4%. On the other hand, we note that the firm's margins are growing at a 5.3% compounded average yearly rate.