FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC (FCX)       38.59  -1.27 (-3.19%)

38.59  -1.27 (-3.19%)

US35671D8570 - Common Stock - After market: 38.51 -0.08 (-0.21%)

Fundamental Rating


We assign a fundamental rating of 5 out of 10 to FCX. FCX was compared to 986 industry peers in the Metals & Mining industry. FCX has a medium financial health rating, its profitability is only medium as well. FCX is quite expensive at the moment. It does show a decent growth rate.


Profitability Rating


FCX has a Return On Assets of 7.77%. This is amongst the best returns in the industry. The industry average is -12.96%. FCX outperforms 89% of its industry peers.
FCX's Return On Equity of 25.93% is amongst the best of the industry. FCX does better than the industry average Return On Equity of 12.10%.

FCX has a Profit Margin of 16.72%. This is comparable to the industry average of 15.68%.
The Piotroski-F score of FCX is 6.00. This is a neutral score and indicates average health and profitability for FCX.
VS Industry

ROA (7.77%) VS Industry: 89% outperformed.


ROE (25.93%) VS Industry: 76% outperformed.


Profit Margin (16.72%) VS Industry: 56% outperformed.



Valuation Rating


FCX's low PEG Ratio, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a rather cheap valuation of the company.
The Price/Earnings Ratio is 13.45, which indicates a correct valuation of FCX.
The Forward Price/Earnings Ratio of 20.48 indicates a rather expensive current valuation of FCX.
When comparing the current price to the book value of FCX, we can conclude it is valued correctly. It is trading at 3.69 times its book value.

When comparing the Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio of FCX to the average industry ratio of 5.25, FCX is valued in line with its industry peers.
FCX's Price/Earning Ratio is slightly more expensive than the industry average, which is at 11.00.
Compared to an average industry price book ratio of 1.47, FCX is valued more expensive than its industry peers.
VS Industry

Price/Earnings (13.45) VS Industry: 40% outperformed.


Price/Book (3.69) VS Industry: 22% outperformed.


Enterprise Value/ EBITDA (5.99) VS Industry: 44% outperformed.



Growth Rating


The Earnings Per Share has grown by an nice 12.11% over the past year.
The Earnings Per Share has been growing by 73.34% on average over the past 5 years. This is a very strong growth
FCX is expected to show a decrease in Earnings Per Share. In the coming 5 years, the EPS will decrease by -6.74% yearly.
The Revenue has been growing slightly by 9.49% in the past year.

Measured over the past 5 years, FCX shows a small growth in Revenue. The Revenue has been growing by 9.03% on average per year.
The Revenue is expected to grow by 1.00% on average over the next 5 years.
When comparing the EPS growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming 5 years, we see that the growth is decreasing.
The Revenue growth is decreasing: in the next 5 years the growth will be less than in the last years.

EPS73.34% 27.79% 12.11% -22.01% -22.41% -10.08% -6.74%
Revenue9.03% 7.04% 9.49% -3.79% -3.11% 0.32% 1%


Health Rating


FCX has a Current Ratio of 2.56. This indicates that FCX is financially healthy and has no problem in meeting its short term obligations.
The Current Ratio is in line with the industry averages, which is at 2.80.
A Quick Ratio of 1.76 indicates that FCX should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.
The Quick Ratio is in line with the industry averages, which is at 2.36.

An Altman-Z score of 2.05 indicates that FCX is not a great score, but indicates only limited risk for bankruptcy at the moment.
FCX has a Altman-Z score comparable to the industry average, which is at 2.32.
FCX has a Piotroski-F score of 6.00. This indicates an average health and profitability for FCX.
FCX has one of the worst Debt to Equity ratios in its industry. 96% of its industry peers require less debt for financing their operations.
VS Industry

Debt/Equity (0.65) VS Industry: 4% outperformed.


Quick Ratio (1.76) VS Industry: 43% outperformed.


Current Ratio (2.56) VS Industry: 48% outperformed.


Altman-Z (2.05) VS Industry: 48% outperformed.



Dividend Rating


The dividend of FCX is nicely growing with an annual growth rate of 14.47%!
19.68% of the earnings are spent on dividend by FCX. This is a low number and sustainable payout ratio.
FCX has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
FCX has a Yearly Dividend Yield of 1.62%.

Compared to an average industry Dividend Yield of 2.28, FCX is paying slightly less dividend.
Compared to the average S&P500 Dividend Yield of 2.43, FCX is paying slightly less dividend.
The Dividend Rate of FCX has been growing, while earnings will be declining. This means the dividend growth is most likely not sustainable.
VS Industry

Dividend Yield (1.62%) VS Industry: 38% outperformed.

FCX Daily chart


NYSE:FCX (12/9/2022, 7:04:00 PM)-1.27 (-3.19%)

After market: 38.51 -0.08 (-0.21%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS Sector Materials
GICS IndustryGroup Materials
GICS Industry Metals & Mining
Earnings (Last) 10-20 2022-10-20/bmo Earnings (Next) 01-24 2023-01-24
Ins Owners 0.41% Inst Owners 76.79%
Market Cap 55.16B Analysts 73.08
PE 13.45 Fwd PE 20.48
PEG (NY) N/A PEG (5Y) 0.18
P/S 2.38 P/B 3.69
Dividend Yield 1.62% Dividend Growth 14.47%
DP 19.68% Ex-Date 10-13 2022-10-13 (0.15)
EPS 1Y 12.11% EPS 3Y 27.79%
EPS 5Y 73.34% EPS growth Q2Q -70.79%
EPS Next Y -22.01% EPS Next 2Y -22.41%
EPS Next 3Y -10.08% EPS Next 5Y -6.74%
Revenue growth 1Y 9.49% Revenue growth 3Y 7.04%
Revenue growth 5Y 9.03% Revenue growth Q2Q -17.75%
Revenue Next Year -3.79% Revenue Next 2Y -3.11%
Revenue Next 3Y 0.32% Revenue Next 5Y 1%
Current Ratio 2.56 Quick Ratio 1.76
Altman-Z 2.05 F-Score 6
Debt/Equity 0.65 WACC 12.12%
ROA 7.77% ROE 25.93%
ROICexgc 12.95% ROIC 10.42%
PM 16.72% OM 33.61%
Asset Turnover 0.46

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