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FAQs

Stock Split FAQ (PDF)

I have a new address. Who do I notify?
You will need to contact FMC’s transfer agent. See Contact Information for more details.

  I own stock in FMC Corporation. How do I find out how many shares I presently own?
You will need to contact FMC’s transfer agent. See Contact Information for more details.

A deceased family member owned stock in FMC. Who do I contact for information about this stock?
You will need to contact FMC’s transfer agent. See Contact Information for more details.

Could you tell me how I allocate my basis in FMC stock following the spin-off of FMC Technologies?
Please refer to FMC Tax Information.

When did FMC Corporation spin-off the technologies businesses?
FMC completed the spin-off of FMC Technologies on December 31st, 2001.

What year was FMC Corporation founded (or incorporated)?
The company was incorporated under Delaware law in 1928 under the name John Bean Manufacturing Company.

What are most recent splits in the FMC stock?
There have been three significant stock events since 2000:

December 31, 2001: FMC completed the spin-off of the company’s 83 percent ownership of FMC Technologies through a tax-free distribution. As a result, the company distributed approximately 1.72 shares of FMC Technologies common stock for every one share of FMC shares outstanding.

August 17, 2007: FMC Corporation’s Board of Directors approved a two-for-one split of FMC's common stock. The split was structured in the form of a stock dividend and was payable on September 13, 2007, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2007, with respect to the shares outstanding at such time. In line with this split, FMC’s stockholders were issued one additional common share for every share of common stock held in the corporation on the record date.

May 11, 2012: On April 24, 2012, the FMC Corporation Board of Directors declared a two-for-one split of its common stock to be effected in the form of a distribution payable on May 24, 2012, to shareholders of record of its common stock as of the close of business on May 11, 2012.

Can I purchase stock directly from FMC Corporation?
FMC Corporation lists its stock publicly on the New York Stock Exchange. We do not sell our stock directly to outside investors, but it can be purchased through any NYSE-registered stockbroker.

How do I get an investor kit or an annual report, etc.?
You can either contact us directly or complete an on-line form. See Annual Reports and Investor Kits for more details.


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