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What is FCX's Operating Cash Flow?

  Freeport-McMoRan Inc ( FCX ) |
1994 - 2021 (28 years)

Operating Cash Flow is 
$4.5B (1Y +85.5% )

FCX Stock Price & Operating Cash Flow

Operating Cash Flow for FCX competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Operating Cash Flow

chevron_right 2021 $1.3B +7.1x
( +7.8% / year avg)
chevron_left 1994 $162.9M
vertical_align_top Peak $7.9B +193x
vertical_align_bottom Bottom $40.8M
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 15 15 of 28
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 13
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • FCX's stock price has rallied +111% from $7.73 in 1994 , or +0.02x the rate relative to it's operating cash flow over the same period.
  • If FCX grows it's stock at the same rate as it's operating cash flow (+7.8%/year) , it's stock price will grow +211% and hit $34.67 over the next 10 years.
  • FCX's stock price has gone up 11 of the 15 years (+73%) it's operating cash flow were also up.
  • FCX Historical Operating Cash Flow Table
    in $ million
    Year Operating Cash Flow YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $1,327 -40.5% $16.36 80.4%
    4/1/2020 $2,228 1.2% $9.07 -5.3%
    4/1/2019 $2,202 -60.6% $9.58 -41.7%
    4/1/2018 $5,589 34.6% $16.42 47.5%
    4/1/2017 $4,153 29.5% $11.14 3.7%
    4/1/2016 $3,206 -14.0% $10.74 -42.8%
    4/1/2015 $3,726 -46.1% $18.79 -40.3%
    4/1/2014 $6,909 38.0% $31.45 19.2%
    4/1/2013 $5,008 53.9% $26.38 0.4%
    4/1/2012 $3,255 -58.9% $26.28 -36.3%
    4/1/2011 $7,929 37.5% $41.24 52.7%
    4/1/2010 $5,765 89.0% $27.0 29.2%
    4/1/2009 $3,051 -33.1% $20.91 -52.1%
    4/1/2008 $4,558 -19.1% $43.68 49.2%
    4/1/2007 $5,633 224.2% $29.28 49.9%
    4/1/2006 $1,737 35.2% $19.54 67.2%
    4/1/2005 $1,285 3048.9% $11.69 9.7%
    4/1/2004 $40 -91.3% $10.65 55.7%
    4/1/2003 $469 -8.4% $6.84 11.7%
    4/1/2002 $512 0.7% $6.12 26.0%
    4/1/2001 $508 -1.4% $4.86 70.6%
    4/1/2000 $516 -25.1% $2.85 -40.0%
    4/1/1999 $689 92.1% $4.75 -18.2%
    4/1/1998 $358 -30.2% $5.81 -33.8%
    4/1/1997 $513 -31.0% $8.77 -9.7%
    4/1/1996 $744 76.1% $9.71 25.6%
    4/1/1995 $422 159.5% $7.73 0.0%
    4/1/1994 $162 - $7.73 -

  • About
    Industry: Copper
    Sector: Basic Materials
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 5/5/1988
    Stonk Exchange: NYSE
    • Freeport-McMoRan, Inc
    • engages in the mining of copper, gold, and molybdenum.
    • The company is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and currently employs 26,800 full-time employees.
    • The firm operates through geographical assets with proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum, and traded copper producer.
    • The firm's segments include refined copper products, copper in concentrate, gold, molybdenum, oil and other.
    • The firm's segments include the Morenci, Cerro Verde, Grasberg copper mines, the Rod & Refining operations and the United States (U.
    • S
    • ) Oil and Gas Operations
    • The firm has organized its operations into five divisions, which include North America copper mines, South America mining, Indonesia mining and Molybdenum mines.
    • The firm's portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, copper and gold deposits, and mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America.

  • Operating cash flow (OCF) is a measure of the amount of cash generated by a company's normal business operations. Operating cash flow indicates whether a company can generate sufficient positive cash flow to maintain and grow its operations, otherwise, it may require external financing for capital expansion.

    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.