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What is FCX's Return On Capital?

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

Return On Capital is 
0.02 (1Y +69.6% )

FCX Stock Price & Return On Capital

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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Return On Capital

chevron_right 2021 0.03 +0.3x
( +1.0% / year avg)
chevron_left 1994 0.02
vertical_align_top Peak 0.14 +4.81x *
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -0.04
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 13 13 of 28
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 15
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 +0.39x the rate relative to it's return on capital over the same period.
  • If FCX grows it's stock at the same rate as it's return on capital (+1.0%/year) , it's stock price will grow +110% and hit $18.07 over the next 10 years.
  • FCX's stock price has gone up 9 of the 13 years (+69%) it's return on capital were also up.
* A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
5-Year Change 🚀
+18.4%$18.0BNet Revenue (Sales)
-60.2%$12.3BCost of Revenue (Sales)
-136.5%$5.7BGross Profit Margin
-130.8%1.27Gross Profit Margin Ratio
-103.2%-$12.0MOther Income/Expenses, Net
+12.6%$824.0MTotal Operating Expenses
-58.6%$13.1BCost & Expenses
+26.2%$944.0MInterest Expense/Income, Net
-137.9%$4.9BEBITDA
-132.0%1.09EBITDA Margin
-129.8%$4.9BOperating Income
-125.2%1.09Operating Margin
-134.3%$5.9BPretax Income (Earnings)
-128.9%1.31Pretax Income (Earnings) Margin
-416.6%$2.4BProvision For Income Taxes
-117.4%$2.8BNet Income (Earnings)
-114.7%0.63Net Profit Margin
-114.0%1.94Earnings Per Share (EPS)
-113.8%1.92Earnings Per Share (EPS) Diluted
+23.9%$5.8BShares Outstanding
+24.8%$5.9BShares Outstanding (Diluted)
+1,532%$14.6BCash and Cash Equivalents
+1,532%$14.6BCash And Short-Term Investments
-18.7%$15.6BInventory
+97.1%$1.4BOther Current Assets
+24.7%$37.2BTotal Current Assets
-14.3%$119.3BPP&E
+26.5%$1.6BGoodwill and Intangible Assets
-9.52%$168.6BTotal Assets
-37.1%$5.9BAccounts Payables
-94.8%$136.0MShort-term Debt
+35.4%$260.0MDeferred Revenue
-20.7%$13.7BTotal Current Liabilities
-51.1%$38.7BLong-term Debt
+5.16%$18.7BDeferred Tax Liabilities Non-Current
+227%$2.4BOther Non-Current Liabilities
-33.6%$80.2BTotal Non-Current Liabilities
-32.0%$93.9BTotal Liabilities
+16.1%$636.0MCommon Stock
-5.7%-$46.7BRetained Earnings
+15.9%-$2.3BAccumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss
+30.0%$40.7BTotal Shareholders Equity
-20.6%$134.6BTotal Liabilities & Stockholders Equity
-52.5%$38.8BTotal Debt
-70.0%$24.2BNet Debt
-142.5%$192.0MDeferred Income Tax
-626.6%$3.6BChange in Working Capital
+86.6%$23.5BOther Working Capital
-1,433.3%$320.0MOther Non-Cash Items
+116%$5.3BNet Cash Provided by Operating Activities
-200.0%$28.0MOther Investing Activities
-113.0%$676.0MNet Cash used for Investing Activities
-68.8%-$2.5BDebt Repayment
-236.2%$316.0MDividends Paid
-305.6%$296.0MOther Financing Activities
-142.8%-$992.0MNet Cash Used Provided by Financing Activities
-1,194.7%$5.0BNet Change in Cash
+1,642%$15.6BCash at End of Period
+685%$10.6BCash at Beginning of Period
+116%$5.3BOperating Cash Flow
-70.1%-$1.6BCapital Expenditure (capex)
-236.9%$3.8BFree Cash Flow
  • FCX Historical Return On Capital Table

    * A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
    Year Return On Capital YoY % Change* Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 0.03 130.6% 16.36 4.8%
    4/1/2020 0.01 2.9% 15.61 71.4%
    4/1/2019 0.01 -76.2% 9.1 -33.5%
    4/1/2018 0.05 59.2% 13.69 -4.4%
    4/1/2017 0.03 -190.2% 14.32 43.6%
    4/1/2016 -0.04 -3.9% 9.97 -2.9%
    4/1/2015 -0.04 -206.2% 10.27 -69.7%
    4/1/2014 0.04 -5.2% 33.87 24.7%
    4/1/2013 0.04 -28.8% 27.15 -9.2%
    4/1/2012 0.05 -47.5% 29.9 -20.9%
    4/1/2011 0.1 25.4% 37.8 35.6%
    4/1/2010 0.08 176.5% 27.88 15.3%
    4/1/2009 0.03 -29.0% 24.19 -28.6%
    4/1/2008 0.04 -45.7% 33.86 3.8%
    4/1/2007 0.07 -47.7% 32.64 57.2%
    4/1/2006 0.14 64.8% 20.75 47.7%
    4/1/2005 0.09 379.5% 14.05 17.2%
    4/1/2004 0.02 -64.6% 11.98 27.7%
    4/1/2003 0.05 53.7% 9.38 53.2%
    4/1/2002 0.03 -2.9% 6.12 26.0%
    4/1/2001 0.03 8.8% 4.86 70.6%
    4/1/2000 0.03 -14.9% 2.85 -40.0%
    4/1/1999 0.04 16.0% 4.75 -18.2%
    4/1/1998 0.03 -21.9% 5.81 -33.8%
    4/1/1997 0.04 -8.6% 8.77 -9.7%
    4/1/1996 0.04 17.7% 9.71 25.6%
    4/1/1995 0.04 71.2% 7.73 0.0%
    4/1/1994 0.02 - 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.
  • Return on capital = (EBIT)/(Average capital)


    For more detailed definitions, please see Investopedia.
    Year Return On Capital YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price) total assets ebit math
    4/1/2021 0.03 130.6% 16.36 4.8% 168576.00 4892.00
    4/1/2020 0.01 2.9% 15.61 71.4% 162357.00 2052.00
    4/1/2019 0.01 -76.2% 9.1 -33.5% 165304.00 2026.00
    4/1/2018 0.05 59.2% 13.69 -4.4% 148716.00 7647.00
    4/1/2017 0.03 -190.2% 14.32 43.6% 148263.00 4798.00
    4/1/2016 -0.04 -3.9% 9.97 -2.9% 171937.00 -6431.50
    4/1/2015 -0.04 -206.2% 10.27 -69.7% 219251.00 -8018.00
    4/1/2014 0.04 -5.2% 33.87 24.7% 255301.00 8965.00
    4/1/2013 0.04 -28.8% 27.15 -9.2% 203783.00 7251.00
    4/1/2012 0.05 -47.5% 29.9 -20.9% 133181.00 6929.00
    4/1/2011 0.10 25.4% 37.8 35.6% 122681.00 12134.00
    4/1/2010 0.08 176.5% 27.88 15.3% 107039.00 8509.00
    4/1/2009 0.03 -29.0% 24.19 -28.6% 97390.00 2954.00
    4/1/2008 0.04 -45.7% 33.86 3.8% 166843.00 6742.00
    4/1/2007 0.07 -47.7% 32.64 57.2% 128846.80 6488.06
    4/1/2006 0.14 64.8% 20.75 47.7% 20736.33 2966.36
    4/1/2005 0.09 379.5% 14.05 17.2% 19712.74 1700.44
    4/1/2004 0.02 -64.6% 11.98 27.7% 19176.55 343.23
    4/1/2003 0.05 53.7% 9.38 53.2% 19617.35 993.09
    4/1/2002 0.03 -2.9% 6.12 26.0% 16766.63 554.71
    4/1/2001 0.03 8.8% 4.86 70.6% 16140.85 545.75
    4/1/2000 0.03 -14.9% 2.85 -40.0% 15941.03 498.32
    4/1/1999 0.04 16.0% 4.75 -18.2% 16469.84 606.08
    4/1/1998 0.03 -21.9% 5.81 -33.8% 16818.40 533.20
    4/1/1997 0.04 -8.6% 8.77 -9.7% 16393.60 664.00
    4/1/1996 0.04 17.7% 9.71 25.6% 14567.20 646.16
    4/1/1995 0.04 71.2% 7.73 0.0% 13132.30 501.20
    4/1/1994 0.02 7.73 10236.27 225.60