Lithium, agricultural segments drive FMC Q3 results

By Martim Facada
Published: Tuesday, 07 November 2017

FMC's strong third-quarter performance was driven by strong lithium prices and growth in its agricultural solutions segment.

FMC Corp attributed a 110% year-on-year increase in third-quarter earnings in its lithium segment to higher prices and the performance of its hydroxide operations in China.

Earnings at its lithium business rose to $37 million on revenue of $94 million in the third quarter, prompting the producer to raise its full-year forecast...

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