Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) is an international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. FCX is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer and has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. FCX is also the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. FCX’s portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg mining complex in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold mines in terms of recoverable reserves, significant mining operations in North and South America, and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At December 31, 2012, FCX had proven and probable copper reserves of 116.5 billion pounds.
Company Growth (employees)
Phoenix, US
Size (employees)
30,000 (est)-13%
Freeport-McMoran is headquartered in Phoenix, US

Key People at Freeport-McMoran

Kathleen Quirk

Kathleen Quirk

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Harry Conger

Harry Conger

President and Chief Operating Officer
Richard Adkerson

Richard Adkerson

Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Freeport-McMoran Office Locations

Freeport-McMoran has offices in Phoenix, Madison, Miami, New Orleans and in 5 other locations
Phoenix, US (HQ)
333 N Central Ave

Freeport-McMoran Metrics

Freeport-McMoran Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$14.8 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

($2.8 b)

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$4 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$18.7 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$4.2 b
Freeport-McMoran's current market capitalization is $18.7 b.
Freeport-McMoran's revenue was reported to be $14.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$20.9 b$20 b$14.6 b$14.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$14.6 b$18.5 b$27.4 b$17.6 b

Gross profit

$6.3 b$1.5 b($12.8 b)($2.8 b)

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$15.6 b$20.3 b$28.1 b$17.6 b


$5.4 b$298 m$13.5 b$2.8 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$518 m$630 m$645 m$755 m

Pre tax profit

$4.9 b($800 m)($14.1 b)($3.5 b)

Income tax expense

$3 b$3.1 b$1.5 b$1.5 b$225 m$2 b$371 m

Net Income

$3.4 b($745 m)$12.1 b$4 b
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.7 b$4.8 b$4.8 b$3.7 b$2 b$464 m$224 m$4.2 b

Accounts Receivable

$1.7 b$953 m$689 m$1.1 b

Current Assets

$10 b$9 b$7.5 b$10.4 b


$24 b$26.2 b$27.5 b


$1.9 b

Total Assets

$63.5 b$58.8 b$46.6 b$37.3 b

Accounts Payable

$3.7 b$3.7 b$3.4 b$2.4 b

Dividends Payable

$333 m$335 m$8 m

Total Debt

$20.4 b$18.5 b$19.8 b$14.8 b

Current Liabilities

$4.8 b$5.2 b$4.3 b$4.3 b

Common Stock

$117 m$117 m$137 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$22.2 b$22.3 b$24.3 b$26.7 b

Retained Earnings

$2.7 b$128 m($12.4 b)($16.5 b)

Total Equity

$25.2 b$22.5 b$7.8 b$6.1 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.8 x0.8 x2.5 x2.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.4 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x2.6 x6 x6.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$3.4 b($745 m)($12.1 b)($4 b)

Accounts Receivable

$49 m$215 m$813 m($175 m)


($288 m)($249 m)$379 m$117 m

Accounts Payable

($359 m)($394 m)($217 m)($28 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$6.1 b$5.6 b$3.2 b$3.7 b

Capital Expenditures

($2.8 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

($10.9 b)($3.8 b)($6.2 b)$3.6 b

Long-term Borrowings

($5.5 b)($10.3 b)($6.7 b)($7.6 b)

Free Cash Flow

$6.5 b

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Freeport-McMoran Median Salaries

Source: 33 public H-1B filings from Freeport-McMoran

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