CF Industries Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:CF)

About CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)

CF Industries Holdings logoCF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizer, and other nitrogen products. The Company's nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN). Its other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to the Company's industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or NPKs). The Company's segments include ammonia, granular urea, UAN, AN and other. The Company's ammonia segment produces anhydrous ammonia (ammonia), which is concentrated nitrogen fertilizer as it contains 82% nitrogen. The granular urea segment produces granular urea, which contains 46% nitrogen. The UAN segment produces urea ammonium nitrate solution. The Other segment includes DEF, urea liquor, nitric acid and NPKs. The Company's primary nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, UAN and AN.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Fertilizer
  • Sub-Industry: Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:CF
  • CUSIP: 12526910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $8.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 233,247,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.41
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $29.91
  • 52 Week Range: $22.18 - $37.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 194.68
  • P/E Growth: -1.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.71 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.33
  • Book Value: $14.02 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.64
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 3.3%
  • EBITDA: $895 million
  • Net Margins: -9.98%
  • Return on Equity: -0.40%
  • Return on Assets: -0.17%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.78%
  • Current Ratio: 1.86%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.63%
  • Average Volume: 4.22 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 8.11

Frequently Asked Questions for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)

What is CF Industries Holdings' stock symbol?

CF Industries Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CF."

How often does CF Industries Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CF Industries Holdings?

CF Industries Holdings declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. View CF Industries Holdings' Dividend History.

How were CF Industries Holdings' earnings last quarter?

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.18. The company had revenue of $1.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.06 billion. CF Industries Holdings had a negative net margin of 9.98% and a negative return on equity of 0.40%. CF Industries Holdings's revenue for the quarter was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. View CF Industries Holdings' Earnings History.

When will CF Industries Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

CF Industries Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CF Industries Holdings.

Where is CF Industries Holdings' stock going? Where will CF Industries Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

12 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for CF Industries Holdings' stock. Their predictions range from $27.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate CF Industries Holdings' stock price to reach $32.12 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for CF Industries Holdings.

Who are some of CF Industries Holdings' key competitors?

Who are CF Industries Holdings' key executives?

CF Industries Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen A. Furbacher, Independent Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director
  • W. Anthony Will, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Dennis P. Kelleher, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Douglas C. Barnard, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Bert A. Frost, Senior Vice President - Sales, Distribution, Market Development
  • Wendy S. Jablow Spertus, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Christopher D. Bohn, Senior Vice President - manufacturing
  • Tom Grooms, Chief Information Officer, Vice President
  • Richard A. Hoker, Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • Martin A. Jarosick, Vice President - Investor Relations

Who owns CF Industries Holdings stock?

CF Industries Holdings' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.14%), Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC (0.08%), SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.03%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own CF Industries Holdings stock include Anne P Noonan, Bert A Frost, Christopher D Bohn, Douglas C Barnard, Robert C Arzbaecher and W Anthony Will. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CF Industries Holdings.

Who sold CF Industries Holdings stock? Who is selling CF Industries Holdings stock?

CF Industries Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan, Shell Asset Management Co. and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for CF Industries Holdings.

Who bought CF Industries Holdings stock? Who is buying CF Industries Holdings stock?

CF Industries Holdings' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., APG Asset Management N.V., Hermes Investment Management Ltd., Fulton Bank N.A., SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought CF Industries Holdings stock in the last two years include Anne P Noonan, Bert A Frost, Christopher D Bohn, Douglas C Barnard, Robert C Arzbaecher and W Anthony Will. View Insider Buying and Selling for CF Industries Holdings.

How do I buy CF Industries Holdings stock?

Shares of CF Industries Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CF Industries Holdings' stock price today?

One share of CF Industries Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.99.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE CF)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  536 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  569 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,105
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CF Industries Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: $32.12 (13.17% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Price Target History for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Analysts' Ratings History for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperform -> Underperform$23.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageHold$36.30N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$28.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$35.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
8/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$30.00LowView Rating Details
7/13/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$31.00 -> $29.00LowView Rating Details
7/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$31.00 -> $28.00MediumView Rating Details
5/15/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
5/4/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$30.00HighView Rating Details
3/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$36.00HighView Rating Details
1/20/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> Buy$40.00N/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016Wood & CompanyDowngradeUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$35.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/2/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNot Rated -> Neutral$29.00N/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetPositive$48.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Earnings by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Earnings History by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE CF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017($0.35)N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.08)$0.10$1.06 billion$1.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.09$0.05$988.56 million$1.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416($0.06)($0.39)$902.14 million$867.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.05$0.13$805.58 million$680.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.68$0.33$1.13 billion$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.45$0.40$862.38 million$1,000.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.82$0.76$1.08 billion$1.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.73$0.49$893.32 million$927.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$1.49$1.49$1.32 billion$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$4.61$4.83$977.80 million$953.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$5.08$4.78$1.16 billion$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$3.47$2.62$532.40 million$921.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$6.71$6.10$1.34 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$4.54$4.51$1.19 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$4.52$5.71$1.25 billion$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$3.97$4.07$1.14 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$7.64$8.38$1.67 billion$1.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$5.92$6.03$1.45 billion$1.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$6.96$7.40$1.59 billion$1.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$5.78$6.35$1.36 billion$1.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$8.66$8.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$4.87$5.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$6.75$6.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$4.81$5.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$5.84$6.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$3.17$3.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$2.56$2.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.49
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.13$0.45$0.29
Q2 20172$0.38$1.71$1.05
Q3 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q4 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Next Dividend:11/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:3.24%
Dividend Growth:39.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-75.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-190.48% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
631.58% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)

Dividend History by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE CF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/7/2017Bert A FrostVPSell6,400$31.53$201,792.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Robert C ArzbaecherDirectorBuy21,600$23.25$502,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Christopher D BohnVPBuy12,500$27.92$349,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Robert C ArzbaecherDirectorBuy17,275$28.10$485,427.50View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Anne P NoonanDirectorBuy3,000$36.25$108,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Bert A FrostVPBuy8,000$31.31$250,480.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016W Anthony WillCEOBuy25,000$32.76$819,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Douglas C BarnardSVPBuy10,000$47.00$470,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015W Anthony WillCEOBuy15,236$47.17$718,682.12View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014W Anthony WillCEOBuy2,022$249.22$503,922.84View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Stephen WilsonDirectorSell64,570$253.60$16,374,952.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Philipp KochVPSell6,400$262.04$1,677,056.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Richard HokerVPSell1,667$235.76$393,011.92View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Edward A SchmittDirectorSell5,000$192.49$962,450.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013Stephen R WilsonCEOSell50,000$215.90$10,795,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012W Anthony WillVPSell5,000$210.00$1,050,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
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CF Industries Holdings (CF) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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