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NYSE:CFCF Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

$27.59
-0.11 (-0.40 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$27.26
Now: $27.59
$27.78
50-Day Range
$24.59
MA: $27.68
$31.01
52-Week Range
$19.73
Now: $27.59
$55.15
Volume1.49 million shs
Average Volume3.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.90 billion
P/E Ratio12.95
Dividend Yield4.35%
Beta1.08
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. Its principal nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution, and ammonium nitrate. The company also offers diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, and aqua ammonia products, as well as compound fertilizer products with nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. It primarily serves cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, traders, wholesalers, farmers, and industrial users. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.39 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP12526910
Phone847-405-2400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.59 billion
Cash Flow$6.00 per share
Book Value$25.92 per share

Profitability

Net Income$493 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,000
Market Cap$5.90 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CF Industries' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

CF Industries' stock was trading at $28.34 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CF shares have decreased by 2.6% and is now trading at $27.59. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of CF Industries?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CF Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for CF Industries.

When is CF Industries' next earnings date?

CF Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for CF Industries.

How were CF Industries' earnings last quarter?

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.08. The basic materials company earned $971 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $924.90 million. CF Industries had a return on equity of 8.34% and a net margin of 10.33%. CF Industries's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. View CF Industries' earnings history.

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

CF Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, May 29th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th. View CF Industries' dividend history.

How will CF Industries' stock buyback program work?

CF Industries announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, August 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for CF?

19 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for CF Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect CF Industries' stock price to reach $44.18 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 60.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for CF Industries.

Has CF Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CF stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CF Industries earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutCF Industries.

Are investors shorting CF Industries?

CF Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,870,000 shares, an increase of 7.3% from the April 30th total of 5,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,500,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View CF Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of CF Industries' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CF Industries own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CF Industries investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F), Verizon Communications (VZ), Citigroup (C), General Motors (GM) and Target (TGT).

Who are CF Industries' key executives?

CF Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. W. Anthony Will, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Dennis P. Kelleher, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Douglas C. Barnard, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Bert A. Frost, Sr. VP of Sales, Market Devel. & Supply Chain (Age 54)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Bohn, Sr. VP of Manufacturing & Distribution (Age 51)

What is CF Industries' stock symbol?

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

Who are CF Industries' major shareholders?

CF Industries' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.17%), State Street Corp (5.02%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.86%), Invesco Ltd. (3.61%), Capital World Investors (2.72%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.17%). Company insiders that own CF Industries stock include Adam L Hall, Bert A Frost, Dennis P Kelleher, Douglas C Barnard, Richard A Hoker, Rosemary L O'brien and Stephen A Furbacher. View institutional ownership trends for CF Industries.

Which institutional investors are selling CF Industries stock?

CF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, State Street Corp, Janus Henderson Group PLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold CF Industries company stock in the last year include Bert A Frost, Dennis P Kelleher, Douglas C Barnard, Richard A Hoker, and Stephen A Furbacher. View insider buying and selling activity for CF Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying CF Industries stock?

CF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Artemis Investment Management LLP, 1832 Asset Management L.P., and Silver Rock Financial LP. View insider buying and selling activity for CF Industries.

How do I buy shares of CF Industries?

Shares of CF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is CF Industries' stock price today?

One share of CF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.59.

How big of a company is CF Industries?

CF Industries has a market capitalization of $5.90 billion and generates $4.59 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $493 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.93 on an earnings per share basis. CF Industries employs 3,000 workers across the globe.

What is CF Industries' official website?

The official website for CF Industries is www.cfindustries.com.

How can I contact CF Industries?

CF Industries' mailing address is 4 PARKWAY NORTH SUITE 400, DEERFIELD IL, 60015. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 847-405-2400 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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