NYSE:CF - CF Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$41.87 +0.50 (+1.21 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 03:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.37
Today's Range$41.29 - $42.57
52-Week Range$35.70 - $56.51
Volume2.36 million shs
Average Volume3.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.71 billion
P/E Ratio-167.48
Dividend Yield2.85%
Beta1.07
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, and Other segments. Its principal nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate, and ammonium nitrate. The company also offers diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, and aqua ammonia, as well as compound fertilizer products with nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. It offers products primarily to cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, farmers, and industrial users. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:CF
Previous Symbol
CUSIP12526910
Phone847-405-2400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76
Current Ratio2.03
Quick Ratio1.69

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-167.48
Forward P/E Ratio25.85
P/E Growth4.34

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.13 billion
Price / Sales2.34
Cash Flow$3.5155 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.91
Book Value$28.66 per share
Price / Book1.46

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.25)
Net Income$358 million
Net Margins16.06%
Return on Equity3.69%
Return on Assets1.79%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,000
Outstanding Shares230,790,000
Market Cap$9.71 billion
OptionableOptionable

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CF Industries' stock symbol?

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

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

CF Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. View CF Industries' Dividend History.

How will CF Industries' stock buyback program work?

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

How were CF Industries' earnings last quarter?

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The basic materials company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The basic materials company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $993.94 million. CF Industries had a return on equity of 3.69% and a net margin of 16.06%. The business's revenue was up 19.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.39) earnings per share. View CF Industries' Earnings History.

When is CF Industries' next earnings date?

CF Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for CF Industries.

What price target have analysts set for CF?

16 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for CF Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $36.30 to $68.00. On average, they expect CF Industries' stock price to reach $51.0867 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CF Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CF Industries?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CF Industries in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for CF Industries.

Has CF Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CF Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of CF Industries' key competitors?

Who are CF Industries' key executives?

CF Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. W. Anthony Will, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Dennis P. Kelleher, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Douglas C. Barnard, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Bert A. Frost, Sr. VP of Sales, Market Devel. & Supply Chain (Age 53)
  • Mr. Christopher D. Bohn, Sr. VP of Manufacturing & Distribution (Age 50)

Who are CF Industries' major shareholders?

CF Industries' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc (12.39%), BlackRock Inc. (8.59%), FMR LLC (6.13%), Capital World Investors (5.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.72%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.61%). Company insiders that own CF Industries stock include Adam L Hall, Bert A Frost, 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 Capital World Investors, FMR LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Columbus Hill Capital Management L.P., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Deutsche Bank AG. Company insiders that have sold CF Industries company stock in the last year include Adam L Hall, Bert A Frost, Rosemary L O'brien and Stephen A Furbacher. View Insider Buying and Selling for CF Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying CF Industries stock?

CF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Vanguard Group Inc, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Morgan Stanley, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Great Lakes Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CF Industries' stock price today?

One share of CF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.57.

How big of a company is CF Industries?

CF Industries has a market capitalization of $9.71 billion and generates $4.13 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $358 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.25) 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 http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for CF Industries (NYSE CF)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  648 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  719 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,367
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CF Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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