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

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$48.81 +1.29 (+2.71 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.52
Today's Range$47.78 - $49.34
52-Week Range$28.47 - $50.54
Volume2.49 million shs
Average Volume2.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.50 billion
P/E Ratio-195.20
Dividend Yield2.54%
Beta0.96
CF Industries logoCF 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.

Receive CF News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.74
Current Ratio2.80
Quick Ratio2.26

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-195.20
Forward P/E Ratio42.44
P/E Growth7.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.13 billion
Price / Sales2.76
Cash Flow$3.4989 per share
Price / Cash13.95
Book Value$28.66 per share
Price / Book1.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.25)
Net Income$358 million
Net Margins13.94%
Return on Equity1.82%
Return on Assets0.86%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,000
Outstanding Shares233,470,000
Market Cap$11.50 billion

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 Wednesday, July 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View CF Industries' Dividend History.

How will CF Industries' stock buyback program work?

CF Industries declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, August 1st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were CF Industries' earnings last quarter?

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.18. The basic materials company earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.21 billion. CF Industries had a return on equity of 1.82% and a net margin of 13.94%. CF Industries's revenue for the quarter was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.10 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, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for CF Industries.

What price target have analysts set for CF?

16 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for CF Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $36.30 to $53.00. On average, they expect CF Industries' stock price to reach $42.8071 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%. 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 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for CF Industries.

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)

Has CF Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CF stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CF Industries earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.22 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for CF Industries.

Who are CF Industries' major shareholders?

CF Industries' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.53%), FMR LLC (6.79%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.35%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.70%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.38%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.29%). 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 FMR LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Mackay Shields LLC. 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 Manning & Napier Group LLC, PointState Capital LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Platinum Investment Management Ltd., Centre Asset Management LLC, Maple Rock Capital Partners Inc. and Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies 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 $48.81.

How big of a company is CF Industries?

CF Industries has a market capitalization of $11.50 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.

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:  629 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  693 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,322
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel