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

$46.14
+0.25 (+0.54 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$45.48
Now: $46.14
$46.33
50-Day Range
$43.98
MA: $46.18
$48.45
52-Week Range
$38.90
Now: $46.14
$55.15
Volume2.87 million shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.03 billion
P/E Ratio21.17
Dividend Yield2.60%
Beta0.95
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. Read More…

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$4.43 billion
Cash Flow$5.10 per share
Book Value$24.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$290 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,000
Market Cap$10.03 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 9th. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, November 29th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. View CF Industries' Dividend History.

How will CF Industries' stock buyback program work?

CF Industries declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan 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 repurchase up to 4.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were CF Industries' earnings last quarter?

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.06. The basic materials company earned $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.06 billion. CF Industries had a net margin of 10.42% and a return on equity of 7.98%. The firm's revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.13 EPS. 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 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for CF Industries.

What price target have analysts set for CF?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for CF Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect CF Industries' stock price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CF Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CF Industries?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CF Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for CF Industries.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about CF Industries stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about CF Industries stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "CF Industries’ profits increased year over year in third-quarter 2019. However, earnings per share and sales missed the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. The company is likely to benefit from higher nitrogen fertilizer demand in major markets. Higher nitrogen prices are also expected to support sales and margins. Further, the company is expected to gain from efforts to boost production capacity. Also, CF Industries is enjoying the benefits of ample natural gas supply. It is also committed to boost shareholders’ value by leveraging on strong cash flows. However, the company has a debt-laden balance sheet. Planned maintenance turnaround may impact its production. Moreover, the company is exposed to challenging agriculture market fundamentals. Persistent softness in agricultural commodity pricing is another concern." (11/4/2019)
  • 2. Barclays PLC analysts commented, "We think this dynamic is well understood by the market with Nutrien providing similar commentary with its results last week. Over the course of 2019, CF remains constructive on the nitrogen market due to: a) incremental net global nitrogen capacity will grow below the historical nitrogen demand growth rate b) part of that new capacity (1.2MMT) may be delayed due to U. S. sanctions on Iran, c) Chinese exports remaining in the 2-3MMT range (~2.4MMT in 2018) and d) solid demand from India and Brazil. CF expects ~12MMT of urea imports between these two countries in 2019, which would be at a similar volume level to 2018. We think average realized pricing could be softer in the back half of 2019, especially 3Q y/y, than consensus has modeled. CF announced a new $1B share repurchase program through 2021." (2/15/2019)

Has CF Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CF stock has trended extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CF Industries earned a media sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for CF Industries.

Are investors shorting CF Industries?

CF Industries saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,300,000 shares, a decline of 14.8% from the December 15th total of 2,700,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.1 days. Currently, 1.1% 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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Netflix (NFLX), Citigroup (C), Intel (INTC) and Blackstone Group (BX).

Who are CF Industries' key executives?

CF Industries' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are CF Industries' major shareholders?

CF Industries' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.18%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.04%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.03%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.02%). 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 Manning & Napier Group LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Scout Investments Inc., Welch & Forbes LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank and Appleton Partners Inc. MA. 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 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 Alpine Global Management LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Sciencast Management LP, KG&L Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, BKD Wealth Advisors LLC, Allred Capital Management LLC and Cerebellum GP 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CF Industries' stock price today?

One share of CF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.14.

How big of a company is CF Industries?

CF Industries has a market capitalization of $10.03 billion and generates $4.43 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $290 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.24 on an earnings per share basis. CF Industries employs 3,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About CF Industries.

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:  724 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  785 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,509
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 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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