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$49.58
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$47.50
Now: $49.58
$50.70
50-Day Range
$40.88
MA: $44.34
$48.61
52-Week Range
$19.73
Now: $49.58
$50.70
Volume6.98 million shs
Average Volume2.48 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.62 billion
P/E Ratio37.56
Dividend Yield2.55%
Beta1.28

Competitors

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) Vs. NTR, MOS, SMG, ICL, AVD, and MBII

Should you be buying CF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "agricultural chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to CF Industries, including Nutrien (NTR), The Mosaic (MOS), The Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), ICL Group (ICL), American Vanguard (AVD), and Marrone Bio Innovations (MBII).

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) and Nutrien (NYSE:NTR) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares CF Industries and Nutrien's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CF Industries7.00%5.14%2.34%
Nutrien0.47%4.19%1.98%

Risk and Volatility

CF Industries has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nutrien has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CF Industries and Nutrien's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CF Industries$4.59 billion2.31$493 million$1.9325.69
Nutrien$20.02 billion1.58$992 million$2.1725.55

Nutrien has higher revenue and earnings than CF Industries. Nutrien is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CF Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.0% of CF Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.9% of Nutrien shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of CF Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of Nutrien shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for CF Industries and Nutrien, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CF Industries17702.40
Nutrien15912.63

CF Industries currently has a consensus target price of $43.3846, indicating a potential downside of 12.50%. Nutrien has a consensus target price of $53.0833, indicating a potential downside of 4.27%. Given Nutrien's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nutrien is more favorable than CF Industries.

Dividends

CF Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Nutrien pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. CF Industries pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nutrien pays out 82.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. CF Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nutrien has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Nutrien beats CF Industries on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) and The Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares CF Industries and The Mosaic's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CF Industries7.00%5.14%2.34%
The Mosaic-13.05%N/AN/A

Dividends

CF Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The Mosaic pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. CF Industries pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Mosaic pays out 105.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. CF Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Mosaic has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. CF Industries is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for CF Industries and The Mosaic, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CF Industries17702.40
The Mosaic1101002.43

CF Industries currently has a consensus price target of $43.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 12.50%. The Mosaic has a consensus price target of $25.0750, suggesting a potential downside of 18.32%. Given CF Industries' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe CF Industries is more favorable than The Mosaic.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.0% of CF Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.8% of The Mosaic shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of CF Industries shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of The Mosaic shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

CF Industries has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Mosaic has a beta of 1.81, suggesting that its stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CF Industries and The Mosaic's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CF Industries$4.59 billion2.31$493 million$1.9325.69
The Mosaic$8.91 billion1.31$-1,067,400,000.00$0.19161.58

CF Industries has higher earnings, but lower revenue than The Mosaic. CF Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Mosaic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

CF Industries beats The Mosaic on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares CF Industries and The Scotts Miracle-Gro's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CF Industries7.00%5.14%2.34%
The Scotts Miracle-Gro9.38%52.60%11.09%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.0% of CF Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.1% of The Scotts Miracle-Gro shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of CF Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 27.2% of The Scotts Miracle-Gro shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

CF Industries has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Scotts Miracle-Gro has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for CF Industries and The Scotts Miracle-Gro, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CF Industries17702.40
The Scotts Miracle-Gro00313.25

CF Industries presently has a consensus price target of $43.3846, indicating a potential downside of 12.50%. The Scotts Miracle-Gro has a consensus price target of $238.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.83%. Given The Scotts Miracle-Gro's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Scotts Miracle-Gro is more favorable than CF Industries.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CF Industries and The Scotts Miracle-Gro's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CF Industries$4.59 billion2.31$493 million$1.9325.69
The Scotts Miracle-Gro$4.13 billion2.68$387.40 million$7.2427.43

CF Industries has higher revenue and earnings than The Scotts Miracle-Gro. CF Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Scotts Miracle-Gro, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

CF Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The Scotts Miracle-Gro pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. CF Industries pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Scotts Miracle-Gro pays out 34.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. CF Industries has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Scotts Miracle-Gro has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years.

Summary

The Scotts Miracle-Gro beats CF Industries on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

ICL Group (NYSE:ICL) and CF Industries (NYSE:CF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

ICL Group has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CF Industries has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

7.4% of ICL Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of CF Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of CF Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares ICL Group and CF Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ICL Group-0.12%5.99%2.56%
CF Industries7.00%5.14%2.34%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ICL Group and CF Industries' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ICL Group$5.27 billion1.41$475 million$0.3715.70
CF Industries$4.59 billion2.31$493 million$1.9325.69

CF Industries has lower revenue, but higher earnings than ICL Group. ICL Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CF Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

ICL Group pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. CF Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. ICL Group pays out 21.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CF Industries pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. ICL Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and CF Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for ICL Group and CF Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ICL Group02002.00
CF Industries17702.40

ICL Group currently has a consensus price target of $5.75, suggesting a potential downside of 1.03%. CF Industries has a consensus price target of $43.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 12.50%. Given ICL Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe ICL Group is more favorable than CF Industries.

Summary

CF Industries beats ICL Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) and American Vanguard (NYSE:AVD) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Dividends

CF Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. American Vanguard pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. CF Industries pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. American Vanguard pays out 17.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. CF Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and American Vanguard has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.0% of CF Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of American Vanguard shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of CF Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of American Vanguard shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for CF Industries and American Vanguard, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CF Industries17702.40
American Vanguard0000N/A

CF Industries presently has a consensus price target of $43.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 12.50%. Given CF Industries' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe CF Industries is more favorable than American Vanguard.

Risk & Volatility

CF Industries has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Vanguard has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CF Industries and American Vanguard's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CF Industries$4.59 billion2.31$493 million$1.9325.69
American Vanguard$468.19 million1.37$13.60 million$0.4646.20

CF Industries has higher revenue and earnings than American Vanguard. CF Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Vanguard, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares CF Industries and American Vanguard's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CF Industries7.00%5.14%2.34%
American Vanguard2.40%3.16%1.61%

Summary

CF Industries beats American Vanguard on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ:MBII) and CF Industries (NYSE:CF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Marrone Bio Innovations and CF Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marrone Bio Innovations-69.75%-91.71%-29.59%
CF Industries7.00%5.14%2.34%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Marrone Bio Innovations and CF Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marrone Bio Innovations00403.00
CF Industries17702.40

Marrone Bio Innovations presently has a consensus target price of $2.8125, suggesting a potential upside of 25.00%. CF Industries has a consensus target price of $43.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 12.50%. Given Marrone Bio Innovations' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Marrone Bio Innovations is more favorable than CF Industries.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

34.5% of Marrone Bio Innovations shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of CF Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of Marrone Bio Innovations shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of CF Industries shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Marrone Bio Innovations has a beta of 0.22, suggesting that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CF Industries has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Marrone Bio Innovations and CF Industries' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marrone Bio Innovations$29.37 million12.83$-37,170,000.00($0.21)-10.71
CF Industries$4.59 billion2.31$493 million$1.9325.69

CF Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Marrone Bio Innovations. Marrone Bio Innovations is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CF Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

CF Industries beats Marrone Bio Innovations on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


CF Industries Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Nutrien logo
NTR
Nutrien
1.7$55.45+1.6%$31.57 billion$20.02 billion326.18
The Mosaic logo
MOS
The Mosaic
1.7$30.70+2.1%$11.64 billion$8.91 billion-10.70
The Scotts Miracle-Gro logo
SMG
The Scotts Miracle-Gro
2.0$198.61+1.2%$11.06 billion$4.13 billion29.16Analyst Revision
ICL Group logo
ICL
ICL Group
1.6$5.81+1.2%$7.44 billion$5.27 billion15.70Decrease in Short Interest
American Vanguard logo
AVD
American Vanguard
0.9$21.25+2.1%$643.62 million$468.19 million57.43News Coverage
Marrone Bio Innovations logo
MBII
Marrone Bio Innovations
1.1$2.25+0.4%$376.83 million$29.37 million-11.84Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
CVR Partners logo
UAN
CVR Partners
0.5$27.77+6.4%$296.92 million$404.18 million-2.95
Calyxt logo
CLXT
Calyxt
1.3$6.62+10.9%$245.37 million$7.30 million-4.98Earnings Announcement
Evogene logo
EVGN
Evogene
1.3$4.61+0.7%$118.71 million$750,000.00-5.69Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
CGA
China Green Agriculture
0.8$4.24+10.8%$26.92 million$249.24 million-0.16Decrease in Short Interest
SenesTech logo
SNES
SenesTech
1.5$1.55+0.0%$6.97 million$140,000.00-0.20Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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