Colfax Corp Company Profile (NYSE:CFX)

About Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)

Colfax Corp logoColfax Corporation is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company. The Company provides gas and fluid handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world. The Company's segments include Gas and Fluid Handling, and Fabrication Technology. The Gas and Fluid Handling segment supplies a range of gas and fluid handling products, including heavy-duty centrifugal and axial fans, rotary heat exchangers, gas compressors, pumps and certain related products, as well as aftermarket and lubrication-related services, which serves customers in the power generation, oil, gas and petrochemical, mining, marine (including defense) and general industrial and other end markets. The Fabrication Technology segment supplies welding equipment and consumables, cutting equipment and consumables, and automated welding and cutting systems. It formulates, develops, manufactures and supplies consumable products and equipment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:CFX
  • CUSIP: 19401410
  • Web: www.colfaxcorp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $4.94 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 122,991,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.41
  • 52 Week Range: $24.62 - $41.99
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.321
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.27
  • P/E Growth: 1.880
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.36
  • Book Value: $24.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.64
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $445.21 million
  • Net Margins: 3.51%
  • Return on Equity: 6.02%
  • Return on Assets: 2.90%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 1.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.28%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 655,711 shs.
  • Beta: 1.52
  • Short Ratio: 6.36
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)

What is Colfax Corp's stock symbol?

Colfax Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CFX."

How were Colfax Corp's earnings last quarter?

Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) announced its earnings results on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. The company earned $845 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $820.23 million. Colfax Corp had a net margin of 3.51% and a return on equity of 6.02%. Colfax Corp's revenue was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.30 earnings per share. View Colfax Corp's Earnings History.

What guidance has Colfax Corp issued on next quarter's earnings?

Colfax Corp updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.60-1.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.66.

Where is Colfax Corp's stock going? Where will Colfax Corp's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Colfax Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Colfax Corp's stock price to reach $41.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Colfax Corp.

Are investors shorting Colfax Corp?

Colfax Corp saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,890,829 shares, a decline of 32.1% from the April 13th total of 2,783,139 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 723,727 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold.

Who are some of Colfax Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Colfax Corp stock?

Colfax Corp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (7.21%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.37%), Akre Capital Management LLC (3.82%), FMR LLC (3.45%), BlackRock Inc. (3.34%) and Bares Capital Management Inc. (3.32%). Company insiders that own Colfax Corp stock include A Lynne Puckett, C Scott Brannan, Clay Kiefaber, Darryl Mayhorn, Lynn H Clark, Matthew L Trerotola, Patrick W Allender, Rajiv Vinnakota and Stephen Wittig. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Colfax Corp.

Who sold Colfax Corp stock? Who is selling Colfax Corp stock?

Colfax Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Strs Ohio, First Trust Advisors LP, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Quantitative Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Colfax Corp stock in the last year include A Lynne Puckett, Darryl Mayhorn, Matthew L Trerotola, Rajiv Vinnakota and Stephen Wittig. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colfax Corp.

Who bought Colfax Corp stock? Who is buying Colfax Corp stock?

Colfax Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., FIL Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Columbus Circle Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Wellington Management Group LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colfax Corp.

How do I buy Colfax Corp stock?

Shares of Colfax Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Colfax Corp stock cost?

One share of Colfax Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.14.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $41.67 (3.80% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
5/18/2017Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$47.00LowView Rating Details
5/8/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $48.00LowView Rating Details
5/6/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$40.00MediumView Rating Details
4/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$44.00LowView Rating Details
2/3/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/31/2017ArgusUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetSell$25.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
6/10/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/17/2016BB&T Co.UpgradeHold -> Buy$34.00N/AView Rating Details
4/17/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/29/2016GabelliInitiated CoverageHold$37.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$20.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
10/15/2015William BlairLower Price Target$32.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
10/15/2015Bank of America CorpLower Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
7/23/2015KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Earnings by Quarter for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/5/2017Q1 2017$0.30$0.35$820.23 million$845.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.44$0.46$952.83 million$930.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.35$0.39$892.33 million$879.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.39$0.41$943.50 million$957.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.27$0.30$837.50 million$876.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.43$0.51$1.02 billion$1.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/14/2015Q315$0.41$0.24$994.30 million$969.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.47$0.50$1.02 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.33$0.36$957.80 million$911.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q4$0.64$0.72$1.27 billion$1.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.61$0.57$1.23 billion$1.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.66$0.48$1.26 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.44$0.43$1.04 billion$1.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.59$0.61$1.09 billion$1.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.53$0.56$1.02 billion$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.53$0.56$1.08 billion$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.24$0.26$956.81 million$947.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.39$0.42$1.04 billion$1.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.31$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2012$0.37$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.21$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.45$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.30$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2011$0.26$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.20$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.33$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q2 20173$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q3 20173$0.39$0.43$0.41
Q4 20173$0.45$0.55$0.51
Q1 20182$0.36$0.41$0.39
Q2 20182$0.47$0.50$0.49
Q3 20182$0.47$0.49$0.48
Q4 20182$0.61$0.63$0.62
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.74%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/19/2017Rajiv VinnakotaDirectorSell377$40.09$15,113.93View SEC Filing  
5/17/2017A. Lynne PuckettSVPSell288$39.40$11,347.20View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Rajiv VinnakotaDirectorSell500$39.08$19,540.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Matthew L TrerotolaCEOSell16,929$36.75$622,140.75View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Stephen WittigSVPSell22,428$37.71$845,759.88View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016A. Lynne PuckettSVPSell21,037$31.00$652,147.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Darryl MayhornSVPSell376$28.52$10,723.52View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Rajiv VinnakotaDirectorSell2,038$27.31$55,657.78View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016C Scott BrannanCFOSell3,817$24.73$94,394.41View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Lynn H ClarkSVPSell193$25.09$4,842.37View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Patrick W AllenderDirectorBuy10,000$23.41$234,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Clay KiefaberCEOSell198,873$27.11$5,391,447.03View SEC Filing  
10/19/2015C Scott BrannanCFOSell1,380$27.85$38,433.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015A. Lynne PuckettSVPSell1,030$29.83$30,724.90View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Steve SimmsCEOSell84,522$48.43$4,093,400.46View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015A. Lynne PuckettSVPSell1,000$52.81$52,810.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Clay KiefaberCEOSell4,602$53.21$244,872.42View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Mitchell P RalesDirectorBuy500,000$46.26$23,130,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/12/2015Clay KiefaberCEOSell9,208$47.54$437,748.32View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Ian BranderCEOBuy1,742$52.21$90,949.82View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Ian BranderCEOBuy837$52.00$43,524.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Lynn H ClarkSVPBuy385$51.85$19,962.25View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014A. Lynne PuckettSVPSell906$58.49$52,991.94View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Mitchell P RalesDirectorBuy3,800$62.18$236,284.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Daniel A PryorEVPBuy3,000$63.26$189,780.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014A Clayton PerfallDirectorBuy7,447$67.33$501,406.51View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Rajiv VinnakotaDirectorSell1,000$73.21$73,210.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Clay KiefaberCEOSell10,800$71.58$773,064.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Clay KiefaberCEOSell7,200$63.47$456,984.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Bdt Capital Partners, LlcDirectorSell4,000,000$42.72$170,880,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Mitchell P RalesDirectorBuy16,300$45.22$737,086.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012William E RollerEVPSell16,875$32.32$545,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
Latest Headlines for Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoRajiv Vinnakota Sells 377 Shares of Colfax Corp (CFX) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax to Present at the 2017 Electrical Products Group Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) SVP A. Lynne Puckett Sells 288 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Short Interest Down 32.1% in April
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 9:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Colfax Corp (CFX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $936.91 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.42 Earnings Per Share Expected for Colfax Corp (CFX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGabelli Weighs in on Colfax Corp's FY2017 Earnings (CFX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 8:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNorthcoast Research Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Colfax Corp (CFX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 7:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.42 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp's (CFX) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 12:38 PM
zacks.com logoColfax (CFX) Beats Q1 Earnings & Sales, Raises '17 View
www.zacks.com - May 8 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax (CFX) Beats Q1 Earnings & Sales, Raises '17 View
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CFX earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 9:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CFX-US : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 4:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:18 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoColfax Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
feeds.benzinga.com - May 5 at 7:43 AM
seekingalpha.com logoColfax beats by $0.05, beats on revenue
seekingalpha.com - May 5 at 6:55 AM
marketbeat.com logoColfax tops Street 1Q forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 5 at 6:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 9:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Friday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:08 AM
seekingalpha.com logoIDEX Looks Like A High-Priced Recovery Play
seekingalpha.com - May 2 at 7:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Receiving Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4 Industrial Stocks Likely to Beat Q1 Earnings Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 5:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CFX) : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Schedules First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Colfax Corp (CFX) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 8:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CFX-US : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 9:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Colfax Corp (CFX) to Announce $0.30 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 5:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Earns "Buy" Rating from Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Colfax Corp (CFX) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CFX-US : April 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 10:51 AM
globenewswire.com logoColfax Announces Pricing of 3.250% Senior Notes due 2025 - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - April 13 at 7:44 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWhy Lincoln Electric's Stock May See A Big Correction Soon
seekingalpha.com - April 12 at 4:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Announces Pricing of 3.250% Senior Notes due 2025
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 4:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is Colfax (CFX) Down 5% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 11:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 11:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Corporation -- Moody's affirms Colfax's Ba2 CFR, assigns Ba2 to senior unsecured notes; outlook stable
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax CEO's pay drops to $11.9M in 2016
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoColfax Announces Offering of Senior Notes and Preliminary Trends for the First Quarter of 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp's (CFX) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 11:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoColfax Corp (CFX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 7:32 AM

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