Colfax Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:CFX)

About Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)

Colfax Corporation 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: Pump & Pumping Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:CFX
  • CUSIP: 19401410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.04 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 122,991,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.38
  • 52 Week Range: $27.75 - $41.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.44
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.48
  • P/E Growth: 2.03
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.39
  • Book Value: $24.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.67
  • EBIDTA: $445.21 million
  • Net Margins: 3.98%
  • Return on Equity: 6.29%
  • Return on Assets: 3.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 1.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.25%
  • Average Volume: 873,698 shs.
  • Beta: 1.37
  • Short Ratio: 1.81
Frequently Asked Questions for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)

What is Colfax Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were Colfax Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) released its earnings results on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $845 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $820.23 million. Colfax Corporation had a net margin of 3.98% and a return on equity of 6.29%. The company's revenue was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.30 EPS. View Colfax Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Colfax Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Colfax Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July, 28th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Colfax Corporation.

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

Colfax Corporation issued an update on 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 Corporation's stock going? Where will Colfax Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Colfax Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Colfax Corporation's stock price to reach $42.86 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Colfax Corporation.

Who are some of Colfax Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Colfax Corporation's key executives?

Colfax Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mitchell P. Rales, Chairman of the Board
  • Matthew L. Trerotola, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Christopher M. Hix, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer
  • Ian H. Brander, Chief Executive Officer of Howden
  • Daniel A. Pryor, Executive Vice President - Strategy and Business Development
  • A. Lynne Puckett, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Lynn H. Clark, Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources
  • Shyam Kambeyanda, Senior Vice President, President and CEO of ESAB
  • Darryl Mayhorn, Senior Vice President, President and CEO - Colfax Fluid Handling
  • Stephen J. Wittig, Senior Vice President - Colfax Business System and Supply Chain Strategy

Who owns Colfax Corporation stock?

Colfax Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Strs Ohio (0.57%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.27%), Lincoln Capital LLC (0.13%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. (0.04%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Colfax Corporation 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 Corporation.

Who sold Colfax Corporation stock? Who is selling Colfax Corporation stock?

Colfax Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC. Company insiders that have sold Colfax Corporation 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 Corporation.

Who bought Colfax Corporation stock? Who is buying Colfax Corporation stock?

Colfax Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Fox Run Management L.L.C., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc., SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC and Lincoln Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colfax Corporation.

How do I buy Colfax Corporation stock?

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

What is Colfax Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Colfax Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Colfax Corporation (NYSE CFX)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  141 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  410
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Colfax Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.42)
Consensus Price Target: $42.86 (4.66% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
7/11/2017Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLowView Rating Details
6/14/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
5/24/2017CIBCReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
5/23/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
5/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated 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
1/31/2017ArgusUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetSell$25.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
5/17/2016BB&T CorporationUpgradeHold -> 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, Inc. (The)Boost 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 CorporationLower Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Earnings by Quarter for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Earnings History by Quarter for Colfax Corporation (NYSE CFX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2017$0.43N/AView Earnings Details
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)


Earnings Estimates for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.64
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05
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$0.45$0.42
Q4 20173$0.45$0.54$0.51
Q1 20182$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q2 20182$0.50$0.51$0.51
Q3 20182$0.49$0.54$0.52
Q4 20182$0.61$0.61$0.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.26%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/30/2017A. Lynne PuckettSVPSell10,882$40.14$436,803.48View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Latest Headlines for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
DateHeadline logoColfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 24 at 8:52 PM logoIn reversal, Baltimore's public companies are becoming hunters instead of the hunted - July 21 at 3:23 PM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday - July 21 at 7:14 AM logoCritical Survey: Graco (GGG) versus Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) - July 20 at 9:42 AM logoColfax Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - July 17 at 5:30 PM logoColfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - July 17 at 2:12 PM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) PT Raised to $50 at Cowen; 'Internal Operational Improvement, Increased End-Market Stabililty' - - July 15 at 12:12 AM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Earns Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company - July 14 at 7:58 PM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) PT Raised to $50 at Cowen; 'Internal Operational Improvement, Increased End-Market Stabililty' - July 14 at 7:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to Colfax Corp. : July 13, 2017 - July 13 at 6:09 PM logoColfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - July 10 at 1:34 PM logoAltra Industrial Well Poised for Near and Long-Term Growth - Nasdaq - July 8 at 4:50 PM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub - July 8 at 12:22 PM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $936.91 Million - July 6 at 11:20 AM logoColfax Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CFX-US : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 10:09 PM logoColfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.42 Per Share - July 4 at 5:20 PM logoMiddleby Buys CVP Systems to Boost Food Processing Platform - July 3 at 5:04 PM logoColfax Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (CFX) - June 28 at 7:22 AM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - June 27 at 6:40 PM logoApplied Industrial's (AIT) Prospects Bright, Risks Linger - Nasdaq - June 26 at 4:55 PM logoETFs with exposure to Colfax Corp. : June 26, 2017 - June 26 at 4:55 PM logoCritical Comparison: Graco (GGG) and Colfax Corporation (CFX) - June 26 at 7:50 AM logoNotable Friday Option Activity: CFX, PF, RH - June 23 at 4:52 PM logoColfax Corp. :CFX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 22, 2017 - June 22 at 4:31 PM logoColfax Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CFX-US : June 20, 2017 - June 20 at 4:53 PM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Colfax Corporation (CFX) Issued By Seaport Global Securities - June 19 at 7:20 AM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Given "Buy" Rating at Seaport Global Securities - June 17 at 7:56 AM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Short Interest Update - June 17 at 7:02 AM logoTechnical Insights on Machinery Stocks -- AMETEK, Dover, Cummins, and Colfax - June 15 at 6:03 PM logoColfax (CFX) Upgraded to Strong Buy on Solid Prospects - Nasdaq - June 14 at 10:05 PM logoColfax Corp (CFX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $936.91 Million - June 10 at 8:44 AM logoColfax Corporation (CFX) Presents At Deutsche Bank 8th Annual Global Industrials and Materials Summit - Slideshow - June 8 at 5:15 PM logo Brokerages Expect Colfax Corp (CFX) to Announce $0.42 Earnings Per Share - June 8 at 2:18 PM logoWhy Is Colfax (CFX) Up 7.4% Since the Last Earnings Report? - June 8 at 9:43 AM logoColfax Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CFX-US : June 8, 2017 - June 8 at 9:43 AM logoColfax to Present at Deutsche Bank’s Global Industrials & Materials Summit - June 5 at 9:15 PM logoNew Strong Buy Stocks for June 2nd - June 2 at 5:42 PM logoColfax Corp (CFX) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - June 2 at 10:28 AM logoColfax Corp (CFX) SVP A. Lynne Puckett Sells 10,882 Shares - May 31 at 7:45 PM featured highlights: Gildan Activewear, Steve Madden, WABCO Holdings, Colfax and Lennar - May 31 at 10:18 AM logoCIBC Reaffirms Hold Rating for Colfax Corp (CFX) - May 24 at 5:46 PM logoColfax Corp (CFX) Receives Hold Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. - May 23 at 10:38 PM logoRajiv Vinnakota Sells 377 Shares of Colfax Corp (CFX) Stock - May 22 at 8:36 PM logoColfax to Present at the 2017 Electrical Products Group Conference - May 19 at 8:48 AM logoColfax Corp (CFX) SVP A. Lynne Puckett Sells 288 Shares - May 18 at 10:44 PM logoColfax Corp (CFX) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG - May 18 at 8:12 AM logoColfax Corp (CFX) Short Interest Down 32.1% in April - May 17 at 9:06 AM logoColfax Corp (CFX) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - May 16 at 6:58 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Colfax Corp (CFX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $936.91 Million - May 14 at 9:44 AM logo$0.42 Earnings Per Share Expected for Colfax Corp (CFX) This Quarter - May 12 at 12:30 PM



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