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: $5.26 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 123,036,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $41.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $40.28
  • 52 Week Range: $29.28 - $43.01
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.81
  • P/E Growth: 1.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.45
  • Book Value: $25.71 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
  • EBITDA: $446.48 million
  • Net Margins: 4.35%
  • Return on Equity: 6.30%
  • Return on Assets: 3.10%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 1.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.31%
  • Average Volume: 613,894 shs.
  • Beta: 1.32
  • 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 quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43. The company earned $965.83 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $940.31 million. Colfax Corporation had a net margin of 4.35% and a return on equity of 6.30%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share. 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 Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Colfax Corporation.

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

Colfax Corporation updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.65-1.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.73.

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

13 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Colfax Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Colfax Corporation's share price to reach $46.44 in the next year. 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.78%), Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA (0.02%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.01%) and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Colfax Corporation stock include A Lynne Puckett, C Scott Brannan, Clay Kiefaber, Daniel A Pryor, 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 Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Colfax Corporation stock in the last year include A Lynne Puckett, Daniel A Pryor, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co., Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. 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 $42.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Colfax Corporation (NYSE CFX)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  299 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  476
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, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: $46.44 (8.64% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Price Target History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
Analysts' Ratings History for Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/17/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$50.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSell$39.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
9/27/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$45.00LowView Rating Details
9/26/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$46.00LowView Rating Details
8/29/2017ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$50.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$47.00 -> $50.00HighView 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
5/6/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$40.00MediumView 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
(Data available from 10/22/2015 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
11/6/2017$0.40N/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2017$0.41N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.43$0.43$940.31 million$965.83 millionViewN/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: $1.61
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.03
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q2 20173$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q3 20174$0.37$0.43$0.41
Q4 20174$0.45$0.52$0.50
Q1 20182$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q2 20182$0.53$0.54$0.54
Q3 20182$0.47$0.51$0.49
Q4 20182$0.58$0.59$0.59
(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: 75.22%
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
9/7/2017Stephen WittigSVPSell29,189$39.30$1,147,127.70View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Daniel A PryorEVPSell3,574$41.13$146,998.62View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Darryl MayhornSVPSell439$41.13$18,056.07View SEC Filing  
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)


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