NYSE:CFX - Colfax Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$27.98 +0.26 (+0.94 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$27.98
Today's Range$27.5850 - $28.09
52-Week Range$26.25 - $42.08
Volume718,263 shs
Average Volume1.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.28 billion
P/E Ratio16.08
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.56
Colfax Corporation operates as a diversified industrial technology company worldwide. The company operates through Air and Gas Handling, and Fabrication Technology segments. The Air and Gas Handling segment designs, manufactures, and supplies heavy-duty centrifugal and axial fans, rotary heat exchangers, and gas compressors, as well as related products, systems, and services. It markets air and gas handling products under the Howden brand name. This segment sells its products and services directly, as well as through independent representatives and distributors to customers in the power generation, oil, gas and petrochemical, mining, wastewater, general industrial, and other end markets. The Fabrication Technology segment formulates, develops, manufactures, and supplies consumable products and equipment for use in cutting, joining, and automated welding of steels, aluminum, and other metals and metal alloys. This segment also provides welding consumables comprising electrodes, cored and solid wires, and fluxes using a range of specialty and other materials; and cutting consumables, such as electrodes, nozzles, and shields and tips under the ESAB brand name. It sells its products through independent distributors and direct sales to the infrastructure, wind power, marine, pipelines, mobile/off-highway equipment, oil, gas, and mining markets. Colfax Corporation was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Pumps & pumping equipment
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:CFX
Previous Symbol
CUSIP19401410
Phone301-323-9000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33
Current Ratio1.83
Quick Ratio1.37

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.08
Forward P/E Ratio12.44
P/E Growth0.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.30 billion
Price / Sales0.99
Cash Flow$4.3246 per share
Price / Cash6.47
Book Value$29.68 per share
Price / Book0.94

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.74
Net Income$151.09 million
Net Margins3.03%
Return on Equity6.97%
Return on Assets3.83%

Miscellaneous

Employees14,300
Outstanding Shares117,200,000
Market Cap$3.28 billion
OptionableOptionable

Colfax (NYSE:CFX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colfax's stock symbol?

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

How were Colfax's earnings last quarter?

Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $875.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $893.38 million. Colfax had a net margin of 3.03% and a return on equity of 6.97%. View Colfax's Earnings History.

When is Colfax's next earnings date?

Colfax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Colfax.

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

Colfax updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.20-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.25.

What price target have analysts set for CFX?

18 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Colfax's shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate Colfax's stock price to reach $34.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Colfax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Colfax?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Colfax in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Colfax.

Has Colfax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CFX stock has been trending neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Colfax earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Colfax's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Colfax include Xylem (XYL), IDEX (IEX), Graco (GGG), Flowserve (FLS), ITT (ITT), Gorman-Rupp (GRC) and Ampco-Pittsburgh (AP).

Who are Colfax's key executives?

Colfax's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mitchell P. Rales, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. Matthew L. Trerotola, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Hix, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Daniel A. Pryor, Exec. VP of Strategy & Bus. Devel. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Ian H. Brander, Sr. Vice Persident (Age 56)

Who are Colfax's major shareholders?

Colfax's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.89%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.52%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.67%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.20%), Ashler Capital LLC (1.60%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.54%). Company insiders that own Colfax stock include A Lynne Puckett, Daniel A Pryor, Darryl Mayhorn, Ian Brander, Jason Maclean, Matthew L Trerotola, Rajiv Vinnakota, Shyam Kambeyanda and Stephen Wittig. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Colfax.

Which major investors are selling Colfax stock?

CFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ashler Capital LLC, FMR LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Colfax company stock in the last year include A Lynne Puckett, Daniel A Pryor, Ian Brander, Jason Maclean, Matthew L Trerotola, Rajiv Vinnakota and Shyam Kambeyanda. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colfax.

Which major investors are buying Colfax stock?

CFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Strs Ohio, Putnam Investments LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colfax.

How do I buy shares of Colfax?

Shares of CFX 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Colfax's stock price today?

One share of CFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.98.

How big of a company is Colfax?

Colfax has a market capitalization of $3.28 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $151.09 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis. Colfax employs 14,300 workers across the globe.

What is Colfax's official website?

The official website for Colfax is http://www.colfaxcorp.com.

How can I contact Colfax?

Colfax's mailing address is 420 NATIONAL BUSINESS PARKWAY 5TH FLOOR, ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION MD, 20701. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 301-323-9000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Colfax (NYSE CFX)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  290 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  385 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  675
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Colfax and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CFX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CFX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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