NYSE:CFX - Colfax Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.84 +0.15 (+0.56 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$26.84Today's Range$26.65 - $26.8952-Week Range$18.95 - $37.05Volume640,106 shsAverage Volume1.60 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.15 billionP/E Ratio11.62Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.62 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CFX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CFX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Pumps & pumping equipment Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:CFX Previous Symbol CUSIP19401410 CIK1420800 Webwww.colfaxcorp.com Phone301-323-9000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33 Current Ratio1.83 Quick Ratio1.37Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.62 Forward P/E Ratio10.65 P/E Growth0.78 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.67 billion Price / Sales0.86 Cash Flow$4.3501 per share Price / Cash Flow6.17 Book Value$30.27 per share Price / Book0.89Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.31 Net Income$140.20 million Net Margins3.82% Return on Equity7.72% Return on Assets4.23%Miscellaneous Employees14,300 Outstanding Shares117,200,000Market Cap$3.15 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated) 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 earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The industrial products company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.06. The industrial products company had revenue of $985 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $982.49 million. Colfax had a net margin of 3.82% and a return on equity of 7.72%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. View Colfax's Earnings History. When is Colfax's next earnings date? Colfax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Colfax. What price target have analysts set for CFX? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Colfax's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Colfax's share price to reach $31.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Colfax. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Colfax? 16 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 9 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 articles about CFX stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Colfax earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Colfax? Colfax saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,977,616 shares, an increase of 123.0% from the December 31st total of 4,473,691 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,874,629 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 11.9% of the company's stock are short sold. View Colfax's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Colfax's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Colfax include IDEX (IEX), Graco (GGG), Flowserve (FLS), ITT (ITT), Gorman-Rupp (GRC) and Ampco-Pittsburgh (AP). What other stocks do shareholders of Colfax own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Colfax investors own include Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Apache (APA), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), AutoZone (AZO), Charles Schwab (SCHW), UMB Financial (UMBF), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Belden (BDC) and Black Diamond Group (BDI). Who are Colfax's key executives? Colfax's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mitchell P. Rales, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 62)Mr. Matthew L. Trerotola, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)Mr. Christopher M. Hix, Sr. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 57)Mr. Daniel A. Pryor, Exec. VP of Strategy & Bus. Devel. (Age 51)Mr. Ian H. Brander, Sr. Vice Persident (Age 57) Who are Colfax's major shareholders? Colfax's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Principal Financial Group Inc. (6.12%), BlackRock Inc. (4.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.29%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.29%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.78%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.27%). Company insiders that own Colfax stock include A Lynne Puckett, Daniel A Pryor, Darryl Mayhorn, Ian Brander, Jason Maclean, Lynn H Clark, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Principal Financial Group Inc., PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Brown Advisory Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Colfax company stock in the last year include A Lynne Puckett, Ian Brander, Jason Maclean, Lynn H Clark, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wexford Capital LP, Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Private Management Group Inc., River Road Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Strs Ohio and Gotham Asset Management LLC. 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 $26.84. How big of a company is Colfax? Colfax has a market capitalization of $3.15 billion and generates $3.67 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $140.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.31 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: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 305 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 399 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 704MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a good rate of return for a mutual fund?