NYSE:CFX - Colfax Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $21.96 -0.16 (-0.72 %) (As of 01/16/2019 06:46 AM ET)Previous Close$22.12Today's Range$21.82 - $22.3452-Week Range$18.95 - $42.08Volume1.39 million shsAverage Volume2.55 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.59 billionP/E Ratio12.62Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.51 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 Webwww.colfaxcorp.com Phone301-323-9000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33 Current Ratio1.83 Quick Ratio1.37Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.62 Forward P/E Ratio9.72 P/E Growth0.59 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.30 billion Price / Sales0.78 Cash Flow$4.2891 per share Price / Cash Flow5.12 Book Value$30.27 per share Price / Book0.73Profitability 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 Shares117,200,000Market Cap$2.59 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) released its 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 earned $875.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $893.38 million. Colfax had a return on equity of 6.97% and a net margin of 3.03%. 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 issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.20-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.25. What price target have analysts set for CFX? 16 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Colfax's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect Colfax's share price to reach $31.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.4% 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 stories about CFX stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Colfax earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. 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). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Arlington Partners LLC (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Colfax stock? CFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arlington Partners LLC. 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. 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 $21.96. How big of a company is Colfax? Colfax has a market capitalization of $2.59 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: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 298 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 395 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 693MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?