The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) is a huge mover today! About 3.49M shares traded hands. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has declined 18.82% since April 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.05% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $6.62 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 30 by Barchart.com. We have $30.08 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:CF worth $198.60M more.
Analysts await CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.03 earnings per share, down 96.05% or $0.73 from last year’s $0.76 per share. CF’s profit will be $6.80M for 243.33 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.13 actual earnings per share reported by CF Industries Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -76.92% negative EPS growth.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) Ratings Coverage
Out of 14 analysts covering CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 36% are positive. CF Industries Holdings has been the topic of 48 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Citigroup on Monday, October 26. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, August 14 by Barclays Capital. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by Credit Agricole. On Friday, July 24 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform”. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) earned “Underperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, April 14. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) earned “Sector Perform” rating by Scotia Capital on Tuesday, May 24. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, May 24. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Underperform” on Tuesday, November 22. CLSA upgraded the shares of CF in a report on Wednesday, January 27 to “Outperform” rating.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for the operations of CF Industries, Inc. CF Industries, Inc. is a major producer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products. CF Industries operates world-scale nitrogen fertilizer plants in Louisiana and Alberta, Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes fertilizer products through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the midwestern United States.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.11, from 0.89 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 79 funds sold all CF Industries Holdings, Inc. shares owned while 125 reduced positions. 38 funds bought stakes while 144 increased positions. They now own 233.51 million shares or 3.14% more from 226.41 million shares in 2016Q1.
Aperio Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.01% or 52,097 shares. American Comml Bank last reported 95 shares in the company. Sumitomo Life Insur holds 0.04% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 10,934 shares. Moreover, Capital Innovations Lc has 1.2% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 17,003 shares. Ivory Investment Mgmt reported 579,071 shares or 0.39% of all its holdings. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd reported 7,800 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Nordea Ab holds 0.02% or 294,508 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Principal Grp has 0.01% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) for 348,004 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi last reported 314,511 shares in the company. Cannell Peter B And Inc accumulated 35,500 shares or 0.03% of the stock. The Pennsylvania-based Sei Co has invested 0.03% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Ameriprise Fincl has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can holds 471,113 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Glob Thematic Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 3.28% or 5.50 million shares in its portfolio. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF).
More recent CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “CF Industries Announces Completion of Debt Capital Structure Changes” on November 21, 2016. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: DuPont, CF Industries Holdings and Enbridge” on November 08, 2016. Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “CF Industries Holdings Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 4.43 …” with publication date: November 11, 2016 was also an interesting one.
CF Company Profile
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., incorporated on April 15, 2005, is the maker and distributor of nitrogen fertilizer and other nitrogen products. The Company’s nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN). The Company’s other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to its industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products (NPKs), which are solid granular fertilizer products, for which the nutrient content is a combination of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. The Company’s divisions include ammonia, granular urea, UAN, AN and Other.
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