CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF): Price and Financial Metrics

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF): $47.97

-1.13 (-2.30%)

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CF POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.1% of US stocks.
  • CF's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 47 weeks.
  • CF ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 31st percentile.

CF Stock Summary

  • CF's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 270.58 -- higher than 89.1% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of CF Industries Holdings Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.8% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for CF Industries Holdings Inc is higher than it is for about 96.59% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ORA, ALEX, RYN, TRN, and SCI.
  • Visit CF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CF Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, CF's price/sales ratio is 31.25% higher, now standing at 2.1.
  • Over the past 196 months, CF's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 9.6.
  • Over the past 196 months, CF's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CF 2021-09-03 2.1 3 21.4 17.9
CF 2021-09-02 2.2 3 21.7 18.0
CF 2021-09-01 2.1 3 21.2 17.7
CF 2021-08-31 2.1 3 21.4 17.9
CF 2021-08-30 2.1 3 21.1 17.7
CF 2021-08-27 2.1 3 21.3 17.8

CF Growth Metrics

  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -28.04%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 6.08%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -36%.
CF's revenue has moved up $2.5e+07 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows CF's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 4,585 1,219 456
2021-03-31 4,201 1,517 400
2020-12-31 4,124 1,231 317
2020-09-30 4,071 1,243 285
2020-06-30 4,262 1,530 378
2020-03-31 4,560 1,491 471

CF's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CF has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 84.1% of graded US stocks.
  • CF's asset turnover comes in at 0.382 -- ranking 67th of 90 Chemicals stocks.
  • UAN, IFF, and WDFC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CF.

The table below shows CF's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.382 0.230 0.059
2021-03-31 0.351 0.211 0.050
2020-12-31 0.341 0.194 0.042
2020-09-30 0.336 0.208 0.041
2020-06-30 0.345 0.233 0.051
2020-03-31 0.362 0.254 0.064

CF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CF, see our CF price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $59.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.52 (Moderate Buy)

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CF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.97 52-week high $57.19
Prev. close $49.10 52-week low $25.30
Day low $46.83 Volume 1,947,750
Day high $48.31 Avg. volume 2,164,859
50-day MA $46.69 Dividend yield 2.44%
200-day MA $46.78 Market Cap 10.32B

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) Company Bio

CF Industries manufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products globally serving both agricultural and industrial customers. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

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Below are the latest news stories about CF Industries Holdings Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CF as an investment opportunity.

UK's meat industry warns CO2 shortage could hit food supplies

Britain's meat industry on Friday warned that an impending shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) could cause massive disruption to food supplies within two weeks. The gas is used to stun animals before slaughter, in the vacuum packing of food products to extend their shelf life, and to put the fizz into beer, cider and soft drinks. Britain's food supply chain, already creaking from an acute shortage of heavy goods vehicles (HGV) drivers and the impact of Brexit and COVID-19, is heavily reliant on fertiliser producers for CO2 which is a by-product of their production process.

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

What you need to know about energy prices

Youve probably never heard of CF Industries Holdings.

Evening Standard | September 16, 2021

Fertilizer Company Closes British Factories Due to High Gas Price

Fertilizer producer CF Industries is temporarily closing two factories in Great Britain due to the high gas price in Europe. After numerous warnings from companies, one of the first signals is that the high gas price could hinder economic recovery. The gas price has already more than tripled this year, and the winter season [] The post Fertilizer Company Closes British Factories Due to High Gas Price appeared first on Forbes News .

Forbes News | September 16, 2021

Sky high gas prices force two fertilizer plants to shutdown

American group CF Industries Holdings has halted production at the sites in Teesside and Cheshire after weeks of spiralling prices which have repeatedly hit record highs.

Daily Mail Online | September 16, 2021

Europe’s Energy Crunch Is Forcing U.K. Factories to Shut Down

(Bloomberg) -- Europe’s energy crunch has forced a major fertilizer maker to shut down two U.K. plants, the first sign that a record rally in gas and power prices is threatening to slow the region’s economic recovery.CF Industries Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it’s halting operations at its Billingham and Ince manufacturing complexes due to high natural gas prices, with no estimate for when production will resume. European gas and power futures tumbled Thursday on signs energy-intensive industrie

Yahoo | September 16, 2021

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CF Price Returns

1-mo 7.87%
3-mo -5.97%
6-mo 8.46%
1-year 45.16%
3-year -0.61%
5-year 144.40%
YTD 26.26%
2020 -15.76%
2019 12.73%
2018 5.13%
2017 40.24%
2016 -19.24%

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