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

CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF): $60.24

-1.27 (-2.06%)

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CF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $60.24 52-week high $119.60
Prev. close $61.51 52-week low $60.08
Day low $60.08 Volume 3,296,400
Day high $62.00 Avg. volume 2,855,185
50-day MA $70.26 Dividend yield 2.55%
200-day MA $89.09 Market Cap 11.74B

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CF POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CF is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • CF's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 9.85% of US stocks).

CF Stock Summary

  • CF has a higher market value than 86.66% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $12,817,934,794.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.24, CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 8.71% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CF comes in at 16.55% -- higher than that of 88.84% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CF INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS INC are H, CXW, FWONA, RSVR, and RLJ.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 71.3% lower, now standing at 3.2.
  • CF's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.7 over the prior 216 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CF 2023-05-17 1.2 2.3 4.1 3.2
CF 2023-05-16 1.2 2.3 4.2 3.2
CF 2023-05-15 1.3 2.4 4.3 3.3
CF 2023-05-12 1.3 2.4 4.3 3.3
CF 2023-05-11 1.3 2.4 4.3 3.3
CF 2023-05-10 1.3 2.4 4.4 3.3

CF Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 137.8%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 147.22%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -42.78%.
CF's revenue has moved up $6,626,000,000 over the prior 34 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
2022-12-31 11,186 3,855 3,346
2022-09-30 11,118 4,750 3,191
2022-06-30 10,159 4,447 2,568
2022-03-31 8,358 3,686 1,649
2021-12-31 6,538 2,873 917
2021-09-30 5,100 1,683 299

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 84.92% of graded US stocks.
  • CF's asset turnover comes in at 0.382 -- ranking 68th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • IFF, UAN, and CDXS 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 $60.08 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF) Company Bio

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is an American manufacturer and distributor of agricultural fertilizers, including ammonia, urea, and ammonium nitrate products, based in Deerfield, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. It was founded in 1946 as the Central Farmers Fertilizer Company. For its first 56 years, it was a federation of regional agricultural supply cooperatives. CF then demutualized, and became a publicly traded company. (Source:Wikipedia)

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CF Industries (CF) Partners CHS to Produce Low-Carbon Nitrogen

To address food production's GHG footprint, CHS and CF Industries (CF) will capitalize on the latter's investments to generate ammonia, the building component of nitrogen-based fertilizer products.

Yahoo | May 17, 2023

CF Industries Working with CHS Inc. on Production and Distribution of Low-Carbon Nitrogen Fertilizer

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 11, 2023--CF Industries (NYSE: CF), one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen fertilizer, is working with CHS Inc., the nation’s leading agribusiness cooperative, to accelerate quantifiable and certifiable agriculture and food system greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions through the production and distribution of low-carbon nitrogen fertilizer. This initiative was developed as part of the U.S.-UAE’s Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) progr

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CF Price Returns

1-mo -17.94%
3-mo -29.66%
6-mo -41.68%
1-year -37.07%
3-year 108.69%
5-year 69.05%
YTD -28.54%
2022 22.29%
2021 87.18%
2020 -15.76%
2019 12.73%
2018 5.13%

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