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

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF): $67.25

-1.00 (-1.47%)

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CF POWR Grades

  • Growth is the dimension where CF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.92% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CF is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 160 days.
  • CF ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 33rd percentile.

CF Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $14,637,948,780, CF Industries Holdings Inc has a greater market value than 84.72% of US stocks.
  • CF's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 5,160 -- higher than 99.18% 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; only 15.44% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AMH, GFL, CUBE, LAMR, and STAG.
  • CF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CF Industries Holdings Inc's official 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 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -72.12%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -75.16%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 46.35%.
Over the past 15 months, CF's revenue has gone up $838,000,000.

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
2021-09-30 5,100 1,683 299
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

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)

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CF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $67.25 52-week high $74.77
Prev. close $68.25 52-week low $39.87
Day low $66.99 Volume 1,359,427
Day high $69.36 Avg. volume 2,610,595
50-day MA $65.62 Dividend yield 1.76%
200-day MA $54.82 Market Cap 14.42B

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.

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Buys The Walt Disney Co, Citigroup Inc, State Street ...

Investment company T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Current Portfolio) buys The Walt Disney Co, Citigroup Inc, State Street Corporation, Dominion Energy Inc, Xcel Energy Inc, sells CF Industries Holdings Inc, Raymond James Financial Inc, Snap-on Inc, Citizens Financial Group Inc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund.

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

Nutrien Will Follow Grain Prices In 2022

Nutrien (NTR) appears to have a sound combination of value and growth characteristics, with a dividend yield twice the level of the S&P 500 typical rate. If you are searching for a play on the farm economy, food inflation, and global population expansion, the company could be a wonderful long-term...

Paul Franke on Seeking Alpha | January 14, 2022

CF Industries (CF) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, CF Industries (CF) closed at $66.44, marking a +1.31% move from the previous day.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CF Industries, Exxon Mobil, Tesla, Centene Corp. and Southwest Airlines

CF Industries, Exxon Mobil, Tesla, Centene Corp. and Southwest Airlines are included in this analyst blog.

Yahoo | January 14, 2022

Zacks Value Trader Highlights: Exxon Mobil, Pfizer, CF Industries, Comerica, and Crocs

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Yahoo | January 14, 2022

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CF Price Returns

1-mo 4.85%
3-mo 12.63%
6-mo 43.70%
1-year 53.02%
3-year 66.32%
5-year 129.19%
YTD -4.99%
2021 87.18%
2020 -15.76%
2019 12.73%
2018 5.13%
2017 40.24%

CF Dividends

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