Colfax Corporation (CFX): Price and Financial Metrics

Colfax Corporation (CFX): $117.18

-4.59 (-3.77%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where CFX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.39% of US stocks.
  • CFX's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CFX ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

CFX Stock Summary

  • CFX's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 184.52 -- higher than 86.71% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • CFX's current price/earnings ratio is 91.86, which is higher than 92.52% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Colfax CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 82.71% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Colfax CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be WOOF, KWR, DCI, PSN, and BLD.
  • Visit CFX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CFX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, CFX's price/sales ratio is 39.39% lower, now standing at 2.
  • Over the past 162 months, CFX's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 31.5.
  • Over the past 162 months, CFX's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 31.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CFX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CFX 2021-09-03 2 1.6 73.3 39.8
CFX 2021-09-02 2 1.6 74.2 40.1
CFX 2021-09-01 2 1.6 73.1 39.6
CFX 2021-08-31 2 1.6 72.7 39.5
CFX 2021-08-30 2 1.6 72.9 39.6
CFX 2021-08-27 2 1.6 73.6 39.9

CFX Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -19.27%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 86.49%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -440.67%.
CFX's revenue has moved down $78,523,000 over the prior 70 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 3,854.303 356.099 71.657
2021-09-30 3,659.152 388.685 106.776
2021-06-30 3,499.192 371.473 94.334
2021-03-31 3,133.624 330.088 57.218
2020-12-31 3,070.769 301.935 42.625
2020-09-30 3,131.02 238.332 -7.45

CFX'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.
  • CFX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 27.15% of graded US stocks.
  • CFX's asset turnover comes in at 0.473 -- ranking 87th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • LNN, ACLS, and DRQ are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CFX.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-10-01 0.473 0.423 0.065
2021-07-02 0.465 0.425 0.062
2021-04-02 0.422 0.418 0.042
2020-12-31 0.422 0.419 0.036
2020-10-02 0.430 0.425 0.034
2020-07-03 0.402 0.427 0.024

CFX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CFX, see our CFX 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 $53.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

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CFX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $117.18 52-week high $121.89
Prev. close $40.59 52-week low $35.66
Day low $116.64 Volume 984,433
Day high $121.89 Avg. volume 1,387,519
50-day MA $40.36 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $45.55 Market Cap 18.90B

Colfax Corporation (CFX) Company Bio

Colfax Corporation is a manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands. The company was founded in 1860 and is based in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

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Latest CFX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Colfax CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CFX as an investment opportunity.

Colfax (CFX) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Surpass Estimates, Up Y/Y

Colfax's (CFX) fourth-quarter 2021 net sales increase 23.6% year over year on impressive performance across its segments.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Colfax Non-GAAP EPS of $0.59 beats by $0.01, revenue of $1.02B beats by $10M

Colfax press release (NYSE:CFX): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.59 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $1.02B (+23.2% Y/Y) beats by $10M. Shares -3.22% PM. 2022 Financial Outlook: Colfax reported that it expects strong sales and profit growth in 2022 for both of its businesses with typical seasonal patterns and improving business...

Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

Colfax (CFX) Beats Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Colfax (CFX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 3.51% and 2.15%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

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Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Colfax Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

Strong operating performance supported $0.06 EPS from continuing operations and $0.59 of adjusted EPSAchieved a strong quarter of cash flow, contributing to full year operating cash flow of $356 million and free cash flow of $277 millionPositioned for separation into two independent public companies near the end of the first quarter 2022 with strong growth outlooks for both businesses Wilmington, DE, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a leading diversified technolo

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

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CFX Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -2.52%
6-mo -14.99%
1-year -16.00%
3-year 45.58%
5-year 2.39%
YTD -15.03%
2021 20.21%
2020 5.11%
2019 74.07%
2018 -47.25%
2017 10.27%

Continue Researching CFX

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Colfax CORP (CFX) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Colfax CORP (CFX) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Colfax CORP (CFX) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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