Colfax Corporation (CFX): Price and Financial Metrics

Colfax Corporation (CFX): $46.69

0.40 (+0.86%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where CFX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.78% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CFX is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • CFX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 2.47% of US stocks).

CFX Stock Summary

  • CFX's current price/earnings ratio is 69.41, which is higher than 87.86% 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; 82.28% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -27.33%, Colfax CORP's debt growth rate surpasses just 19.18% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Colfax CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be RBC, BLD, SXT, VMI, and RPM.
  • 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 year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 27.22%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 75.15%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at -3.54%.
CFX's revenue has moved down $612,753,000 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 3,171.608 213.73 -10.382
2020-03-31 3,459.895 259.465 -471.142

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 30.55% of graded US stocks.
  • CFX's asset turnover comes in at 0.465 -- ranking 86th of 104 Machinery stocks.
  • LNN, TGEN, and NVOS 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
2021-07-02 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
2020-04-03 0.403 0.430 -0.055

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 $46.69 52-week high $50.34
Prev. close $46.29 52-week low $26.45
Day low $46.21 Volume 1,112,800
Day high $47.39 Avg. volume 1,381,309
50-day MA $46.95 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $44.02 Market Cap 6.65B

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

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Insider Monkey | September 17, 2021

Colfax (CFX) to Gain From Demand & Buyouts Amid Cost Woes

Colfax (CFX) to gain from robust demand, product innovation, cost actions and synergies from buyouts. Inflation in raw material costs and supply-chain issues are likely to hurt.

Yahoo | September 10, 2021

Colfax hero Jim Krouse dies a legend

The death of former Colfax Fire Chief Jim Krouse left not only an absence in the department but in the hearts of those who knew him. The whole community is feeling the loss, said Michael Chapman, Colfax Fire Department chief. They see it in our eyes. Chapman said when Krouse retired as fire chief in

The Daily Evergreen | September 9, 2021

With EPS Growth And More, Colfax (NYSE:CFX) Is Interesting

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Yahoo | September 7, 2021

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CFX Price Returns

1-mo -4.23%
3-mo 1.92%
6-mo 5.25%
1-year 48.74%
3-year 29.48%
5-year 53.18%
YTD 22.10%
2020 5.11%
2019 74.07%
2018 -47.25%
2017 10.27%
2016 53.88%

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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