Colfax Corporation (CFX): Price and Financial Metrics

Colfax Corporation (CFX): $44.08

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CFX Stock Summary

  • CFX's current price/earnings ratio is 122.54, which is higher than 91.94% 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; 82.43% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Colfax CORP is reporting a growth rate of -137.41%; that's higher than merely 14.29% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CFX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VMI, CTB, MWA, SXT, and AMWD.
  • CFX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Colfax CORP's official web site, go to

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CFX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.08 52-week high $50.26
Prev. close $44.06 52-week low $20.03
Day low $43.75 Volume 337,844
Day high $44.48 Avg. volume 1,439,740
50-day MA $44.19 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $36.40 Market Cap 5.96B

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.

CFX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$44.08$6.26 -86%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Colfax CORP. To summarize, we found that Colfax CORP ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Colfax CORP, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.58 years comes in at -0.1%; that's greater than merely 13.97% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Colfax CORP's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than just 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Industrials), Colfax CORP has a reliance on debt greater than 71.14% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CFX, try AIR, THR, ACM, EFX, and ECOL.

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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 Schedules First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Annapolis Junction, MD, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a leading diversified technology company, today announced that it will issue a press release providing financial results for the first quarter of 2021 on the morning of Thursday, April 29, 2021. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss these results beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern on that day, which will be open to the public by calling +1-877-303-7908 (U.S. callers) and +1-678-373-0875 (International callers) and referencing the conference ID number 1986324 and through webcast via Colfax’s website under the “Investors” section. Colfax’s financial results press release and supplemental information referenced on the call, if any, for the first quarter of 2021 will be ava...

Yahoo | April 14, 2021

Are Colfax Corporation's (NYSE:CFX) Mixed Financials Driving The Negative Sentiment?

With its stock down 11% over the past month, it is easy to disregard Colfax (NYSE:CFX). It seems that the market might...

Yahoo | April 7, 2021

DJO Invests in Next-Generation Augmented Reality Technology Primed for ASC Market Growth

DJO today announced a strategic investment in Insight Medical Systems, a technology company dedicated to wearable surgical navigation in orthopaedics.

Yahoo | March 30, 2021

Colfax (CFX) to Redeem $700M Worth Senior Notes Due 2024 & 2026

Colfax (CFX) to redeem $700 million worth of senior notes that are due to expire in 2024 and 2026. The move will help the company to lower its debt balance.

Yahoo | March 26, 2021

Colfax to redeem in full 6.000% senior notes due 2024 and $100M of 6.375% senior notes due 2026

Colfax Corporation ([[CFX]] -2.3%) has notified the holders its intention to redeem on April 24, 2021, $600M of its outstanding 6.000% senior notes due 2024 at 103% of the principal amount and $100M of the $400M outstanding of its 6.375% senior notes due 2026 at 106.375% of the principal amount....

Seeking Alpha | March 25, 2021

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CFX Price Returns

1-mo -6.79%
3-mo 13.81%
6-mo 39.10%
1-year 108.61%
3-year 37.41%
5-year 41.28%
YTD 15.27%
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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