Colfax Corporation (CFX): Price and Financial Metrics

Colfax Corporation (CFX)

Today's Latest Price: $30.57 USD

0.44 (1.46%)

Updated Sep 25 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 60 in Industrial - Machinery

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CFX Stock Summary

  • CFX's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 263.73 -- higher than 87.59% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -43.86%, Colfax CORP's debt growth rate surpasses only 6.41% of about US stocks.
  • Colfax CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 41.09%, greater than the shareholder yield of 92.62% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CFX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BBX, MWA, CTB, FLOW, and RBC.
  • Visit CFX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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CFX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $30.57 52-week high $39.30
Prev. close $30.13 52-week low $12.23
Day low $29.70 Volume 632,085
Day high $30.82 Avg. volume 1,350,587
50-day MA $32.61 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $30.22 Market Cap 3.62B

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:
$30.57$2.54 -92%

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 9th 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. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CFX, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.79 years, is -0.16% -- higher than just 10.43% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Colfax CORP's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 10%; for context, that number is higher than 69.38% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Colfax CORP experienced a tax rate of about 5% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than just 24.88% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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 PTSI, CODA, DEWY, FLOW, and LNN.

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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) Presents At Morgan Stanley Virtual 8th Annual Laguna Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Colfax Corporation in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | September 20, 2020

Colfax's Products & Cost-Saving Actions to Aid Amid Pandemic

Colfax's (CFX) focus on innovation and product launches along with cost-saving measures might aid performances in the quarters ahead. Adversities caused by the pandemic and high debts are concerning.

Yahoo | September 11, 2020

Is Colfax Corporation (CFX) A Good Stock To Buy?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey have plowed through 823 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of June 30th, when the S&P 500 Index was trading around the […]

Yahoo | September 9, 2020

Colfax's (CFX) CEO Matt Trerotola on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Colfax Corporation (CFX) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2020 8:00 AM ET Company Participants Mike Macek – Vice President-Finance Matt Trerotola – President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Hix – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Scott Davis – Melius Research Jeff Hammond –...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 8, 2020

Colfax (CFX) Tops Q2 Earnings Estimates, Gives Impressive View

Colfax's (CFX) Q2 results reflect the adverse impacts of the pandemic on product demand and forex woes. It predicts generating sequentially higher profits and positive cash flow in Q3.

Yahoo | August 7, 2020

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CFX Price Returns

1-mo -9.02%
3-mo 13.69%
6-mo 54.39%
1-year 6.81%
3-year -27.11%
5-year 3.03%
YTD -15.97%
2019 74.07%
2018 -47.25%
2017 10.27%
2016 53.88%
2015 -54.72%

Continue Researching CFX

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Colfax CORP's stock as an investment opportunity:

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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