The CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) is going down by -0.30% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -0.15% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out on 09/03/19 stating that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $50.05, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $51.00. CF finished the previous session at $50.65 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $792,687.
In the 100 days of trading, CF managed to top a 46.21% Moving average. Additionally, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. shares have achieved a 52-week range between 38.90 and 56.51 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 70.34%.
The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 221.10M, equal to the value of $11.20B in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. shares went down by -3.61%, adding 52.30 to growth in value, on top of a +9.43% boost since 08/19/19.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) Analyst’s Estimates
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) could record at least $0.36 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 11/08/2019, a number that would actually represent an increase of 23.82% YOY.
According to the average analyst rating, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. would be rated as Overweight. Out of 19 different analysts monitoring CF stock, 8 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 11 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 0 indicate that CF is an OVERWEIGHT, 0 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.
On Aug-05-19, the stock earned a Upgrade rating due to a new analyst call from BofA/Merrill, while analysts from Cowen believe that the stock is set at Outperform, as concluded on May-15-19. Cowen, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Outperform as confirmed through a call on Apr-23-19.
Regardless of the rating, BofA/Merrill did decrease their price from $50 to $38 as they are considering target share price analysis. Cowen, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on Mar-06-19, giving the stock a Outperform rating.
CF Key Ratios To Watch:
Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +20.46% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +15.67%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at 2.16%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 0.95. Additionally, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is recording price volatility of 2.84% for the period of the last seven days and 2.57% in the last 30 days.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) Technical Outlook
For the period of the last 50 days, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. had its Raw Stochastic average set at 58.20% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 69.69%. Stochastic %K for CF Industries Holdings, Inc., with the last 20 days included, was set at 71.88%, having Stochastic %D topping 74.81%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be encouraging for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. stocks with recording 16.41% in metrics.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Insider Watch:
Similarly, 19.76% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 52 institutions in total holding shares of this company. The top three institutional holders of CF stocks are: Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with ownership of $1.33 billion, which is approximately 28,567,629 of the company’s shares; Blackrock Inc., holding 18,670,957 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $872.12 million; and Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc, currently with more than 15,177,727 shares of the company valued at $708.95 million. Positions in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 20 insider purchases amounting to 269,723 shares. Similarly, there were 8 sale transactions amounting to 256,008 shares, with the net shares purchased during the last six months reaching 13,715.