CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CF) went up by 6.10% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $46.33. The company’s stock price has collected 14.15% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 9 hours ago that CF Industries Joins Hydrogen Council to Further Commitment to Clean Energy Economy
Is It Worth Investing in CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE :CF) Right Now?
CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 34.65 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CF is at 1.16. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for CF Industries Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $41.33, which is -$6.37 below the current price. CF currently public float of 212.81M and currently shorts hold a 1.58% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CF was 2.63M shares.
CF’s Market Performance
CF stocks went up by 14.15% for the week, with a monthly jump of 16.95% and a quarterly performance of 54.95%, while its annual performance rate touched 0.88%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.80% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.58% for CF Industries Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 17.58% for CF stocks with a simple moving average of 45.81% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CF
Stephens, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CF reach a price target of $44, previously predicting the price at $39. The rating they have provided for CF stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on November 23rd, 2020.
HSBC Securities gave a rating of “Hold” to CF, setting the target price at $36 in the report published on September 17th of the previous year.
CF Trading at 28.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -1.27% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.58%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.80%, as shares surge +16.18% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +70.80% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CF rose by +14.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +79.02% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $39.22. In addition, CF Industries Holdings Inc. saw 18.16% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CF starting from White Celso L., who purchase 815 shares at the price of $38.03 back on Nov 24. After this action, White Celso L. now owns 11,191 shares of CF Industries Holdings Inc., valued at $31,000 using the latest closing price.
Hopkins David P, the Managing Director CF Fert. UK of CF Industries Holdings Inc., sale 1,900 shares at $32.91 during a trade that took place back on Jun 08, which means that Hopkins David P is holding 15,200 shares at $62,532 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +20.59 for the present operating margin
- +25.80 for the gross margin
The net margin for CF Industries Holdings Inc. stands at +10.74. The total capital return value is set at 9.31, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.71. Equity return is now at value 10.10, with 2.40 for asset returns.
Based on CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF), the company’s capital structure generated 146.36 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 59.41. Total debt to assets is 33.95, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 143.25. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 58.15.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.76, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 19.25 and the total asset turnover is 0.36. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.46.