analysts Recommendations: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)


CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) will report its next earnings on Feb 15 – Feb 20 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.13/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.03/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.16/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 533.3%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. and for the current quarter 17 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.05/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.28/share and a High Estimate of $0.22/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 12 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. as 900.06 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is 774 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.03 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.12 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CF to be -106.6%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -82.5%. For the next 5 years, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is expecting Growth of -7.13% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -18.92% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on CF Industries Holdings, Inc., where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 7 analysts have given a Buy signal, 10 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 18 Analysts reported that the Price Target for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. might touch $36 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $26.63 and $21 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. got Downgrade on 22-Nov-16 where investment firm RBC Capital Mkts Downgrade the stock from Sector Perform to Underperform.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. closed its last trading session at $27.43 with the gain of 5.5%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 6.75 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $46.67 and 52-week low of $20.77. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 8.65% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 16.41% and 6.58% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 3, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Aug 4, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.1 and Average Volume (3 months) is 5.86 million. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 97.44 and Forward P/E ratio of 48.89.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 1.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 8.3%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 1.94%, where Monthly Performance is 21.91%, Quarterly performance is 12.58%, 6 Months performance is 6.09% and yearly performance percentage is -32.67%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -25.76%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.32% and Monthly Volatility of 4.43%.