CF Industries (NYSE:CF) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, February 13th. Analysts expect CF Industries to post earnings of ($0.14) per share for the quarter.

CF Industries (CF) opened at $37.62 on Monday. CF Industries has a 1-year low of $25.04 and a 1-year high of $43.98. The firm has a market cap of $8,775.24, a P/E ratio of -20.56, a P/E/G ratio of 18.29 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.71 and a quick ratio of 1.51.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.19%. CF Industries’s payout ratio is currently -65.57%.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on CF. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on shares of CF Industries from $38.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Cowen boosted their price objective on shares of CF Industries from $27.00 to $33.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CF Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Atlantic Securities lowered shares of CF Industries from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price objective on shares of CF Industries from $23.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.74.

In other CF Industries news, Director Stephen A. Furbacher sold 3,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.00, for a total transaction of $126,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 50,854 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,830,744. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, VP Bert A. Frost sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.50, for a total transaction of $273,750.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 67,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,453,968. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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CF Industries Company Profile

CF Industries Holdings, Inc manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizer, and other nitrogen products. The Company’s nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN). Its other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to the Company’s industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or NPKs).

Earnings History for CF Industries (NYSE:CF)

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