CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has CF Industries Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CF's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CF underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 15.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CF underperformed the US Market which returned 19.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is CF Industries Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StHere's What's Concerning About CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StDon't Race Out To Buy CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) Just Because It's Going Ex-Dividend
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCF Industries Holdings, Inc. Just Missed Earnings; Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting Now
Is CF Industries Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CF ($38.81) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($70.42)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CF is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CF is good value based on its PE Ratio (29.4x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (29.8x).
PE vs Market: CF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.4x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CF is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.3x).
How is CF Industries Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CF's forecast earnings growth (18.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CF's earnings (18.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CF's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CF's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CF's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.7%).
How has CF Industries Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CF's current net profit margins (7%) are lower than last year (10.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CF's earnings have grown by 7.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CF's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CF had negative earnings growth (-41.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-16.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CF's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is CF Industries Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CF's short term assets ($1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($681.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: CF's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CF's debt to equity ratio (72.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 125.2% to 72.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.4%).
Interest Coverage: CF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).
What is CF Industries Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CF's dividend (3.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: CF's dividend (3.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CF's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (90.8%), CF's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CF's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tony Will (54 yo)
Mr. W. Anthony Will, also known as Tony, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. since January 2, 2014. Mr. Will has been the Chief Executive Officer and Presiden...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD8.76M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tony's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||1.17yrs||US$2.36m||0.036% |
|Senior VP||16.83yrs||US$2.24m||0.031% |
|Senior Vice President of Sales||4.5yrs||US$2.66m||0.047% |
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||3.08yrs||US$1.75m||0.011% |
|VP & Chief Information Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||3.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Compliance Officer||4.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Public Affairs||0.67yr||no data||0.0019% |
|Senior Vice President of Manufacturing & Distribution||1.17yrs||no data||0.0099% |
|Managing Director of CF Fertilisers UK||5.08yrs||no data||0.0071% |
|VP & Corporate Controller||13yrs||US$1.17m||0.035% |
Experienced Management: CF's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$233.78k||0.0071% |
|Independent Director||15.25yrs||US$248.78k||0.045% |
|Independent Director||10.42yrs||US$248.78k||0.021% |
|Independent Chairman & Lead Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$416.69k||0.027% |
|Independent Director||15.25yrs||US$233.78k||0.022% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$233.78k||0.0071% |
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$253.78k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$233.78k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||1.92yrs||US$233.72k||0.0051% |
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$233.56k||0.0052% |
Experienced Board: CF's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CF insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: CF
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$8.302b
- Shares outstanding: 213.92m
- Website: https://www.cfindustries.com
Number of Employees
- CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
- 4 Parkway North
- Suite 400
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CF||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2005|
|C4F||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2005|
|0HQU||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Aug 2005|
|C1FI34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Dec 2019|
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. Its principal nitrogen fertilizer products include anhydrous ammonia, granular urea, ur...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/11/27 23:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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