The stock of CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CF) decreased by -$0.97 on Tuesday to finish at $100.12, down -0.96 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 3,106,560 shares of common stock traded. 24 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a gain of $29.34. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 3,013,525, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 3,748,114.
CF stock appreciated 6.00% since last month. On 05/09/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $90.06. The stock touched a high of $113.49 on 04/13/22, after rallying from a low of $43.19 in 52 weeks. The price of CF stock has risen by 41.45% or $29.34 this year, reaching a new high 24 times. Still, the stock price is down -11.78% from the 52-week high.
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There have been 72 days since CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF) last reported insider trading activity on Mar 14. On Mar 14, VP and Corporate Controller Hoker Richard A sold 4,085 shares at $93.93 each. This transaction resulted in the insider making $383,719. On Mar 11, Malik Ashraf K sold 5,033 shares at a price of US$97.32. After the transaction, the insider now owns 15,707 shares. VP and Corporate Controller Hoker Richard A had earlier sold 2,686 shares on Mar 11 for $97.52 a share. The transaction was completed for $261,931.
CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.92. Beta for the stock is 0.98. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.62, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 5.22, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 7.49.
Company paid $0.40 per share in dividends, an increase of 33.33% from $0.30 last year. A $0.10 dividend increase was reported on Wednesday April 27 2022.
For the three months ended March 30, CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s quick ratio was 1.50, while its current ratio was 1.70, indicating its ability to pay off its debt. The company’s long-term debt to equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 is 0.74, and the total debt to equity ratio is 0.87. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 45.40% percent. CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s operating margin stood at 37.20% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $2.39 billion and revenue of $6.54 billion.
Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. CF’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 13.20%. There was a 21.10% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was 49.30%.
According to CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended March 30. A higher net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $2.87 billion, while revenues rose by 63.46% to $2.54 billion. It was predicted that CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s quarterly earnings would be $4.21, but it ended up being $4.35, beating the consensus by -3.20%. EBITDA was $1.87 billion for the quarter. At the end of CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s most recent quarter ended March 30, its liabilities totaled 7.03 billion, while its total debt was $3.72 billion. Equity owned by shareholders amounts to $208.6 million.
Here’s a quick look at CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s (CF) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 24 May, the RSI 9-day stood at 49.62%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 62.55% historical volatility rate.
The stochastic %K and %D were 44.04% and 44.58% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 6.20. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 49.56%, the RSI (14) reading is 50.09%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at -2.88, and the 14-day reading is at -0.77.
CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CF) was downgraded by Consumer Edge Research to a an Equal weight rating in its latest research report. The stock was previously rated as a an Overweight.