CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) Shares Acquired by Tower Research Capital LLC TRC

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CFFree Report) by 205.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 22,320 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 15,015 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC’s holdings in CF Industries were worth $1,774,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in CF. Balentine LLC lifted its stake in CF Industries by 5.9% during the fourth quarter. Balentine LLC now owns 2,914 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $232,000 after purchasing an additional 162 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its stake in shares of CF Industries by 5.3% during the 4th quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 3,507 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $279,000 after acquiring an additional 176 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries by 1.7% in the 4th quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 11,396 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $906,000 after acquiring an additional 188 shares during the last quarter. Greenleaf Trust raised its position in shares of CF Industries by 5.7% during the third quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 3,680 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $316,000 after purchasing an additional 197 shares during the period. Finally, Evergreen Wealth Solutions LLC lifted its holdings in shares of CF Industries by 6.1% during the fourth quarter. Evergreen Wealth Solutions LLC now owns 3,494 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $278,000 after purchasing an additional 202 shares during the last quarter. 93.06% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on CF shares. Bank of America reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $88.00 target price (down from $96.00) on shares of CF Industries in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Berenberg Bank boosted their target price on shares of CF Industries from $68.00 to $69.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Wolfe Research assumed coverage on CF Industries in a research report on Friday, March 1st. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $99.00 target price for the company. Scotiabank dropped their price target on CF Industries from $86.00 to $80.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and set a $95.00 price objective on shares of CF Industries in a research report on Friday, February 16th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $85.00.

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CF Industries Price Performance

NYSE CF opened at $78.67 on Tuesday. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $66.97 and a fifty-two week high of $87.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $78.40 and its two-hundred day moving average is $78.76. The firm has a market cap of $14.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.47 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 3.94 and a quick ratio of 3.55.

CF Industries (NYSE:CFGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 1st. The basic materials company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.47 by ($0.44). The company had revenue of $1.47 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.46 billion. CF Industries had a net margin of 19.03% and a return on equity of 14.08%. The firm’s revenue was down 26.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.85 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post 5.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

CF Industries Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 15th were issued a dividend of $0.50 per share. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 14th. CF Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently 33.22%.

CF Industries Company Profile

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of hydrogen and nitrogen products for energy, fertilizer, emissions abatement, and other industrial activities in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, and Other segments.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CF Industries (NYSE:CF)

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