Westwood Holdings Group Inc. Has $251,000 Holdings in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)

Westwood Holdings Group Inc. lessened its position in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CFFree Report) by 15.0% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,154 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 555 shares during the period. Westwood Holdings Group Inc.’s holdings in CF Industries were worth $251,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Prudential PLC grew its stake in CF Industries by 427.6% in the fourth quarter. Prudential PLC now owns 38,306 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $3,045,000 after acquiring an additional 31,046 shares during the period. Cibc World Markets Corp boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 131.4% during the fourth quarter. Cibc World Markets Corp now owns 24,640 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,959,000 after buying an additional 13,990 shares during the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 97.1% during the fourth quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 22,217 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,766,000 after buying an additional 10,943 shares during the last quarter. 1832 Asset Management L.P. boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 6.0% during the fourth quarter. 1832 Asset Management L.P. now owns 30,996 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,464,000 after buying an additional 1,747 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 205.5% during the fourth quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 22,320 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,774,000 after buying an additional 15,015 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.06% of the company’s stock.

CF Industries Stock Performance

NYSE:CF opened at $78.67 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 3.55 and a current ratio of 3.94. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $66.97 and a 52-week high of $87.90. The firm has a market cap of $14.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.07, a PEG ratio of 2.47 and a beta of 1.00. The business’s fifty day moving average is $78.40 and its 200 day moving average is $78.76.

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

CF Industries Announces Dividend

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

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research analysts recently issued reports on CF shares. Wells Fargo & Company cut their target price on CF Industries from $98.00 to $97.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 16th. Bank of America reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $88.00 target price (down previously from $96.00) on shares of CF Industries in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on CF Industries from $100.00 to $95.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $95.00 price target on shares of CF Industries in a report on Friday, February 16th. Finally, 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 report on Monday, May 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $85.00.

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CF Industries 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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