CF Industries Holdings Receives Neutral Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (CF)
CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings News reports. They currently have a $240.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $215.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 0.70% from the company’s current price.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Ned Davis Research upgraded shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research note on Friday. They now have a $262.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $267.00. Finally, analysts at Barclays downgraded shares of CF Industries Holdings from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 10th. They now have a $267.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $248.50.
Shares of CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) traded up 3.04% on Tuesday, hitting $249.02. The stock had a trading volume of 498,763 shares. CF Industries Holdings has a 52 week low of $169.33 and a 52 week high of $267.76. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $247.7 and its 200-day moving average is $236.7. The company has a market cap of $12.967 billion and a P/E ratio of 7.83.
CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $4.51 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.54 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.13 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.19 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $6.03 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that CF Industries Holdings will post $19.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, May 30th. Investors of record on Friday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 14th.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products worldwide.
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