Morningstar Assigns BBB- Credit Rating to CF Industries Holdings (CF)
CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) has earned a “BBB-” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The agency’s “BBB-” rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk. They also issued a negative credit outlook for the company and gave their stock a two star rating.
CF has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They now have a $260.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $256.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $262.00. Finally, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $271.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $269.00. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $254.93.
Shares of CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) opened at 255.71 on Thursday. CF Industries Holdings has a one year low of $190.60 and a one year high of $267.76. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $253.1 and a 200-day moving average of $248.. The company has a market cap of $12.701 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.95.
CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $6.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $6.71 by $0.61. The company had revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $8.38 earnings per share. CF Industries Holdings’s revenue was down 14.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that CF Industries Holdings will post $19.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
CF Industries Holdings, Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products worldwide.
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