Stock Price of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) Increases 0.45%

CF Industries Holdings, Inc.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 23.76% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 49.46% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 19.47% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a positive value of 0.45 compared to overall market. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has climbed 0.45% in the past week and advanced 5.47% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.36% during the past week but CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 3.59%.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $34.75 and hit $35.9 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $35.84, with a gain of 3.91% or 1.35 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,172,322 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $37.72 and the company has a market cap of $8,355 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $20.77 .

CF Industries Holdings Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 2, 2016. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.14. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.01. The company had revenue of $680.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $785.26 million. The companys revenue was down -26.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.CF Industries Holdings was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Jan 20, 2017. Company shares were Downgraded by UBS on Jan 10, 2017 to Neutral, Raises Price Target to $ 35 from a previous price target of $28 .Company shares were Downgraded by Barclays on Dec 12, 2016 to Equal Weight, Raises Price Target to $ 30 from a previous price target of $25 .CF Industries Holdings was Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Nov 22, 2016 to Underperform, Price Target of the shares are set at $22.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 16, 2016, Robert C Arzbaecher (director) purchased 21,600 shares at 23.25 per share price.On May 24, 2016, Christopher D Bohn (Sr. VP, Manufacturing) purchased 12,500 shares at 27.92 per share price.On Feb 24, 2016, Bert A Frost (Sr. VP Sales, Distn & Mkt Dev) purchased 8,000 shares at 31.31 per share price.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for the operations of CF Industries, Inc. CF Industries, Inc. is a major producer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products. CF Industries operates world-scale nitrogen fertilizer plants in Louisiana and Alberta, Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes fertilizer products through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the midwestern United States.


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