More Encouraging Progress From CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

    Kelleher Dennis P., Sr VP and CFO, subtracted 34,343 shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) from its portfolio at the rate of $48.19 per share valuing $1,654,969 on Aug 30. The insider left behind 40,874 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $49.88, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $50.62. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $48.59 and a 2nd Support Level at $48.04. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) was $49.13. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) stock has gained $0.25, or 0.51%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.94, or 1.95%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $2.61, or 5.61%. This year-to-date, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) shares have gained $5.62, or 12.92%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

    With 218,326 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $10,741,640K. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) generates $4,429 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $290,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -10.35%, a 3-Year Total Return of 105.14%, and a 5-year Total Return of -7.69%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 172.73%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.300 per share on 08/14/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.44%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.20.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 06/19, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) reported earnings of $1.28 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.81 per share, representing a 0.47 difference and 58.02% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 03/19, the reported earnings of $0.27 represented a -0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.28 per share, which was a -3.57% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.34 per share. This estimate came from a total of 5 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.42 and the low estimate was $0.27. In the year-ago quarter, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) generated per-share earnings of $0.13. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +161.54%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 7 purchases (201,650 shares in total) and 9 sale (253,183 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 21 insider buys amounting to 259,883 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 265,848 shares. In the past full year, 46 insider purchases were made (involving 532,279 shares) and 45 insider sell-offs equivalent to 375,860 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) has a Current Ratio of 1.81, a Quick Ratio of 1.37 and a Cash Ratio of 0.97. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 158.82, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 61.36, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 36.22. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 2.87 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 158.82.