Wealthfront Inc. boosted its position in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 15.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 32,773 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 4,288 shares during the period. Wealthfront Inc.’s holdings in CF Industries were worth $1,394,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CF. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in CF Industries by 190.0% in the third quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC now owns 1,116,525 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $39,256,000 after buying an additional 731,525 shares during the period. Anchor Bolt Capital LP lifted its holdings in CF Industries by 679.0% in the third quarter. Anchor Bolt Capital LP now owns 711,223 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $25,007,000 after buying an additional 619,928 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in CF Industries by 8.7% in the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 6,079,530 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $258,623,000 after buying an additional 487,200 shares during the period. Point72 Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in CF Industries in the third quarter valued at $14,767,000. Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH lifted its holdings in CF Industries by 77.8% in the third quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 534,035 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $18,776,000 after buying an additional 233,750 shares during the period.

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Shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE CF) opened at $38.99 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 2.53 and a quick ratio of 2.05. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $25.04 and a fifty-two week high of $45.00. The firm has a market cap of $9,090.00, a PE ratio of 10.86, a P/E/G ratio of 5.40 and a beta of 1.07.

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The basic materials company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.06. CF Industries had a net margin of 8.67% and a negative return on equity of 0.92%. The company had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $988.91 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.39) EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 26.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post 0.93 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th were issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.08%. CF Industries’s dividend payout ratio is presently 33.43%.

CF has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Stephens initiated coverage on shares of CF Industries in a report on Monday, December 4th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $38.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CF Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Credit Suisse Group set a $40.00 target price on shares of CF Industries and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $37.00 target price on shares of CF Industries and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th. Finally, Scotiabank set a $35.00 price objective on shares of CF Industries and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. CF Industries presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $38.14.

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CF Industries Company Profile

CF Industries Holdings, Inc manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizer, and other nitrogen products. The Company’s nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN). Its other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to the Company’s industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or NPKs).

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