CF Industries Holdings (CF) : Analyst Rating Update

CF Industries Holdings (CF) : 14 analysts are covering CF Industries Holdings (CF) and their average rating on the stock is 2.71, which is read as a Hold. 3 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. CF Industries Holdings (CF) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 5, which recommends a Strong Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 1 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 8 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

CF Industries Holdings (CF) : 12 Wall Street analysts covering CF Industries Holdings (CF) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $31.79. The maximum price target given is $42 and the minimum target for short term is around $25, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $4.46.

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $23.32 and $22.75 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $23.78. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $23.75, notching a gain of 0.89% for the day. The total traded volume was 4,798,338 . The stock had closed at $23.54 on the previous day.

Also, Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm UBS maintains its rating on CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF). The rating major has initiated the coverage with neutral rating on the shares. The Analysts at UBS lowers the price target from $33 per share to $29 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on June 16, 2016. The company shares have dropped -60.86% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 17, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $70.32 and the one year low was seen on Jun 27, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $27.73 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $31.68.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is the manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen fertilizer and other nitrogen products. The Companys nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea and urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN). The Companys other nitrogen products include ammonium nitrate (AN), diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor and aqua ammonia. The Companys customers include cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors and industrial users. It operates seven nitrogen fertilizer production facilities in North America. The Company owns four production facilities in the Central United States, one in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada and one in Courtright, Ontario, Canada. It also has a 75.3% interest in Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNCLP) and its subsidiary, TNLP, which owns a nitrogen fertilizer facility in Verdigris, Oklahoma.

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