Analyst Rating Update on CF Industries Holdings (CF)

CF Industries Holdings (CF) : The consensus on CF Industries Holdings (CF) based on 13 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.69, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 5 which endorses a Strong Sell on the stock. However, 3 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 7 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on CF Industries Holdings (CF).

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 $29.7. The maximum price target given is $37 and the minimum target for short term is around $21, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $4.3.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Citigroup maintains its rating on CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF). The global brokerage major lowers the current price target from $34 per share to $25 per share. Analysts at the Citigroup have a current rating of Neutral on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 7, 2016.


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 $24.49 and $24.29 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $25.15. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $24.52, notching a gain of 0.12% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,912,846 . The stock had closed at $24.49 on the previous day.

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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