Neuburgh Advisers LLC Decreases Holdings in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)

Neuburgh Advisers LLC decreased its position in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 70.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 33,216 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 77,760 shares during the quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC’s holdings in CF Industries were worth $1,358,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CF. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 81.3% during the fourth quarter. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. now owns 620 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $27,000 after buying an additional 278 shares during the last quarter. Rational Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 874.0% during the first quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 711 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $29,000 after buying an additional 638 shares during the last quarter. Community Bank N.A. purchased a new stake in shares of CF Industries during the first quarter valued at $30,000. Ffcm LLC boosted its position in shares of CF Industries by 49.4% during the fourth quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 762 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $33,000 after buying an additional 252 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of CF Industries during the fourth quarter valued at $34,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.30% of the company’s stock.

CF stock opened at $45.12 on Friday. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a twelve month low of $38.90 and a twelve month high of $56.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 1.17 and a current ratio of 1.71. The stock has a market cap of $9.98 billion, a PE ratio of 36.39, a P/E/G ratio of 3.46 and a beta of 0.80.

CF Industries (NYSE:CF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by ($0.01). CF Industries had a net margin of 7.09% and a return on equity of 4.81%. The company had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.01 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.27 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts forecast that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post 2.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 15th were paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 14th. CF Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 96.77%.

In related news, Director Stephen A. Furbacher sold 3,000 shares of CF Industries stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.01, for a total transaction of $126,030.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 47,190 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,982,451.90. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Richard A. Hoker sold 3,665 shares of CF Industries stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.15, for a total value of $150,814.75. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 63,383 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,608,210.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Several research firms recently commented on CF. ValuEngine cut CF Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Citigroup dropped their price objective on CF Industries from $50.00 to $48.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 31st. Cowen reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $54.00 price objective (down from $56.00) on shares of CF Industries in a research report on Wednesday, May 15th. Bank of America cut CF Industries from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $50.00 to $38.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 18th. Finally, Berenberg Bank set a $43.00 target price on CF Industries and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $50.26.

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CF Industries Company Profile

CF Industries Holdings, Inc manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. Its principal nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution, and ammonium nitrate. The company also offers diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, and aqua ammonia products, as well as compound fertilizer products with nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.

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