Stock in Focus: Cf Industries Holdings (CF)

Company Profile:

CF Industries Holdings Inc is a leading producer and distributor of nitrogen fertilizers. The company operates various nitrogen facilities in America UK, and Canada. It primarily serves cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, traders, wholesalers, farmers, and industrial users. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

Recent News:

The company delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 34.78% and 8.95%, respectively, for its first quarter ended March 31, 2020, It reported net earnings of $68 million, or $0.31 per diluted share; EBITDA of $314 million; adjusted EBITDA of $318 million. Trailing twelve month net cash from operating activities of $1,491 million, free cash flow of $912 million.

Its Board of Directors has declared a $0.30 per share dividend on its common stock. The dividend will be payable on May 29, 2020, to stockholders of record as of May 15, 2020.

 

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.

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Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.

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Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.

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Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.

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Conclusion:

CF’s strengths can be seen in its better growth and strong profitability compared with its peers. Its revenue has increased over recent several years. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in MACD and Stochastic oscillator and the RSI stands at 53.98 with positive bias. We rate Cf Industries Holdings (CF) a STRONG BUY.

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