Piper Sandler lifts CF Industries Holdings Inc. [CF] price estimate. Who else is bullish?


CF Industries Holdings Inc. [NYSE: CF] price plunged by -1.82 percent to reach at -$1.26. The company report on November 30, 2021 that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Welcomes Commerce Department’s Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations Concerning UAN from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today welcomed the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (“Commerce”) affirmative preliminary determinations that urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) imports from Russia are unfairly subsidized at rates ranging from 9.66% to 9.84% and UAN imports from Trinidad and Tobago (“Trinidad”) are unfairly subsidized at a rate of 1.83%. Commerce made the determinations as part of countervailing duty (“CVD”) investigations that are being conducted in response to petitions filed by CF Industries through certain of its production facilities.

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“Commerce’s preliminary determinations are an important step towards leveling the playing field for the U.S. UAN industry and its workers,” said Tony Will, president and chief executive officer, CF Industries Holdings, Inc. “We appreciate the hard work of the Commerce professionals who are handling these investigations, and look forward to participating in the post-preliminary phase.”.

A sum of 3157692 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 2.74M shares. CF Industries Holdings Inc. shares reached a high of $70.81 and dropped to a low of $67.485 until finishing in the latest session at $67.90.

The one-year CF stock forecast points to a potential upside of 4.58. The average equity rating for CF stock is currently 2.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on CF Industries Holdings Inc. [CF]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CF shares is $71.16 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CF stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Piper Sandler have made an estimate for CF Industries Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on December 17, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Mizuho raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on October 13, 2021, representing the official price target for CF Industries Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $64 to $67, while BofA Securities kept a Buy rating on CF stock. On August 20, 2021, analysts increased their price target for CF shares from 57 to 59.50.

The Average True Range (ATR) for CF Industries Holdings Inc. is set at 2.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for CF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.86. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.97, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.52. Price to Free Cash Flow for CF in the course of the last twelve months was 15.55 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.

CF Stock Performance Analysis:

CF Industries Holdings Inc. [CF] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.55. With this latest performance, CF shares gained by 10.91% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 38.46% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 49.92% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CF stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.86, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 45.53, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.65 for CF Industries Holdings Inc. [CF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 64.92, while it was recorded at 68.58 for the last single week of trading, and 54.40 for the last 200 days.

Insight into CF Industries Holdings Inc. Fundamentals:

CF Industries Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.

CF Stock EPS

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CF. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for CF Industries Holdings Inc. go to 62.70%.

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CF Industries Holdings Inc. [CF] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $13,231 million, or 95.20% of CF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CF stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 25,590,976, which is approximately 1.135% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 19,687,635 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.34 billion in CF stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.32 billion in CF stock with ownership of nearly -5.878% of the company’s market capitalization.

241 institutional holders increased their position in CF Industries Holdings Inc. [NYSE:CF] by around 18,084,126 shares. Additionally, 261 investors decreased positions by around 20,898,044 shares, while 76 investors held positions by with 155,873,737 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 194,855,907 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CF stock had 70 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,602,855 shares, while 59 institutional investors sold positions of 3,614,931 shares during the same period.