Long Term Growth review of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) reported sales (ttm) of 3.72 Billion, whereas, 9 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 825.32 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 905.2 million and lower end at 731 million while the year ago reported sale was 1011.22 million.

9 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 1027.42 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1172.6 million and 872 million respectively.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Aug 02 AMC, whereas, 15 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at -0.27. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at -0.05 and lower end at -0.51 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.28.

The company has mean EPS estimate of -0.13 reported by 15 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at -0.13 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.09 and -0.57 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.57. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 49.63%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 51.4 and 47.86.

Valuation Ratios of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 26.13 P/E and the sector P/E is 37.13. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 13.77 and low P/E is 7.11, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 28.77 and 146.61 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 9.95 for the industry and 14.22 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, CF has Beta of 1.15 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.07 and 0.9 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of CF stands at 1.85 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.1. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 13.15, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 18.08 and 13.43 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) stands at -9.58 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 9.31 and 2.27 respectively.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.07% and closed its last trading session at $29.51. The market capitalization of the company is at $6.88 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $37.17 on 01/25/17 and 52-week Low of $20.77 on 08/04/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 5.25% and Monthly Volatility of 3.66%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.15 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.12.