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CF Industries Holdings Inc (CF) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

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CF Industries Holdings Inc (CF) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. 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 the international agriculture sector. CF Industries Holdings Inc has a market cap of $10.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.19 with a P/E ratio of 28.42 and P/S ratio of 2.44. The dividend yield of CF Industries Holdings Inc stocks is 2.77%. CF Industries Holdings Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 5.40% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter CF Industries Holdings Inc reported a revenue of $1.1 billion, compared with the revenue of $867.0 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $4.1 billion, an increase of 12.1% from last year. For the last five years CF Industries Holdings Inc had an average revenue decline of 8.8% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.53 for the year, an increase of -228.6% from previous year. The CF Industries Holdings Inc had an operating margin of 5.54%, compared with the operating margin of 3.64% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of CF Industries Holdings Inc is 28.51%. The profitability rank of the company is 5 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, CF Industries Holdings Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $835.0 million, compared with $1.2 billion in the previous year. The long term debt was $4.7 billion, compared with $5.8 billion in the previous year. The company's operating income of cannot cover its interest payment during the last fiscal year. CF Industries Holdings Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $43.19, CF Industries Holdings Inc is traded at 19.7% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $36.08. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.44, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.04. The stock gained 29.18% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Terrence Lyons, bought 8,100 shares of CF stock on 02/08/2018 at the average price of $5.85.
  • Director Terrence Lyons, bought 2,100 shares of CF stock on 02/08/2018 at the average price of $5.79.
  • Director Terrence Lyons, bought 5,400 shares of CF stock on 02/08/2018 at the average price of $5.74.
  • Director or Senior Officer of Insider or Subsidiar Dvaipayan Ghose, sold 40,000 shares of CF stock on 02/21/2018 at the average price of $6.5.
  • Director or Senior Officer of Insider or Subsidiar Dvaipayan Ghose, sold 40,000 shares of CF stock on 02/16/2018 at the average price of $6.51.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CF, click here.

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