B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management increased its position in shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 6.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 106,807 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 6,758 shares during the period. CF Industries Holdings accounts for 1.5% of B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. B & T Capital Management DBA Alpha Capital Management’s holdings in CF Industries Holdings were worth $2,986,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. raised its position in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 522.8% in the second quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 37,679 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,054,000 after buying an additional 31,629 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 31.9% in the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 542,655 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $15,173,000 after buying an additional 131,324 shares in the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC raised its position in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 18.4% in the second quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 93,547 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,616,000 after buying an additional 14,559 shares in the last quarter. Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. purchased a new position in shares of CF Industries Holdings during the second quarter worth approximately $1,486,000. Finally, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB raised its position in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 2.1% in the second quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 38,990 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,090,000 after buying an additional 791 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) opened at 29.75 on Monday. The company’s market cap is $6.94 billion. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $20.77 and a 12 month high of $37.17. The company’s 50 day moving average is $27.41 and its 200-day moving average is $30.05. CF Industries Holdings also saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 843 call options on the company. This is an increase of 278% compared to the average daily volume of 223 call options.

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $988.56 million. CF Industries Holdings had a positive return on equity of 0.41% and a negative net margin of 8.77%. CF Industries Holdings’s revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.40 earnings per share. Analysts expect that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post ($0.33) EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities analysts have commented on CF shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 22nd. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective (down previously from $34.00) on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a report on Saturday, April 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, March 20th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. CF Industries Holdings currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $31.43.

About CF Industries Holdings

CF Industries Holdings, Inc manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizer, and other nitrogen products. The Company’s nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN). Its other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to the Company’s industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or NPKs).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)

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