Swiss National Bank lifted its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 1.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 859,040 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 9,700 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 368,291.53% of CF Industries Holdings worth $30,204,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC acquired a new position in CF Industries Holdings in the 3rd quarter valued at $201,000. Maple Capital Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. Maple Capital Management Inc. now owns 318,545 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $11,200,000 after purchasing an additional 1,675 shares during the period. IndexIQ Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 413.0% during the 3rd quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 27,621 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $971,000 after purchasing an additional 22,237 shares during the period. BT Investment Management Ltd grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 109.4% during the 3rd quarter. BT Investment Management Ltd now owns 9,473 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $333,000 after purchasing an additional 4,950 shares during the period. Finally, Andra AP fonden purchased a new position in shares of CF Industries Holdings during the 3rd quarter worth $387,000.

CF has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group set a $30.00 price target on CF Industries Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. UBS AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price (up from $33.00) on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Cowen and Company raised their target price on CF Industries Holdings from $27.00 to $33.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. began coverage on CF Industries Holdings in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. They set a “hold” rating and a $36.30 target price for the company. Finally, BidaskClub cut CF Industries Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.74.

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) opened at $35.48 on Friday. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a 12 month low of $25.04 and a 12 month high of $39.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 1.71.

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The basic materials company reported ($0.39) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.35) by ($0.04). CF Industries Holdings had a negative net margin of 10.95% and a negative return on equity of 2.29%. The company had revenue of $870.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $733.63 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.13 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 27.9% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post -0.35 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.38%. CF Industries Holdings’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -65.57%.

CF Industries Holdings Profile

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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