ProShare Advisors LLC decreased its position in shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 11.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 32,596 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 4,048 shares during the quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC’s holdings in CF Industries Holdings were worth $911,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of CF. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 3,912.4% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 20,034,069 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $587,999,000 after purchasing an additional 19,534,765 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 1,077.6% during the 1st quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 994,693 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $29,194,000 after purchasing an additional 910,226 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 3.6% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 23,636,563 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $693,733,000 after purchasing an additional 817,570 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 23.0% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,774,341 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $110,781,000 after purchasing an additional 705,420 shares during the period. Finally, Morgan Stanley grew its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 68.3% during the 1st quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,541,650 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $45,248,000 after purchasing an additional 625,626 shares during the period.

In other CF Industries Holdings news, VP Bert A. Frost sold 6,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.53, for a total value of $201,792.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 59,732 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,883,349.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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CF has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Barclays PLC dropped their price objective on shares of CF Industries Holdings from $31.00 to $29.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Royal Bank Of Canada dropped their price objective on shares of CF Industries Holdings from $25.00 to $23.00 and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $35.00 price objective on shares of CF Industries Holdings and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.23.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) opened at 35.16 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is $8.20 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $30.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $28.91. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $22.00 and a one year high of $37.17.

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The basic materials company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.18. The company had revenue of $1.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.06 billion. CF Industries Holdings had a negative return on equity of 0.40% and a negative net margin of 9.98%. CF Industries Holdings’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.33 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post ($0.69) earnings per share for the current year.

CF Industries Holdings Company 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).

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

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