Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC Has $42.63 Million Holdings in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF)

Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC reduced its position in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 15.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,002,019 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 184,779 shares during the period. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC owned 0.43% of CF Industries worth $42,626,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Sentry Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of CF Industries by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 16,879 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $472,000 after purchasing an additional 160 shares during the last quarter. Maple Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in CF Industries by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. Maple Capital Management Inc. now owns 318,545 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $11,200,000 after acquiring an additional 1,675 shares during the last quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. raised its stake in CF Industries by 0.9% during the 3rd quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 207,394 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $7,292,000 after acquiring an additional 1,903 shares during the last quarter. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC raised its stake in CF Industries by 1.2% during the 3rd quarter. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC now owns 195,242 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $6,865,000 after acquiring an additional 2,342 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec raised its stake in CF Industries by 5.7% during the 3rd quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 48,372 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,708,000 after acquiring an additional 2,600 shares during the last quarter.

CF has been the subject of several analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group set a $40.00 price objective on CF Industries and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Cowen upped their price objective on CF Industries from $27.00 to $33.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CF Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Stephens initiated coverage on CF Industries in a research note on Monday, December 4th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $38.00 price objective for the company. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on CF Industries from $38.00 to $43.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.74.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE CF) traded up $0.82 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $38.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,115,070 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,970,000. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.71 and a quick ratio of 1.51. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $25.04 and a 52 week high of $43.98. The firm has a market cap of $8,970.00, a PE ratio of -21.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 18.29 and a beta of 1.09.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. CF Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently -65.57%.

In related news, Director Stephen A. Furbacher sold 3,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.00, for a total value of $126,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 50,854 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,830,744. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Bert A. Frost sold 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.50, for a total value of $273,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 67,232 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,453,968. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

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CF Industries 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 (NYSE:CF)

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