On July 16, chairman, president and CEO of CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF) Stephen R. Wilson sold 50,000 shares at an average price of $194.39. The total transaction amount is $9,719,500.
In 1991, Mr. Wilson joined CF Industries Inc. as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Prior to coming to the company, Wilson served as senior vice president and chief financial officer in Inland Steel Industries Inc. in Chicago from 1974 to 1991. Currently, Stephen R. Wilson is at CF Industries Holdings Inc. serving as chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Stephen R. Wilson sold 200,000 shares of CF stock from March to July. Other directors and officers have also sold shares of CF stock. On February 22, Director Edward A. Schmitt sold 5,000 shares of CF stock at the average price of $186.04. Director David R Harvey sold 3,000 shares of CF stock on February 21 at the average price of $186.02.
GuruFocus Gurus Joel Greenblatt and David Tepper increased their positions in the Company. As of March 31, Joel Greenblatt owns 19,327 shares, an increase of 121.03%, and David Tepper owns 69,332 shares, a 40.54% increase. John Burbank has sold out his holdings in the first quarter of 2012. George Soros, who owns 57,500 shares, has kept his position unchanged.
CF Holdings reported net sales for the first quarter of 2012 of $1.5 billion, an increase of 30 percent from the $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2011. Net income was $431.7 million.