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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.20
NYSE:CF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. NYSE:CF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:CF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 26.61 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
NYSE:CF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:CF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:CF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.69
Interest Coverage 0.68
NYSE:CF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 45.42 vs. NYSE:CF: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:CF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 17.41 Max: 718.88
Current: 0.68
0.67
718.88
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.96
Beneish M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
5.65%
0.94%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 3.64
NYSE:CF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NYSE:CF: 3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:CF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 28.51 Max: 49.88
Current: 3.64
3.64
49.88
Net Margin % -7.52
NYSE:CF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. NYSE:CF: -7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:CF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.52  Med: 16.86 Max: 30.29
Current: -7.52
-7.52
30.29
ROE % -7.19
NYSE:CF's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. NYSE:CF: -7.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:CF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.5  Med: 28.31 Max: 54.22
Current: -7.19
-7.5
54.22
ROA % -1.85
NYSE:CF's ROA % is ranked lower than
80% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. NYSE:CF: -1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:CF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.99  Med: 14.52 Max: 31.12
Current: -1.85
-1.99
31.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.31
NYSE:CF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. NYSE:CF: -0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:CF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 65.64 Max: 183.12
Current: -0.31
-0.31
183.12
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.10
NYSE:CF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NYSE:CF: -5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 12.8 Max: 24.8
Current: -5.1
0
24.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -33.20
NYSE:CF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. NYSE:CF: -33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:CF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26.5 Max: 82.8
Current: -33.2
0
82.8
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» NYSE:CF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-15 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

CF Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 37,332 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 930,800 sh (New)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,000,000 sh (+18.87%)
John Burbank 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 198,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Mason Hawkins Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 94,777 sh (-12.11%)
John Burbank 7,227,922 sh (-35.24%)
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Q3 2016

CF Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 336,700 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 153,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 142,850 sh (New)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,500,000 sh (+10.00%)
John Burbank 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Ken Fisher 82,282 sh (-13.18%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,090 sh (-14.04%)
John Burbank 16,028 sh (-99.78%)
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Q4 2016

CF Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Pioneer Investments 679,433 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 255,000 sh (+70.00%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,500,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 80,619 sh (-2.02%)
Robert Olstein 130,000 sh (-15.03%)
Steven Cohen 112,500 sh (-66.59%)
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Q1 2017

CF Guru Trades in Q1 2017

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 5,675,000 sh (+3.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs    NAICS: 325311    SIC: 2873
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Traded in other countries:C4F.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
CF Industries Holdings Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products in North America. The Company's products include ammonia, urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution, diammonium phosphate and monoammonium phosphate.

CF Industries is a leading producer and distributor of nitrogen fertilizers. The company operates seven nitrogen facilities in North America and holds joint venture interests in further production capacity in the United Kingdom and Trinidad and Tobago. In 2014, CF sold its vertically integrated phosphate assets to Mosaic.

Guru Investment Theses on CF Industries Holdings Inc

Longleaf Partners Comments on CF Industries - Apr 15, 2016

We sold three companies in the quarter and initiated a small position in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer and distributor CF Industries (NYSE:CF), which offered a more discounted way to increase our stake in OCI post deal. CF CEO Tony Will is buying back discounted shares, and OCI CEO Nassef Sawiris will be the largest CF shareholder and join the board when the deal closes.



From Longleaf Partners' International Fund first quarter 2016 letter.



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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 47.85
CF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 20.62 vs. CF: 47.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.83
CF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CF: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.44 Max: 6.46
Current: 1.83
0.94
6.46
PS Ratio 1.67
CF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CF: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.99 Max: 3.84
Current: 1.67
0.37
3.84
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.00
CF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. CF: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.18  Med: 7.57 Max: 18.99
Current: 10
3.18
18.99
EV-to-EBIT -490.34
CF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. CF: -490.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -542.3  Med: 6.5 Max: 40.2
Current: -490.34
-542.3
40.2
EV-to-EBITDA 22.70
CF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. CF: 22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.7 Max: 25.1
Current: 22.7
1.3
25.1
Shiller PE Ratio 8.70
CF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 26.29 vs. CF: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 16.71 Max: 22.09
Current: 8.7
6.97
22.09
Current Ratio 3.87
CF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CF: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.86 Max: 3.87
Current: 3.87
0.93
3.87
Quick Ratio 3.38
CF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CF: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.45 Max: 3.38
Current: 3.38
0.66
3.38
Days Inventory 38.67
CF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 93.64 vs. CF: 38.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.37  Med: 35.08 Max: 82.16
Current: 38.67
29.37
82.16
Days Sales Outstanding 22.48
CF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 54.86 vs. CF: 22.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.75  Med: 17.05 Max: 23.42
Current: 22.48
12.75
23.42
Days Payable 10.39
CF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 64.05 vs. CF: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 12.82 Max: 36.8
Current: 10.39
8.1
36.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 4.56
CF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
74% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CF: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.69 Max: 5.43
Current: 4.56
0.06
5.43
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 39.70
CF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. CF: 39.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 55.4 Max: 171.4
Current: 39.7
0
171.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.62
CF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CF: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 32.77
CF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
97% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. CF: 32.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 4.92 Max: 38.69
Current: 32.77
0.43
38.69
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.80
CF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. CF: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 5.8
-9
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.14
CF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CF: 6.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 4.1 Max: 7.32
Current: 6.14
1.11
7.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.40
CF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.4
0.66
1.67
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.84
CF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CF: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.84
0.28
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.21
CF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. CF: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.21  Med: 14.55 Max: 67.8
Current: -0.21
-0.21
67.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -20.42
CF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. CF: -20.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.42  Med: 39.8 Max: 105.2
Current: -20.42
-20.42
105.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,685
EPS (TTM) $ -1.20
Beta1.03
Short Percentage of Float16.54%
52-Week Range $20.77 - 37.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)233.18

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,813 4,937 5,295
EPS ($) 0.54 0.91 1.00
EPS without NRI ($) 0.54 0.91 1.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.20 1.20 1.20
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