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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 0.36
NYSE:CF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:CF: 0.36 )
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: 1.52 Max: N/A
Current: 0.36
Equity to Asset 0.25
NYSE:CF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:CF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:CF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.25
0.25
0.71
Interest Coverage 3.14
NYSE:CF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 30.43 vs. NYSE:CF: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:CF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 21.78 Max: 718.88
Current: 3.14
3.14
718.88
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.11
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
4.85%
2.57%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.69
NYSE:CF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. NYSE:CF: 12.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:CF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 28.51 Max: 49.89
Current: 12.69
3.51
49.89
Net-margin (%) 4.55
NYSE:CF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. NYSE:CF: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:CF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 16.86 Max: 30.29
Current: 4.55
1.64
30.29
ROE (%) 4.69
NYSE:CF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. NYSE:CF: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:CF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 28.31 Max: 54.22
Current: 4.69
4.37
54.22
ROA (%) 1.40
NYSE:CF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. NYSE:CF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:CF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 14.52 Max: 31.12
Current: 1.4
1.4
31.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.33
NYSE:CF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. NYSE:CF: 6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:CF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.33  Med: 65.64 Max: 183.12
Current: 6.33
6.33
183.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
NYSE:CF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NYSE:CF: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.1 Max: 24.8
Current: -1.1
0
24.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.90
NYSE:CF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. NYSE:CF: -11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 29.7 Max: 82.8
Current: -11.9
0
82.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -19.70
NYSE:CF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NYSE:CF: -19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:CF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.45 Max: 131.3
Current: -19.7
0
131.3
» NYSE:CF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-04)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Kyle Bass 464,101 sh (New)
David Dreman 313 sh (New)
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Steven Cohen 150,400 sh (New)
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Jim Simons 1,055,962 sh (+119.15%)
John Burbank 6,219,849 sh (+48.85%)
First Eagle Investment 3,261,497 sh (+37.28%)
John Burbank 6,050,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ken Fisher 117,015 sh (-1.28%)
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Q4 2015

CF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 197,670 sh (New)
John Burbank 9,191,603 sh (+47.78%)
John Burbank 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Kyle Bass Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 112,560 sh (-3.81%)
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Q1 2016

CF Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Mason Hawkins 247,100 sh (New)
David Dreman 260 sh (New)
Jim Simons 544,250 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 40,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 11,161,355 sh (+21.43%)
John Burbank 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q2 2016

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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
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Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ken Fisher 94,777 sh (-12.11%)
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
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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 Holdings Inc was founded in 1946. The Company is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products in the world. The business of the Company is divided into two operating segments, the Nitrogen and the Phosphate segment. The Company's products in the nitrogen segment are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution, or UAN, and ammonium nitrate, or AN. The Company's other nitrogen products include urea liquor, diesel exhaust fluid, or DEF, and aqua ammonia, which are sold to its industrial customers. The Company operates seven nitrogen fertilizer production facilities in North America. The Company's products in the phosphate segment are diammonium phosphate, or DAP, and monoammonium phosphate, or MAP. The Company's core market and distribution facilities are concentrated in the Midwestern United States and other agricultural areas of the U.S. and Canada. The Company also exports nitrogen fertilizer products from its Donaldsonville, Louisiana manufacturing facilities and phosphate fertilizer products from its Florida phosphate operations through its Tampa port facility. The Company operates a phosphate fertilizer warehouse located at a deep-water port facility in Tampa, Florida. The phosphate fertilizer produced at Plant City is shipped by truck or rail to it's Tampa warehouse, where it is loaded onto vessels for shipment to export customers or for transport across the Gulf of Mexico to the Mississippi River. Plant City phosphate fertilizer complex consumes approximately 400,000 tons of ammonia annually. The ammonia used at Plant City phosphate fertilizer complex is shipped by rail from it's ammonia storage facility located in Tampa, Florida. This facility consists of a 38,000-ton ammonia storage tank, access to a deep-water dock that is capable of discharging ocean-going vessels, and rail and truck loading facilities. In Nitrogen segment, North American-based competitors include Agrium Inc. and Koch Nitrogen Company. In Phosphate segment, North American-based competitors include Agrium, Mosaic, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. and J.R. Simplot Company. The Company is subject to numerous environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, including laws and regulations relating to land reclamation; the generation, treatment, storage, disposal and handling of hazardous substances and wastes; and the cleanup of hazardous substance releases.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 28.71
CF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 17.97 vs. CF: 28.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 11.35 Max: 66.55
Current: 28.71
3.86
66.55
Forward P/E 14.18
CF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 16.95 vs. CF: 14.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.71
CF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. CF: 28.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 11.31 Max: 66
Current: 28.71
3.87
66
P/B 1.37
CF's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CF: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.43 Max: 6.46
Current: 1.37
0.84
6.46
P/S 1.30
CF's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.95 Max: 3.84
Current: 1.3
0.17
3.84
POCF 4.77
CF's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. CF: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 6.95 Max: 18.99
Current: 4.77
2.03
18.99
EV-to-EBIT 22.93
CF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. CF: 22.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 6.8 Max: 40.2
Current: 22.93
1.5
40.2
EV-to-EBITDA 10.88
CF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.93 vs. CF: 10.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.4 Max: 12.5
Current: 10.88
1.3
12.5
PEG 2.85
CF's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. CF: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.26 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.85
0.14
2.85
Shiller P/E 7.44
CF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.05 vs. CF: 7.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.01  Med: 17.68 Max: 22.16
Current: 7.44
7.01
22.16
Current Ratio 4.36
CF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CF: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.03 Max: 4.73
Current: 4.36
0.93
4.73
Quick Ratio 4.07
CF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CF: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.63 Max: 4.44
Current: 4.07
0.66
4.44
Days Inventory 33.95
CF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 91.91 vs. CF: 33.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.38  Med: 35.08 Max: 82.16
Current: 33.95
29.38
82.16
Days Sales Outstanding 20.86
CF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 57.23 vs. CF: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.75  Med: 17.06 Max: 23.42
Current: 20.86
12.75
23.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 5.09
CF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. CF: 5.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.56 Max: 5.43
Current: 5.09
0.06
5.43
Dividend Payout 1.45
CF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CF: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.45
0.01
2.73
Dividend Growth (3y) 55.40
CF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CF: 55.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 57.05 Max: 171.4
Current: 55.4
0
171.4
Forward Dividend Yield 5.24
CF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CF: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 75.58
CF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. CF: 75.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 8.09 Max: 78.47
Current: 75.58
0.87
78.47
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 9.50
CF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. CF: 9.50 )
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: -0.05 Max: 0
Current: 9.5
-9
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.29
CF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CF: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.77 Max: 7.41
Current: 3.29
1.01
7.41
Price/Projected FCF 0.71
CF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CF: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.71
0.54
1.19
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.61
CF's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
86% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CF: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
CF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.66
0.11
1.84
Price/Graham Number 2.02
CF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. CF: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.4
Current: 2.02
0.61
2.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.30
CF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CF: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 14.65 Max: 67.8
Current: 4.3
2.5
67.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.51
CF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. CF: -5.51 )
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: -5.6  Med: 40.4 Max: 76.1
Current: -5.51
-5.6
76.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,181
EPS (TTM) $ 0.82
Beta0.84
Short Percentage of Float16.72%
52-Week Range $20.77 - 54.27
Shares Outstanding (Mil)233.13

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 4,329 4,982 5,237
EPS ($) 1.44 1.61 1.55
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.44 1.61 1.55
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-3.64%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.20 1.22 1.20

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