Today it was reported that the Sr. VP, Gen. Coun. & Secretary of CF Industries (CF), Douglas Barnard, exercised options to sell 100,500 CF shares at $15.33 a share, for a total transaction value of $5.1M. The options were close to expired and Douglas Barnard disposed stocks.
Following Douglas Barnard’s last CF Sell transaction on November 12, 2015, the stock climbed by 9.4%. In addition to Douglas Barnard, one other CF executive reported Sell trades in the last month.
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Based on CF Industries’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending June 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $1.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $283 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.3 billion and had a net profit of $148 million. CF’s market cap is $11.22B and the company has a P/E ratio of 25.30. Currently, CF Industries has an average volume of 3.86M.
Based on 9 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $56.22, reflecting a 10.4% upside.
The insider sentiment on CF Industries has been negative according to 66 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.
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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of nitrogen fertilizer. It owns and operates nitrogen plants and serves agricultural and industrial customers through its distribution system. It operates through following segments: Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, and Other.