CF Industries Holdings Earnings: What Investors Should Watch
CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, May 8th. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products in North America. The Company’s principal products in the nitrogen segment are ammonia, urea and urea ammonium nitrate solution and its principal products in the phosphate segment are diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and granular muriate of potash.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cf Industries Holdings Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $6.07 per share on revenues of $1.46 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 6.42.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $8.31 to a profit $8.05. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $25.64, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Cf Industries Holdings has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||3,921||2,608||3,965||6,098||6,104|
|Diluted EPS ($)||12.13||7.42||5.34||21.98||28.59|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,718||1,528||1,736||1,359||1,481|
|Diluted EPS ($)||6.670||5.54||9.31||6.35||7.378|
Cf Industries Holdings has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)