Advisor Group Inc. cut its stake in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 11.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,478 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 2,734 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in CF Industries Holdings were worth $599,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ffcm LLC grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 218.4% in the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 4,041 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $118,000 after purchasing an additional 2,772 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 3.3% in the first quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 4,293 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $126,000 after purchasing an additional 137 shares during the last quarter. Financial Architects Inc grew its holdings in shares of CF Industries Holdings by 22.5% in the second quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 4,350 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. bought a new position in shares of CF Industries Holdings in the second quarter worth about $126,000. Finally, BT Investment Management Ltd bought a new position in shares of CF Industries Holdings in the second quarter worth about $126,000.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on CF shares. UBS AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 price target (up from $33.00) on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a report on Wednesday. Barclays PLC cut their price target on shares of CF Industries Holdings from $31.00 to $29.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 13th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $28.00 price target (down from $31.00) on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.33.

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In other news, VP Bert A. Frost sold 6,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.53, for a total transaction of $201,792.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 59,732 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,883,349.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) opened at 35.03 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $32.26 and its 200 day moving average is $29.42. The company’s market capitalization is $8.17 billion. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $22.00 and a one year high of $37.17.

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The basic materials company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.18. CF Industries Holdings had a negative return on equity of 0.40% and a negative net margin of 9.98%. The business had revenue of $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.06 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post ($0.69) EPS for the current fiscal year.

CF Industries Holdings Profile

CF Industries Holdings, Inc manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizer, and other nitrogen products. The Company’s nitrogen fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN). Its other nitrogen products include diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia, which are sold primarily to the Company’s industrial customers, and compound fertilizer products (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or NPKs).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF)

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