Public Sector Pension investment Board lowered its stake in shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 50.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 25,485 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 26,400 shares during the quarter. Public Sector Pension investment Board’s holdings in CF Industries Holdings were worth $713,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Ffcm LLC increased its position in CF Industries Holdings by 218.4% during the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 4,041 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $118,000 after acquiring an additional 2,772 shares during the period. Financial Architects Inc increased its position in CF Industries Holdings by 22.5% during the second quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 4,350 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $122,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the period. Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its position in CF Industries Holdings by 3.3% during the first quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 4,293 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $126,000 after acquiring an additional 137 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd. bought a new position in CF Industries Holdings during the second quarter worth $126,000. Finally, BT Investment Management Ltd bought a new position in CF Industries Holdings during the second quarter worth $126,000.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price (up previously from $33.00) on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $28.00 target price on shares of CF Industries Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $30.00 target price on shares of CF Industries Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of CF Industries Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.33.

In other news, VP Bert A. Frost sold 6,400 shares of CF Industries Holdings stock in a transaction on 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 sale, the vice president now owns 59,732 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,883,349.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The basic materials company reported $0.10 earnings per share 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 company had revenue of $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.06 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.33 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that CF Industries Holdings, Inc. will post ($0.69) EPS for the current year.

About CF Industries Holdings

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).

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

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