CF CF Industries

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  • CF
  • Price as of: Dec 22, 03:31 PM EST
  • $269.43
  • +$3.48
  • +1.3%
  • Industry
  • Agricultural chemicals
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CF Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.23% Basic Materials Average 4.78%
  • Annual Payout
    $6.00 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    31.9% EPS $18.82
  • Dividend Growth
    1 yr Since 2013
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Growth History

CF Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for CF 76.5% 37.5% 1 year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

CF Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.2000 2013 37.5%
$1.6000 2012 60.0%
Historical Dividend Data

CF Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$1.5000 2014-10-16 2014-11-12 2014-11-14 2014-11-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.5000 2014-08-06 2014-08-14 2014-08-18 2014-08-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2014-05-01 2014-05-14 2014-05-16 2014-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2014-01-31 2014-02-12 2014-02-14 2014-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2013-10-17 2013-11-13 2013-11-15 2013-11-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2013-07-24 2013-08-14 2013-08-16 2013-08-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2013-04-30 2013-05-15 2013-05-17 2013-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2013-02-07 2013-02-14 2013-02-19 2013-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2012-10-19 2012-11-14 2012-11-16 2012-11-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2012-07-20 2012-08-10 2012-08-14 2012-08-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2012-04-27 2012-05-11 2012-05-15 2012-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2012-02-03 2012-02-10 2012-02-14 2012-02-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2011-10-21 2011-11-09 2011-11-14 2011-11-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2011-08-04 2011-08-11 2011-08-15 2011-08-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2011-04-29 2011-05-12 2011-05-16 2011-05-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2011-02-02 2011-02-10 2011-02-14 2011-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2010-10-21 2010-11-10 2010-11-15 2010-11-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2010-07-22 2010-08-11 2010-08-13 2010-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2010-05-03 2010-05-12 2010-05-14 2010-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2010-02-16 2010-02-18 2010-02-16 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-10-22 2009-11-12 2009-11-16 2009-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-07-22 2009-08-12 2009-08-14 2009-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-04-21 2009-05-12 2009-05-14 2009-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2009-02-02 2009-02-12 2009-02-17 2009-03-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-10-27 2008-11-12 2008-11-14 2008-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-07-23 2008-08-13 2008-08-15 2008-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-04-23 2008-05-13 2008-05-15 2008-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-02-11 2008-02-20 2008-02-22 2008-02-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2007-10-24 2007-11-13 2007-11-15 2007-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2007-07-26 2007-08-13 2007-08-15 2007-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2007-04-24 2007-05-10 2007-05-14 2007-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2007-02-07 2007-02-15 2007-02-20 2007-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2006-10-20 2006-11-09 2006-11-13 2006-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2006-07-20 2006-08-10 2006-08-14 2006-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2006-04-25 2006-05-11 2006-05-15 2006-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2006-02-17 2006-03-02 2006-03-06 2006-03-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0200 2005-10-27 2005-11-09 2005-11-14 2005-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2004-07-21 2004-08-04 2004-08-06 2004-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2004-04-21 2004-05-04 2004-05-06 2004-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2004-01-20 2004-02-04 2004-02-06 2004-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2003-10-22 2003-11-04 2003-11-06 2003-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2003-07-17 2003-08-04 2003-08-06 2003-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2003-04-22 2003-05-02 2003-05-06 2003-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2003-01-21 2003-02-04 2003-02-06 2003-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2002-10-23 2002-11-04 2002-11-06 2002-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2002-07-17 2002-08-02 2002-08-06 2002-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2002-04-23 2002-05-02 2002-05-06 2002-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2002-01-22 2002-02-04 2002-02-06 2002-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2001-10-24 2001-11-02 2001-11-06 2001-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2001-07-18 2001-08-02 2001-08-06 2001-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2001-04-18 2001-05-03 2001-05-07 2001-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2001-01-23 2001-02-02 2001-02-06 2001-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2000-10-19 2000-11-01 2000-11-03 2000-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2000-07-18 2000-08-03 2000-08-07 2000-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2000-04-26 2000-05-08 2000-05-10 2000-05-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2000-01-24 2000-02-03 2000-02-07 2000-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 1999-10-20 1999-11-04 1999-11-08 1999-11-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 1999-07-21 1999-08-04 1999-08-06 1999-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1600 1999-04-21 1999-05-03 1999-05-05 1999-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1999-01-19 1999-02-03 1999-02-05 1999-02-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 1998-10-23 1998-10-29 1998-11-02 1998-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1998-10-21 1998-11-04 1998-11-06 1998-11-20 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.3300 1998-07-24 1998-07-30 1998-08-03 1998-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1998-07-22 1998-08-04 1998-08-06 1998-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3300 1998-04-24 1998-04-30 1998-05-04 1998-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1400 1998-04-22 1998-05-04 1998-05-06 1998-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-04-22 1998-05-21 1998-05-06 1998-05-20 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1450 1998-01-23 1998-01-29 1998-02-02 1998-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1998-01-21 1998-02-04 1998-02-06 1998-02-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1997-10-23 1997-10-30 1997-11-03 1997-11-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1997-10-15 1997-11-04 1997-11-06 1997-11-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1997-07-25 1997-07-31 1997-08-04 1997-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1997-07-16 1997-08-04 1997-08-06 1997-08-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 1997-04-25 1997-05-01 1997-05-05 1997-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 1997-04-24 1997-05-06 1997-05-08 1997-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0675 1996-12-20 1997-01-30 1997-02-03 1997-02-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1997-01-16 1997-02-03 1997-02-05 1997-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1996-12-20 1997-01-27 1997-01-03 1997-01-24 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1300 1996-10-25 1996-10-31 1996-11-04 1996-11-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0575 1996-10-16 1996-10-30 1996-11-01 1996-11-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 1996-07-26 1996-08-01 1996-08-05 1996-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0575 1996-07-24 1996-08-05 1996-08-07 1996-08-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 1996-04-26 1996-05-02 1996-05-06 1996-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0575 1996-04-17 1996-05-01 1996-05-03 1996-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1125 1996-01-26 1996-02-01 1996-02-05 1996-02-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 1996-01-17 1996-02-01 1996-02-05 1996-02-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1125 1995-10-27 1995-11-02 1995-11-06 1995-11-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 1995-10-16 1995-10-31 1995-11-02 1995-11-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1995-07-19 1995-08-03 1995-08-07 1995-08-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1125 1995-07-28 1995-08-03 1995-08-07 1995-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 1995-04-19 1995-05-02 1995-05-08 1995-05-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1125 1995-04-28 1995-05-02 1995-05-08 1995-05-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1995-01-27 1995-01-31 1995-02-06 1995-02-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0425 1995-01-17 1995-01-25 1995-01-31 1995-02-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1994-10-24 1994-11-01 1994-11-07 1994-11-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0425 1994-10-20 1994-10-28 1994-11-03 1994-11-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1994-07-22 1994-07-26 1994-08-01 1994-08-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0375 1994-07-18 1994-07-26 1994-08-01 1994-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0375 1994-04-20 1994-05-03 1994-05-09 1994-05-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1994-04-22 1994-04-26 1994-05-02 1994-05-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0550 1994-01-28 1994-02-01 1994-02-07 1994-02-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 1994-01-18 1994-01-26 1994-02-01 1994-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0550 1993-10-22 1993-10-26 1993-11-01 1993-11-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 1993-10-18 1993-10-26 1993-11-01 1993-11-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1993-10-18 1993-11-22 1993-11-01 1993-11-19 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0467 1993-07-23 1993-07-27 1993-08-02 1993-08-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0267 1993-07-19 1993-07-27 1993-08-02 1993-08-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0267 1993-04-21 1993-05-04 1993-05-10 1993-05-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0467 1993-04-23 1993-04-27 1993-05-03 1993-05-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0417 1993-01-22 1993-01-26 1993-02-01 1993-02-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0200 1993-01-19 1993-01-27 1993-02-02 1993-02-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

CF Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Basic Materials

CF Industries- (CF)- is a major producer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products. CF Industries operates world-scale nitrogen fertilizer plants in Donaldsonville, Louisiana and Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; conducts phosphate mining and manufacturing operations in Central Florida; and distributes fertilizer products through a system of terminals, warehouses, and associated transportation equipment located primarily in the midwestern United States. The company also owns a 50 percent interest in KEYTRADE AG, a global fertilizer trading organization headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland. CF Industries Holdings was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

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CF Industries News

  • Before Wednesday's opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst...
  • After the bell on Wednesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • After the closing bell on Wednesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these...
  • After the closing bell on Wednesday, CF Industries Holdings (CF) reported its first quarter earnings results. CF's Earnings in...
  • CF Industries Hikes Dividend 150% (CF)

    CF Industries (CF) announced on Thursday that it has raised its quarterly dividend by 150%. Two months after activist investor Dan Loeb's Third Point LLC hedge fund demanded the fertilizer company raise its dividend payout, CF Industries announced that it will raise its quarterly dividend from $0.40 to $1.00 per shares, or an increase from an annualized payout of $1.60 to $4.00. The dividend will be payable on November 29,2013 to shareholders of record on November 15, 2013 with an ex-dividend date of November 13, 2013. Commenting on the dividend hike, CEO Stephen R. Wilson noted "This dividend increase reflects our confidence in the strength of CF Industries’ business model and is part of our ongoing commitment to build long term shareholder value." CF Industries shares traded 0.29% higher during Thursday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is up a mere 0.82%.

    The Bottom Line

    Share of CF Industries (CF) currently yield 1.91% based on Thursday's closing price of $209.54 and its annual payout of $4.00. CF Industries (CF)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Citigroup Upgrades CF Industries to "Buy" (CF)

    Citigroup reported on Friday that it has raised its rating on CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) to "Buy." To reflect less expected downside in the nitrogen market, the firm has upgraded CF from "Neutral" to "Buy," and has given the company a $240 price target. This price target suggests a 13% increase from the stock's current price of $207.49. CF Industries shares were up $4.08, or 1.98%, during Friday morning trading. The stock has been mostly flat YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) have a .78% yield, based on Thursday's closing price of $206.12. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • CF Industries' CEO Wilson Announces Retirement; Successor Named (CF)

    CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) announced early on Monday that its Chairman and Chief Executive Office Stephen R. Wilson will step down and retire as CEO effective January 1, 2014. W. Anthony Will, CF Industries' Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Distribution, has been selected to succeed Wilson as CEO on January 1, 2014. Mr. Wilson will remain with the company as a director and serve as non-executive chairman. Mr. Will joined CF Industries in 2007 as the company's first vice president of corporate development. He was promoted to his present position in 2009 and has been responsible for annual production of 15 million tons of fertilizer and its distribution through some 70 locations. CF Industries Holdings shares were up $5.47, or 2.82%, during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is down 4.59% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of CF Industries (CF) offer a dividend yield of 0.83% based on Friday's closing price of $193.83 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.60 per share. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • CF Industries Reports Lower Profits; Earnings Still Beat Estimates (CF)

    CF Industries (CF) reported its second quarter results after the closing bell on Tuesday. The fertilizer producer reported net earnings falling to $498.2 million, or $8.38 per diluted share, from last year's $606.3 million ($9.31 per share) figure. Analysts, however, had expected earnings to come in around $7.63 per share. Net sales came in line with expectations at $1.71 billion, a 1% decline from a year prior. The company noted lower phosphate volumes and prices as the primary reason for the decline in net sales. Revenues from CF's nitrogen segment increased from a year prior. Commenting on the company's performance, CEO Stephen R. Wilson noted "We are pleased with our performance and the earnings we generated this quarter. Despite the challenging market conditions caused by the delayed planting and fertilizer application season, our nimbleness in reacting to those conditions allowed us to generate strong revenue, EBITDA and net earnings performance." CF Industries shares tumbled 1.87% during Tuesday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is down 6.83%. The Bottom Line Shares of CF Industries (CF) currently yield 0.84% based on Tuesday's closing price of $189.54 and its annual payout of $1.60. CF Industries (CF) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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