2.38% Sep 15, 05:17 PM
$6.00 Paid Quarterly
31.0% EPS $19.37
1 year Since 2013
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

CF - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

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No Upcoming Dividend Dates
CF has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

CF - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 2.38%

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CF - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $6.00

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CF - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for CF. 76.5% 37.5% 1 year
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

CF - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 1 year

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

CF - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 1 year

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$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

CF Industries (CF) - News

  • 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...
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  • 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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  • CF Industries Q1 Profit Rises 10% Despite 13% Decline in Sales (CF)

    Fertilizer producer CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) reported after the close on Wednesday that it saw an increase in first quarter profit despite a decline in sales, as gains from natural gas hedging and lower costs helped boost earnings. Earnings were able to top Wall Street views, but revenue came up short. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company said its first quarter net income rose 10% to $406.5 million, or $6.47 per share, from $368.4 million, or $5.54 per share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding certain items, which includes a $22.5 million gain from natural gas derivatives and, CF Industries earned $6.03 per share for the quarter. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were expecting the company to ear $6.02 per share. In the first quarter of 2012, the company posted a $55.9 million loss from natural gas derivatives, which reduced earnings by 52 cents per share. CF Industries' total net sales for the quarter came in at $1.34 billion, 13% lower than $1.53 billion in revenue posted last year, as sales volume and average prices of certain products declined. Analysts were expecting $1.45 billion in revenue. The company's nitrogen net sales for the quarter decline 14% to $1.10 billion; phosphate sales fell 7% to $238.9 million. However, gross margin did rise to 50.5% from 46.6% in the year-ago quarter. Going forward, CF Industries said that it expects a strong second quarter and is optimistic for long term growth. Due to the high price of grains, CF Industries expects farmers to plant an increased amount corn. As such, the company said its fertilizer products will be in high demand, helping boost sales. CF Industries shares were up $3.30, or +1.73%, during pre-market trading on Thursday. The stock is down -6.13% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of CF Industries (CF) have a dividend yield of 0.84% based on last night's closing price of $190.71 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 3.4 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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