NYSE:CF - CF Industries Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $70.63
  • Forecasted Upside: 5.57 %
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for CF

Analyst Price Target is $70.63
▲ +5.57% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for CF Industries in the last 3 months. The average price target is $70.63, with a high forecast of $86.00 and a low forecast of $53.00. The average price target represents a 5.57% upside from the last price of $66.90.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 12 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in CF Industries. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/13/2022Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$70.00 ➝ $77.00High
1/11/2022CitigroupBoost Price Target$69.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
1/4/2022UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $83.00Low
12/16/2021Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageOverweight$78.00Low
12/10/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$70.00 ➝ $75.00High
12/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$60.00 ➝ $66.00High
11/5/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $70.00Low
11/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
10/12/2021MizuhoInitiated CoverageNeutral$65.00Low
10/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$57.00 ➝ $65.00Low
10/1/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $68.00High
9/14/2021Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$64.00 ➝ $67.00Medium
8/20/2021HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$57.00 ➝ $59.50Low
8/17/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$54.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
7/8/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$52.00 ➝ $57.00Medium
5/24/2021HSBCBoost Price TargetHold$48.50 ➝ $57.00Low
5/13/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $60.00Low
5/10/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$46.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
5/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$50.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
5/7/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$54.00 ➝ $60.00High
5/6/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector OutperformHigh
4/14/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$48.00 ➝ $50.00High
2/25/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$50.00 ➝ $53.00Low
2/22/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$45.00 ➝ $48.00Low
2/19/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$49.00 ➝ $54.00Low
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $46.00Low
1/20/2021Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageNeutral$43.00Low
1/19/2021BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageNeutral$43.00Low
1/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price Target$38.00 ➝ $52.00Low
1/15/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$40.00 ➝ $45.00Low
1/12/2021Cleveland ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
12/15/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$30.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
12/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $38.00High
11/23/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$39.00 ➝ $44.00High
11/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price Target$45.00 ➝ $38.00Low
11/9/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$36.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
11/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$40.00 ➝ $37.00Low
11/5/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$38.00 ➝ $36.00Low
10/14/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$38.00 ➝ $32.00Low
9/17/2020HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$36.00High
8/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$31.00 ➝ $36.00Low
8/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$34.00 ➝ $38.00Low
8/7/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$29.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
7/27/2020ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformHigh
7/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$35.00 ➝ $34.00Low
7/13/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ BuyHigh
6/18/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
5/21/2020CfraDowngradeBuy ➝ SellLow
5/11/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ UnderperformHigh
5/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$30.00 ➝ $32.00Low
5/8/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$31.00 ➝ $29.00High
5/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$39.00High
4/13/2020StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$50.00 ➝ $39.00High
4/9/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower Price TargetPositive$48.00 ➝ $39.00High
4/9/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$33.00 ➝ $31.00High
4/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$45.00 ➝ $39.00Low
3/31/2020Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$41.00 ➝ $30.00Low
3/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$45.00 ➝ $33.00High
3/13/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $38.00High
3/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$45.00High
3/2/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$35.00High
2/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$42.00High
2/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$46.00 ➝ $44.00Low
2/18/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower Price Target$57.00 ➝ $48.00High
2/14/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$46.00 ➝ $43.00Low
2/14/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$52.00High
2/14/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$56.00 ➝ $43.00High
2/13/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$58.00 ➝ $55.00High
2/3/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHold$44.00Low
1/23/2020StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$60.00 ➝ $50.00Low
1/9/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$44.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
12/19/2019UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $58.00Low
12/11/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$48.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
12/9/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$37.00High
11/25/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$56.00Medium
11/1/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$52.00N/A
11/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$48.00 ➝ $44.00Low
10/4/2019Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$48.00 ➝ $46.00Low
9/26/2019CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform$59.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
9/23/2019Consumer EdgeInitiated CoverageOverweightMedium
9/18/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetBuy$57.00Low
9/18/2019ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$48.00Medium
9/5/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$43.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
8/9/2019CowenSet Price TargetBuy$59.00Low
8/6/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $59.00Low
8/6/2019RoweBoost Price TargetPositive$56.00 ➝ $66.00Low
8/5/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
8/2/2019BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$57.00Low
8/2/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$43.00 ➝ $48.00Low
8/1/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$53.00 ➝ $58.00High
5/31/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$50.00 ➝ $48.00Low
5/15/2019CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$56.00 ➝ $54.00Low
4/23/2019CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $56.00Low
4/18/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$50.00 ➝ $38.00High
3/26/2019Berenberg BankSet Price TargetHold$43.00Low
3/6/2019CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$68.00 ➝ $62.00Low
2/19/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$51.00 ➝ $50.00Low
2/15/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralLow
1/14/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$44.40Medium
1/10/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$50.00 ➝ $45.00Low
1/8/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$55.00High
1/7/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $51.00Medium
12/19/2018StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
11/2/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$56.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
10/31/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$55.00High
10/11/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$50.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
10/10/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$37.00 ➝ $60.00High
10/4/2018CowenBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$60.00 ➝ $68.00Medium
10/2/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$58.00 ➝ $62.00Low
10/1/2018StephensSet Price TargetHold$55.00Low
10/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$45.00 ➝ $50.00Low
10/1/2018ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$60.00Low
9/4/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$55.00Low
8/7/2018HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$36.30Low
8/3/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$53.00Low
8/3/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$53.00Medium
8/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetHold$42.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
7/18/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$38.00 ➝ $42.00Low
7/11/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$40.00 ➝ $46.00High
6/28/2018ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
5/15/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$37.00 ➝ $43.00High
5/4/2018Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Sell$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
4/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$37.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
4/10/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$45.00 ➝ $40.00Low
3/29/2018Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$38.00High
3/13/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
3/8/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$40.00Low
3/5/2018CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
2/22/2018StephensSet Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$38.00 ➝ $43.00Low
2/21/2018Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium
2/20/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$35.00 ➝ $40.00Low
2/20/2018CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$33.00 ➝ $40.00High
2/15/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$44.00Medium
2/15/2018ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$30.00 ➝ $35.00Medium
2/15/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetSell$32.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
1/16/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$40.00High
12/4/2017StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$38.00Low
11/14/2017Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightN/A
11/8/2017CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$27.00 ➝ $33.00N/A
11/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$38.00 ➝ $43.00N/A
11/3/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$27.00 ➝ $32.00N/A
10/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$23.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
10/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$28.00N/A
10/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$35.00 ➝ $38.00N/A
10/4/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$33.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/5/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$28.00High
8/4/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$30.00Low
8/4/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$31.00 ➝ $30.00High
7/14/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetUnderperform$25.00 ➝ $23.00Low
7/13/2017BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$31.00 ➝ $29.00Low
7/12/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Underperform$25.00 ➝ $23.00Medium
7/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$31.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
6/10/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetSell$25.00Low
6/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$35.00Medium
5/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$31.00Low
5/28/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $31.00Low
5/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$38.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
5/15/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
5/8/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
5/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$38.00 ➝ $35.00Low
5/5/2017UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$33.00N/A
5/5/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$26.00 ➝ $25.00High
5/4/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$30.00High
4/22/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$34.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
4/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$31.00Medium
4/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$27.00 ➝ $26.00Medium
4/11/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$36.00 ➝ $31.00High
4/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$38.00Low
3/20/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$36.00High
2/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetUnderperform$23.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
2/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$23.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
2/16/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$39.00N/A
1/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $39.00N/A
1/24/2017CowenUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$31.00N/A
1/20/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$40.00N/A
(Data available from 1/20/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.51 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of nitrogen fertilizer. The firm owns and operates nitrogen plants and serves agricultural and industrial customers through its distribution system. It operates through following segments: Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, and Other. The Ammonia segment produces anhydrous ammonia, which is company's most concentrated nitrogen fertilizer product as it contains 82% nitrogen. The Granular Urea segment produces granular urea, which contains 46% nitrogen. The UAN segment produces urea ammonium nitrate solution, which is a liquid fertilizer product with a nitrogen content from 28% to 32%, is produced by combining urea and ammonium nitrate. The AN segment produces ammonium nitrate, which is a nitrogen-based product with a nitrogen content between 29% and 35%. The Other segment includes diesel exhaust fluid, nitric acid, urea liquor and aqua ammonia. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.
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Today's Range

Now: $66.90
Low: $66.75
High: $69.36

50 Day Range

MA: $65.92
Low: $57.29
High: $74.32

52 Week Range

Now: $66.90
Low: $39.87
High: $74.77


3,687,082 shs

Average Volume

2,848,008 shs

Market Capitalization

$14.35 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of CF Industries?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on CF Industries in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Berenberg Bank, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Exane BNP Paribas, HSBC Holdings plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TheStreet, UBS Group AG, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for CF Industries?

12 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for CF Industries in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $70.63, suggesting a possible upside of 5.6%. Citigroup Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting CF will reach $86.00 in the next twelve months. Credit Suisse Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $53.00 for CF Industries in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for CF Industries?

CF Industries currently has 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe CF will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of CF Industries.
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What other companies compete with CF Industries?

Other companies that are similar to CF Industries include Mosaic, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Intrepid Potash, American Vanguard and Monument Circle Acquisition.

How do I contact CF Industries' investor relations team?

CF Industries' physical mailing address is 4 PARKWAY NORTH SUITE 400, DEERFIELD IL, 60015. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (847) 405-2400 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for CF Industries is www.cfindustries.com.