CF Industries Holdings, Inc. ( CF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CF stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $254.4, the dividend yield is 2.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CF was $254.4, representing a -12.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $290.29 and a 19.59% increase over the 52 week low of $212.72.
CF is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). CF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $27.33. Zacks Investment Research reports CF's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -11.42%, compared to an industry average of -10.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CF as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
- First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOO with an decrease of -2.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CF at 3.43%.