CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that CF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.89, the dividend yield is 2.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CF was $48.89, representing a -13.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.51 and a 25.68% increase over the 52 week low of $38.90.
CF is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Nutrien Ltd. (NTR) and Mosaic Company (MOS). CF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports CF's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 79.68%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CF as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (RTM)
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund (VEGI)
- VanEck Vectors Natural Resources ETF (HAP)
- SPDR S&P 500 Buyback ETF (SPYB).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 1.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CF at 3.95%.
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