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CF CF Industries Holdings PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for CF Industries Holdings stock as of Sep 28, 2023 is 7.09. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $12.12 and the stock price of $85.97 per share. The P/E ratio has an increase of 29% from the past four quarters average of 5.5.

CF PE ratio history

How has CF's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of CF Industries Holdings for the last ten years is 18.8. The current PE ratio of 7.09 is 62% below the historical average. In the past ten years, CF's PE ratio was at its highest in the Sep 2016 quarter at 81.17, when the stock price was $24.35 and the EPS was $0.3. The lowest value was in the Mar 2023 quarter, when it reached 4.83 with a price of $72.49 and an EPS of $15.


CF Industries Holdings PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 36.85% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -68.76% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2022 5.18 -68.76%
2021 16.58 -36.62%
2020 26.16 22.76%
2019 21.31 -38.78%
2018 34.81 25.22%
2017 27.8 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 13.74 36.85%
2014 10.04 7.04%
2013 9.38 33.62%

CF average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CF for the past years

The current PE ratio of CF is lower than the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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CF PE vs peers

What is CF's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer LXU, CF's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than UAN's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
UAN Cvr Partners Lp 3.73 $884.14M
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc 7.08 $16.57B
LXU Lsb Industries Inc 7.34 $763.52M
CGA China Green Agriculture Inc N/A $30.31M
SMG Scotts Miracle-Gro Co N/A $2.93B

Frequently asked questions

What is CF Industries Holdings's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for CF stock is 7.09 as of Sep 28, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for CF Industries Holdings (CF)?

As an average over the last 3 years, CF stock has a PE ratio of 16.4.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for CF Industries Holdings (CF)?

As an average over the last 5 years, CF stock has a PE ratio of 18.74.

What is the highest PE ratio for CF?

In the last ten years, the Sep 2016 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 81.17.

How does the current PE ratio for CF compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of CF is 62% lower than the 10-year historical average.

Why is CF Industries Holdings's PE ratio so low?

CF's PE ratio is low because the stock price is relatively cheap compared to the earnings generated by the company.

How is CF's PE ratio calculated (CF Industries Holdings PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Sep 28, 2023), CF Industries Holdings's stock price is $85.97. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $12.12. Therefore, CF Industries Holdings's P/E ratio for today is 7.09. PE RATIO(7.09) = STOCK PRICE($85.97) / TTM EPS($12.12)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.