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Here's Why CF Industries (CF) is a Strong Value Stock

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While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock

Value investors love finding good stocks at good prices, especially before the broader market catches on to a stock's true value. Utilizing ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow, the Value Style Score identifies the most attractive and most discounted stocks.

CF Industries (CF)

CF Industries Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, IL, is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of nitrogenous fertilizer and other nitrogen products globally. The company’s principal nitrogenous fertilizer products are ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN) and ammonium nitrate (AN).

CF boasts a Value Style Score of A and VGM Score of A, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Shares of CF Industries are trading at a forward earnings multiple of 5.3X, as well as a PEG Ratio of 0.9, a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 9.5X, and a Price/Sales ratio of 2X.

A company's earnings performance is important for value investors as well. For fiscal 2022, three analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for CF, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.75 to $19.17 per share. CF also holds an average earnings surprise of 2.5%.

With strong valuation and earnings metrics, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Value and VGM Style Scores, investors should strongly think about adding CF to their portfolios.


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