CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • July 2017
  • 64 pages
  • GlobalData
Report ID: 341664
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF Industries) is a producer and distributor of nitrogen fertilizer and other nitrogen products. The company’s products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN), ammonium nitrate, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor, nitric acid and aqua ammonia. CF Industries’ products are sold to cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors, farmers and industrial users. Its distribution facilities are located in the midwestern US and other major agricultural areas of the US, Canada and the UK. The company also exports nitrogen fertilizer products from its manufacturing facilities located in Donaldsonville, Louisiana; Yazoo City, Mississippi; and Billingham, UK. The other manufacturing facilities of the company include Medicine Hat, Alberta; Port Neal, Iowa; Courtright, Ontario; Woodward, Oklahoma; and Ince, UK. CF Industries is headquartered in the Deerfield, Illinois, the US.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Key Recent Developments
Feb 15,2017: CF Industries Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter Net Loss Of $320 Million And EBITDA Loss Of $135 Million; Adjusted Net Loss Of $90 Million And Adjusted EBITDA Of $133 Million
Jan 16,2017: Martin A. Jarosick Named Vice President, Investor Relations At CF Industries
Dec 28,2016: CF Industries Announces Completion Of Port Neal, Iowa, Capacity Expansion Project
Nov 02,2016: CF Industries Reports Third Quarter Net Loss Of $30 Million And EBITDA Loss Of $6 Million
Oct 26,2016: CF Industries Announces Start-Up Of New Ammonia Plant At Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex

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Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Key Facts 6
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Key Employees 7
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - History 10
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Company Statement 13
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Joint Venture 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Business Description 19
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Strengths 21
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Opportunities 23
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Threats 24
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
Section 4 – Company’s Petrochemicals Financial Deals and Alliances 33
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 36
Feb 15, 2017: CF Industries Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter Net Loss Of $320 Million And EBITDA Loss Of $135 Million; Adjusted Net Loss Of $90 Million And Adjusted EBITDA Of $133 Million 36
Jan 16, 2017: Martin A. Jarosick Named Vice President, Investor Relations At CF Industries 41
Dec 28, 2016: CF Industries Announces Completion Of Port Neal, Iowa, Capacity Expansion Project 42
Nov 02, 2016: CF Industries Reports Third Quarter Net Loss Of $30 Million And EBITDA Loss Of $6 Million 43
Oct 26, 2016: CF Industries Announces Start-Up Of New Ammonia Plant At Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex 48
Sep 06, 2016: CF Industries Adopts One-Year Tax Benefits Preservation Plan 49
Aug 03, 2016: CF Industries Reports Second Quarter Net Earnings Of $47 Million And EBITDA Of $329 Million; Adjusted Net Earnings Of $77 Million And Adjusted EBITDA Of $342 Million 50
May 04, 2016: CF Industries Reports First Quarter Net Earnings Of $26 Million And EBITDA Of $207 Million; Adjusted Net Earnings Of $95 Million And Adjusted EBITDA Of $300 Million 55
Mar 30, 2016: CF Industries Announces Start-Up Of New UAN Plant At Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex 58
Feb 29, 2016: CF Industries: Tom Grooms Named Chief Information Officer At CF Industries 59
Section 6 – Appendix 60
Methodology 60
Ratio Definitions 60
About GlobalData 64
Contact Us 64
Disclaimer 64

List of Tables
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Key Facts 6
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Key Employees 7
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., History 10
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Other Locations 16
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Subsidiaries 16
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Joint Venture 17
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Key Competitors 25
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 28
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 29
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Interim Ratios 31
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35
Currency Codes 60
Capital Market Ratios 60
Equity Ratios 61
Profitability Ratios 61
Cost Ratios 62
Liquidity Ratios 62
Leverage Ratios 63
Efficiency Ratios 63

List of Figures
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 30
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Ratio Charts 32
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34

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