Short Interest Update on CF Industries Holdings (CF)

CF Industries Holdings (CF) : Traders are increasing their bearish positions on the stock, as is visible by the 2.2% jump in the outstanding short positions; a total addition of 700,134 shares on the sell side. On Jul 29, 2016, the total short positions were 31,159,643 shares, which went up to 31,859,777 shares by the close of trading on August 15, 2016. It will take 4 days for the bears to roll over or cover. An average of 8,004,044 shares exchange hands daily. 13.7% of the float of the stock has been sold short by the bears. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF): The stock opened at $24.93 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $24.95 for the day. The stock traded down to $23.97 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $24.04 with a loss of -3.18% for the day. The stock had closed at $24.83 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,321,226 shares.


In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the director of Cf Industries Holdings, Inc., Arzbaecher Robert C, had purchased 21,600 shares in a transaction dated on August 16, 2016. The transaction was executed at $23.25 per share with total amount equaling $502,200.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. is the manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen fertilizer and other nitrogen products. The Companys nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea and urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN). The Companys other nitrogen products include ammonium nitrate (AN), diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), urea liquor and aqua ammonia. The Companys customers include cooperatives, independent fertilizer distributors and industrial users. It operates seven nitrogen fertilizer production facilities in North America. The Company owns four production facilities in the Central United States, one in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada and one in Courtright, Ontario, Canada. It also has a 75.3% interest in Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNCLP) and its subsidiary, TNLP, which owns a nitrogen fertilizer facility in Verdigris, Oklahoma.

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