KapStone Paper (KS) Investors: RBC Capital Reconfirms Buy Rating, Sees $30.0/Share; CF Industries Holdings (CF) Has 0.88 Sentiment

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.15 billion. The firm operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, Other, and Phosphate divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s principal nitrogen fertilizer products include ammonia, granular urea, urea ammonium nitrate, and ammonium nitrate.

Among 16 analysts covering Kapstone Paper And Packaging Corp. (NYSE:KS), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Kapstone Paper And Packaging Corp. has $32 highest and $15 lowest target. $24.38’s average target is -6.16% below currents $25.98 stock price. Kapstone Paper And Packaging Corp. had 49 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Dundee Securities to “Buy” on Tuesday, July 19. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, September 23 report. The stock of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, November 21 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 27 with “Hold”. The company was initiated on Thursday, March 31 by Standpoint Research. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 20 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. HSBC upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 7 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, July 17. As per Wednesday, April 6, the company rating was initiated by Bank of America.

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $43.52. About 2.26 million shares traded. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) has declined 0.63% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.33% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of CF Industries’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating CF Industries, 2 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $22.0 while the high is $35.0. The stock’s average target of $27.33 is -37.20% below today’s ($43.52) share price. CF was included in 4 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 18. RBC Capital Markets downgraded it to “Underperform” rating and $22.0 target in Tuesday, November 22 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, January 20. On Tuesday, January 10 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral”.

Analysts await CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $-0.11 earnings per share, up 71.79% or $0.28 from last year’s $-0.39 per share. After $-0.39 actual earnings per share reported by CF Industries Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -71.79% EPS growth.

Mount Kellett Capital Management Lp holds 42.62% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. for 739,205 shares. Glendon Capital Management Lp owns 2.46 million shares or 20.09% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Columbus Hill Capital Management L.P. has 5.84% invested in the company for 2.33 million shares. The Connecticut-based Bronson Point Management Llc has invested 5.76% in the stock. Horseman Capital Management Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 700,000 shares.

Analysts await KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.37 EPS, up 60.87% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.23 per share. KS’s profit will be $35.87 million for 17.55 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.13% negative EPS growth.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation produces and sells a range of containerboards, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.52 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Paper and Packaging, and Distribution. It has a 34.64 P/E ratio. The Paper and Packaging segment offers containerboards consisting of linerboard and corrugated medium to manufacture corrugated containers for packaging products; and corrugated products.

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