With that in mind, let's take a closer look at CF's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Deerfield, Ill. (1946)
Fertilizers and agricultural chemicals
Chairman/CEO Dr. Stephen Wilson
CFO Dennis Kelleher
$2.3 billion / $1.6 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 840 members who have rated CF believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Demand for nitrogen, CF's core product, is relatively inelastic because it is also the most widely applied nutrient. Corn can't do without nitrogen, and the U.S. is all ready for record spring planting this year. Industry leadership, low debt, solid cash flows, great margins -- CF is a complete package. For all the goodness, CF is trading the cheapest among peers at current price. A golden opportunity for Fools.
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