BUZZ-CF industries: continues to outpace peers as shares hit new highs

Thu May 21, 2015 11:52am EDT
 
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** CF Industries is thrusting to new all-time highs and up 2.5 pct

** The manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products is up more than 17 pct for the year and up 15 pct just since its April low

** Peers Intrepid Potash down 10% for year while Potash Corp off 6% for year

** Co declared a 5-1 stock split on May 15 and will begin trading on an adjusted basis June 18

** Of the 21 analysts following the company 13 are at "strong buy" or "buy" while there are 7 "holds" and 1 "sell"

** Median PT is $325.00

** CF is among Morgan Stanley's top "overweights" in the US chemicals sector (RM: terence.gabriel.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)