| CF Industries Holdings is a global fertilizer and chemical company. Co.'s reportable segments consist of the following segments: ammonia, which produces anhydrous ammonia; granular urea, which produces granular urea that is produced from ammonia and carbon dioxide; urea ammonium nitrate solution (UAN), which produces UAN, a liquid fertilizer product; ammonium nitrate (AN), which produces AN that is used as nitrogen fertilizer and is also used by industrial customers for commercial explosives and blasting systems; and Other, which includes the following products diesel exhaust fluid, urea liquor, nitric acid, as well as compound fertilizer products. |
When researching a stock like CF Industries Holdings, many investors are the most familiar with Fundamental Analysis — looking at a company's balance sheet, earnings, revenues, and what's happening in that company's underlying business. Investors who use Fundamental Analysis to identify good stocks to buy or sell can also benefit from CF Technical Analysis to help find a good entry or exit point. Technical Analysis is blind to the fundamentals and looks only at the trading data for CF stock — the real life supply and demand for the stock over time — and examines that data in different ways. One of those ways is to calculate a Simpe Moving Average ("SMA") by looking back a certain number of days. One of the most popular "longer look-backs" is the CF 200 day moving average ("CF 200 DMA"), while one of the most popular "shorter look-backs" is the CF 50 day moving average ("CF 50 DMA"). A chart showing both of these popular moving averages is shown on this page for CF Industries Holdings.