CF Industries Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings

By: Corporate Communications
February 14, 2018


CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF), the global leader in nitrogen products manufacturing and distribution, today announced results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017.

Fourth Quarter Highlights

  • Net earnings of $465 million, or $1.98 per diluted share, which includes a net income tax benefit of $491 million, or $2.09 per diluted share, as a result of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Adjusted net loss(1) of $3 million or $0.02 per diluted share(1)
  • EBITDA(2) of $224 million; adjusted EBITDA(2) of $260 million
  • Sales volume of approximately 5.3 million tons, five percent higher than previous quarterly record
  • Reduced long-term debt by $1.1 billion, lowering annualized interest payments by $76 million

Complete fourth quarter 2017 earnings release