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Cabot Co. (NYSE:CBT) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

Last updated on Saturday, May 14, 2022 | 2022 MarketBeat

Cabot Co. (NYSE:CBT - Get Rating) has received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $73.00.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on CBT shares. StockNews.com raised Cabot from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday. TheStreet raised Cabot from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Cabot from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $71.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, UBS Group increased their price target on Cabot from $71.00 to $85.00 in a report on Wednesday, February 16th.

Shares of CBT opened at $67.76 on Friday. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $68.24 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $62.89. The company has a current ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67. Cabot has a 12 month low of $47.59 and a 12 month high of $74.87. The company has a market cap of $3.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.12 and a beta of 1.37.


Cabot (NYSE:CBT - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Monday, May 2nd. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.27. Cabot had a return on equity of 29.91% and a net margin of 3.43%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.38 EPS. As a group, research analysts forecast that Cabot will post 6 EPS for the current year.

In related news, SVP Hobart Kalkstein sold 11,805 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.50, for a total value of $867,667.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 1.78% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Cabot by 0.8% in the 1st quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 629,678 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $43,077,000 after buying an additional 4,737 shares in the last quarter. SCW Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in Cabot in the 1st quarter worth $4,124,000. First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in Cabot by 423.8% in the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 65,245 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $4,463,000 after buying an additional 52,788 shares in the last quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp purchased a new stake in Cabot in the 1st quarter worth $218,000. Finally, Parkside Financial Bank & Trust grew its position in shares of Cabot by 176.0% during the first quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 414 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 264 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.50% of the company's stock.

Cabot Company Profile (Get Rating)

Cabot Corporation operates as a specialty chemicals and performance materials company. It operates through three segments: Reinforcement Materials, Performance Chemicals, and Purification Solutions. The company offers reinforcing carbons used in tires as a rubber reinforcing agent and performance additive, as well as in industrial products, such as hoses, belts, extruded profiles, and molded goods; and engineered elastomer composites.

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