Cabot Corp Company Profile (NYSE:CBT)

About Cabot Corp

Cabot Corp logoCabot Corporation is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company. The Company operates through four business segments: reinforcement materials, performance chemicals, purification solutions and specialty fluids. Reinforcement materials' rubber grade carbon blacks are used to enhance the physical properties of the systems and applications in which they are incorporated. Its rubber blacks products are used in tires and industrial products. Performance Chemicals consists of two businesses: specialty carbons and formulations business, and metal oxides business. Purification Solutions' activated carbon products are used for the purification of water, air and pharmaceuticals, among others, as either a colorant or a decolorizing agent in the production of food and beverage applications. Its specialty fluids segment produces and markets cesium formate as a drilling and completion fluid for use in high pressure and high temperature oil and gas well construction.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CBT
  • CUSIP: 12705510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $57.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $55.97
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $52.29
  • 52-Week Range: $62,191,000.00 - $42.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.24
  • P/E Growth: 1.56
  • Market Cap: $3.58B
  • Outstanding Shares: 62,191,000
  • Beta: 1.21
  • Net Margins: 8.68%
  • Return on Equity: 16.25%
  • Return on Assets: 7.29%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.71%
  • Current Ratio: 2.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.61%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $53.80 (6.61% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/13/2017AegisInitiated CoverageHold$59.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$60.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$48.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$51.00View Rating Details
3/14/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$45.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
12/9/2015BB&T Co.Initiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
3/16/2015Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/1/2017Q117$0.70$0.84$609.25 million$611.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q416$0.94$1.00$654.40 million$619.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q316$0.93$0.93$611.73 million$621.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q216$0.77$0.70$647.48 million$568.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q116$0.52$0.51$704.75 million$603.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q415$0.66$0.78$707.80 million$672.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q315$0.74$0.64$774.90 million$694.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q215$0.63$0.53$823.00 million$694.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q115$0.66$0.80$863.67 million$812.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q414$0.83$0.85$933.33 million$911.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q314$0.91$0.88$943.70 million$940.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q214$0.85$0.83$910.00 million$898.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q114$0.71$0.86$854.67 million$899.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$0.79$0.78$880.00 million$898.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q3 2013$0.91$0.84$931.00 million$903.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q2 2013$0.69$0.63$887.33 million$842.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q1 2013$0.77$0.66$864.00 million$820.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012$0.76$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$1.00$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.79$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.56$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.74$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.75$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.67$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.78 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201611$0.67$0.88$0.78
Q2 201612$0.86$1.02$0.97
Q3 20165$0.85$1.01$0.92
Q4 20164$0.91$0.95$0.93
Q1 20173$0.70$0.97$0.80
Q2 20174$0.84$0.98$0.88
Q3 20174$0.92$0.99$0.95
Q4 20173$0.86$0.98$0.92
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.08%
Dividend Growth:11.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.14% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.80% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.75% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.29%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/21/2017Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell92,562$58.22$5,388,959.64View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell62,400$57.48$3,586,752.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Eduardo E CordeiroInsiderSell37,695$57.60$2,171,232.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell48,902$57.23$2,798,661.46View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Brian A BerubeSVPSell39,215$57.56$2,257,215.40View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Eduardo E CordeiroCFOSell23,159$57.55$1,332,800.45View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Gottberg Friedrich VonInsiderSell15,909$57.42$913,494.78View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Nicholas S CrossEVPSell7,000$57.79$404,530.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016Hobart KalksteinInsiderSell4,890$51.80$253,302.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Gottberg Friedrich VonInsiderSell19,553$51.05$998,180.65View SEC Filing  
9/28/2016James Patrick KellyVPSell2,500$52.95$132,375.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Nicholas S CrossInsiderSell21,584$50.56$1,091,287.04View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell47,800$49.59$2,370,402.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Brian A BerubeSVPSell16,489$49.90$822,801.10View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Eduardo E CordeiroInsiderSell27,073$49.98$1,353,108.54View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell2,200$50.21$110,462.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016James Patrick KellyVPSell2,500$50.95$127,375.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016James Patrick KellyVPSell2,500$48.95$122,375.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell60,000$46.30$2,778,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016James Patrick KellyVPSell12,225$47.05$575,186.25View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Patrick M PrevostCEOSell60,000$44.98$2,698,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Ronaldo H SchmitzDirectorSell5,000$46.85$234,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Patrick M PrevostCEOSell30,000$47.08$1,412,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Lydia W ThomasDirectorSell4,496$46.16$207,535.36View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014David A MillerEVPSell8,000$47.19$377,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014David A MillerEVPSell3,493$53.67$187,469.31View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Roderick MacleodDirectorSell57,800$59.51$3,439,678.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Patrick M PrevostCEOSell15,000$59.32$889,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Sean D KeohaneSVPSell25,200$59.33$1,495,116.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Patrick M PrevostCEOSell15,000$56.28$844,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014David MillerEVPSell3,494$58.61$204,783.34View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Patrick PrevostCEOSell15,000$56.61$849,150.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Patrick PrevostCEOSell15,000$59.22$888,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Brian BerubeSVPSell12,500$55.17$689,625.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Eduardo CordeiroCFOSell33,622$55.04$1,850,554.88View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Patrick PrevostCEOSell15,000$50.16$752,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Patrick PrevostCEOSell47,054$49.30$2,319,762.20View SEC Filing  
12/5/2013Sean KeohaneSVPSell25,000$48.74$1,218,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Brian BerubeSVPSell10,445$48.49$506,478.05View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Eduardo CordeiroCFOSell48,753$48.23$2,351,357.19View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013David MillerEVPSell3,494$47.86$167,222.84View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013James Patrick KellyVPSell2,500$47.75$119,375.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013James Patrick KellyVPSell7,500$46.58$349,350.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Brian BerubeSVPSell23,000$42.07$967,610.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013Patrick PrevostCEOSell12,000$42.80$513,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013Sean KeohaneSVPSell25,000$42.56$1,064,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
DateHeadline logoCabot Corporation (CBT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for... (NYSE:CBT) - February 23 at 4:07 PM logoInsider Trading Activity Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) – Director Sold 92,562 shares of Stock (NYSE:CBT) - February 23 at 4:07 PM logoCabot Corporation to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders (NYSE:CBT) - February 23 at 4:07 PM
News IconSenior Vice President of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT), Kalkstein Hobart, sells 4,405 shares worth $256,371 (NYSE:CBT) - February 14 at 4:55 PM logoInsider Trading Activity Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) – Director Sold 62,400 shares of Stock (NYSE:CBT) - February 12 at 4:10 PM
News IconSenior Vice President of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT), Von Gottberg Friedrich, sells 15,909 shares worth $913,495 (NYSE:CBT) - February 8 at 9:26 PM logoCABOT CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:CBT) - February 8 at 3:14 AM
News IconAttack on Titan season 2 premiere date announced (NYSE:CBT) - February 7 at 5:14 PM logoShares of Cabot Oil & Gas Surge on Analyst Upgrade, Pipeline Approval (NYSE:CBT) - February 6 at 11:40 AM logoCabot Oil & Gas +11% as Atlantic Sunrise pipeline approval sparks upgrades (NYSE:CBT) - February 6 at 11:24 AM logoEdited Transcript of CBT earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 7:00pm GMT (NYSE:CBT) - February 3 at 2:29 AM logoCabot (CBT) CEO Sean Keohane on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:CBT) - February 2 at 9:29 PM logoCabot Corp. :CBT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : February 2, 2017 (NYSE:CBT) - February 2 at 4:27 PM logoCabot Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 2:00 pm ET today (NYSE:CBT) - February 2 at 4:27 PM logo4:44 pm Cabot beats by $0.14, reports revs in-line (NYSE:CBT) - February 2 at 2:30 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Cabot Corp Q1 Earnings Report (NYSE:CBT) - February 1 at 9:29 PM logoCabot Corp Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results (NYSE:CBT) - February 1 at 9:29 PM logoCabot beats 1Q profit forecasts (NYSE:CBT) - February 1 at 9:29 PM
News IconAfter Touching 52-Week High, Is Cabot Corp (CBT)’s Near-Term Analysis Positive? (NYSE:CBT) - February 1 at 4:27 PM logoQ1 2017 Cabot Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:CBT) - February 1 at 4:27 PM logoChemical Stocks' Earnings Slated on Feb 1: CE, CBT, OMN (NYSE:CBT) - January 31 at 4:35 PM
News IconVice President and Controller of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT), Kelly James Patrick, sells 2,500 shares worth $137,375 (NYSE:CBT) - January 28 at 3:32 AM logoWhat's in Store for Cabot Corp. (CBT) in Q1 Earnings? (NYSE:CBT) - January 27 at 10:31 PM logoCabot Corp. : CBT-US: Dividend Analysis : November 25th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 23, 2017 (NYSE:CBT) - January 23 at 4:30 PM logoCash Dividend On The Way From Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) (NYSE:CBT) - January 20 at 12:15 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas +3% as gas pipelines clear U.S. reviews (NYSE:CBT) - January 19 at 2:40 PM
News IconAnalysts showing optimistic trends for: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL) (NYSE:CBT) - January 17 at 10:01 PM
News IconThe Cabot Corp. (CBT) Insider Sold $998180.65 in Stock (NYSE:CBT) - January 17 at 9:17 AM logoCabot : Board Declares Dividend (NYSE:CBT) - January 16 at 10:46 AM logoCabot Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CBT) : January 6, 2017 (NYSE:CBT) - January 6 at 4:34 PM logoCabot Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CBT-US : January 5, 2017 (NYSE:CBT) - January 5 at 9:36 PM
News IconRating Report: BofA Merrill Cuts Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) To Underperform (NYSE:CBT) - January 5 at 4:34 PM
News IconCabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) , Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc (NYSE:CBT) - January 5 at 4:34 PM logoCabot Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2017 Operating Results (NYSE:CBT) - January 5 at 4:34 PM logoJim Cramer -- Stick With Energy Stocks as Trump Takes Office (NYSE:CBT) - January 4 at 5:09 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas sets new gas agreement for Atlantic Sunrise (NYSE:CBT) - December 30 at 11:37 AM
News IconCabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) Under Analyst Spotlight (NYSE:CBT) - December 23 at 4:20 PM logoJim Cramer -- 2017 Could Be a Big Year for Natural Gas (NYSE:CBT) - December 21 at 4:14 PM
News IconCabot Corp. (CBT) Shares Sold by Retirement Systems of Alabama (NYSE:CBT) - December 17 at 4:20 PM
News IconDaily Ratings & News for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp (NYSE:CBT) - December 16 at 9:36 PM logoCabot Reaches Analyst Target Price (NYSE:CBT) - December 11 at 11:43 AM logoEdited Transcript of CBT earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-16 6:00pm GMT (NYSE:CBT) - December 9 at 4:30 PM
News IconMeasuring An Inverse Head & Shoulders Breakout (NYSE:CBT) - December 8 at 10:00 PM
News IconTechnical Buzz on Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) - Marion Business Daily (NYSE:CBT) - December 3 at 3:57 PM
News IconInvestor Guide: Check on Technical Levels for Cabot Corp. (CBT) - Yankee Analysts (NYSE:CBT) - December 1 at 9:17 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cabot Corp. : December 1, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - December 1 at 4:15 PM
News IconSEC Insider Narrative: Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) Senior Vice President Hobart Kalkstein, Unloaded $253302 in Stock - Thorold News (NYSE:CBT) - November 30 at 4:13 PM logoCabot Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBT-US : November 30, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - November 30 at 4:13 PM logoCABOT CORP Financials (NYSE:CBT) - November 30 at 4:13 PM logoCabot Corp. :CBT-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : November 28, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - November 30 at 7:18 AM


What is Cabot Corp's stock symbol?

Cabot Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CBT."

How often does Cabot Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cabot Corp?

Cabot Corp announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 22nd.

Where is Cabot Corp's stock going? Where will Cabot Corp's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Cabot Corp's shares. Their forecasts range from $47.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot Corp's stock price to reach $53.80 in the next twelve months.

When will Cabot Corp announce their earnings?

Cabot Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns Cabot Corp stock?

Cabot Corp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include AQR Capital Management LLC (3.98%), State Street Corp (2.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.04%), Allianz Asset Management AG (1.91%), Martingale Asset Management L P (0.71%) and Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.59%). Company insiders that own Cabot Corp stock include Brian A Berube, Eduardo E Cordeiro, Gottberg Friedrich Von, Hobart Kalkstein, James Patrick Kelly, Nicholas S Cross and Patrick M Prevost.

Who sold Cabot Corp stock? Who is selling Cabot Corp stock?

Cabot Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Edge Asset Management Inc., Numeric Investors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP and Guggenheim Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Cabot Corp stock in the last year include Brian A Berube, Eduardo E Cordeiro, Gottberg Friedrich Von, Hobart Kalkstein, James Patrick Kelly, Nicholas S Cross and Patrick M Prevost.

Who bought Cabot Corp stock? Who is buying Cabot Corp stock?

Cabot Corp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Shelton Capital Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Marshall Wace LLP, Elkfork Partners LLC and Comerica Bank.

How do I buy Cabot Corp stock?

Shares of Cabot Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Cabot Corp stock cost?

One share of Cabot Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.61.

Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)

Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by Staff