Cabot Corp Company Profile (NYSE:CBT)

About Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)

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
  • Symbol: NYSE:CBT
  • CUSIP: 12705510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.3 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 62,475,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $55.19
  • 52 Week Range: $42.27 - $61.34
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.14
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.97
  • P/E Growth: 1.61
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.53 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.30
  • Book Value: $20.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.53
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBIDTA: $494 million
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 347,861 shs.
  • Beta: 1.21
  • Short Ratio: 3.07

Frequently Asked Questions for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)

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 Wednesday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.315 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a $1.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 24th. This is a positive change from Cabot Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Cabot Corp's Dividend History.

How were Cabot Corp's earnings last quarter?

Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $678 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $637.57 million. Cabot Corp had a net margin of 8.68% and a return on equity of 16.25%. The company's revenue was up 19.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.70 EPS. View Cabot Corp's Earnings History.

When will Cabot Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Cabot Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot Corp.

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

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Cabot Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $52.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Cabot Corp's share price to reach $59.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Cabot Corp.

Are investors shorting Cabot Corp?

Cabot Corp saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 879,994 shares, a drop of 29.9% from the April 28th total of 1,254,457 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 543,380 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of Cabot Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Cabot Corp stock?

Cabot Corp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.27%), BLACKROCK INC. (10.80%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.66%), LSV Asset Management (4.85%), AQR Capital Management LLC (4.01%) and State Street Corp (2.67%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cabot Corp.

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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., LSV Asset Management, Ameriprise Financial Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot Corp.

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

Cabot Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Opus Capital Group LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., UBS Group AG, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot Corp.

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 $52.82.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $59.60 (12.84% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/24/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$63.00HighView Rating Details
5/2/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$68.00HighView Rating Details
4/18/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$56.00LowView Rating Details
1/13/2017AegisInitiated CoverageHold$59.00N/AView Rating Details
8/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$48.00 -> $52.00N/AView Rating Details
3/14/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$45.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
12/9/2015BB&T Co.Initiated CoverageBuy$55.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Earnings by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017Q2 2017$0.85$0.87$637.57 million$678.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.65$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$0.84$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.43
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.70$0.97$0.80
Q2 20174$0.84$0.98$0.88
Q3 20174$0.81$0.85$0.84
Q4 20174$0.88$0.95$0.92
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Next Dividend:6/9/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.27%
Dividend Growth:11.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:36.14% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.58% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.75% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.29%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/2/2017Patrick M PrevostDirectorSell61,363$59.14$3,629,007.82View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
Latest Headlines for Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT)
DateHeadline logoCabot Corp. : CBT-US: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 25, 2017 - May 25 at 5:34 PM logoCabot Corporation Announces Plans to Build New Fumed Silica Plant in Carrollton, KY - May 25 at 5:34 PM logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Cabot Corp Increased by Analyst (CBT) - May 25 at 12:26 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Rating Increased to Buy at Northcoast Research - May 24 at 8:28 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 12 at 4:29 PM logoCabot Corporation Board Increases Dividend - May 10 at 9:24 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.32 - May 10 at 6:26 PM logoCabot Corporation Expands NORIT® E 153 Activated Carbon Colorants Portfolio for Food and Cosmetics Applications - May 10 at 4:21 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Cabot Corp (CBT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $645.03 Million - May 10 at 12:33 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Cabot Corp (CBT) to Post $0.88 EPS - May 8 at 11:26 AM logoCabot Corp Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.84 Per Share (CBT) - May 8 at 9:06 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 5 at 7:38 PM logoNorthcoast Research Weighs in on Cabot Corp's Q4 2017 Earnings (CBT) - May 5 at 4:17 PM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Cabot Corp's Q3 2017 Earnings (CBT) - May 5 at 11:44 AM logoCabot Corp Expected to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.85 Per Share (CBT) - May 5 at 11:44 AM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Cabot Corp (CBT) Lifted by Analyst - May 4 at 3:42 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.84 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - May 4 at 10:34 AM logoEdited Transcript of CBT earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 6:00pm GMT - May 4 at 9:37 AM logoCabot Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBT-US : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 1:55 PM logoCabot Corp's (CBT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - May 2 at 11:44 PM logoCabot (CBT) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark - May 2 at 3:59 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Cabot Corp Q2 Earnings Report - May 2 at 12:05 PM logoCabot Corp Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results - May 2 at 12:05 PM logoCabot tops Street 2Q forecasts - May 2 at 12:05 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 1 at 11:16 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 29 at 5:47 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 1:24 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 1:23 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 1:17 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - April 28 at 10:40 PM logoCan Cabot Corp (CBT) Pull a Surprise This Earnings Season? - April 27 at 9:38 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 27 at 12:36 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Cabot Corp (CBT) Share Price - April 23 at 2:54 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact Cabot Corp (CBT) Stock Price - April 20 at 5:27 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $616.79 Million - April 19 at 12:51 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. - April 18 at 3:30 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 17 at 9:51 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - April 17 at 4:47 PM logoCabot Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CBT) : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 4:02 PM logo$0.84 EPS Expected for Cabot Corp (CBT) This Quarter - April 17 at 10:22 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Receives News Impact Score of 0.19 - April 14 at 7:57 PM logoCabot Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBT-US : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 4:16 PM logoCabot Corporation Increases Prices Globally for Fine Cesium Chemicals - April 12 at 10:58 AM logoCabot Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Operating Results - April 7 at 8:50 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy" - April 4 at 9:49 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Buy Rating for Cabot Corp (CBT) - March 30 at 8:23 AM logoJefferies Group Comments on Cabot Corp's Q3 2017 Earnings (CBT) - March 27 at 9:47 AM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - March 22 at 12:26 PM logoCabot Microelectronics Dominated CMP Slurry Revenues In 2016 While Versum Materials Slid - March 20 at 6:59 PM logoCabot Corp (CBT) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - March 16 at 10:21 PM



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