Cabot Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CBT)

About Cabot Corp.

Cabot Corp. logoCabot Corporation (Cabot) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company. The Company's principal products are rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks, fumed metal oxides, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, aerogel and cesium formate drilling fluids. The Company operates through four segments: Reinforcement Materials, Performance Chemicals, Purification Solutions and Specialty Fluids. The Reinforcement Materials segment includes rubber blacks products, which are used in tires and industrial products. The Company's Performance Chemicals consists of two businesses: Specialty Carbons and Formulations business, and Metal Oxides business. The Purification Solutions segment includes activated carbon products, which are used as either a colorant or a decolorizing agent in the production of products for food and beverage applications. The Company's Specialty Fluids segment produces and markets cesium formate as a drilling and completion fluid.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CBT
  • CUSIP: 12705510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $51.71
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $51.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $48.42
  • 52-Week Range: $62,377,000.00 - $35.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.54
  • P/E Growth: 1.22
  • Market Cap: $3.23B
  • Outstanding Shares: 62,377,000
  • Beta: 1.39
  • Net Margins: 5.68%
  • Return on Equity: 13.91%
  • Return on Assets: 6.14%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.63%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.13%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cabot Corp. (NYSE:CBT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $53.00 (2.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cabot Corp. (NYSE:CBT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated 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
3/14/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$45.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
12/9/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
3/16/2015Needham & Company LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
12/5/2014Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Cabot Corp. (NYSE:CBT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2016ListenView 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: $3.08 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.56 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 20171$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q2 20171$0.98$0.98$0.98
Q3 20171$0.93$0.93$0.93
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cabot Corp. (NYSE:CBT)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.32%
Dividend Growth:4.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.30% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
38.96% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
33.71% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 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: 2.48%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.59%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 (NYSE:CBT) Issues Per-Share Dividend Of $0.3 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:CBT) - October 20 at 3:36 PM logoCabot Corporation Announces Planned Investment in New Capacity to Strengthen Manufacturing Capabilities for ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:CBT) - October 20 at 3:36 PM logoCabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) Issues Per-Share Dividend Of $0.3 (NYSE:CBT) - October 20 at 8:56 AM logoCabot Corporation Announces Planned Investment in New Capacity to Strengthen Manufacturing Capabilities for Conductive and Engineering Thermoplastics (NYSE:CBT) - October 20 at 8:56 AM
News IconRetirement Systems of Alabama Boosts Position in Cabot Corp ... - DailyQuint (NYSE:CBT) - October 19 at 3:57 PM
News IconSell-side Review & Stock Update on Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) - Recall News (NYSE:CBT) - October 17 at 4:02 PM
News IconUpdate on Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) for the day (NYSE:CBT) - October 16 at 8:50 AM logoEPS Projection For Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) At $0.94? - Stocks Daily (NYSE:CBT) - October 15 at 4:00 PM
News IconWhat are Analysts Expecting for Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) Earnings? - CSZ News (NYSE:CBT) - October 15 at 8:56 AM logoCabot Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBT-US : October 14, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - October 14 at 12:01 PM logoCabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) Disburses Per-Share Dividend Of $0.3 (NYSE:CBT) - October 13 at 9:20 PM logoCabot, Williams sink as FERC to delay approval of Atlantic Sunrise pipeline (NYSE:CBT) - October 13 at 5:33 PM logoCabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) Disburses Per-Share Dividend Of $0.3 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:CBT) - October 12 at 9:28 PM
News IconCabot Corp. (CBT) Position Increased by Teacher Retirement System of Texas - DailyQuint (NYSE:CBT) - October 12 at 9:28 PM logoHere's Why These 2 Top Chemical Stocks Are Strong Buys Right Now (NYSE:CBT) - October 11 at 4:13 PM logoCabot : to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Results (NYSE:CBT) - October 10 at 3:57 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) (NYSE:CBT) - October 10 at 3:57 PM logoCabot Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Results (NYSE:CBT) - October 7 at 4:02 PM logoDividend Buzz: Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) Per-Share Dividend Payout At $0.3 (NYSE:CBT) - October 5 at 4:21 PM logoCabot Corporation Announces Sustainability Enhancements and Increased Functionality for Polymer Products (NYSE:CBT) - September 28 at 3:56 PM logoCabot Norit Activated Carbon Launches DARCO® H2S HF Activated Carbon for Odor Control Applications (NYSE:CBT) - September 23 at 3:32 PM logoCabot Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CBT) : September 19, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - September 19 at 4:54 PM logoCabot Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CBT-US : September 16, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - September 16 at 4:02 PM logoCabot Corporation to Demonstrate Innovation in Pharmaceutical Purification and Production at CPhI Worldwide (NYSE:CBT) - September 15 at 11:51 AM logoDon't Call It Networking: The Secret To Making Real Connections (NYSE:CBT) - September 14 at 12:16 AM
News IconCabot Corp. Announces Joint Venture with Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co., Ltd to Build State-of-the-Art Fumed Silica ... (NYSE:CBT) - September 12 at 3:56 PM logoCabot Corporation Announces Joint Venture with Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co., Ltd to Build State-of-the-Art Fumed Silica Plant (NYSE:CBT) - September 12 at 8:52 AM
News IconInvestors Catching Stocks: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) (NYSE:CBT) - September 8 at 6:25 AM logoCABOT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CBT) - September 7 at 9:08 PM logoCabot Corporation Prices $250 Million 3.400% Senior Notes Due 2026 (NYSE:CBT) - September 6 at 9:02 PM logoBRIEF-Siebert And Kennedy Cabot report definitive agreement (NYSE:CBT) - September 2 at 9:46 AM logoCabot Corp. : CBT-US: Dividend Analysis : August 26th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : September 1, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - September 1 at 12:33 PM logoCabot Corporation to Introduce Reinforcing Materials for Weather Stripping Applications in Asia (NYSE:CBT) - August 30 at 11:58 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for August 30th (NYSE:CBT) - August 30 at 11:58 AM logoInsiders Selling, Short Interest Growing Cabot Corporation Common Stock (NYSE:CBT) (NYSE:CBT) - August 26 at 4:18 PM logoCabot Corporation: Peak Of The Cycle? (NYSE:CBT) - August 25 at 8:58 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for August 22nd (NYSE:CBT) - August 22 at 8:52 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Cabot Corp. : August 16, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - August 16 at 4:10 PM logoCABOT CORP Financials (NYSE:CBT) - August 12 at 4:05 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Cabot Corp. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - August 5 at 4:08 PM logoCABOT CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:CBT) - August 4 at 9:49 PM logoCabot Corp. :CBT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : August 3, 2016 (NYSE:CBT) - August 3 at 4:09 PM logoCabot downgraded by SunTrust (NYSE:CBT) - August 2 at 4:14 PM logoCabot Corporation to Present at the Jefferies Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:CBT) - August 2 at 8:55 AM
News IconCabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading (NYSE:CBT) - August 2 at 8:55 AM logoCabot Corporation Names New Vice President of Investor Relations (NYSE:CBT) - July 28 at 5:00 PM logoCabot Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 2:00 pm ET today (NYSE:CBT) - July 28 at 2:00 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Cabot Corp Q3 Earnings Report (NYSE:CBT) - July 28 at 12:52 PM logoCabot beats 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:CBT) - July 27 at 7:08 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas declares $0.02 dividend (NYSE:CBT) - July 27 at 5:33 PM


Cabot Corp. (NYSE:CBT) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

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