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NYSE:CBTCabot Stock Price, Forecast & News

$37.00
+0.49 (+1.34 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$36.88
Now: $37.00
$38.23
50-Day Range
$29.10
MA: $36.37
$43.04
52-Week Range
$20.00
Now: $37.00
$50.58
Volume214,100 shs
Average Volume415,828 shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E Ratio20.67
Dividend Yield3.78%
Beta1.75
Cabot Corporation operates as a specialty chemicals and performance materials company. The company offers rubber grade carbon blacks 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 compounds of carbon black and rubber. It also provides specialty grades of carbon black used in inks, coatings, plastics, adhesives, toners, batteries, and displays applications; masterbatch and conductive compound products for use in automotive, industrial, packaging, consumer products, and electronics industries; inkjet colorants used in the inkjet printing applications; fumed silica used in adhesives, sealants, cosmetics, batteries, inks, toners, silicone elastomers, coatings, polishing slurries, and pharmaceuticals; fumed alumina used in various products, including inkjet media, lighting, coatings, cosmetics, and polishing slurries; and aerogel, a hydrophobic, silica-based particle for use in various thermal insulation and specialty chemical applications. In addition, the company offers activated carbon products used for the purification of water, air, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and other liquids and gases; and activated carbon solutions for activated carbon injection in coal-fired utilities, mobile water filter units, and carbon reactivation services. Further, it provides cesium formate brines used as a drilling and completion fluid primarily in high pressure and high temperature oil and gas well construction; and fine cesium chemicals used in a range of industries and applications that include catalysts, doping agents, and brazing fluxes. The company sells its products primarily through distributors and sales representatives in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Cabot Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.15 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous chemical products
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
CUSIP12705510
Phone617-345-0100

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.34 billion
Cash Flow$6.58 per share
Book Value$19.63 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,500
Market Cap$2.09 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Cabot (NYSE:CBT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cabot's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Cabot's stock was trading at $29.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CBT stock has increased by 23.7% and is now trading at $37.00. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Cabot?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Cabot.

When is Cabot's next earnings date?

Cabot is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Cabot.

How were Cabot's earnings last quarter?

Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.08. The specialty chemicals company earned $710 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $752.33 million. Cabot had a return on equity of 17.88% and a net margin of 3.38%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.99 earnings per share. View Cabot's earnings history.

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

Cabot declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 28th. View Cabot's dividend history.

How will Cabot's stock buyback program work?

Cabot announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, July 16th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 10.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for CBT?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Cabot's stock. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot's share price to reach $41.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Cabot.

Has Cabot been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CBT stock has trended negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cabot earned a news sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about Cabot.

Are investors shorting Cabot?

Cabot saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,020,000 shares, a decline of 6.4% from the May 31st total of 1,090,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 470,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Cabot's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cabot's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cabot own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cabot investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Broadcom (AVGO), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Chevron (CVX) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Cabot's key executives?

Cabot's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Sean D. Keohane, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Erica McLaughlin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Brian A. Berube, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 57)
  • Mr. Hobart C. Kalkstein, Sr. VP, Pres of Reinforcement Materials Segment & Pres of Americas Region (Age 49)
  • Mr. Patrick M. Prevost, Advisor & Director (Age 64)

What is Cabot's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Cabot?

Shares of CBT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Cabot's stock price today?

One share of CBT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.00.

How big of a company is Cabot?

Cabot has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $3.34 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $157 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.91 on an earnings per share basis. Cabot employs 4,500 workers across the globe.

What is Cabot's official website?

The official website for Cabot is www.cabot-corp.com.

How can I contact Cabot?

Cabot's mailing address is TWO SEAPORT LANE SUITE 1300, BOSTON MA, 02210. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 617-345-0100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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