NYSE:CBT - Cabot Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $43.15 +0.22 (+0.51 %) (As of 03/20/2019 03:21 PM ET)Previous Close$42.93Today's Range$42.40 - $43.2052-Week Range$39.57 - $67.80Volume6,084 shsAverage Volume458,518 shsMarket Capitalization$2.57 billionP/E Ratio10.67Dividend Yield3.06%Beta1.39 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Miscellaneous chemical products Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:CBT Previous Symbol CUSIP12705510 CIK16040 Webwww.cabot-corp.com Phone617-345-0100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53 Current Ratio1.31 Quick Ratio0.75Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.67 Forward P/E Ratio9.83 P/E Growth0.94 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.24 billion Price / Sales0.79 Cash Flow$8.0204 per share Price / Cash Flow5.38 Book Value$20.78 per share Price / Book2.08Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.03 Net Income$-113,000,000.00 Net Margins2.33% Return on Equity19.05% Return on Assets7.80%Miscellaneous Employees4,600 Outstanding Shares59,520,000Market Cap$2.57 billion Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Cabot (NYSE:CBT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Cabot's stock symbol? Cabot trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CBT." How often does Cabot pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cabot? Cabot announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. View Cabot's Dividend History. How will Cabot's stock buyback program work? Cabot announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, July 16th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 10.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Cabot's earnings last quarter? Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) issued its earnings results on Monday, February, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.03. The specialty chemicals company earned $821 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $778.50 million. Cabot had a net margin of 2.33% and a return on equity of 19.05%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 14.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.93 earnings per share. View Cabot's Earnings History. When is Cabot's next earnings date? Cabot is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot. What guidance has Cabot issued on next quarter's earnings? Cabot issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.20-4.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.61. What price target have analysts set for CBT? 4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Cabot's shares. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot's share price to reach $76.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 76.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cabot. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cabot? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cabot. Has Cabot been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about CBT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cabot earned a news impact score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Cabot's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cabot include Versum Materials (VSM), Platform Specialty Products (PAH), Element Solutions (ESI), WD-40 (WDFC), Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC), Advanced Emissions Solutions (ADES), Flotek Industries (FTK), Pure Bioscience (PURE), HighCom Global Security (HCGS), GlyEco (GLYE), Artemis Therapeutics (ATMS) and Ener-Core (ENCR). 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), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Ford Motor (F), Broadcom (AVGO), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), Monster Beverage (MNST) and AT&T (T). Who are Cabot's key executives? Cabot's management team includes the folowing 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) Who are Cabot's major shareholders? Cabot's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.81%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.13%), LSV Asset Management (4.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.20%), Fiduciary Trust Co. (2.01%) and FMR LLC (2.02%). Company insiders that own Cabot stock include Brian A Berube, Gottberg Friedrich Von, Hobart Kalkstein, James Patrick Kelly, Michael M Morrow, Nicholas S Cross, Patrick M Prevost and Sean D Keohane. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cabot. Which institutional investors are selling Cabot stock? CBT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cabot Wellington LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Martingale Asset Management L P, Fiduciary Trust Co., First Quadrant L P CA, LSV Asset Management, Principal Financial Group Inc. and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have sold Cabot company stock in the last year include Brian A Berube, Gottberg Friedrich Von, Hobart Kalkstein, James Patrick Kelly, Nicholas S Cross, Patrick M Prevost and Sean D Keohane. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot. Which institutional investors are buying Cabot stock? CBT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Norges Bank, Victory Capital Management Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC and Polaris Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cabot's stock price today? One share of CBT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.15. How big of a company is Cabot? Cabot has a market capitalization of $2.57 billion and generates $3.24 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $-113,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $4.03 on an earnings per share basis. Cabot employs 4,600 workers across the globe. What is Cabot's official website? The official website for Cabot is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Cabot (NYSE CBT)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 316 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 366 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 682MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cabot and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CBT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CBT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies engage in swaps?