Cabot Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.21 (-0.37 %)
(As of 06/24/2021 02:50 PM ET)
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Volume6,647 shs
Average Volume319,420 shs
Market Capitalization$3.23 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.45%
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About Cabot

Cabot Corporation operates as a specialty chemicals and performance materials company. It operates through three segments: Reinforcement Materials, Performance Chemicals, and Purification Solutions. 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 engineered elastomer composites. 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, infrastructure, agriculture, 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. The company sells its products 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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Overall MarketRank

2.05 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

42nd out of 904 stocks

Miscellaneous Chemical Products Industry

1st out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Cabot (NYSE:CBT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cabot a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Cabot stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CBT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Cabot's next earnings date?

Cabot is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Cabot's earnings last quarter?

Cabot Co. (NYSE:CBT) posted its earnings results on Sunday, May, 2nd. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.41. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $842 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $771.05 million. Cabot had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.21% and a negative net margin of 5.17%. The firm's revenue was up 18.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.77 earnings per share.
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How has Cabot's stock been impacted by 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 shares have increased by 90.8% and is now trading at $57.06.
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How often does Cabot pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cabot?

Cabot declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Friday, June 11th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 27th.
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Is Cabot a good dividend stock?

Cabot pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.45%. Cabot does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cabot is 67.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cabot will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.28% next year. This indicates that Cabot will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Cabot issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cabot issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 17th. The company provided EPS guidance of 4.700-4.950 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.070. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CBT?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Cabot's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot's share price to reach $73.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cabot's key executives?

Cabot's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Sean D. Keohane, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $1.32M)
  • Ms. Erica J. McLaughlin, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $675.3k)
  • Ms. Karen A. Kalita, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 41, Pay $484.53k)
  • Mr. Jeff Ji Zhu, Sr. VP, Pres of Performance Additives Bus. & Pres of Asia Pacific Region (Age 52, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. Hobart C. Kalkstein, Sr. VP, Pres of Reinforcement Materials Segment & Pres of Americas Region (Age 51, Pay $631.16k)
  • Ms. Patricia Hubbard, Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. Steven J. Delahunt, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Ms. Vanessa Craigie, Corp. Communications Director
  • Mr. Arthur T. Wood, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Martin J. O'Neill, Sr. VP of Safety, Health and Environment & Gov. Affairs

What is Sean Keohane's approval rating as Cabot's CEO?

40 employees have rated Cabot CEO Sean Keohane on Glassdoor.com. Sean Keohane has an approval rating of 96% among Cabot's employees. This puts Sean Keohane in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 Pfizer (PFE), Broadcom (AVGO), Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and The Coca-Cola (KO).

What is Cabot's stock symbol?

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

Who are Cabot's major shareholders?

Cabot's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.73%), Earnest Partners LLC (5.34%), LSV Asset Management (4.41%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.08%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.52%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.13%). Company insiders that own Cabot stock include Hobart Kalkstein and Karen A Kalita.
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Which major investors are selling Cabot stock?

CBT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Fiduciary Trust Co., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Victory Capital Management Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Cabot stock?

CBT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Earnest Partners LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc., Caas Capital Management LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Man Group plc, and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cabot's stock price today?

One share of CBT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.06.

How much money does Cabot make?

Cabot has a market capitalization of $3.23 billion and generates $2.61 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $-238,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.08 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cabot have?

Cabot employs 4,500 workers across the globe.

What is Cabot's official website?

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

Where are Cabot's headquarters?

Cabot is headquartered at TWO SEAPORT LANE SUITE 1300, BOSTON MA, 02210.

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 6/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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