Cobalt International Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CIE)

About Cobalt International Energy

Cobalt International Energy logoCobalt International Energy, Inc. is an independent exploration and production company. The Company has its operations focused in the deepwater United States Gulf of Mexico. The Company also has a non-operated interest in the Diaba Block offshore Gabon in West Africa. The Company's exploration efforts in the United States Gulf of Mexico has resulted in four oil and natural gas discoveries including the North Platte, Shenandoah, Anchor and Heidelberg fields. The Heidelberg field commenced its production and the North Platte, Shenandoah and Anchor field are in various stages of appraisal and development. The Company has drilled nine exploratory wells, three appraisal wells and four development wells (one of, which was drilled to be used as a pressure-maintenance well in the Cameia development) in the northern pre-salt Kwanza Basin offshore Angola, and one exploratory well in the pre-salt deepwater region offshore Gabon.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CIE
  • CUSIP: 19075F10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $0.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $0.9862
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1.1090
  • 52-Week Range: $410,322,000.00 - $0.73
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -1.57
  • P/E Growth: -0.1700
  • Market Cap: $308.32M
  • Outstanding Shares: 410,322,000
  • Beta: 2.17
Profitability:
  • Return on Equity: -29.82%
  • Return on Assets: -9.57%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.09%
  • Current Ratio: 4.07%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.07%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $1.59 (111.27% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/8/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$1.35View Rating Details
10/19/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$1.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Tudor PickeringUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
8/8/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$3.00 -> $1.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$7.00 -> $3.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/23/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$7.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
2/3/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$9.50 -> $10.00View Rating Details
5/6/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweight$10.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017        
11/1/2016Q316($0.15)($0.52)$6.31 million$4.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216($0.11)($0.49)$4.98 million$3.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116($0.13)($0.08)$3.30 million$1.64 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2016Q415($0.15)($0.80)ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315($0.17)($0.12)$0.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215($0.19)($0.16)ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115($0.22)($0.20)$0.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2015Q414($0.25)($0.53)$0.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314($0.19)($0.35)$0.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214($0.17)($0.23)$0.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114($0.17)($0.14)$0.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413($0.16)($0.21)ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313($0.17)($0.12)$390.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013($0.15)($0.11)$0.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013($0.15)($0.15)$170.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012($0.10)($0.16)ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312($0.10)($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012($0.09)($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012($0.10)($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012($0.08)($0.13)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011($0.06)($0.12)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011($0.08)($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011($0.07)($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2011($0.08)($0.09)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.1600 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.4800 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164($0.15)($0.08)($0.11)
Q2 20162($0.14)($0.10)($0.12)
Q3 20162($0.15)($0.14)($0.15)
Q4 20162($0.14)($0.14)($0.14)
Q1 20171($0.19)($0.19)($0.19)
Q2 20171($0.18)($0.18)($0.18)
Q3 20171($0.18)($0.18)($0.18)
Q4 20171($0.18)($0.18)($0.18)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.80%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/30/2016James W FarnsworthInsiderSell21,545$1.24$26,715.80View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Timothy J CuttCEOBuy100,000$1.00$100,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Jeffrey A StarzecEVPSell10,000$2.51$25,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Joseph H BryantCEOSell76,525$2.51$192,077.75View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016James H PainterEVPSell5,879$2.18$12,816.22View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Lynne L HackedornVPSell2,255$2.18$4,915.90View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Van P WhitfieldCOOSell7,207$2.18$15,711.26View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015James H PainterEVPSell2,530$5.29$13,383.70View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Lynne L HackedornVPSell927$5.29$4,903.83View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Richard Anthony SmithSVPSell1,115$5.29$5,898.35View SEC Filing  
12/31/2015Van P WhitfieldCOOSell5,159$5.29$27,291.11View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Van P WhitfieldCOOSell200,000$5.42$1,084,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Paulson & Co. Inc.Major ShareholderSell757,900$6.74$5,108,246.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Jeffrey A StarzecEVPSell45,000$10.64$478,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015James H PainterEVPSell5,685$8.84$50,255.40View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015James W FarnsworthInsiderSell2,499$8.87$22,166.13View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014John P WilkirsonCFOSell30,000$8.89$266,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Joseph H BryantCEOSell48,640$8.82$429,004.80View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Lynne L HackedornVPSell1,783$8.72$15,547.76View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Michael D DrennonEVPSell3,217$8.70$27,987.90View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Richard Anthony SmithSVPSell1,673$8.71$14,571.83View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Van P WhitfieldCOOSell49,540$8.82$436,942.80View SEC Filing  
12/30/2014John P WilkirsonCFOSell10,000$8.88$88,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014Jeffrey A StarzecSVPSell11,660$8.99$104,823.40View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014John P WilkirsonCFOSell10,000$8.99$89,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014James H PainterEVPSell63,375$8.81$558,333.75View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014James W FarnsworthInsiderSell31,665$8.82$279,285.30View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Joseph H BryantCEOSell207,450$8.80$1,825,560.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Lynne L HackedornVPSell11,341$8.82$100,027.62View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014Richard Anthony SmithSVPSell6,760$8.82$59,623.20View SEC Filing  
9/25/2014Paulson & Co IncMajor ShareholderSell9,400$13.91$130,754.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Jack E GoldenDirectorSell2,500$18.32$45,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Jeffrey A StarzecSVPSell12,500$18.56$232,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Jack E GoldenDirectorSell2,500$18.16$45,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014James FarnsworthInsiderSell25,000$19.50$487,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Jack GoldenDirectorSell2,500$18.84$47,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Michael DrennonEVPSell2,721$18.46$50,229.66View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Van WhitfieldCOOSell126,034$30.01$3,782,280.34View SEC Filing  
7/19/2013Kenneth A PontarelliDirectorSell2,800$29.10$81,480.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Jeffrey A StarzecSVPSell50,474$26.22$1,323,428.28View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Steenbergen D Jeff VanDirectorSell4,000,000$26.62$106,480,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2013First Reserve Gp Xi, Inc.Major ShareholderSell10,000,000$25.00$250,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2012De Depot Et Placement D CaisseMajor ShareholderBuy11,400$21.71$247,494.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
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finance.yahoo.com logoCobalt International Energy, Inc. Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results and Conference Call (NYSE:CIE)
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www.globallegalpost.com - February 11 at 9:25 PM
bizjournals.com logoJustice Department ends FCPA investigation into Houston energy co.'s Angolan operations - Houston Business Journal (NYSE:CIE)
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bizjournals.com logoJustice Department ends FCPA investigation into Houston energy co.'s Angolan operations (NYSE:CIE)
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proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoUS authorities drop corruption probe of Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 9 at 9:42 PM
law360.com logoCobalt Says No Charges In 2nd FCPA Probe Of Angolan Ops (NYSE:CIE)
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finance.yahoo.com logoCobalt Announces Closing of DOJ Investigation (NYSE:CIE)
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finance.yahoo.com logo8:56 am Cobalt International Energy receives letter from the DOJ advising Cobalt that the it has closed its FCPA investigation into Cobalt's operations in Angola (NYSE:CIE)
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wsj.com logoCobalt International Says DOJ Drops Bribery Probe (NYSE:CIE)
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What is Cobalt International Energy's stock symbol?

Cobalt International Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CIE."

Where is Cobalt International Energy's stock going? Where will Cobalt International Energy's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Cobalt International Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $1.00 to $3.00. On average, they anticipate Cobalt International Energy's share price to reach $1.59 in the next twelve months.

When will Cobalt International Energy announce their earnings?

Cobalt International Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns Cobalt International Energy stock?

Cobalt International Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Carlyle Group L.P. (8.49%), Prudential PLC (1.02%), Allianz Asset Management AG (0.96%), Putnam Investments LLC (0.48%), Eton Park Capital Management L.P. (0.48%) and Janus Capital Management LLC (0.47%). Company insiders that own Cobalt International Energy stock include James H Painter, James W Farnsworth, Jeffrey A Starzec, Joseph H Bryant, Lynne L Hackedorn, Paulson & Co Inc, Richard Anthony Smith, Timothy J Cutt and Van P Whitfield.

Who sold Cobalt International Energy stock? Who is selling Cobalt International Energy stock?

Cobalt International Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management AG, Eton Park Capital Management L.P., Prudential PLC, Capital International Inc. CA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Putnam Investments LLC and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY.

Who bought Cobalt International Energy stock? Who is buying Cobalt International Energy stock?

Cobalt International Energy's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DFT Energy LP, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Capital Guardian Trust Co. and Berkley W R Corp.

How do I buy Cobalt International Energy stock?

Shares of Cobalt International Energy 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 Cobalt International Energy stock cost?

One share of Cobalt International Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.75.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff