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 with operations focused in the deepwater the United States Gulf of Mexico. The Company operates through the United States segment. The Company has over four oil and gas discoveries, including the North Platte, Shenandoah, Anchor and Heidelberg fields. It also has a non-operated interest in the Diaba Block offshore Gabon. The Company's Heidelberg project is located approximately 160 miles south of the Louisiana coast in over 5,300 feet of water and covers Green Canyon Blocks 859, 903 and 904. The Company has an oil discovery at its North Platte prospect on Garden Banks Block 959 in the deepwater United States Gulf of Mexico. The Company's Shenandoah field is located approximately 200 miles south of the Louisiana coast in over 5,800 feet of water in the Walker Ridge area. The Company's Anchor field is located approximately 140 miles from the Louisiana coast in over 5,180 feet of water.

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: $1.24
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1.30
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2.29
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -2.30
  • P/E Growth: -0.98
  • Market Cap: $508.47M
  • Outstanding Shares: 410,054,000
  • Beta: 2.33
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $6.17 (397.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
5/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/2/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetHold$3.00View 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.Reiterated RatingNeutral$9.50 -> $10.00View Rating Details
5/6/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$10.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
2/2/2015Howard WeilLower Price TargetSector Outperform$20.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
10/21/2014Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$33.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.54 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.54 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($0.14)($0.11)($0.13)
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)


Dividend History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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