Cabot Oil & Gas Co. Company Profile (NYSE:COG)

About Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. logoCabot Oil & Gas Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploitation and exploration of oil and gas properties. The Company operates in the segment of natural gas and oil development, exploitation, exploration and production, in the continental United States. Its assets are concentrated in areas with known hydrocarbon resources, which are conducive to multi-well, repeatable drilling programs. The Company's exploration, development and production operations are primarily concentrated in two unconventional plays: the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas. It also has operations in various other unconventional and conventional plays throughout the continental United States. It has operations in Houston, Texas and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Its Marcellus Shale properties are principally located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It holds over 200,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: COG
  • CUSIP: 12709710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.62
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.78
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.91
  • 52-Week Range: $20.02 - $26.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.49
  • P/E Growth: 0.64
  • Market Cap: $10.35B
  • Outstanding Shares: 465,150,000
  • Beta: 0.64
  • Net Margins: -21.03%
  • Return on Equity: -4.68%
  • Return on Assets: -2.27%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 3.33%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.26%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $27.88 (25.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/23/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$30.00HighView Rating Details
3/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$23.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
3/4/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
2/28/2017Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/25/2017ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$29.00N/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetOverweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$26.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
1/23/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$22.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Underperform$27.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
12/4/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesBoost Price Target$30.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$25.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
9/28/2016GMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$39.00N/AView Rating Details
9/23/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Strong-Buy$25.57 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016Williams CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$30.00N/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016Drexel HamiltonBoost Price TargetBuy$31.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Howard WeilUpgradeSector Perform -> Sector Outperform$30.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Capital One Financial Corp.UpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
4/26/2016Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$21.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
4/15/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/7/2016Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$20.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$25.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
2/2/2016Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageBuy$31.00N/AView Rating Details
1/27/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016KLR GroupLower Price Target$36.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016Cowen and CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$23.00 -> $22.00N/AView Rating Details
12/22/2015KeyCorpLower Price Target$20.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$28.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesLower Price Target$37.00 -> $34.00N/AView Rating Details
7/30/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/28/2015Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$35.00 -> $33.00N/AView Rating Details
6/2/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageHold$39.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2015Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$39.00N/AView Rating Details
5/19/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuy$39.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
4/28/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$30.00N/AView Rating Details
4/17/2015SimmonsUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Earnings by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/24/2017Q416$0.01$0.01$358.55 million$316.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2016Q316($0.04)($0.04)$325.25 million$310.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216($0.08)($0.07)$270.13 million$246.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116($0.14)($0.13)$273.48 million$281.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q415($0.04)($0.02)$334.15 million$280.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$0.01($0.01)$363.54 million$305.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$0.04$0.03$376.54 million$306.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$0.04$0.12$430.43 million$464.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q414$0.24$0.23$567.70 million$618.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314$0.22$0.24$519.80 million$512.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.26$0.28$526.03 million$533.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.26$0.26$524.35 million$509.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.18$0.18$475.78 million$487.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.19$0.18$450.81 million$435.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.39$0.45$435.32 million$449.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.26$367.38 million$373.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.21$0.27$348.70 million$369.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.13$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.07$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.28$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.12$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.21$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.57 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.84 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169($0.24)$0.08($0.10)
Q2 20167($0.17)($0.01)($0.07)
Q3 20168($0.14)($0.02)($0.05)
Q4 20168($0.09)$0.05$0.00
Q1 20175$0.12$0.33$0.20
Q2 20175$0.07$0.15$0.10
Q3 20175$0.07$0.20$0.12
Q4 20175$0.14$0.33$0.20
Q1 20183$0.18$0.22$0.20
Q2 20183$0.15$0.16$0.16
Q3 20183$0.14$0.18$0.16
Q4 20182$0.21$0.25$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Most Recent Dividend:2/9/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.08
Dividend Yield:0.36%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-14.55% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
14.04% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
9.52% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)

Dividend History by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.27%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2016George Kevin CunninghamInsiderSell3,000$25.25$75,750.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell6,178$25.32$156,426.96View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell8,500$24.26$206,210.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Robert S BoswellDirectorBuy5,000$24.35$121,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell5,670$17.16$97,297.20View SEC Filing  
9/29/2015George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell3,623$22.37$81,046.51View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Scott C SchroederCFOSell26,316$33.76$888,428.16View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Rhys J BestDirectorBuy5,000$29.02$145,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014P Dexter PeacockDirectorSell100,000$30.75$3,075,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell2,950$34.20$100,890.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014P Dexter PeacockDirectorSell30,000$38.63$1,158,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Deidre ShearerInsiderSell1,000$38.53$38,530.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Robert KelleyDirectorBuy14,000$33.05$462,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell2,000$36.60$73,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013George Kevin CunninghamGeneral CounselSell5,922$76.60$453,625.20View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
Latest Headlines for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)
News IconCabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus (NYSE:COG) - March 23 at 10:35 AM
News IconCabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.21 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (NYSE:COG) - March 22 at 10:47 AM
News IconCabot Oil & Gas Co. Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share (COG) (NYSE:COG) - March 21 at 10:58 AM logoU.S. stocks end lower as financials sell off (NYSE:COG) - March 20 at 4:37 PM logoCabot Oil and Gas Is Trading at a Premium to Historical Multiples (NYSE:COG) - March 17 at 3:53 PM logoHow Cabot Oil and Gas’s Relative Valuation Compares to Peers (NYSE:COG) - March 17 at 3:53 PM logoCABOT OIL & GAS CORP Financials (NYSE:COG) - March 3 at 4:26 PM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Exxon Mobil, Apache, Chevron, Cabot Oil & Gas and Transocean (NYSE:COG) - March 1 at 12:41 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas downgraded by Bernstein (NYSE:COG) - February 28 at 4:38 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas Corp. :COG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 27, 2017 (NYSE:COG) - February 27 at 4:25 PM logoCABOT OIL & GAS CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:COG) - February 27 at 4:25 PM logoEdited Transcript of COG earnings conference call or presentation 24-Feb-17 2:30pm GMT (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 9:47 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas (COG) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 4:47 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas Q4 Earnings in Line with Estimates, Sales Lag (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 4:47 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Q4 Earnings Report (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas Corporation 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results, Reports Five Percent Proved Reserves Growth to 8.6 Tcfe, Provides Marcellus EUR Update (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logo6:34 am Cabot Oil & Gas reports EPS in-line, misses on revs; reiterates full year production guidance (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoCABOT OIL & GAS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhi (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoMarket Recon: As Go the Transports, So Goes the Economy (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoQ4 2016 Cabot Oil & Gas Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoCabot Oil & Gas (COG) Q4 Earnings In Line, Revenues Miss (NYSE:COG) - February 24 at 12:19 PM logoOil Stocks to Watch for Earnings on Feb 24: COG, ERF & CQH (NYSE:COG) - February 23 at 4:21 PM logoWill Q4 Earnings Hold a Surprise for Cabot (COG) Stock? (NYSE:COG) - February 21 at 4:02 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG)

What is Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock symbol?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "COG."

How often does Cabot Oil & Gas Co. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cabot Oil & Gas Co.?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 26th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, February 9th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 24th.

How were Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 24th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.01. The firm had revenue of $316.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $358.55 million. Cabot Oil & Gas Co. had a negative return on equity of 4.68% and a negative net margin of 21.03%. The firm's revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.02) EPS.

When will Cabot Oil & Gas Co. make its next earnings announcement?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April, 27th 2017.

Where is Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock going? Where will Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock price be in 2017?

20 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock price to reach $27.88 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock, Inc (7.00%), State Street Corp (6.67%), Viking Global Investors LP (5.81%), FMR LLC (4.13%), Davis Selected Advisers (3.34%) and SailingStone Capital Partners LLC (3.03%). Company insiders that own Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock include George Kevin Cunningham, Robert S Boswell and Scott C Schroeder.

Who sold Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock? Who is selling Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, FMR LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Bocage Capital LLC, Caymus Capital Partners L.P., Davis Selected Advisers and Allianz Asset Management AG.

Who bought Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock? Who is buying Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SailingStone Capital Partners LLC, Norges Bank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Stelliam Investment Management LP, Discovery Capital Management LLC CT, State Street Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC and Asset Management One Co. Ltd..

How do I buy Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock?

Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Co. 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 Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock cost?

One share of Cabot Oil & Gas Co. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.25.

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG) Chart for Thursday, March, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/23/2017 by Staff