NYSE:COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$25.19 -0.10 (-0.40 %)
(As of 12/12/2018 06:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$25.29
Today's Range$25.08 - $25.6350
52-Week Range$20.94 - $29.56
Volume5.34 million shs
Average Volume6.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.88 billion
P/E Ratio52.48
Dividend Yield1.11%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, explores for, exploits, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. It primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale with approximately 172,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; and the Eagle Ford Shale with approximately 79,000 net acres in the oil window of the play located in Atascosa, Frio, and La Salle Counties, Texas. The company sells its natural gas to industrial customers, local distribution companies, gas marketers, and power generation facilities through gathering systems and pipelines. As of December 31, 2017, it had proved reserves of approximately 9,726 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
Current SymbolNYSE:COG
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58
Current Ratio1.69
Quick Ratio1.66


Trailing P/E Ratio52.48
Forward P/E Ratio23.99
P/E Growth0.8

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.76 billion
Price / Sales6.16
Cash Flow$1.7183 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.66
Book Value$5.46 per share
Price / Book4.61


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.48
Net Income$100.39 million
Net Margins12.69%
Return on Equity14.87%
Return on Assets7.65%


Outstanding Shares431,180,000
Market Cap$10.88 billion

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

What is Cabot Oil & Gas' stock symbol?

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

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

Cabot Oil & Gas declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 7th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, November 16th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 6th. This is an increase from Cabot Oil & Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Dividend History.

How will Cabot Oil & Gas' stock buyback program work?

Cabot Oil & Gas declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 30,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cabot Oil & Gas' earnings last quarter?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. The oil and gas exploration company earned $545.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $482.74 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a return on equity of 14.87% and a net margin of 12.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 41.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.07 earnings per share. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Earnings History.

When is Cabot Oil & Gas' next earnings date?

Cabot Oil & Gas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas.

What price target have analysts set for COG?

21 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Cabot Oil & Gas' shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Cabot Oil & Gas' stock price to reach $28.2941 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cabot Oil & Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cabot Oil & Gas?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Has Cabot Oil & Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about COG stock have trended positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cabot Oil & Gas earned a coverage optimism score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Cabot Oil & Gas' key competitors?

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' key executives?

Cabot Oil & Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dan O. Dinges, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Scott C. Schroeder, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jeffrey W. Hutton, Sr. VP of Marketing (Age 62)
  • Mr. Phillip L. Stalnaker, Sr. VP of North Region (Age 58)
  • Mr. Steven W. Lindeman, Sr. VP of South Region & Engineering (Age 57)

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' major shareholders?

Cabot Oil & Gas' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Capital World Investors (11.04%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.87%), Sanders Capital LLC (6.82%), BlackRock Inc. (6.96%), FMR LLC (4.56%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.50%). Company insiders that own Cabot Oil & Gas stock include Dan O Dinges, Jeffrey W Hutton, Robert Kelley and Todd M Roemer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Which institutional investors are selling Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Which institutional investors are buying Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Franklin Resources Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Korea Investment CORP, CWM LLC and Bridgewater Associates LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot Oil & Gas.

How do I buy shares of Cabot Oil & Gas?

Shares of COG 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 Oil & Gas' stock price today?

One share of COG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.19.

How big of a company is Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $10.88 billion and generates $1.76 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $100.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.48 on an earnings per share basis. Cabot Oil & Gas employs 308 workers across the globe.

What is Cabot Oil & Gas' official website?

The official website for Cabot Oil & Gas is http://www.cabotog.com.

How can I contact Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas' mailing address is 840 Gessner Road Suite 1400, Houston TX, 77024. The oil and gas exploration company can be reached via phone at 281-589-4600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE COG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  629 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  661 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,290
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cabot Oil & Gas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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