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

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$23.43 +0.45 (+1.96 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 12:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.10
Today's Range$23.06 - $23.57
52-Week Range$21.71 - $29.57
Volume139,324 shs
Average Volume5.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.43 billion
P/E Ratio48.08
Dividend Yield1.03%
Cabot Oil & Gas logoCabot 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio1.64


Trailing P/E Ratio48.08
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth0.79

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.76 billion
Price / Sales5.86
Cash Flow$1.7052 per share
Price / Cash13.74
Book Value$5.46 per share
Price / Book4.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.48
Net Income$100.39 million
Net Margins7.75%
Return on Equity10.84%
Return on Assets5.61%


Outstanding Shares441,180,000
Market Cap$10.43 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 9th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 8th. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Dividend History.

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

Cabot Oil & Gas announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 30,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership 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, July, 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.05. The oil and gas exploration company earned $453.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $384.57 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a return on equity of 10.84% and a net margin of 7.75%. The company's revenue was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.14 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, October, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas.

What price target have analysts set for COG?

23 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Cabot Oil & Gas' shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot Oil & Gas' share price to reach $30.0526 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cabot Oil & Gas.

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

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Are investors shorting Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,683,336 shares, an increase of 38.3% from the July 13th total of 20,023,079 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,528,656 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 6.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Current Options Chain.

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)

Has Cabot Oil & Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about COG stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cabot Oil & Gas earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.84 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' major shareholders?

Cabot Oil & Gas' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.84%), Sanders Capital LLC (6.63%), FMR LLC (4.62%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.49%), Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (1.36%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.35%). Company insiders that own Cabot Oil & Gas stock include Dan O Dinges, George Kevin Cunningham, Jeffrey W Hutton, Robert Kelley and Todd M Roemer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Which major investors are selling Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, First Trust Advisors LP and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have sold Cabot Oil & Gas company stock in the last year include Dan O Dinges, Jeffrey W Hutton and Todd M Roemer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Which major investors are buying Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc.. 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 $23.52.

How big of a company is Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $10.43 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.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  609 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  616 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,225
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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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