NYSE:COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$23.45 +0.18 (+0.77 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 08:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$23.27
Today's Range$23.29 - $23.6850
52-Week Range$21.71 - $29.57
Volume2.55 million shs
Average Volume5.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.59 billion
P/E Ratio48.85
Dividend Yield1.02%
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 Ratio0.51
Current Ratio2.42
Quick Ratio2.40


Trailing P/E Ratio48.85
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth0.76

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.76 billion
Price / Sales6.00
Cash Flow$1.7205 per share
Price / Cash13.63
Book Value$5.46 per share
Price / Book4.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.48
Net Income$100.39 million
Net Margins6.51%
Return on Equity10.56%
Return on Assets5.50%


Outstanding Shares451,490,000
Market Cap$10,587.39

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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 Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Wednesday, May 30th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 15th. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Dividend History.

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

Cabot Oil & Gas announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 30,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Cabot Oil & Gas' earnings last quarter?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The oil and gas exploration company earned $473.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $471.25 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a net margin of 6.51% and a return on equity of 10.56%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.19 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, July, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas.

What price target have analysts set for COG?

24 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Cabot Oil & Gas' shares. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect Cabot Oil & Gas' share price to reach $30.2105 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas.

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

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Are investors shorting Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 20,423,765 shares, a decline of 17.0% from the May 31st total of 24,595,763 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,684,427 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 4.6% 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?

News articles about COG stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news 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 negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cabot Oil & Gas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.11 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' major shareholders?

Cabot Oil & Gas' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cabot Wellington LLC (0.18%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.01%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%) and Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cabot Wellington LLC and Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management. 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 institutional investors are buying Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., DnB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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 $23.45.

How big of a company is Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $10.59 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:  593 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  595 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,188
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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