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

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$26.44 +0.05 (+0.19 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 12:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$26.39
Today's Range$26.2650 - $26.76
52-Week Range$20.94 - $27.40
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume6.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.19 billion
P/E Ratio23.40
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.62
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

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production
SectorOils/Energy
CUSIP12709710
Phone281-589-4600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.19 billion
Cash Flow$2.1906 per share
Book Value$4.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$557.04 million

Miscellaneous

Employees483
Market Cap$11.19 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Monday, January 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 24th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Thursday, February 7th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 23rd. 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 approved a stock buyback plan 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Cabot Oil & Gas' earnings last quarter?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 22nd. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.03. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $716.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $659.51 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a net margin of 25.46% and a return on equity of 23.35%. Cabot Oil & Gas's quarterly revenue was up 78.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.13 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, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas.

What price target have analysts set for COG?

20 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Cabot Oil & Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot Oil & Gas' stock price to reach $28.0738 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cabot Oil & Gas.

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

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas.

Has Cabot Oil & Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about COG stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cabot Oil & Gas earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the oil and gas exploration company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 21,654,625 shares, a decline of 17.2% from the February 15th total of 26,160,994 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,881,426 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 5.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Cabot Oil & Gas own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cabot Oil & Gas investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Citigroup (C), Ford Motor (F), Netflix (NFLX) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' key executives?

Cabot Oil & Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dan O. Dinges, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Scott C. Schroeder, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jeffrey W. Hutton, Sr. VP of Marketing (Age 63)
  • Mr. Phillip L. Stalnaker, Sr. VP of North Region (Age 59)
  • Mr. Steven W. Lindeman, Sr. VP of South Region & Engineering (Age 58)

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' major shareholders?

Cabot Oil & Gas' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sanders Capital LLC (7.17%), BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), FMR LLC (3.72%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.88%), Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (1.43%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%). Company insiders that own Cabot Oil & Gas stock include Dan O Dinges, Jeffrey W Hutton, Peter B Delaney, 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 Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., FMR LLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Copeland Capital Management LLC. 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 Norges Bank, Anchor Bolt Capital LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Two Sigma Investments LP, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, Sanders Capital LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP and Scout Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Cabot Oil & Gas stock in the last two years include Peter B Delaney and Robert Kelley. 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 $26.45.

How big of a company is Cabot Oil & Gas?

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $11.20 billion and generates $2.19 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $557.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.13 on an earnings per share basis. Cabot Oil & Gas employs 483 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:  640 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  681 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,321
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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