NYSE:COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $23.94 +0.28 (+1.18 %) (As of 07/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$23.66Today's Range$23.50 - $23.9952-Week Range$21.71 - $29.57Volume5.16 million shsAverage Volume5.79 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.70 billionP/E Ratio49.60Dividend Yield1.01%Beta0.39 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive COG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for COG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production SectorOils/Energy SymbolNYSE:COG CUSIP12709710 Webwww.cabotog.com Phone281-589-4600 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.51 Current Ratio2.42 Quick Ratio2.40 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio49.60 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E Growth0.77 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.76 billion Price / Sales6.13 Cash Flow$1.7386 per share Price / Cash13.77 Book Value$5.46 per share Price / Book4.38 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.48 Net Income$100.39 million Net Margins6.51% Return on Equity10.56% Return on Assets5.50% Miscellaneous Employees308 Outstanding Shares451,490,000Market Cap$10,700.26 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 Wednesday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be given 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 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 15th. 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 authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 30,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication 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, April, 27th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.01. The oil and gas exploration company earned $473.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $471.25 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a return on equity of 10.56% and a net margin of 6.51%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.19 EPS. 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 analysts have issued twelve-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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.2% 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 decrease in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 20,423,765 shares, a decrease of 17.0% from the May 31st total of 24,595,763 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,684,427 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Currently, 4.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View Cabot Oil & Gas' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Cabot Oil & Gas' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cabot Oil & Gas include Ecopetrol (EC), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), The Hong Kong and China Gas (HOKCY), WOODSIDE Pet Lt/ADR (WOPEY), Sasol (SSL), Devon Energy (DVN), Continental Resources (CLR), Concho Resources (CXO), Apache (APA), Marathon Oil (MRO), Noble Energy (NBL), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY) and EQT (EQT). 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? Press coverage about COG stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. 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 news impact score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. 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 Cabot Wellington LLC (0.18%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.02%) and DnB Asset Management AS (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, Retirement Systems of Alabama 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., DnB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, AMG National Trust Bank and Welch & Forbes LLC. 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 $23.94. How big of a company is Cabot Oil & Gas? Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $10.70 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 594 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 598 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,192MarketBeat'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. 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