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Cabot Oil & Gas Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.31 (-1.77 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume4.89 million shs
Average Volume6.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.87 billion
P/E Ratio27.73
Dividend Yield2.29%
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About Cabot Oil & Gas

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, explores for, exploits, develops, produces, and markets oil and gas properties in the United States. It primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale with approximately 175,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. 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, 2020, it had proved reserves of approximately 13,672 billion cubic feet of gas; and 15 thousand barrels of oil or other liquid hydrocarbons. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation was incorporated 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
Year Founded1989

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.07 billion
Cash Flow$2.39 per share
Book Value$5.27 per share


Net Income$681.07 million




Market Cap$6.87 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.30 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

10th out of 668 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

6th out of 247 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cabot Oil & Gas a buy right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Cabot Oil & Gas stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in COG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Cabot Oil & Gas?

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When is Cabot Oil & Gas' next earnings date?

Cabot Oil & Gas is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Cabot Oil & Gas' earnings last quarter?

Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (NYSE:COG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 29th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.05. The oil and gas exploration company had revenue of $459.68 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $486.86 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a net margin of 16.73% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.84%.
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How has Cabot Oil & Gas' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Cabot Oil & Gas' stock was trading at $16.21 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, COG shares have increased by 6.0% and is now trading at $17.19.
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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 Thursday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, May 27th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.56%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 12th. This is an increase from Cabot Oil & Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.
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Is Cabot Oil & Gas a good dividend stock?

Cabot Oil & Gas pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.29%. Cabot Oil & Gas does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cabot Oil & Gas is 24.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cabot Oil & Gas will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.86% next year. This indicates that Cabot Oil & Gas will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Cabot Oil & Gas' stock buyback program work?

Cabot Oil & Gas announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, July 26th 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback 25,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for COG?

16 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Cabot Oil & Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Cabot Oil & Gas' share price to reach $20.18 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' key executives?

Cabot Oil & Gas' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dan O. Dinges, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 67, Pay $2.93M)
  • Mr. Scott C. Schroeder, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $1.55M)
  • Mr. Phillip L. Stalnaker, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 61, Pay $919.7k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey W. Hutton, Sr. VP of Marketing (Age 65, Pay $952.23k)
  • Mr. Steven W. Lindeman, Sr. VP of EHS & Engineering (Age 60, Pay $937.86k)
  • Mr. Todd M. Roemer, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Charles E. Dyson II, VP of Information Services (Age 49)
  • Ms. Deidre L. Shearer, VP of Admin. & Corp. Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. George Kevin Cunningham, VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 67)
  • Mr. Todd L. Liebl, Sr. VP of Land & Bus. Devel. (Age 63)

What is Dan O. Dinges' approval rating as Cabot Oil & Gas' CEO?

16 employees have rated Cabot Oil & Gas CEO Dan O. Dinges on Dan O. Dinges has an approval rating of 57% among Cabot Oil & Gas' employees. This puts Dan O. Dinges in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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), Intelsat (I), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Ciena (CIEN), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Fossil Group (FOSL), Micron Technology (MU) and Intel (INTC).

What is Cabot Oil & Gas' stock symbol?

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

Who are Cabot Oil & Gas' major shareholders?

Cabot Oil & Gas' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.48%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.12%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (2.31%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.71%), Northern Trust Corp (1.44%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.36%). Company insiders that own Cabot Oil & Gas stock include Dan O Dinges, Deidre L Shearer, George Kevin Cunningham, Matthew P Kerin, Peter B Delaney, Rhys J Best and Steven W Lindeman.
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Which institutional investors are selling Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Strs Ohio, Bank of Montreal Can, Victory Capital Management Inc., Tobam, Korea Investment CORP, and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cabot Oil & Gas company stock in the last year include Deidre L Shearer, George Kevin Cunningham, Matthew P Kerin, and Steven W Lindeman.
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Which institutional investors are buying Cabot Oil & Gas stock?

COG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Ruffer LLP, Citigroup Inc., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., King Luther Capital Management Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have bought Cabot Oil & Gas stock in the last two years include Dan O Dinges, Peter B Delaney, and Rhys J Best.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cabot Oil & Gas' stock price today?

One share of COG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.19.

How much money does Cabot Oil & Gas make?

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $6.87 billion and generates $2.07 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas exploration company earns $681.07 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cabot Oil & Gas have?

Cabot Oil & Gas employs 503 workers across the globe.

When was Cabot Oil & Gas founded?

Cabot Oil & Gas was founded in 1989.

What is Cabot Oil & Gas' official website?

The official website for Cabot Oil & Gas is

Where are Cabot Oil & Gas' headquarters?

Cabot Oil & Gas is headquartered at 840 Gessner Road Suite 1400, Houston TX, 77024.

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]

This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by Staff
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