NYSE:COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $25.23 +0.51 (+2.06 %) (As of 02/18/2019 01:58 PM ET)Previous Close$24.72Today's Range$24.7401 - $25.2552-Week Range$20.94 - $27.40Volume7.55 million shsAverage Volume6.03 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.88 billionP/E Ratio52.56Dividend Yield1.13%Beta0.54 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNYSE:COG Previous Symbol CUSIP12709710 Webwww.cabotog.com Phone281-589-4600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58 Current Ratio1.69 Quick Ratio1.66Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio52.56 Forward P/E Ratio21.38 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.76 billion Price / Sales6.17 Cash Flow$1.7656 per share Price / Cash Flow14.29 Book Value$5.46 per share Price / Book4.62Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.48 Net Income$100.39 million Net Margins12.69% Return on Equity14.87% Return on Assets7.65%Miscellaneous Employees308 Outstanding Shares431,180,000Market Cap$10.88 billion 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 paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Thursday, February 7th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 23rd 2018, which allows the company to buyback 30,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically 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) posted its earnings results on Friday, October, 26th. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. The oil and gas exploration company earned $545.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $482.74 million. Cabot Oil & Gas had a net margin of 12.69% and a return on equity of 14.87%. Cabot Oil & Gas's quarterly revenue was up 41.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.07 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, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas. How can I listen to Cabot Oil & Gas' earnings call? Cabot Oil & Gas will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 22nd at 9:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for COG? 20 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Cabot Oil & Gas' shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Cabot Oil & Gas' share price to reach $28.3047 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% 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 8 hold ratings and 12 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? Press coverage about COG stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cabot Oil & Gas earned a daily sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines 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 stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Cabot Oil & Gas? Cabot Oil & Gas saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 27,792,987 shares, a decrease of 24.5% from the January 15th total of 36,830,393 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,240,216 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 6.6% 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), The Hong Kong and China Gas (HOKCY), Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Concho Resources (CXO), WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR (WOPEY), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), Sasol (SSL), Continental Resources (CLR), Rwe Ag Sp (RWEOY), Marathon Oil (MRO), Devon Energy (DVN), Apache (APA), GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR (GLPEY) and TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY). 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sanders Capital LLC (7.17%), BlackRock Inc. (6.80%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.88%), Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (1.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.31%) and Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.22%). 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., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Copeland Capital Management LLC and DFT Energy LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cabot Oil & Gas. Which institutional investors are buying Cabot Oil & Gas stock? COG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 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, Scout Investments Inc. and Foresters Investment Management Company 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 $25.23. How big of a company is Cabot Oil & Gas? Cabot Oil & Gas has a market capitalization of $10.88 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 637 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 675 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,312MarketBeat'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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What Is An Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)?