Price Target Analysis Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Andrew Cummings
June 15, 2017

AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,472,179 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $124,944,000 after buying an additional 324,021 shares in the last quarter. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.03. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 10.77 Billion.

COG's average Beneish M-Score: -2.45 during the last 7 years. It has underperformed by 1.26% the S&P500. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 62,453 shares in the company, valued at $1,506,366.36. The institutional investor held 1.32 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $191.44 million, up from 1.19 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Investigating the productivity proportions of business stock, speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at -9.40%, -4.80% and -8.00%, individually. It closed at $419.31 lastly. It is down 44.12% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.32% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.40, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation's payout ratio is presently -35.71%. 37 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes.

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Dean Investment Associates Llc increased Blackrock Inc (BLK) stake by 15.34% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. 22,862 were accumulated by Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability. For the last month, company shares are 2.40%. Zimmer Partners Ltd Partnership stated it has 250,000 shares. Trust Of Oklahoma holds 0% or 1,765 shares in its portfolio. Cabot Corp. shares are now trading up about 0.6% on the day. Shares have risen 0.44% over the trailing 6 months. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% or 14,799 shares in its portfolio. Cleararc Capital stated it has 0.05% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG).

Among 6 analysts covering Cabot (NYSE:CBT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new position in Cabot Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,748,000. The Vice Pres. & General Counsel disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. ValuEngine cut Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Therefore 33% are positive. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) 52 week low value is at $20.02 and its current distance from 52 week low value is 16.73%. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of COG in report on Monday, October 26 with "Buy" rating. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 0% of its portfolio in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. Roemer Todd M also sold $90,136 worth of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) on Friday, May 5. The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 1.53%, which was maintained for the month at 6.44%. Kelly James Patrick also sold $137,375 worth of Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) shares. Its up 0.10, from 0.83 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 8 investors sold FLXN shares while 16 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. Kalkstein Hobart sold $437,938 worth of Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) on Friday, February 10. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 0.04% in F5 Networks, Inc. The company's stock had a trading volume of 342,656 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 520,083 shares. Parametric Assoc Ltd Liability Corporation has 481,291 shares. Cornerstone Cap Management holds 41,476 shares. Cypress Capital invested in 0.12% or 3,565 shares. Dupont Cap Corporation invested in 0.01% or 19,491 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama reported 35,601 shares stake. Tobam holds 0.01% or 1,324 shares. (FINL) shares have moved 5.90% in the week and -9.30% in the month. Millennium Mgmt Lc holds 379,181 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Institutional investors own 85.53% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:MPAA) for 204,596 shares. Cambrian Capital Partnership has 200,822 shares for 2.38% of their portfolio.

Volatility of the shares is also to be considered while making the investment decisions. Prevost Patrick M. had sold 45,378 shares worth $2.64M. F5 Networks Inc. had 69 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Strong Buy" rating given on Friday, September 23 by Raymond James. Citigroup Inc owns 963,438 shares. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, November 11 by Deutsche Bank. A rating of 4 or 5 would indicate a consensus Sell. The stock of Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) earned "Buy" rating by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, August 24. The stock has "Buy" rating by TH Capital on Tuesday, August 11. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 23. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, March 14 by JP Morgan.

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