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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
CBT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CBT: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CBT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.61
Current: 0.18
0.02
1.61
Equity to Asset 0.42
CBT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CBT: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CBT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.42
0.37
0.52
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.35
M-Score: -4.22
WACC vs ROIC
9.21%
-15.53%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -13.64
CBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. CBT: -13.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CBT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.04  Med: 7.37 Max: 9.19
Current: -13.64
-11.04
9.19
Net-margin (%) -14.35
CBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. CBT: -14.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CBT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.63  Med: 4.68 Max: 11.76
Current: -14.35
-11.63
11.76
ROE (%) -27.40
CBT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. CBT: -27.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CBT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.03  Med: 9.18 Max: 23.52
Current: -27.4
-21.03
23.52
ROA (%) -11.38
CBT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. CBT: -11.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CBT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.33  Med: 4.19 Max: 10.29
Current: -11.38
-9.33
10.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -18.31
CBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. CBT: -18.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.24  Med: 11.90 Max: 16.52
Current: -18.31
-15.24
16.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
CBT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CBT: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 5.70 Max: 17.3
Current: -4.1
-4.1
17.3
» CBT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-28)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CBT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 40,633 sh (+16.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 270,595 sh (+13.31%)
David Dreman 199,041 sh (+8.94%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons 58,600 sh (-2.66%)
PRIMECAP Management 100,000 sh (-42.86%)
Chuck Royce 363,600 sh (-83.75%)
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Q3 2015

CBT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 12,765 sh (New)
David Dreman 287,114 sh (+44.25%)
Chuck Royce 363,600 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 256,828 sh (-5.09%)
Jim Simons 27,200 sh (-53.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,297 sh (-59.89%)
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Q4 2015

CBT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 49,000 sh (+80.15%)
Chuck Royce 363,600 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 235,918 sh (-8.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,005 sh (-20.20%)
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Q1 2016

CBT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 159,574 sh (New)
Jim Simons 408,800 sh (+734.29%)
PRIMECAP Management 150,000 sh (+50.00%)
Chuck Royce 363,600 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 176,385 sh (-25.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,151 sh (-60.39%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Cabot Corp is a specialty chemicals and performance materials Company. The Company offers rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks, fumed metal oxides, inkjet colorants, aerogel, cesium formate drilling fluids and activated carbon.

Cabot Corp was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1960. It is a specialty chemicals and performance materials company. The Company's products are rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks, fumed metal oxides, inkjet colorants, aerogel, cesium formate drilling fluids and activated carbon. The Company and its affiliates have manufacturing facilities and operations in the United States and approximately 20 other countries. It is organized into four business segments, being Reinforcement Materials, Performance Materials, Technologies, and Purification Solutions. Performance Chemicals is comprised of two businesses: Specialty Carbons and Formulations business, which manufactures and sells specialty grades of carbon black, specialty compounds and inkjet colorants, and Metal Oxides business, which manufactures and sells fumed silica, fumed alumina and dispersions thereof and aerogel. For operational purposes, it is also organized into three geographic regions: The Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia Pacific. Carbon black is a form of elemental carbon that is manufactured in a controlled process to produce particles and aggregates of varied structure and surface chemistry, resulting in many different performance characteristics for applications. Rubber grade carbon blacks are used to enhance the physical properties of the systems and applications in which it was incorporated. Its rubber black's products are used in tires and industrial products. Rubber blacks have traditionally been used in the tire industry as a rubber-reinforcing agent and are also used as a performance additive. In industrial products such as hoses, belts, extruded profiles and molded goods, rubber blacks are used to improve the physical performance of the product. The Company competes in the manufacture of carbon blackwith two companies with other companies that have a regional presence, some of which export product outside their region. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state, local, and foreign laws, regulations, rules, and ordinances relating to safety, health, and environmental matters.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 12.99
CBT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.78 vs. CBT: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.44
CBT's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CBT: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CBT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.55
Current: 2.44
0.47
2.55
P/S 1.22
CBT's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CBT: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CBT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.28
Current: 1.22
0.18
1.28
PFCF 8.64
CBT's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. CBT: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CBT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 15.34 Max: 82.73
Current: 8.64
2.13
82.73
POCF 6.42
CBT's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. CBT: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CBT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 8.17 Max: 18.17
Current: 6.42
1.23
18.17
Shiller P/E 29.22
CBT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. CBT: 29.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CBT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.55  Med: 21.10 Max: 35.43
Current: 29.22
4.55
35.43
Current Ratio 1.57
CBT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CBT: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CBT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.43 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.57
1.04
4.25
Quick Ratio 1.04
CBT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CBT: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CBT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.04
0.59
3.1
Days Inventory 71.25
CBT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.52 vs. CBT: 71.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CBT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.95  Med: 64.53 Max: 79.75
Current: 71.25
54.95
79.75
Days Sales Outstanding 58.58
CBT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.53 vs. CBT: 58.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CBT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.64  Med: 73.72 Max: 78.55
Current: 58.58
60.64
78.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.96
CBT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CBT: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CBT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 1.94 Max: 8.83
Current: 1.96
1.35
8.83
Dividend Growth (3y) -4.60
CBT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
64% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CBT: -4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CBT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 4.60 Max: 7.7
Current: -4.6
-4.6
7.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.45
CBT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CBT: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.97
CBT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. CBT: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CBT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 1.96 Max: 8.92
Current: 1.97
1.36
8.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
CBT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CBT: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CBT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 0.50 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.5
-1.2
2.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.20
CBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. CBT: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CBT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.41
Current: 3.2
0.62
3.41
Price/Projected FCF 1.15
CBT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CBT: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CBT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.23 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.15
0.31
3.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
CBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CBT: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CBT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.48
0.29
2.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.24
CBT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CBT: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CBT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.58 Max: 4.03
Current: 2.24
0.5
4.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -9.12
CBT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CBT: -9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.12  Med: 6.95 Max: 13.2
Current: -9.12
-9.12
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.77
CBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. CBT: 13.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CBT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.5  Med: 14.00 Max: 32.6
Current: 13.77
-22.5
32.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,536
EPS (TTM) $ -5.78
Beta1.25
Short Percentage of Float1.45%
52-Week Range $30.70 - 50.68
Shares Outstanding (Mil)62.40

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $) 2,433 2,578 2,743
EPS ($) 3.74 3.78 4.25
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.74 3.78 4.25
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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