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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
CBT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. CBT: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CBT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.08

0.02
1.61
Equity to Asset 0.46
CBT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CBT: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CBT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.46

0.37
0.52
Interest Coverage 6.09
CBT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CBT: 6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CBT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.79   Max: 6.9
Current: 6.09

3.79
6.9
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.91
M-Score: -3.01
WACC vs ROIC
9.38%
6.65%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.88
CBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. CBT: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.62   Max: 14.44
Current: 8.88

-3.62
14.44
Net-margin (%) 4.59
CBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CBT: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.43   Max: 28.78
Current: 4.59

-3.43
28.78
ROE (%) 7.99
CBT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. CBT: 7.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.46   Max: 51.68
Current: 7.99

-6.46
51.68
ROA (%) 3.74
CBT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CBT: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.78   Max: 22.79
Current: 3.74

-2.78
22.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.60
CBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. CBT: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.07   Max: 31.26
Current: 12.6

-5.07
31.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
CBT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. CBT: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.2   Max: 16
Current: 5.7

-50.2
16
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
CBT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -21.90 vs. CBT: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.8   Max: 65.1
Current: 13.6

-53.8
65.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
CBT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -52.40 vs. CBT: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 27.4
Current: 2.8

-9.6
27.4
» CBT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CBT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 5,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,653 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,726 sh (+42.46%)
Chuck Royce 3,192,093 sh (+0.03%)
Steven Cohen 127,700 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 208,517 sh (-2.14%)
PRIMECAP Management 541,478 sh (-12.17%)
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Q3 2014

CBT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 96,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 49,482 sh (+643.75%)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (+100.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,242 sh (+64.10%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,092,093 sh (-3.13%)
David Dreman 163,086 sh (-21.79%)
PRIMECAP Management 325,000 sh (-39.98%)
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Q4 2014

CBT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 4,689 sh (New)
Jim Simons 369,500 sh (+282.90%)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,579 sh (+105.69%)
Joel Greenblatt 66,293 sh (+33.97%)
David Dreman 174,219 sh (+6.83%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 300,000 sh (-7.69%)
Chuck Royce 2,331,600 sh (-24.59%)
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Q1 2015

CBT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 238,807 sh (+260.23%)
Ray Dalio 4,989 sh (+6.40%)
David Dreman 182,707 sh (+4.87%)
Chuck Royce 2,237,000 sh (-4.06%)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,946 sh (-11.71%)
PRIMECAP Management 175,000 sh (-41.67%)
Jim Simons 60,200 sh (-83.71%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.80
CBT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. CBT: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CBT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.62   Max: 122.58
Current: 17.8

5.62
122.58
Forward P/E 12.30
CBT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. CBT: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.80
CBT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
55% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. CBT: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CBT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.95   Max: 127.39
Current: 18.8

8.95
127.39
P/B 1.60
CBT's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CBT: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CBT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.55
Current: 1.6

0.47
2.55
P/S 0.80
CBT's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CBT: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CBT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.45
Current: 0.8

0.19
1.45
PFCF 9.70
CBT's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CBT: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CBT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.13   Max: 115.06
Current: 9.7

2.13
115.06
POCF 6.21
CBT's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. CBT: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CBT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 18.21
Current: 6.21

1.23
18.21
EV-to-EBIT 13.05
CBT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. CBT: 13.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CBT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -110.8   Max: 58.2
Current: 13.05

-110.8
58.2
PEG 0.59
CBT's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. CBT: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CBT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 33.99
Current: 0.59

0.45
33.99
Shiller P/E 13.60
CBT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. CBT: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CBT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.48   Max: 49.84
Current: 13.6

9.48
49.84
Current Ratio 2.10
CBT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. CBT: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CBT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 4.25
Current: 2.1

1.04
4.25
Quick Ratio 1.37
CBT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CBT: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CBT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.1
Current: 1.37

0.59
3.1
Days Inventory 66.47
CBT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.48 vs. CBT: 66.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CBT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 50.22   Max: 118.35
Current: 66.47

50.22
118.35
Days Sales Outstanding 61.65
CBT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.66 vs. CBT: 61.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CBT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 58.36   Max: 86.53
Current: 61.65

58.36
86.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.60
CBT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CBT: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CBT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 8.83
Current: 1.6

1.35
8.83
Dividend Payout 0.28
CBT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. CBT: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CBT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 3
Current: 0.28

0.02
3
Dividend growth (3y) 5.30
CBT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CBT: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.7
Current: 5.3

0
7.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.76
CBT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CBT: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 10.39
Current: 1.76

1.59
10.39
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
CBT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CBT: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CBT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.8   Max: -113.4
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.00
CBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CBT: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CBT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 3.41
Current: 3

0.62
3.41
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
CBT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CBT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.44
Current: 0.9

0.31
3.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
CBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CBT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CBT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.07
Current: 1

0.29
2.07
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.70
CBT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CBT: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CBT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.09
Current: 1.7

0.5
4.09
Price/Graham Number 1.50
CBT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CBT: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CBT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.56
Current: 1.5

0.61
2.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
CBT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CBT: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 11.2
Current: 8

1.7
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.72
CBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. CBT: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
CBT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.3   Max: 36.4
Current: 15.72

-22.3
36.4

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil) 3,060 3,223
EPS($) 2.93 3.45
EPS without NRI($) 2.93 3.45

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:CBT.Germany,
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 over 20 other countries. It is organized into four business segments, being Reinforcement Materials, Performance Materials, Advanced Technologies, and Purification Solutions. 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 highly controlled process to produce particles and aggregates of varied structure and surface chemistry, resulting in many different performance characteristics for a wide variety of applications. Rubber grade carbon blacks are used to enhance the physical properties of the systems and applications in which they are incorporated. Its rubber blacks 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 black primarily with two companies with a global presence and several other companies that have a regional presence, some of which export product outside their region. The Company's operations are subject to extensive federal, state, local, and foreign laws, regulations, rules, and ordinances relating to safety, health, and environmental matters.
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