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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 0.33
COG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. COG: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
COG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.33
Equity to Asset 0.52
COG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. COG: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.52
0.26
0.52
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.90
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
7.25%
-4.40%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -25.07
COG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -56.32 vs. COG: -25.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.07  Med: 31.46 Max: 69.42
Current: -25.07
-25.07
69.42
Net-margin (%) -21.03
COG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -70.72 vs. COG: -21.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.03  Med: 14.26 Max: 42.15
Current: -21.03
-21.03
42.15
ROE (%) -9.19
COG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -19.02 vs. COG: -9.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.19  Med: 7.23 Max: 41.57
Current: -9.19
-9.19
41.57
ROA (%) -4.27
COG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.43 vs. COG: -4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.27  Med: 3.48 Max: 19.29
Current: -4.27
-4.27
19.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.84
COG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.47 vs. COG: -5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.84  Med: 8.28 Max: 38.02
Current: -5.84
-5.84
38.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
COG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.20 vs. COG: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 10.8 Max: 30.8
Current: 4.8
-2.1
30.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.50
COG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.40 vs. COG: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 9.8 Max: 58.7
Current: -10.5
-10.5
58.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-24)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

COG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Andreas Halvorsen 36,402,693 sh (+171.45%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 44,155 sh (+133.44%)
Pioneer Investments 6,374,861 sh (+74.66%)
Ray Dalio 148,500 sh (+18.42%)
Chris Davis 17,271,559 sh (+2.27%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,723,400 sh (-0.37%)
Jim Simons 291,600 sh (-5.39%)
David Tepper 1,263,000 sh (-9.04%)
Steven Cohen 306,000 sh (-39.09%)
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Q2 2016

COG Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 9,090 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,850,838 sh (+504.85%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 49,255 sh (+11.55%)
Pioneer Investments 6,557,957 sh (+2.87%)
David Tepper Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 2,707,400 sh (-0.59%)
Andreas Halvorsen 35,324,625 sh (-2.96%)
Ray Dalio 138,200 sh (-6.94%)
Chris Davis 15,204,019 sh (-11.97%)
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Q3 2016

COG Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Burbank 156,552 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,497 sh (+26.48%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 60,125 sh (+22.07%)
Chris Davis 15,799,261 sh (+3.92%)
Pioneer Investments 6,807,780 sh (+3.81%)
Andreas Halvorsen 36,000,140 sh (+1.91%)
Ray Dalio 138,480 sh (+0.20%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,700,900 sh (-0.24%)
Steven Cohen 234,800 sh (-87.31%)
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Q4 2016

COG Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Caxton Associates 73,664 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 429,700 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 9,236,394 sh (+35.67%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 78,766 sh (+31.00%)
Caxton Associates 900,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chris Davis 15,514,128 sh (-1.80%)
Ray Dalio 117,780 sh (-14.95%)
Andreas Halvorsen 27,013,169 sh (-24.96%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,824,000 sh (-32.47%)
Steven Cohen 21,000 sh (-91.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P    NAICS: 211111    SIC: 1311
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Traded in other countries:XCQ.Germany, COG.Mexico,
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development and exploration of oil and gas properties located in North America.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp is an independent oil and gas company incorporated in Delaware, United States on December 14, 1989. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the development, exploitation, exploration, production and marketing of natural gas, crude oil and, to a lesser extent, NGLs within the continental United States. The Company also transports, stores, gathers and purchases natural gas for resale. The Company's exploration and development activities are concentrated in areas with known hydrocarbon resources, which are conducive to multi-well, repeatable drilling programs. The Company's exploration, development and production operations are concentrated in two unconventional plays; the Marcellus Shale in northeast Pennsylvania and the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas. The Company also has operations in various other unconventional and conventional plays throughout the continental United States. The Company's operations are subject to extensive federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the generation, storage, handling, emission, transportation and discharge of materials into the environment.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 58.82
COG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 26.53 vs. COG: 58.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.68
COG's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. COG: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 3.65 Max: 7.55
Current: 3.68
1.14
7.55
P/S 8.96
COG's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. COG: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 6.03 Max: 11.47
Current: 8.96
2.18
11.47
PFCF 378.01
COG's PFCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.63 vs. COG: 378.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
COG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 334.17  Med: 403.09 Max: 1632.86
Current: 378.01
334.17
1632.86
POCF 24.39
COG's POCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. COG: 24.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
COG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 11.08 Max: 27.99
Current: 24.39
3.23
27.99
EV-to-EBITDA 36.91
COG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. COG: 36.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
COG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 11.6 Max: 53
Current: 36.91
3.3
53
Shiller P/E 79.70
COG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. COG: 79.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
COG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.2  Med: 49.7 Max: 93.07
Current: 79.7
17.2
93.07
Current Ratio 3.33
COG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. COG: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.61
Current: 3.33
0.53
3.61
Quick Ratio 3.26
COG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. COG: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.8 Max: 3.53
Current: 3.26
0.5
3.53
Days Inventory 10.08
COG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.43 vs. COG: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.32  Med: 41.96 Max: 63.48
Current: 10.08
9.32
63.48
Days Sales Outstanding 38.73
COG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. COG: 38.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.11  Med: 42.36 Max: 55.83
Current: 38.73
31.11
55.83
Days Payable 16.70
COG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 72.97 vs. COG: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
COG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.7  Med: 257.07 Max: 371.53
Current: 16.7
16.7
371.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.35
COG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. COG: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
COG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.35
0.1
0.63
Dividend Growth (3y) 31.70
COG's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.40 vs. COG: 31.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
COG' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.6  Med: 5.3 Max: 38.7
Current: 31.7
-8.6
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield 0.35
COG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. COG: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.13
COG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. COG: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
COG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.13
0.32
2.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
COG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. COG: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
COG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: -1.3 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.5
-9
0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.68
COG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
80% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. COG: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.04 Max: 7.32
Current: 3.68
1.3
7.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.49
COG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. COG: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.49
0.2
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.44
COG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.90 vs. COG: -2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.45  Med: 5.2 Max: 25.1
Current: -2.44
-2.45
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -18.19
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. COG: -18.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
COG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: 9.8 Max: 48.5
Current: -18.19
-18.6
48.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,120
EPS (TTM) $ -0.55
Beta0.58
Short Percentage of Float3.85%
52-Week Range $18.81 - 26.74
Shares Outstanding (Mil)465.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,192 1,836 2,187
EPS ($) -0.30 0.47 0.69
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.30 0.47 0.69
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.05 0.05 0.09
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