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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.33
COG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 454 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: 0.33
Current: 0.33
0
0.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.50
COG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. COG: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
0.26
0.52
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.76
Beneish M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
6.26%
-9.28%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % -49.02
COG's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
50% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -48.73 vs. COG: -49.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
COG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.02  Med: 31.1 Max: 37.52
Current: -49.02
-49.02
37.52
Net Margin % -36.09
COG's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
58% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -55.69 vs. COG: -36.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
COG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.09  Med: 12.24 Max: 22.87
Current: -36.09
-36.09
22.87
ROE % -15.73
COG's ROE % is ranked higher than
50% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.73 vs. COG: -15.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
COG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.23  Med: 6.19 Max: 16.61
Current: -15.73
-18.23
16.61
ROA % -7.67
COG's ROA % is ranked higher than
56% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.12 vs. COG: -7.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
COG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.04  Med: 2.94 Max: 8.28
Current: -7.67
-8.04
8.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -12.13
COG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -15.34 vs. COG: -12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
COG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.38  Med: 7.73 Max: 16.01
Current: -12.13
-12.38
16.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -15.10
COG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -17.10 vs. COG: -15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
COG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.1  Med: 10.6 Max: 30.8
Current: -15.1
-15.1
30.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -75.70
COG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -18.90 vs. COG: -75.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
COG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.7  Med: 9.8 Max: 58.7
Current: -75.7
-75.7
58.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-24 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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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.

Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas is an independent exploration and production company with operations in Appalachia and Texas. At year-end 2015, Cabot's proved reserves were 8.2 trillion cubic feet of equivalent, with net production of 1,650 million cubic feet of equivalent per day. Natural gas represented 96% of production and reserves. Approximately 60% of the company's reserves were categorized as proved developed.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 46.73
COG's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. COG: 46.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 4.17
COG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. COG: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
COG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 3.71 Max: 7.55
Current: 4.17
1.14
7.55
PS Ratio 9.06
COG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. COG: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
COG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 6.11 Max: 11.47
Current: 9.06
2.18
11.47
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 697.88
COG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. COG: 697.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
COG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 334.17  Med: 686.67 Max: 1632.86
Current: 697.88
334.17
1632.86
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 26.78
COG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
89% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. COG: 26.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
COG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 11.12 Max: 27.99
Current: 26.78
3.23
27.99
EV-to-EBIT -20.56
COG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. COG: -20.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
COG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16480  Med: 16.45 Max: 141.3
Current: -20.56
-16480
141.3
EV-to-EBITDA 622.47
COG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
100% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. COG: 622.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
COG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 11.7 Max: 637.1
Current: 622.47
3.3
637.1
Shiller PE Ratio 109.40
COG's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. COG: 109.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
COG' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.2  Med: 51.21 Max: 114.62
Current: 109.4
17.2
114.62
Current Ratio 2.78
COG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. COG: 2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.78
Current: 2.78
0.61
2.78
Quick Ratio 2.73
COG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. COG: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.8 Max: 2.73
Current: 2.73
0.54
2.73
Days Inventory 9.96
COG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 28.39 vs. COG: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.76  Med: 27.69 Max: 63.48
Current: 9.96
9.76
63.48
Days Sales Outstanding 58.62
COG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 56.15 vs. COG: 58.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.41  Med: 42.36 Max: 58.62
Current: 58.62
31.41
58.62
Days Payable 76.62
COG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 88.02 vs. COG: 76.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
COG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.16  Med: 182.06 Max: 371.53
Current: 76.62
27.16
371.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.35
COG's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 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
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 17.00
COG's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -32.80 vs. COG: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
COG' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.5 Max: 38.7
Current: 17
0
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.35
COG's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
96% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. COG: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.11
COG's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
80% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. COG: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
COG' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.11
0.31
1.94
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.80
COG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 vs. COG: -3.80 )
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: -3.8
-9
0.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.17
COG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. COG: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
COG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 3.16 Max: 7.32
Current: 4.17
1.5
7.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.48
COG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. COG: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
COG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.48
0.22
1.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.87
COG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.93 vs. COG: -4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
COG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 5.2 Max: 25.1
Current: -4.87
-4.9
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -32.18
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -16.21 vs. COG: -32.18 )
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: -32.3  Med: 9.6 Max: 48.5
Current: -32.18
-32.3
48.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,156
EPS (TTM) $ -0.92
Beta0.58
Short Percentage of Float3.61%
52-Week Range $20.02 - 26.74
Shares Outstanding (Mil)465.52

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,894 2,245 3,316
EPS ($) 0.58 0.79 1.49
EPS without NRI ($) 0.58 0.79 1.49
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.08 0.09 0.10
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