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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 0.01
COG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. COG: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
COG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.01
0
0.81
Equity to Asset 0.39
COG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. COG: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.39
0.26
0.52
Interest Coverage 1.44
COG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.27 vs. COG: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
COG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 4.10 Max: 28.68
Current: 1.44
0.38
28.68
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.36
M-Score: -3.75
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -12.13
COG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.83 vs. COG: -12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.44  Med: 29.62 Max: 69.42
Current: -12.13
4.44
69.42
Net-margin (%) -5.69
COG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -19.13 vs. COG: -5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.49  Med: 12.24 Max: 42.15
Current: -5.69
-40.49
42.15
ROE (%) -4.82
COG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.85 vs. COG: -4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 9.85 Max: 41.57
Current: -4.82
1.04
41.57
ROA (%) -1.97
COG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.15 vs. COG: -1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.82 Max: 19.29
Current: -1.97
0.85
19.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.60
COG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.63 vs. COG: -4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.24  Med: 10.68 Max: 38.02
Current: -4.6
2.24
38.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.90
COG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. COG: 30.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18  Med: 10.70 Max: 58.9
Current: 30.9
-18
58.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
COG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. COG: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.8  Med: 11.30 Max: 58.9
Current: 4.7
-12.8
58.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.80
COG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. COG: -4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.7  Med: 8.00 Max: 135.1
Current: -4.8
-34.7
135.1
» COG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

COG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Dodge & Cox 7,360 sh (New)
George Soros 80,000 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 1,732,728 sh (+228.25%)
Ron Baron 23,600 sh (+31.11%)
First Eagle Investment 2,537,673 sh (+14.60%)
John Keeley 14,290 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 2,615,200 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 749,500 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 5,240,238 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 148,800 sh (-1.98%)
Ray Dalio 78,300 sh (-62.42%)
Steven Cohen 29,100 sh (-96.36%)
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Q4 2014

COG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

T Boone Pickens 7,158 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 285,000 sh (+879.38%)
Ron Baron 59,800 sh (+153.39%)
Ray Dalio 100,500 sh (+28.35%)
Pioneer Investments 6,064,179 sh (+15.72%)
RS Investment Management 767,500 sh (+2.40%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,615,200 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 7,360 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
John Keeley 13,890 sh (-2.80%)
Leon Cooperman 1,494,462 sh (-13.75%)
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Q1 2015

COG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 47,123 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 241,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 452,100 sh (+58.63%)
Ron Baron 66,200 sh (+10.70%)
Ray Dalio 110,500 sh (+9.95%)
John Keeley 14,590 sh (+5.04%)
Pioneer Investments 6,117,748 sh (+0.88%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,615,200 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 7,360 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
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Q2 2015

COG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chris Davis 23,925,872 sh (New)
Jim Simons 298,400 sh (New)
Ron Baron 78,200 sh (+18.13%)
John Keeley 15,540 sh (+6.51%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,688,200 sh (+2.79%)
Pioneer Investments 6,266,293 sh (+2.43%)
Dodge & Cox 7,360 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio 107,000 sh (-3.17%)
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Chris Davis Acquires Nearly 24 Million Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas
Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio), portfolio manager for Davis Financial Fund, favors stable businesses that are well managed and available at value prices when he seeks investment opportunities. His approach has been pretty successful at Davis Financial Fund, which has recorded returns of 13.01%, 31.45% and 18.15% in 2014, 2013 and 2012, respectively. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 43.86
COG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.47 vs. COG: 43.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 4.48
COG's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. COG: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 3.57 Max: 7.56
Current: 4.48
1.14
7.56
P/S 5.12
COG's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. COG: 5.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.18  Med: 5.18 Max: 12.23
Current: 5.12
2.18
12.23
POCF 8.90
COG's POCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. COG: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
COG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.27  Med: 9.83 Max: 22.93
Current: 8.9
3.27
22.93
Shiller P/E 71.68
COG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
88% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. COG: 71.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
COG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.52  Med: 28.80 Max: 102.97
Current: 71.68
7.52
102.97
Current Ratio 0.91
COG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. COG: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.91
0.53
1.79
Quick Ratio 0.84
COG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. COG: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.84
0.5
1.66
Days Inventory 9.48
COG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.74 vs. COG: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 10.95  Med: 41.81 Max: 83.5
Current: 9.48
10.95
83.5
Days Sales Outstanding 24.91
COG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.02 vs. COG: 24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.36  Med: 59.20 Max: 151.73
Current: 24.91
33.36
151.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.35
COG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. COG: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
COG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.35
0.1
0.63
Dividend Payout 0.88
COG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
56% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. COG: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
COG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.09 Max: 1
Current: 0.88
0
1
Dividend growth (3y) 38.70
COG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. COG: 38.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
COG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.30 Max: 38.7
Current: 38.7
0
38.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
COG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. COG: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
COG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.61
Current: 0.9
0.26
1.61
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
COG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.40 vs. COG: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
COG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 20.5  Med: -1.60 Max: -28.9
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.49
COG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. COG: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.78 Max: 7.33
Current: 4.49
1.3
7.33
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 45.73
COG's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
89% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. COG: 45.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
COG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. COG: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.58 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.99
0.02
2.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.00
COG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.60 vs. COG: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.02  Med: 5.40 Max: 25.1
Current: -2
-2.02
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.85
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.15 vs. COG: 13.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -20.8  Med: 9.20 Max: 49.2
Current: 13.85
-20.8
49.2

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,636 2,002 3,127
EPS($) 0.18 0.52 1.65
EPS without NRI($) 0.18 0.52 1.65

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:OJSCY, APC, APA, HRTPY, SGTZY » details
Traded in other countries:COG.Mexico, XCQ.Germany,
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.
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