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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
COG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. COG: 0.02 )
COG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.17
Current: 0.02

0
0.17
Equity to Asset 0.44
COG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. COG: 0.44 )
COG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.44

0.26
0.52
Interest Coverage 8.48
COG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. COG: 8.48 )
COG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 28.68
Current: 8.48

0.38
28.68
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.04
M-Score: -2.68
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 31.52
COG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. COG: 31.52 )
COG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.44   Max: 69.42
Current: 31.52

4.44
69.42
Net-margin (%) 16.02
COG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. COG: 16.02 )
COG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -40.49   Max: 42.15
Current: 16.02

-40.49
42.15
ROE (%) 12.69
COG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.51 vs. COG: 12.69 )
COG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -58.59   Max: 33.98
Current: 12.69

-58.59
33.98
ROA (%) 5.62
COG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.72 vs. COG: 5.62 )
COG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.4   Max: 17.51
Current: 5.62

-16.4
17.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.11
COG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.65 vs. COG: 12.11 )
COG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2   Max: 34.73
Current: 12.11

2
34.73
Revenue Growth (%) 58.90
COG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. COG: 58.90 )
COG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18   Max: 58.9
Current: 58.9

-18
58.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 58.70
COG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. COG: 58.70 )
COG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.8   Max: 58.7
Current: 58.7

-12.8
58.7
EPS Growth (%) 76.50
COG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. COG: 76.50 )
COG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.7   Max: 135.1
Current: 76.5

-34.7
135.1
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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

COG Guru Trades in Q2 2013

T Boone Pickens 69,686 sh (New)
John Burbank 99,516 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 21,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 578,373 sh (+436.91%)
Jim Simons 524,700 sh (+213.35%)
Jeremy Grantham 106,100 sh (+140.59%)
Daniel Loeb 1,375,000 sh (+120%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,227,100 sh (+105.1%)
Columbia Wanger 492,000 sh (+100%)
John Keeley 4,770 sh (+100%)
Mario Gabelli 6,765 sh (+98.24%)
First Pacific Advisors 210,400 sh (+97.84%)
RS Investment Management 3,095,450 sh (+81.51%)
Pioneer Investments 2,094,457 sh (+78.32%)
George Soros 109,000 sh (+48.21%)
Paul Singer 460,000 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 100,600 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q3 2013

COG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,420 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,570,500 sh (+144.95%)
Steven Cohen 2,217,925 sh (+91.74%)
Ray Dalio 49,700 sh (+16.12%)
John Keeley 9,560 sh (+0.21%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,454,200 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 984,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
RS Investment Management 5,666,575 sh (-8.47%)
Pioneer Investments 3,808,469 sh (-9.08%)
Jeremy Grantham 191,200 sh (-9.9%)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (-59.84%)
Daniel Loeb 1,100,000 sh (-60%)
First Pacific Advisors 165,800 sh (-60.6%)
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Q4 2013

COG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 13,500 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 346,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,228 sh (+199.06%)
Daniel Loeb 3,000,000 sh (+172.73%)
Ray Dalio 76,200 sh (+53.32%)
Steven Cohen 2,879,920 sh (+29.85%)
RS Investment Management 6,532,611 sh (+15.28%)
Pioneer Investments 3,999,698 sh (+5.02%)
Steven Cohen 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 984,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 420,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 9,560 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 151,800 sh (-8.44%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,203,200 sh (-10.23%)
Jeremy Grantham 168,077 sh (-12.09%)
Jim Simons 428,900 sh (-83.31%)
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Q1 2014

COG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with COG

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Add 172.73%1.27%$32.63 - $38.93 $ 34.92-2%3000000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 53.32%0.01%$32.63 - $38.93 $ 34.92-2%76200
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy$32.63 - $38.93 $ 34.92-2%13500
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 199.06%$32.63 - $38.93 $ 34.92-2%10228
Daniel Loeb 2013-09-30 Reduce -60%1.32%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 34.92-7%1100000
FPA Capital Fund 2013-09-30 Reduce -59.84%0.53%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 34.92-7%80800
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.23%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 34.92-7%0
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.08%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 34.92-7%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Sold Out $34.79 - $39.93 $ 34.92-7%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 New Buy$34.79 - $39.93 $ 34.92-7%3420
Daniel Loeb 2013-06-30 Add 120%1.2%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%1375000
John Burbank 2013-06-30 New Buy0.23%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%99516
PRIMECAP Management 2013-06-30 Add 105.1%0.06%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%1227100
George Soros 2013-06-30 Add 48.21%0.03%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%109000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%21400
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 98.24%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%6765
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 100%$31.765 - $36.245 $ 34.922%4770
Daniel Loeb 2013-03-31 New Buy1.6%$23.77 - $34.13 $ 34.9222%1250000
FPA Capital Fund 2013-03-31 Reduce -47%0.52%$23.77 - $34.13 $ 34.9222%100600
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.12%$23.77 - $34.13 $ 34.9222%147092
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 52.40
COG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. COG: 52.40 )
COG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 125.26
Current: 52.4

6.4
125.26
P/B 6.80
COG's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. COG: 6.80 )
COG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 7.66
Current: 6.8

1.14
7.66
P/S 8.50
COG's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. COG: 8.50 )
COG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 12.23
Current: 8.5

1.66
12.23
EV-to-EBIT 29.40
COG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. COG: 29.40 )
COG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4   Max: 94.1
Current: 29.4

4
94.1
PEG 1.70
COG's PEG is ranked higher than
58% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. COG: 1.70 )
COG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 1.7

0.17
99999999.99
Shiller P/E 87.10
COG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.56 vs. COG: 87.10 )
COG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.36   Max: 100.33
Current: 87.1

5.36
100.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.20
COG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. COG: 0.20 )
COG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.2

0.1
0.63
Dividend Payout 0.08
COG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. COG: 0.08 )
COG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.08

0.03
1.86
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
COG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. COG: 18.60 )
COG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.1
Current: 18.6

0
29.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.36
COG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. COG: 0.36 )
COG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.36

0.18
1.14
Share Buyback Rate 20.50
COG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. COG: 20.50 )
COG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 20.5   Max: -28.9
Current: 20.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.70
COG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. COG: 6.70 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 7.43
Current: 6.7

1.31
7.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
COG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. COG: 1.90 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.35
Current: 1.9

0.04
2.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.10
COG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. COG: 3.10 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 15.26
Current: 3.1

0.37
15.26
Price/Graham Number 4.00
COG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. COG: 4.00 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.39
Current: 4

0.92
4.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.40
COG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. COG: 3.40 )
COG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 25.1
Current: 3.4

1.1
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.22
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. COG: 15.22 )
COG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 51.5
Current: 15.22

-20.8
51.5

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:XCQ.Germany
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploitation, production and marketing of natural gas and to a lesser extent, crude oil and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation and its subsidiaries are engaged in the development, exploitation, exploration, production and marketing of natural gas and, to a lesser extent, crude oil and natural gas liquids. The Company also transports, stores, gathers and purchases natural gas for resale. The Company operates in one segment, natural gas and oil development, exploitation and exploration, within the continental United States. The Company's exploration activities are concentrated in areas with known hydrocarbon resources, which are conducive to multi-well, repeatable drilling programs. Competition in the Company's main producing areas is intense. It also actively competes against other companies with substantially financial and other resources. Demand for natural gas has historically been seasonal, with peak demand and typically higher prices occurring during the colder winter months. 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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ReplyRideTheCurve - 3 weeks ago
22.75 should have been my fair value vote for COG

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