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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
COG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 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 0.40
COG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. COG: 0.40 )
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: 0.4
0.26
0.52
Interest Coverage 1.44
COG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 30.48 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: 6
Z-Score: 3.19
M-Score: -3.50
WACC vs ROIC
7.04%
2.23%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.05
COG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.19 vs. COG: -0.05 )
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: -0.05
4.44
69.42
Net-margin (%) 1.77
COG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.66 vs. COG: 1.77 )
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: 1.77
-40.49
42.15
ROE (%) 1.66
COG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.18 vs. COG: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.89  Med: 11.87 Max: 41.57
Current: 1.66
2.89
41.57
ROA (%) 0.70
COG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.19 vs. COG: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.82 Max: 19.29
Current: 0.7
0.85
19.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.02
COG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -7.40 vs. COG: -0.02 )
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: -0.02
2.24
38.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.90
COG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 345 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
55% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 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 272 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 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


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

COG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

T Boone Pickens 25,724 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 527,866 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 2,214,427 sh (+21550.60%)
John Burbank 1,254,128 sh (+2311.78%)
Jim Simons 1,984,100 sh (+961.58%)
Ray Dalio 208,330 sh (+165.39%)
Ron Baron 18,000 sh (+76.47%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,615,200 sh (+8.06%)
Pioneer Investments 5,279,640 sh (+7.73%)
John Keeley 14,290 sh (+2.88%)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 800,100 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 151,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 359,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 649,000 sh (-34.04%)
RS Investment Management 749,500 sh (-93.61%)
» More
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%)
RS Investment Management 749,500 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 2,615,200 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 14,290 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 5,240,238 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors 148,800 sh (-1.98%)
Ray Dalio 78,300 sh (-62.42%)
Steven Cohen 29,100 sh (-96.36%)
» More
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)
George Soros Sold Out
FPA Capital Fund Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
John Keeley 13,890 sh (-2.80%)
Leon Cooperman 1,494,462 sh (-13.75%)
» More
Q1 2015

COG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Caxton Associates 241,200 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 47,123 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
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 373.86
COG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. COG: 373.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
COG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.4  Med: 30.26 Max: 426.51
Current: 373.86
6.4
426.51
Forward P/E 47.62
COG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. COG: 47.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 399.80
COG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
99% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. COG: 399.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
COG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.32  Med: 29.97 Max: 442.5
Current: 399.8
6.32
442.5
P/B 5.89
COG's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. COG: 5.89 )
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: 5.89
1.14
7.56
P/S 6.08
COG's P/S is ranked lower than
82% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. COG: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.18  Med: 5.14 Max: 12.23
Current: 6.08
2.18
12.23
POCF 10.35
COG's POCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. COG: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
COG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.27  Med: 9.82 Max: 22.93
Current: 10.35
3.27
22.93
PEG 21.38
COG's PEG is ranked lower than
97% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. COG: 21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
COG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.92 Max: 88.33
Current: 21.38
0.17
88.33
Shiller P/E 89.85
COG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. COG: 89.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
COG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.69  Med: 28.60 Max: 102.97
Current: 89.85
7.69
102.97
Current Ratio 0.87
COG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. COG: 0.87 )
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: 0.87
0.53
1.79
Quick Ratio 0.83
COG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. COG: 0.83 )
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: 0.83
0.5
1.66
Days Inventory 8.36
COG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. COG: 8.36 )
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: 8.36
10.95
83.5
Days Sales Outstanding 31.02
COG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 40.25 vs. COG: 31.02 )
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: 31.02
33.36
151.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.26
COG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
98% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. COG: 0.26 )
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: 0.26
0.1
0.63
Dividend Payout 0.88
COG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 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 86 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) 0.67
COG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. COG: 0.67 )
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: 0.67
0.26
1.61
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
COG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 405 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
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.90
COG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. COG: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.70 Max: 7.33
Current: 5.9
1.3
7.33
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 57.11
COG's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
100% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. COG: 57.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
COG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 1.18 )
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: 2.14
Current: 1.18
0.02
2.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 16.68
COG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. COG: 16.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
COG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.77 Max: 15.88
Current: 16.68
0.03
15.88
Price/Graham Number 9.46
COG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. COG: 9.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
COG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.86 Max: 9
Current: 9.46
0.78
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.87
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -4.89 vs. COG: 20.87 )
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: 8.00 Max: 49.2
Current: 20.87
-20.8
49.2

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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