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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 0.04
COG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. COG: 0.04 )
COG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.04

0
0.81
Equity to Asset 0.46
COG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. COG: 0.46 )
COG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.46

0.26
0.52
Interest Coverage 8.48
COG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 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: 7
Z-Score: 4.21
M-Score: -2.82
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 908 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 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 908 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 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 994 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 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 1039 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 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 1023 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 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 (%) 60.40
COG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. COG: 60.40 )
COG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.8   Max: 60.4
Current: 60.4

-18.8
60.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 58.70
COG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 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 604 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 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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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
John Burbank 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%)
Columbia Wanger 984,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 420,000 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 9,560 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,000,000 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

John Burbank 52,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 11,728,651 sh (+79.54%)
Daniel Loeb 4,500,000 sh (+50%)
John Keeley 13,890 sh (+45.29%)
Steven Cohen 4,075,343 sh (+41.51%)
Pioneer Investments 4,900,991 sh (+22.53%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,420,200 sh (+9.85%)
Ray Dalio 78,500 sh (+3.02%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 10,228 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 984,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 151,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 399,000 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 344,172 sh (-0.53%)
Ron Baron 10,200 sh (-24.44%)
Jim Simons 186,900 sh (-56.42%)
Jeremy Grantham 20,900 sh (-87.57%)
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Q2 2014

COG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Leon Cooperman 527,866 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,214,427 sh (+21550.6%)
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%)
Steven Cohen 359,000 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 80,800 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 151,800 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 800,100 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 649,000 sh (-34.04%)
RS Investment Management 749,500 sh (-93.61%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with COG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2.2%$32.41 - $39.4 $ 33.54-6%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 2311.78%0.7%$32.41 - $39.4 $ 33.54-6%1254128
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.24%$32.41 - $39.4 $ 33.54-6%527866
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Add 21550.6%0.18%$32.41 - $39.4 $ 33.54-6%2214427
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Add 165.39%0.03%$32.41 - $39.4 $ 33.54-6%208330
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 76.47%$32.41 - $39.4 $ 33.54-6%18000
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Add 50%0.73%$32.24 - $41.61 $ 33.54-9%4500000
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.05%$32.24 - $41.61 $ 33.54-9%52000
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Reduce -24.44%$32.24 - $41.61 $ 33.54-9%10200
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Add 45.29%$32.24 - $41.61 $ 33.54-9%13890
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Add 172.73%1.27%$32.63 - $38.93 $ 33.54-6%3000000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 53.32%0.01%$32.63 - $38.93 $ 33.54-6%76200
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 199.06%$32.63 - $38.93 $ 33.54-6%10228
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 New Buy$32.63 - $38.93 $ 33.54-6%13500
Daniel Loeb 2013-09-30 Reduce -60%1.32%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 33.54-11%1100000
FPA Capital Fund 2013-09-30 Reduce -59.84%0.53%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 33.54-11%80800
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.23%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 33.54-11%0
George Soros 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.08%$34.79 - $39.93 $ 33.54-11%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 New Buy$34.79 - $39.93 $ 33.54-11%3420
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Sold Out $34.79 - $39.93 $ 33.54-11%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 37.10
COG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 37.10 )
COG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 125.26
Current: 37.1

6.4
125.26
P/B 5.80
COG's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. COG: 5.80 )
COG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 7.66
Current: 5.8

1.14
7.66
P/S 7.20
COG's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. COG: 7.20 )
COG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 12.3
Current: 7.2

1.66
12.3
EV-to-EBIT 21.51
COG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 448.75 vs. COG: 21.51 )
COG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4   Max: 156.2
Current: 21.51

4
156.2
PEG 1.23
COG's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 1.23 )
COG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 205.47
Current: 1.23

0.17
205.47
Shiller P/E 73.20
COG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 73.20 )
COG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.49   Max: 102.97
Current: 73.2

5.49
102.97
Current Ratio 0.85
COG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. COG: 0.85 )
COG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.85

0.53
1.79
Quick Ratio 0.81
COG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. COG: 0.81 )
COG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.66
Current: 0.81

0.5
1.66

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 299 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 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
100% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 0.08 )
COG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 1
Current: 0.08

0
1
Dividend growth (3y) 18.60
COG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 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 311 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 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
99% of the 850 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 5.83
COG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. COG: 5.83 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 7.43
Current: 5.83

1.14
7.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.57
COG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. COG: 1.57 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.39
Current: 1.57

0.01
2.39
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.49
COG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 1.49 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 18.24
Current: 1.49

0.03
18.24
Price/Graham Number 3.12
COG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. COG: 3.12 )
COG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 5.22
Current: 3.12

0.78
5.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
COG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. COG: 4.60 )
COG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 25.1
Current: 4.6

0.6
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 25.70
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -10.39 vs. COG: 25.70 )
COG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.4   Max: 52.2
Current: 25.7

-20.4
52.2

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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