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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
COG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. COG: 0.36 )
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: 0.81
Current: 0.36
0
0.81
Equity to Asset 0.52
COG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. COG: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.52
0.26
0.52
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.89
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
4.51%
-3.55%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -19.86
COG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -59.62 vs. COG: -19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.66  Med: 31.42 Max: 69.42
Current: -19.86
-6.66
69.42
Net-margin (%) -17.49
COG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -68.47 vs. COG: -17.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.39  Med: 14.26 Max: 42.15
Current: -17.49
-8.39
42.15
ROE (%) -9.01
COG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.85 vs. COG: -9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.49  Med: 7.23 Max: 41.57
Current: -9.01
-5.49
41.57
ROA (%) -3.74
COG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.34 vs. COG: -3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.13  Med: 3.48 Max: 19.29
Current: -3.74
-2.13
19.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.64
COG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.88 vs. COG: -4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.83  Med: 8.28 Max: 38.02
Current: -4.64
-1.83
38.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
COG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. COG: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 10.80 Max: 64.8
Current: 4.8
-20.6
64.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.50
COG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. COG: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: 11.40 Max: 58.7
Current: -10.5
-17.4
58.7
» COG's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-24)


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

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Guru Trades

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
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio 107,000 sh (-3.17%)
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Q3 2015

COG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 978,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 21,710 sh (New)
John Keeley 18,565 sh (+19.47%)
Chris Davis 28,315,463 sh (+18.35%)
Ray Dalio 117,500 sh (+9.81%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,728,400 sh (+1.50%)
Ron Baron 78,200 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 3,871,137 sh (-38.22%)
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Q4 2015

COG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Tepper 1,388,466 sh (New)
Jim Simons 308,200 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 13,410,258 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 125,400 sh (+6.72%)
John Keeley 18,915 sh (+1.89%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,733,400 sh (+0.18%)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 3,649,926 sh (-5.71%)
Chris Davis 16,888,879 sh (-40.35%)
Steven Cohen 502,400 sh (-48.63%)
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Q1 2016

COG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Andreas Halvorsen 36,402,693 sh (+171.45%)
John Keeley 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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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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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.

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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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 60.98
COG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 29.76 vs. COG: 60.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.67
COG's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. COG: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 3.60 Max: 7.55
Current: 3.67
1.14
7.55
P/S 8.30
COG's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. COG: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 5.41 Max: 11.47
Current: 8.3
2.18
11.47
POCF 18.10
COG's POCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. COG: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
COG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 10.27 Max: 20.75
Current: 18.1
3.23
20.75
EV-to-EBITDA 31.66
COG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. COG: 31.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
COG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 10.70 Max: 53
Current: 31.66
3.3
53
Shiller P/E 63.24
COG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. COG: 63.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
COG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.56  Med: 40.21 Max: 88.93
Current: 63.24
9.56
88.93
Current Ratio 3.61
COG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. COG: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.61
Current: 3.61
0.53
3.61
Quick Ratio 3.53
COG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. COG: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.80 Max: 3.53
Current: 3.53
0.5
3.53
Days Inventory 10.69
COG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. COG: 10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.32  Med: 43.14 Max: 63.48
Current: 10.69
9.32
63.48
Days Sales Outstanding 30.21
COG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 40.81 vs. COG: 30.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.11  Med: 42.36 Max: 55.83
Current: 30.21
31.11
55.83
Days Payable 21.84
COG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 79.55 vs. COG: 21.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
COG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.16  Med: 257.07 Max: 371.53
Current: 21.84
27.16
371.53

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
96% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 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
Dividend Growth (3y) 31.70
COG's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. COG: 31.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
COG' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.30 Max: 38.7
Current: 31.7
0
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield 0.35
COG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. COG: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.13
COG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. COG: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
COG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.13
0.32
2.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
COG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. COG: 0.50 )
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: -1.30 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.5
-9
0.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.69
COG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. COG: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.92 Max: 7.32
Current: 3.69
1.3
7.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.54
COG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. COG: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.58 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.54
0.22
2.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.98
COG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. COG: -1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.98  Med: 5.30 Max: 25.1
Current: -1.98
-1.98
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.13
COG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.18 vs. COG: -7.13 )
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: -7.4  Med: 13.75 Max: 48.4
Current: -7.13
-7.4
48.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,174
EPS (TTM) $ -0.50
Beta0.23
Short Percentage of Float3.83%
52-Week Range $14.88 - 35.37
Shares Outstanding (Mil)465.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 1,165 1,772 2,301
EPS($) -0.29 0.38 0.70
EPS without NRI($) -0.29 0.38 0.70
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