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Cabot Corp: (CBT)

(Market Close from NYSE) As of Dec 24, 2014 03:58 PM ET

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$43.91 USD

43.91
135,461

+0.12 (0.27%)

Volume: 135,461

Zacks Rank : 5-Strong Sell [?]         5

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2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Company Summary

Cabot Corporation is a global specialty chemicals and materials company. Cabot's major products are carbon black, fumed silica, inkjet colorants, and aerogels. Cabot has manufacturing plants located in countries around the world. (Company Press Release)

General Information

CABOT CORP

TWO SEAPORT LANE SUITE 1300

BOSTON, MA 02210

Phone: 617-345-0100

Fax: 617-342-6103

Web: http://www.cabot-corp.com

Email: erica.mclaughlin@cabotcorp.com

Industry CHEM-DIVERSIFD
Sector Basic Materials
Fiscal Year End September
Last Reported Quarter 9/30/2014
Next EPS Date 2/4/2015

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.66
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 3.46
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 13.50
Next EPS Report Date 2/4/2015

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank
Yesterday's Close 43.77
52 Week High 61.46
52 Week Low 39.41
Beta 1.82
20 Day Moving Average 386,371.25
Target Price Consensus 55.40

CBT

% Price Change
4 Week -3.00
12 Week -10.39
YTD -14.57
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -3.43
12 Week -16.23
YTD -24.15
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 64.05
Market Capitalization (millions) 2,812.35
Short Ratio 1.94
Last Split Date 3/25/1996
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.00%
Annual Dividend $0.88
Payout Ratio 0.26
Change in Payout Ratio -0.03
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 11/25/2014 / $0.22

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 12.69
Trailing 12 Months 12.84
PEG Ratio 0.94
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 8.97%
vs. Previous Quarter -3.41%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 1.45%
vs. Previous Quarter -3.09%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 1.37
Price/Cash Flow 6.65
Price / Sales 0.77
ROE
9/30/14 10.48
6/30/14 10.22
3/31/14 10.44
ROA
9/30/14 5.18
6/30/14 5.02
3/31/14 4.99
Current Ratio
9/30/14 2.17
6/30/14 2.10
3/31/14 1.75
Quick Ratio
9/30/14 1.37
6/30/14 1.36
3/31/14 1.19
Operating Margin
9/30/14 6.15
6/30/14 6.03
3/31/14 6.08
Net Margin
9/30/14 5.51
6/30/14 5.97
3/31/14 6.23
Pre-Tax Margin
9/30/14 8.45
6/30/14 8.09
3/31/14 8.00
Book Value
9/30/14 31.96
6/30/14 34.21
3/31/14 33.38
Inventory Turnover
9/30/14 5.62
6/30/14 5.73
3/31/14 5.70
Debt-to-Equity
9/30/14 0.49
6/30/14 0.47
3/31/14 0.48
Debt to Capital
9/30/14 32.72
6/30/14 31.75
3/31/14 32.25