An Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Stock Analysis for Serious Investors

DINGES DAN O, Chairman, President & CEO, added 3,245 shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) to its portfolio at the rate of $16.63 per share valuing $53,951 on Aug 19. The insider has now 3,107,650 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $16.15, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $16.31. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $15.78 and a 2nd Support Level at $15.57. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) was $16.00. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) stock has lost -$0.39, or -4.13%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$2.43, or -13.19%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$1.12, or -6.54%. This year-to-date, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) shares have lost -$6.35, or -28.41%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 407,925 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $6,502,324K. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) generates $2,188 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $557,040 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -36.41%, a 3-Year Total Return of -29.66%, and a 5-year Total Return of -48.26%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 400.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.100 per share on 11/05/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.51%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.40.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) reported earnings of $0.29 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.25 per share, representing a 0.04 difference and 16.00% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.35 represented a 0.04 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.31 per share, which was a 12.90% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.28 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.32 and the low estimate was $0.25. In the year-ago quarter, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) generated per-share earnings of $0.52. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -46.15%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 3 purchases (3,129 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 13 insider buys amounting to 42,023 shares and 0 insider sales amounting to 0 shares. In the past full year, 69 insider purchases were made (involving 815,503 shares) and 43 insider sell-offs equivalent to 432,051 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) has a Current Ratio of 1.90, a Quick Ratio of 1.86 and a Cash Ratio of 0.01. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 58.72, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 36.99, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 27.71. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 10.14 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 58.72.