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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 11647.23. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 24.31 (with a change from open of -0.86%), this in conjunction with a target price of 29.07. Volume today has so far reached 1053328, with an average volume of about 5093.73. The GAP for this stock, is 0.91%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 50.94. The current EPS for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, is -0.56, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -210.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 37.73%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 420.00% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 54.30%. Quarter over quarter is -103.40% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -19.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -25.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 9.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 97.10%. Shares outstanding is 479.31, while shares float is at a value of 457.95. Float short for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 3.28% and the short ratio is 2.95.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.53, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.54. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.9, and the quick ratio is 2.8. The most recent gross margin is 50.00% and their operating margin is -26.00%. The profit margin is -21.60%.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has seen returns on assets of -4.40%, and on investment, -0.40%. Return on equity is -9.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 10.45, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.93 and Price/cash is 22.51, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -2.50% and 9.14% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.09% and the 52 week low is 63.81%.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.33%, with a current price of 24.31. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Independent Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -6.75%, with performance for the month coming to -2.84%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.38%, and for the half year the performance is 2.90%. Volatility for this week is 2.94% and for the month this is 2.50%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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