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Is Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation(NYSE: COG), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/8/1990. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, is 4984.97, and so far today it has a volume of 8833200. Performance year to date since the 2/8/1990 is 50.20%.

To help you determine whether Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 55.56. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 11.08 and the P/B ratio is 4.28. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 23.87 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is trading at, 26.5 (4.95% today), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.30%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.56, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 442.90% after growing -210.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -103.40%, and -19.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 466.1, and the number of shares float is 457.95. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 97.10%. The float short is 3.43%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.15. Management has seen a return on assets of -4.40%, and also a return on investment of -0.40%.

The ability for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.9, and quick ratio is 2.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.53 and total debt/equity is 0.54. In terms of margins, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a gross margin of 50.00%, with its operating margin at -26.00%, and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a profit margin of -21.60%.

The 52 week high is -0.03%, with 78.57% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.21% and the 200 day simple moving average is 20.17%.

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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