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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)?

The company in question is, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) currently with a stock price of 25.4 (-0.82% today). The market cap for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 11860.28, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 28.48. Currently Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 54.62. Average volume for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 4788.74 and so far today it is 4474000.

Performance in the last year for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has been 17.63%. For EPS growth, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has seen a growth of -210.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 413.30%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -25.60% over the last five years and could be 54.30% for the next five years. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -19.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -103.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.87%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 16.04%.

Since the IPO date for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation on the 2/8/1990, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 43.97%. With Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation trading at 25.4, the dividend yield is 0.31%, and the EPS is -0.56.

So could Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 10.64 and the P/B is at 4.1. The P/cash is 22.92, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.9, and the quick ratio is 2.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.53, and total debt/equity at 0.54.

In terms of margins, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a gross margin of 50.00%, an operating margin of -26.00% and a profit margin of -21.60%.Payout ratio for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -4.40% with return on investment coming to -0.40%.

Insider ownership for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, is at 1.20% and institutional ownership comes to 97.10%. Outstanding shares are at 466.94. While shares float is 457.95. The float short is currently 3.03%, and short ratio is 2.9.

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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