Brokers Offer Predictions for Cabot Oil & Gas Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (COG)


The shares were sold at an average price of $27.92, for a total value of $1,859,751.20. Nvidia Corp now has $117.26 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.96% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $69.88. About 4.76M shares traded. It has outperformed by 35.90% the S&P500.

Cabot-Wellington Llc decreased its stake in Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) by 3.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Riggs Asset Managment Company bought 17,947 shares as the company's stock rose 1.60% with the market. Sei Investments Co. now owns 96,650 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $2,424,000 after acquiring an additional 21,162 shares during the last quarter. Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $28.6. 5,089,206 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,198,071. It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500.

Analysts await CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) to report earnings on February, 8. COG's profit will be $60.13 million for 54.88 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual earnings per share reported by Microsemi Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.61% negative EPS growth. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 67% are positive. Barclays lifted their target price on Cabot Oil & Gas from $30.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. TheStreet raised shares of Cabot Oil & Gas from a "d+" rating to a "c" rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. The company was upgraded on Monday, February 6 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy" on Tuesday, November 21. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Tuesday, August 15. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 5. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Atlantic Securities given on Monday, February 6. Baird Financial Group Inc. increased its position in Cabot Oil & Gas 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard High Dvd Yield Etf (VYM) was raised too.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $58.32 million activity. $18.27 million worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) was sold by HUANG JEN HSUN. ANDERSON THOMAS ROBERT sold $51,081 worth of stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 12 by Bank of America. $119,427 worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) was sold by Drell Persis. Grau Dominique also sold $806,434 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. The company has a quick ratio of 1.61, a current ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49. Van Eck Assocs invested in 0.01% or 74,101 shares. 112.73 million shares or 0.48% more from 112.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nomura Asset Mgmt stated it has 1.09% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). The institutional investor held 94,512 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.87M, down from 101,933 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Caxton LP accumulated 19,000 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Usa) Corp holds 106,634 shares or 0.39% of its portfolio. 1,200 are owned by Union Commercial Bank Corporation.

In other news, Chairman Dan O. Dinges sold 66,610 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. 111,545 are held by Stone Run Capital Ltd Liability Corporation. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. California-based Hanson Mcclain has invested 0% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Integral Derivatives Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.24% or 72,828 shares.

Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas' Q4 2017 earnings at $0.10 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.23 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.22 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.39 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.06 EPS. Its up 5.99, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 60 investors sold CVS shares while 571 reduced holdings.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) changed 4.4 million shares at hands on December 28, 2017 versus to the average volume of 4.99 million shares. The New York-based Grandfield Dodd Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.15% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 47,590,931 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $1,193,580,000 after purchasing an additional 1,095,069 shares during the last quarter.

Among 33 analysts covering Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Reilly Financial Advsrs Ltd reported 298 shares. BMO Capital Markets set a $30.00 price target on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Tcw Grp reported 68,900 shares. 200,195 were accumulated by Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The reported 516,948 shares. 187 were reported by San Francisco Sentry Investment Gp (Ca). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 651,436 shares.

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And holds 911,397 shares.

Shares of Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE COG) opened at $28.60 on Friday. It also reduced its holding in Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) by 4,539 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 74,558 shares, and cut its stake in Prudential Finl Inc (NYSE:PRU). Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) was reduced too.