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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) went down by -0.34% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $27.65, while COG stocks collected +1.27% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) Worth an Investment?

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 16.46 times of increase in earnings at the present.

COG Market Performance

COG stocks went up by 1.27% for the week, with the monthly drop of -4.23% and a quarterly performance of 6.27%, while its annual performance rate touched 13.23%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.24% for COG stocks with the simple moving average of 7.08% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for COG stocks, with KeyBanc Capital Mkts repeating the rating for COG shares by setting it to “Sector Weight”. The predicted price for COG socks in the upcoming period according to KeyBanc Capital Mkts is $81 based on the research report published on January 14, 2019.

Jefferies, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see COG stock at the price of $81. The rating they have provided for COG stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 7, 2019.

Citigroup gave “ Buy” rating to COG stocks, setting the target price at $81 in the report published on December 21, 2018.

COG Stocks 0.69% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought COG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -4.97% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.25%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.90%, while the shares sank at the distance of -2.85% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +3.38% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, COG went up by +1.27%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +15.57% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $25.91. In addition, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation saw 17.54% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

COG Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG), starting from HUTTON JEFFREY W, who sold 150,720 shares at the price of $26.11 back on Mar 22. After this action, Rushing now owns 499,682 shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, valued at $3,935,877 with the latest closing price.

DELANEY PETER B, the Director of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, bought 54 shares at the value of $23.00 during a trade that took place back on Dec 28, which means that DELANEY PETER B is holding 3,264 shares at the value of $1,242 based on the most recent closing price.

COG Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +34.64 for the present operating margin and +40.20 for gross margin. The net margin for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation stands at +25.98. Total capital return value is set at 20.18, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.79. Equity return holds the value 32.50%, with 16.30% for asset returns.

Based on Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG), the company’s capital structure generated 58.72 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 36.99. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 27.71 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 58.72 and long-term debt to capital is 36.99.

EBITDA value lies at +434.79 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 0.97. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 5.29 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.11. The receivables turnover for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 5.76 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.45. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.90.