Is Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) a good SWING-TRADE Candidate?


Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) went down by -2.26% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $22.67 and move down -24.77%, while COG stocks collected -2.73% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 1 hour ago that SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of October 13, 2020 – COG

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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 23.00 times of increase in earnings at the present.

COG Market Performance

COG stocks went down by -2.73% for the week, with the monthly drop of -7.44% and a quarterly performance of -9.06%, while its annual performance rate touched 6.07%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.21% for COG stocks with the simple moving average of 2.53% 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 Credit Suisse repeating the rating for COG shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for COG socks in the upcoming period according to Credit Suisse is $21 based on the research report published on August 5, 2020.

Mizuho, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see COG stock at the price of $21. The rating they have provided for COG stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on July 23, 2020.

Stifel gave “ Sell” rating to COG stocks, setting the target price at $16 in the report published on June 1, 2020.

COG Stocks -2.32% 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 -19.85% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 3.26%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.55%, while the shares sank at the distance of -7.39% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading unchanged at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, COG went down by -2.73%. In addition, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation saw 4.37% 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 Roemer Todd M, who sold 33,000 shares at the price of $19.66 back on Aug 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 52,416 shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, valued at $648,780 with the latest closing price.

HUTTON JEFFREY W, the Sr. Vice President, Marketing of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, sold 200,000 shares at the value of $18.32 during a trade that took place back on Mar 18, which means that HUTTON JEFFREY W is holding 322,047 shares at the value of $3,664,000 based on the most recent closing price.

COG Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +40.09 for the present operating margin and +44.86 for gross margin. The net margin for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation stands at +34.30. Total capital return value is set at 23.68, while invested capital returns managed to touch 20.54. Equity return holds the value 14.80%, with 7.20% for asset returns.

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Based on Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG), the company’s capital structure generated 58.37 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 36.86. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 27.58 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 14.48 and long-term debt to capital is 54.18.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.19 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.15. The receivables turnover for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 4.90 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.44. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.73.

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