Cabot Corporation (CBT): Price and Financial Metrics

Cabot Corporation (CBT): $75.96

-1.40 (-1.81%)

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  • CBT scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 92.93% of US stocks.
  • CBT's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • CBT ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 52nd percentile.

CBT Stock Summary

  • CABOT CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 90.41% of US listed stocks.
  • CABOT CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.49% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CBT is more volatile than just 9.24% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CBT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HAS, AGFS, BDC, AYTU, and SCOR.
  • Visit CBT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CBT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, CBT's EV/EBIT ratio is 38.6% higher, now standing at 14.9.
  • CBT's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CBT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CBT 2023-01-31 1 4.7 20.3 14.9
CBT 2023-01-30 1 4.6 19.8 14.6
CBT 2023-01-27 1 4.6 20.0 14.7
CBT 2023-01-26 1 4.7 20.2 14.9
CBT 2023-01-25 1 4.6 19.9 14.7
CBT 2023-01-24 1 4.6 19.8 14.7

CBT Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -70.07%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 24.83%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 47.26%.
CBT's revenue has moved up $1,792,000,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows CBT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 4,321 100 209
2022-06-30 4,113 95 144
2022-03-31 3,881 132 133
2021-12-31 3,631 187 101
2021-09-30 3,409 257 250
2021-06-30 3,164 256 -51

CBT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CBT has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 87.56% of graded US stocks.
  • CBT's asset turnover comes in at 1.052 -- ranking 13th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • IOSP, TOMZ, and MTX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CBT.

The table below shows CBT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.052 0.240 0.087
2021-03-31 0.935 0.222 0.047
2020-12-31 0.887 0.210 0.015
2020-09-30 0.868 0.191 0.002
2020-06-30 0.907 0.192 0.049
2020-03-31 1.005 0.204 0.071

CBT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CBT, see our CBT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $71.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.43 (Moderate Buy)

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CBT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $75.96 52-week high $78.62
Prev. close $77.36 52-week low $59.65
Day low $75.86 Volume 414,700
Day high $77.90 Avg. volume 274,987
50-day MA $71.27 Dividend yield 1.95%
200-day MA $70.04 Market Cap 4.28B

Cabot Corporation (CBT) Company Bio

Cabot Corporation is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, and aerogel. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Latest CBT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CABOT CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CBT as an investment opportunity.

Cabot Corporation Named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity

BOSTON, January 30, 2023--Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT), a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, today announced it has been named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group. This newly established list recognizes the top 1,000 companies in the U.S. across six main economic sectors and 34 industries that not only celebrate diversity but implement policies that cultivate inclusive workplaces. Cabot received a five

Yahoo | January 30, 2023

Cabot (CBT) to Boost CCA Capacity to Support EV Transition

Cabot's (CBT) investment in Carbon additives is expected to solidify its position as a leading producer of CCAs for lithium-ion battery applications.

Yahoo | January 30, 2023

Cabot Corporation Plans to Invest in U.S. Conductive Carbon Additives Capacity for Electric Vehicle Lithium-ion Battery Applications

BOSTON, January 26, 2023--Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced that it plans to add conductive carbon additives (CCA) capacity in the United States to enhance its leadership position in the market and support the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Cabot plans to add conductive carbons capacity at their existing facility in Pampa, Texas, which is part of an approximately $200 million planned investment program over the next five years focused on expanding the company’s CCA production

Yahoo | January 26, 2023

Cabot (NYSE:CBT) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.37

Cabot Corporation ( NYSE:CBT ) will pay a dividend of $0.37 on the 10th of March. This payment means that the dividend...

Yahoo | January 19, 2023

Cabot Corporation Board Declares Dividend

BOSTON, January 13, 2023--On Friday, January 13, 2023, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.37 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2023, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 24, 2023.

Yahoo | January 13, 2023

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CBT Price Returns

1-mo 8.70%
3-mo -0.28%
6-mo 9.17%
1-year 24.14%
3-year 94.50%
5-year 35.48%
YTD 13.64%
2022 21.38%
2021 28.40%
2020 -2.16%
2019 14.25%
2018 -28.70%

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