Cabot Corporation (CBT): Price and Financial Metrics

Cabot Corporation (CBT): $55.06

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CBT ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.79% of US stocks.
  • CBT's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • CBT's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 52.31% of US stocks).

CBT Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CBT is 3.41 -- better than 86.4% of US stocks.
  • Cabot Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.76% of US equities in our set.
  • CBT's price/sales ratio is 1.11; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 23.11% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CBT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ECOL, ARNC, MNTX, TISI, and OSMT.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 192.47% lower, now standing at -21.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, CBT's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 22.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, CBT's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 22.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CBT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CBT 2020-08-03 0.7 2.3 19.9 13.4
CBT 2018-07-16 1.3 3.2 -21.3 55.8
CBT 2018-01-03 1.4 2.6 16.2 14.0
CBT 2016-06-13 1.1 2.3 -8.0 -10.1
CBT 2009-08-06 0.4 1.1 -83.6 NA
CBT 2007-03-26 1.2 2.4 26.3 20.0

CBT Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 131.44%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 32.85%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 84.42%.
Over the past 49 months, CBT's revenue has gone up $236,000,000.

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
2021-03-31 2,765 334 -143
2020-12-31 2,633 293 -219
2020-09-30 2,614 377 -238
2020-06-30 2,782 475 67
2020-03-31 3,109 441 105
2019-12-31 3,243 507 129

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 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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CBT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $55.06 52-week high $65.25
Prev. close $55.07 52-week low $34.84
Day low $54.67 Volume 266,829
Day high $55.90 Avg. volume 379,110
50-day MA $58.56 Dividend yield 2.54%
200-day MA $50.86 Market Cap 3.12B

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.

CBT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$55.06$16.63 -73%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CBT, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Cabot Corp ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Cabot Corp, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.05%; that's greater than just 16.73% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Cabot Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 62 -- greater than 96.22% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 59.64% of stocks in its sector (Basic Materials).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CBT, try CEIX, CMP, GPRE, HNRG, and UFPI.

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Latest CBT News From Around the Web

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Element Solutions (ESI) benefits from strong demand in its end markets amid headwinds from supply chain constraints and raw material shortages.

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CBT Price Returns

1-mo -3.28%
3-mo 0.89%
6-mo 26.96%
1-year 53.00%
3-year -8.72%
5-year 29.61%
YTD 24.22%
2020 -2.16%
2019 14.25%
2018 -28.70%
2017 24.65%
2016 26.57%

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