Cabot Corporation (CBT): Price and Financial Metrics

Cabot Corporation (CBT): $66.36

2.47 (+3.87%)

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  • CBT scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 89.17% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CBT is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • CBT's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 40.72% of US stocks).

CBT Stock Summary

  • CABOT CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 90.26% of US listed stocks.
  • CBT's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 290.41 -- higher than 92.23% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • CABOT CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.22% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CBT, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HAS, SRGA, XRX, EHTH, and LNDC.
  • 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 160.83% higher, now standing at 28.3.
  • CBT's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 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 2022-09-19 1 4.6 28.3 17.8
CBT 2022-09-16 1 4.4 27.3 17.3
CBT 2022-09-15 1 4.6 28.6 17.9
CBT 2022-09-14 1 4.6 28.8 18.0
CBT 2022-09-13 1 4.6 28.6 17.9
CBT 2022-09-12 1 4.7 29.3 18.2

CBT Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 15.2%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 22.16%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 12.5%.
CBT's revenue has moved up $1,348,000,000 over the prior 15 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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 2,765 334 -143

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 $66.36 52-week high $78.62
Prev. close $63.89 52-week low $49.59
Day low $64.91 Volume 14,466
Day high $66.47 Avg. volume 418,376
50-day MA $71.84 Dividend yield 2.32%
200-day MA $67.53 Market Cap 3.74B

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's (CBT) Shares Up 17% YTD: What's Driving the Stock?

Cabot (CBT) gains on strong underlying demand across its businesses, its disciplined execution of operations and strategic acquisition.

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

The three-year decline in earnings for Cabot NYSE:CBT) isn't encouraging, but shareholders are still up 67% over that period

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Yahoo | September 19, 2022

5 Top-Notch Dividend Plays in the Diversified Chemical Industry

Against the current volatile macroeconomic backdrop, it would be prudent to add some top-quality dividend-paying chemical stocks in your portfolio. CC, CBT, HUN, LYB and TROX fit the bill.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Cabot Corporation to Present at the Credit Suisse 35th Annual Specialties & Basics Conference

BOSTON, September 07, 2022--Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Erica McLaughlin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 35th Annual Specialties & Basics Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 2:45 p.m. (ET).

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

Cabot (CBT) Down 1.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Cabot (CBT) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 7, 2022

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CBT Price Returns

1-mo -4.98%
3-mo 5.57%
6-mo 3.47%
1-year 31.18%
3-year 64.98%
5-year 32.49%
YTD 19.91%
2021 28.40%
2020 -2.16%
2019 14.25%
2018 -28.70%
2017 24.65%

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