Analyst Ratings for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (COG)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, COG was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 18 analysts, 3 issued an overweight rating, 12 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for COG. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, implying potential capital gains of 33.33 percent. The lowest price target was 24, implying a possible loss of -5.88 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -11.67 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 7.42 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -10 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.46 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 12 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 8 analysts decreased their estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, COG has achieved a high of 26.74 and a low of 20.02. Currently the stock is 27.37 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.64 percent. COG has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The COG value stock report compares COG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.72 billion. COG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.