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.

COG was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, implying potential capital gains of 33.33 percent. The minimum price target given was 24, which equates to a potential downside of -5.88 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -11.67 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 7.42 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -10 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.46 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 12 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 8 analysts decreased their estimates.

COG has traded between a high of 26.74 and a low of 20.02 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.37 percent, and 4.64 percent lower than its 52-week high. COG has a price/earnings 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.