Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Gets a Hold Rating from Siebert Williams Shank & Co

By Ryan Adsit

In a report issued on December 3, Gabriele Sorbara from Siebert Williams Shank & Co maintained a Hold rating on Cabot Oil & Gas (COGResearch Report), with a price target of $20.00. The company’s shares closed last Tuesday at $18.58.

According to TipRanks.com, Sorbara is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -14.7% and a 30.6% success rate. Sorbara covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Continental Resources, Matador Resources, and Concho Resources.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Cabot Oil & Gas is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $21.06, which is a 15.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on December 4, Evercore ISI also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $21.00 price target.

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Based on Cabot Oil & Gas’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $291 million and GAAP net loss of $14.96 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $429 million and had a net profit of $90.36 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 50 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of COG in relation to earlier this year.

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Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. engages in the development, exploitation, and exploration of oil and gas properties. It operates through the Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.