Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

The Shareholder Yield is a way that investors can see how much money shareholders are receiving from a company through a combination of dividends, share repurchases and debt reduction. The institutional investor held 81,646 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.18M, up from 63,699 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lonestar Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Xpo Logistics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.37 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.23% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $127.55. Its share price has risen 10.25% in three months and is down -3.69% for the last five trades. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is 398.52 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 494.45 Million. It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500.

Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Bank Of New York (BK) by 79.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The standard deviation is used in making an investment decision to measure the amount of historical volatility, or risk, linked with an investment relative to its annual rate of return. After having $1.26 EPS previously, LCI Industries's analysts see -11.90% EPS growth.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 2,887,018 shares of the company's stock, valued at $80,605,542.56. About 11.03M shares traded or 42.86% up from the average. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.

AMP Capital Investors Ltd raised its stake in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) by 6.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. They expect $0.91 earnings per share, up 18.18% or $0.14 from last year's $0.77 per share. NLY's profit will be $336.26 million for 9.86 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation is given 5 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 8 holds. Therefore 67% are positive.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has a Value Composite score of 63. Finally, Nomura restated a "hold" rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation in a report on Monday, November 7th. BMO Capital Markets set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent gas and oil company, develops, exploits, explores for, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. 60 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. Mitchell Group Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 1.03 million shares. Shanda Asset Mngmt has 0.13% invested in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). Wellington Mgmt Grp Limited Liability Partnership invested in 30,734 shares or 0% of the stock.

Shares of NIKE, Inc.(NYSE:NKE) have seen a movement of 0.20% in the most recent session. Cornerstone Advsr Inc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). Cibc Asset holds 0.02% or 145,074 shares in its portfolio. Invesco Limited invested in 0.02% or 1.89 million shares.

Bares Capital Management Inc. holds 6.39% of its portfolio in Gartner, Inc. for 1.14 million shares.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) has accumulated 0.27% over the course of one week. Gulf Bancorp (Uk) has invested 0.05% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy". Kentucky Retirement Systems Fund has invested 0.06% in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG).

Lonestar Capital Management Llc, which manages about $452.36 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Berry Global Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) by 100,000 shares to 300,000 shares, valued at $17.00M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Axalta Coating Sys Ltd by 60,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 25,000 shares, and cut its stake in Delta Air Lines Inc Del (NYSE:DAL).

Among 21 analysts covering Ambarella Corporation (NASDAQ:AMBA), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on COG shares. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has "Sell" rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Societe Generale. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $50 target in Friday, August 5 report. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, September 1 by Barclays Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 10 by Zacks. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Thursday, October 19. (NYSE:NLY) on Thursday, August 13 to "Buy" rating.

The 28 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp have a median target of 32.00, with a high estimate of 37.00 and a low estimate of 22.00. (NYSE:IT) to report earnings on February, 1. It closed at $3.81 lastly.

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