Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Williams Capital in a report released on Monday. They presently have a $27.00 price target on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Williams Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 12.17% from the stock’s current price.

Several other research analysts have also recently commented on COG. Wells Fargo & Co cut Cabot Oil & Gas from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 23rd. ValuEngine cut Cabot Oil & Gas from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 24th. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on Cabot Oil & Gas from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 29th. TheStreet upgraded Cabot Oil & Gas from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, October 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas in a research note on Monday, November 12th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $28.29.

NYSE COG traded up $0.12 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $24.07. 981,694 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,303,728. Cabot Oil & Gas has a twelve month low of $20.94 and a twelve month high of $27.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 1.66 and a current ratio of 1.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.33 billion, a PE ratio of 50.15 and a beta of 0.54.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in COG. Whittier Trust Co. grew its position in Cabot Oil & Gas by 97.2% during the fourth quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 1,430 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $32,000 after buying an additional 705 shares in the last quarter. Lavaca Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Cabot Oil & Gas during the fourth quarter worth approximately $45,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Cabot Oil & Gas by 1,244.7% during the fourth quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,528 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $57,000 after buying an additional 2,340 shares in the last quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Cabot Oil & Gas during the fourth quarter worth approximately $68,000. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co acquired a new stake in Cabot Oil & Gas during the fourth quarter worth approximately $98,000. Institutional investors own 94.88% of the company’s stock.

Cabot Oil & Gas Company Profile

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, explores for, exploits, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. It primarily focuses on the Marcellus Shale with approximately 172,000 net acres in the dry gas window of the play located in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; and the Eagle Ford Shale with approximately 79,000 net acres in the oil window of the play located in Atascosa, Frio, and La Salle Counties, Texas.

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