NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation

(NYSE:

COG

) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $72.64, above its previous 52-week high of $72.38 with 501,323 shares traded as of 1:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 90% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation operates as an independent oil and gas company in the United States. The company engages in the development, exploitation, exploration, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The company has a P/E ratio of 86, equal to the average energy industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cabot Oil & Gas as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Cabot Oil & Gas Ratings Report

.

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