2. As of noon trading, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation ( COG) is up $4.25 (7.9%) to $58.11 on heavy volume Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.45-$59.17 after having opened the day at $56.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.86.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the development, exploitation, exploration, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil and, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 97.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Ratings Report now.

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