Cabot Oil & Gas Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  16.28
 Dividend  0.40
 Earnings  1.71
 Cash-flow  3.62
 Book value  5.43
 Equity  5.33

Cabot Oil & Gas is part of Oil and Gas Producers business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Cabot Oil & Gas is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Cabot Oil & Gas paid a total dividend of 160 million USD last year, for a market value of 6,496 millions (Market Cap 6,360 millions). Dividend per share of Cabot Oil & Gas is 0.40 USD, and his stock market price 16.28 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Cabot Oil & Gas has a dividend yield of 2.46%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Oil and Gas industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Cabot Oil & Gas dividend yield with other Oil and Gas Producers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Cabot Oil & Gas

Cabot Oil & Gas Dividend Payout

About the ability of Cabot Oil & Gas to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.46%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Cabot Oil & Gas payout on ernings is currently 23.39%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 38.57% and 45.97% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Cabot Oil & Gascan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Cabot Oil & Gas is USD 3.62 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Cabot Oil & Gas, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil and Gas Producers sector companies.

Cabot Oil & Gas payout

Cabot Oil & Gas Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.46%0.4023.39%399
20192.30%0.4029.85%408
20181.25%0.28-87.50%441
20170.70%0.20-22.22%466
20160.36%0.08-32.00%465
20150.42%0.0832.00%413

*In millions

Cabot Oil & Gas Stock performance

Finally, last moth Cabot Oil & Gas showed a return of -7.10% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 5.49% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -6.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Oil and Gas Producers firms.

Cabot Oil & Gas stock and market return