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How to buy Cabot Corporation stock (CBT)

Buy Cabot Corporation stock in 5 easy steps, view past price performance and learn what’s ahead for the company.

Cabot Corporation is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. Cabot Corporation shares (CBT.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US dollars. Its last market close was $95.52 – an increase of 0.04% over the previous day. Cabot Corporation employs 4,268 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Cabot Corporation

  1. Open a brokerage account. Choose from our top broker picks or compare brokers in depth. Then, complete an application.
  2. Fund your account. Add money to your account via bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  3. Search the platform by ticker symbol. CBT in this case.
  4. Choose an order type. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares or dollar amount.
  5. Submit the order. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving license and a means of payment.

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Is it a good time to buy Cabot Corporation stock?

Review technicals and fundamentals to help you determine if now's a good time for you to invest.

Technical analysis

View Cabot Corporation's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

Use our graph to track the performance of CBT stock over time.

Historical closes compared with the last close of $95.52

1 week (2024-06-13)-1.53%
1 month (2024-05-21)-5.66%
3 months (2024-03-21)5.82%
6 months (2023-12-21)11.73%
1 year (2023-06-21)45.50%
2 years (2022-06-21)53.40%
3 years (2021-06-21)67.20%
5 years (2019-06-20)109.24%

The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

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Is Cabot Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Cabot Corporation P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA.

Cabot Corporation's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Cabot Corporation's stocks trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 09, 2023 (20.44). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Cabot Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.83. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cabot Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cabot Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $747 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of Cabot Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cabot Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $62.4638 up to $103.0512. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CBT.US volatility(beta: 1.26)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Cabot Corporation's is 1.257. This would suggest that Cabot Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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