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Cabot (CBT) Company Profile

Updated May 14, 2020
Cabot has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Cabot Corporation
Short Name:Cabot
Trading Ticker Symbol:CBT
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Massachusetts, MA
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Major Chemicals
Main Business Areas: Basic Industries, Major Chemicals, Basic Materials, Specialty Chemicals
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Cabot stock

Market and Trading Information for Cabot

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Cabot as of writing:
Current Share Price:$28.74
Previous Year's Closing Price:$47.52
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-39.52%
Market Cap:$1.62 billion
52-week Price Range:$20 - $50.58
Dividend Per Share:$1.4
EPS (TTM):2.17
Price-Earnings (Trailing):13.23
Price-Earnings (Forward):9.68

Company Profile and Business Description for Cabot

Cabot Corporation, incorporated on July 14, 1960, is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company. The Company operates through four business segments: reinforcement materials, performance chemicals, purification solutions and specialty fluids. Its principal products are rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks, specialty compounds, fumed metal oxides, activated carbons, inkjet colorants, aerogel and cesium formate drilling fluids. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had manufacturing facilities and operations in the United States and over 20 other countries. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had 90% interest in Tianjin, China (Specialty Carbons and Formulations business); 90% in Jiangxi Province, China (Metal Oxides business), and 50% in Mettur Dam, India (Metal Oxides business). The Company's facilities are located in Canal, Los Angeles; Pampa, Texas; Sarnia, Ontario; Rheinfelden, Germany; Purton, United Kingdom (England), and Chiba, Japan. Its subsidiaries include Cabot Argentina S.A.I.C., Cabot Canada Ltd, Norit China Limited and CDE Company.

Reinforcement Materials

The Company's rubber blacks products are used in tires and industrial products. In addition to its rubber blacks products, the Company manufactures compounds of carbon black and rubber using elastomer composites manufacturing process. These compounds manage abrasion/wear resistance, fatigue and reduce rolling resistance. As of September 30, 2016, for rubber blacks operations, the Company had 70% interest in Shanghai, China; 70% interest in Tianjin, China; 60% interest in Xingtai City, China; 52% interest in Valasske Mezirici (Valmez), Czech Republic; 97% interest in Cilegon, Indonesia, and 49% interest in Valencia, Venezuela.

Performance Chemicals

Performance Chemicals consists of two businesses: its specialty carbons and formulations business, which manufactures and sells specialty grades of carbon black, specialty compounds and inkjet colorants, and its metal oxides business, which manufactures and sells fumed silica, fumed alumina and dispersions thereof and aerogel. In Performance Chemicals, it designs, manufactures and sells materials that deliver performance in a range of customer applications across the automotive, construction and infrastructure, energy, inkjet printing, electronics and consumer products sectors.

In the specialty carbons and formulations business, its specialty grades of carbon black are used to impart color, provide rheology control, enhance conductivity and static charge control, provide ultraviolet (UV) protection, enhance mechanical properties and provide formulation flexibility through surface treatment. These specialty carbon products are used in a various applications, such as inks, coatings, plastics, adhesives, toners, batteries and displays. Its masterbatch and conductive compound products, which are referred to as specialty compounds, are formulations derived from specialty grades of carbon black mixed with polymers and other additives. These products are generally used by plastic resin producers and converters in applications for the automotive, industrial, packaging, consumer products and electronics industries. Its inkjet colorants are high-quality pigment-based black and color dispersions based on its carbon black surface modification technology. The dispersions are used in aqueous inkjet inks to impart color and sharp print characteristics. These products are used in various inkjet printing applications, including commercial printing, small office/home office and corporate office. Inkjet colorants are also used in the commercial printing segment for digital print.

In the metal oxides business, fumed silica, a high-purity particle is used as a reinforcing, thickening, abrasive, thixotropic, suspending or anti-caking agent in a range of products for the automotive, construction, microelectronics, batteries and consumer products industries. These products include adhesives, sealants, cosmetics, inks, toners, silicone rubber, coatings, polishing slurries and pharmaceuticals. Fumed alumina, a high-purity particle, is used as an abrasive, absorbent or barrier agent in various products, such as inkjet media, lighting, coatings, cosmetics and polishing slurries. Aerogel is a hydrophobic, silica-based particle with a surface area that is used in various thermal insulation and specialty chemical applications. In the building and construction industry, the product is used in insulative sprayable plasters and composite building products, as well as translucent skylight, window, wall and roof systems for insulating eco-daylighting applications. In the specialty chemicals industry, the product is used to provide matte finishing, insulating and thickening properties for use in a range of applications.

Purification Solutions

The Company's activated carbon products are used for the purification of water, air, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and other liquids and gases, as either a colorant or a decolorizing agent in the production of food and beverage applications, and as a chemical carrier in slow release applications. The Company also provides activated carbon solutions through on-site equipment and services, including delivery systems for activated carbon injection in coal-fired utilities, mobile water filter units and carbon reactivation services. As of September 30, 2016, in activated carbons operations, the Company had 50% interest in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada and 49% in Atitalaquia, Hidalgo, Mexico.

Specialty Fluids

The Company's specialty fluids segment produces and markets cesium formate as a drilling and completion fluid for use in high pressure and high temperature oil and gas well construction. It also manufactures and sells fine cesium chemicals that are used in a range of applications, including catalysts and brazing fluxes. Its mine and cesium formate manufacturing facilities are located in Manitoba, Canada, and it has fluid blending and reclamation facilities in Aberdeen, Scotland and in Bergen, Norway.

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ETFs Holding Cabot Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Cabot stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Cabot stock holding. There are a total of 92 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding Cabot stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
Ratio
No. of
Holdings
Dividend
Frequency
DEWWisdomTree Global Equity Income FundThe WisdomTree Global High Dividend ETF tracks an index of the top 30% of global dividend-paying stocks ranked by dividend yield and weighted by dividends. ...Full Details0.58%660
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Quarterly
DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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ESGVVanguard ESG US Stock ETFThe Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US companies screened for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. ...Full Details0.12%988
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EXTWisdomTree US Total Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund tracks an index selected and weighted by earnings over the past four quarters. ...Full Details0.28%1233
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FNDBSchwab Fundamental US Broad Market Index ETFThe Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF tracks a fundamentally selected and weighted Russell Index based on sales, cash flow and dividends/buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%1481
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ITOTiShares Core S&P Total US Stock Market ETFThe iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF tracks a market cap-weighted index of all common equities listed on the NYSE and the NASDAQ. ...Full Details0.03%3090
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IUSGiShares Core S&P US Growth ETFiShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF aims to track an index of U.S. large-, mid- and small-cap growth stocks. The index selects from stocks ranked 1-3,000 by market cap based on fundamental growth factors. ...Full Details0.04%547
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IUSViShares Core S&P US Value ETFiShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF aims to track an index of U.S. large-, mid- and small-cap value stocks. The index selects from stocks ranked 1-3000 by market cap based on 3 factors. ...Full Details0.04%672
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IWBiShares Russell 1000 ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of the 1000-largest US companies. ...Full Details0.15%985
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