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Last $35.18 USD
Change Today -0.21 / -0.59%
Volume 496.5K
CBT On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

cabot corp (CBT) Snapshot

Open
$35.51
Previous Close
$35.39
Day High
$35.68
Day Low
$35.11
52 Week High
09/17/14 - $55.98
52 Week Low
07/27/15 - $34.17
Market Cap
2.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
329.6K
EPS TTM
$2.49
Shares Outstanding
63.5M
EX-Date
08/26/15
P/E TM
14.1x
Dividend
$0.88
Dividend Yield
2.50%
Current Stock Chart for CABOT CORP (CBT)

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cabot corp (CBT) Details

Cabot Corporation operates as a specialty chemicals and performance materials company. The company offers carbon black, a form of elemental carbon used to enhance the physical properties of the systems and applications in which it is incorporated; and rubber blacks for use as a rubber reinforcing agent and performance additive in tires, hoses, belts, extruded profiles, and molded goods. It also designs, manufactures, and sells specialty grades of carbon black and thermoplastic concentrates and compounds; and fumed silica, fumed alumina, and dispersions for automotive, construction and infrastructure, and electronics and consumer products sectors. In addition, the company manufactures and sells aqueous inkjet colorants to the inkjet printing market; and aerogel, a hydrophobic, silica-based particle for use in various thermal insulation and specialty chemical applications. Further, it offers elastomer composite products that are compounds of natural latex rubber and carbon black primarily for tire applications; and cesium formate, a drilling and completion fluid for use in high pressure and high temperature oil and gas well construction. Additionally, Cabot Corporation produces and markets activated carbon product used for the purification of water, air, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and other liquids and gases; as a chemical carrier; and as a colorant or a decolorizing agent. The company sells its products primarily through distributors and sales representatives in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Cabot Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

4,737 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/26/14
Founded in 1882

cabot corp (CBT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $502.5K
Executive Vice President and President of Rei...
Total Annual Compensation: $395.0K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $377.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

cabot corp (CBT) Key Developments

Cabot Board Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 11, 2015

Cabot Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on September 11, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 28, 2015.

Cabot Launches New Series of Low Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) Carbon Black Products for Rubber Product Applications

Cabot Corporation announced the launch of a new series of low polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) carbon black products for rubber product applications. The Cabot LP carbon black series is engineered to meet customers’ requirements for end-use product performance while reducing the PAH concentration to help customers comply with new regulations and quality certifications. The Cabot LP carbon black series is designed to provide customers with alternative reinforcing and semi-reinforcing carbon blacks for use in applications that require lower PAH content. In response to these changing marketplace requirements for very low PAH, Cabot has developed a low PAH carbon black series to not only help customers comply with these new regulations, but also meet their stringent performance requirements for end-use products. The Cabot LP low PAH carbon black series features three products manufactured via Cabot’s quality control process to yield a consistent, very low level of PAHs. The series consists of one reinforcing and two semi-reinforcing carbon blacks, all of which are characterized by a controlled, very low PAH content: SPHERON® SO-LP carbon black - A semi-reinforcing carbon black with very high structure that is easy to disperse and provides excellent extrusion properties to rubber compounds. SPHERON® SO-LP carbon black is recommended for rubber compounds that require a very low PAH content and are currently based on standard ASTM N650, N683, N539 and N550 carbon blacks. SPHERON® 4000-LP carbon black - A semi-reinforcing carbon black with very low surface area and structure that offers excellent rubber compound flowability by imparting low viscosity even at high loadings. SPHERON® 4000-LP carbon black is the product of choice for replacing ASTM N762, N772 and N774 carbon blacks in very low PAH content applications. VULCAN® 6-LP carbon black - A reinforcing carbon black recommended for rubber products that require a very low PAH and higher reinforcement, strength, abrasion and tearing resistance level than offered by semi-reinforcing carbon blacks. VULCAN 6-LP carbon black is recommended for rubber compounds that require a very low PAH content and are currently based on standard ASTM N220 carbon black.

Cabot Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 12, 2015

On May 8, 2015, the board of directors of Cabot Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on all outstanding shares of the corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 12, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 29, 2015.

 

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