Cabot Corporation

Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a leading global specialty chemical and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. We deliver performance solutions that solve customers' challenges today and prepares them to meet tomorrow's needs. Our primary products are rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, fumed metal oxides, aerogels and cesium formate drilling fluids. In 2012, Cabot acquired Norit, the global leader in activated carbon for air and water purification.

Boston, US
Size (employees)
4,300 (est)-6%
Cabot Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Boston, US

Cabot Corporation Office Locations

Cabot Corporation has an office in Boston
Boston, US (HQ)
1300 2 Seaport Ln

Cabot Corporation Data and Metrics

Cabot Corporation Financial Metrics

Cabot Corporation's revenue was reported to be $2.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 16% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

578 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

164 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

250 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

3.3 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

200 m


4 b
Cabot Corporation's current market capitalization is $3.3 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.5 b3.6 b2.9 b2.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.8 b2.9 b2.3 b1.8 b

Gross profit

636 m721 m585 m578 m

Gross profit Margin, %



263 m335 m(317 m)250 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

160 m218 m(326 m)164 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


95 m67 m77 m200 m

Accounts Receivable


458 m498 m397 m342 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.4 b1 b1.1 b


504 m536 m154 m152 m

Total Assets

4.2 b4.1 b3.1 b3 b

Accounts Payable

Total Debt

1.3 b1.1 b993 m926 m

Current Liabilities

844 m630 m441 m398 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

39 m49 m49 m

Retained Earnings

1.8 b1.9 b1.5 b1.5 b

Total Equity

2.1 b2.1 b1.3 b1.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x0.5 x0.7 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x2 x2.3 x2.2 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

160 m218 m(326 m)164 m

Depreciation and Amortization

190 m201 m183 m161 m

Accounts Receivable


64 m(56 m)58 m51 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

419 m315 m499 m392 m

Purchases of PP&E

(264 m)(171 m)(141 m)(112 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(442 m)(23 m)(57 m)(301 m)

Interest Paid

51 m47 m42 m51 m

Income Taxes Paid

84 m53 m78 m66 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


16.1 x


10.2 x


524.1 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

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Cabot Corporation Median Salaries

Source: 19 public H-1B filings from Cabot Corporation

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