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Cabot Corporation is a company manufacturing specialty chemicals and performance materials. It offers carbon blacks, activated carbon, advanced carbons, engineered elastomer composites, inkjet colorants and inks, fumed metal oxides, aerogel, and conductive compounds. The company serves the chemical, electronics, energy, food and beverage, manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, packaging, plastics, and water purification markets.
TypePublic
Founded1882
HQBoston, MA, US
Websitecabotcorp.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)4,500
Job Openings134
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.6 B(-21%)
Share Price (Nov 2021)$58.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Cabot

Sean D. Keohane

Sean D. Keohane

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Karen Kalita

Karen Kalita

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Patricia Hubbard

Patricia Hubbard

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Bart Kalkstein

Bart Kalkstein

Senior Vice President and President, Reinforcement Materials Segment; President, Americas Region
Erica McLaughlin

Erica McLaughlin

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Martin J. O'Neill

Martin J. O'Neill

Senior Vice President, Safety, Health and Environment (SH&E) and Government Affairs
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Cabot Office Locations

Cabot has offices in Boston, Alpharetta, Billerica, Carrollton and in 50 other locations
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
2 Seaport Ln #1300
Alpharetta, GA, US
4400 North Point Pkwy #200
Billerica, MA, US
157 Concord Rd
Carrollton, KY, US
5414 US-42
Franklin, LA, US
Highway 317, PO Box 598
Haverhill, MA, US
50 Rogers Rd
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Cabot Financials and Metrics

Cabot Revenue

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Cabot's revenue was reported to be $2.61 b in FY, 2020 which is a 21.7% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2021)

917.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

214.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2021), %

23.3%

Net income (Q3, 2021)

95.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

134.0m

Market capitalization (12-Nov-2021)

3.3b

Closing stock price (12-Nov-2021)

58.3

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

173.0m

EV

4.3b
Cabot's current market capitalization is $3.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.2b3.3b2.6b

Revenue growth, %

3%(22%)

Cost of goods sold

2.5b2.7b2.1b

Gross profit

781.0m685.0m500.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

821.0m844.0m845.0m727.0m710.0m518.0m746.0m842.0m917.0m

Cost of goods sold

655.0m666.0m675.0m586.0m557.0m449.0m553.0m628.0m703.0m

Gross profit

166.0m178.0m170.0m141.0m153.0m69.0m193.0m214.0m214.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

20%21%20%19%22%13%26%25%23%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

175.0m169.0m151.0m

Accounts Receivable

637.0m530.0m418.0m

Inventories

511.0m466.0m359.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.2b978.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(74.0m)186.0m(221.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

149.0m148.0m158.0m

Inventories

(105.0m)27.0m114.0m

Accounts Payable

122.0m(75.0m)(55.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

77.0m106.0m146.0m46.0m49.0m44.0m70.0m155.0m250.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

35.0m73.0m110.0m39.0m78.0m117.0m39.0m77.0m117.0m

Inventories

(83.0m)(51.0m)(14.0m)(7.0m)(8.0m)74.0m(37.0m)(80.0m)(125.0m)

Accounts Payable

(75.0m)(77.0m)(65.0m)3.0m4.0m(68.0m)14.0m56.0m97.0m
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

704.8k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Cabot Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Shenzhen Sanshun Nano New Materials Co., LtdApril 01, 2020$115 m
Tech BlendOctober 31, 2017$64 m
Norit N.V.June 21, 2012$1.1 b
OxonicaJuly 28, 2010
AP MaterialsJanuary 06, 2008
Superior MicroPowdersJanuary 03, 2003$16 m
8755329 Canada, Inc.
AHB Investments Limited
Aizu Holdings G.K.
Altamira Carbon, S.A. de C.V.
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Cabot Revenue Breakdown

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Cabot revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.4% from Purification Solutions, 38.2% from Performance Chemicals and 51.4% from Reinforcement Materials

Cabot revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 26.3% from Europe, Middle East, and Africa, 35.5% from Americas and 38.1% from Asia Pacific

Cabot Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Cabot Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Cabot Online and Social Media Presence

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Cabot Blogs

Cabot Corporation Signs Agreement to Divest Purification Solutions Business

Cabot Corporation Signs Agreement to Divest Purification Solutions Business Content Import Fri, 11/26/2021 - 08:00 Cabot Corporation Signs Agreement to Divest Purification Solutions Business 11/26/21 This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Cabot Corporation Announces Acquisition of Tokai Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd Carbon Black Plant in China

BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2021-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Tokai Carbon (Tianjin) Co., Ltd   from Tokai Carbon Group for $9 million , subject to customary closing adjustments.

Cabot Corporation Recognized by Investor’s Business Daily as One of the 100 Best ESG Companies

Cabot Corporation Recognized by Investor’s Business Daily as One of the 100 Best ESG Companies Content Import Thu, 11/11/2021 - 09:02 Cabot Corporation Recognized by Investor’s Business Daily as One of the 100 Best ESG Companies 11/11/21 This release is a back…

Cabot Corp Reports Fourth Quarter Diluted EPS of $0.50 and Adjusted EPS of $1.11

Fiscal Year 2021 Diluted EPS of $4.34 and Adjusted EPS of $5.02 BOSTON --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2021-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2021. Key Highlights GAAP EPS of $4.34 and record full year Adjusted EPS of $5.02 driven by

Cabot Corporation Launches New Carbon Black with Low Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Content

Cabot Corporation Launches New Carbon Black with Low Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Content Content Import Wed, 10/27/2021 - 09:02 Cabot Corporation Launches New Carbon Black with Low Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Content 10/27/21 This release i…

Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices Globally for Carbon Black Products Sold by its Specialty Carbons Business

Contact: emily.moran@cabotcorp.com Corporate Communications ​​​​​​(617) 460-4517​ Steve Delahunt Investor Relations steve.delahunt@cabotcorp.com (617) 342-6255 Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices Globally for Carbon Black Products Sold by its Specialty Carbons Business Concurrently Implementing
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Cabot Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cabot founded?

    Cabot was founded in 1882.

  • Who are Cabot key executives?

    Cabot's key executives are Sean D. Keohane, Karen Kalita and Patricia Hubbard.

  • How many employees does Cabot have?

    Cabot has 4,500 employees.

  • What is Cabot revenue?

    Latest Cabot annual revenue is $2.6 b.

  • What is Cabot revenue per employee?

    Latest Cabot revenue per employee is $580.9 k.

  • Who are Cabot competitors?

    Competitors of Cabot include W.R. Grace & Co., Entegris and Quaker Houghton.

  • Where is Cabot headquarters?

    Cabot headquarters is located at 2 Seaport Ln #1300, Boston.

  • Where are Cabot offices?

    Cabot has offices in Boston, Alpharetta, Billerica, Carrollton and in 50 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cabot have?

    Cabot has 57 offices.