Cabot Corporation

Cabot Corporation is a leading specialty chemicals and performance materials company. Its businesses deliver a broad range of products and solutions to customers in every corner of the globe, serving key industries such as transportation, infrastructure, environment and consumer. The Company's primary products are rubber and specialty grade carbon blacks, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, fumed metal oxides, aerogels and cesium formate drilling fluids. 

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 offices in Boston, Minhang Qu, Sao Paulo and Rīga
Boston, US (HQ)
2 Seaport Ln, Suite 200
Rīga, LV
101 Mūkusalas Iela
Sao Paulo, BR
148 R. Do Paraíso
Minhang Qu, CN
558 Shuang Bai Lu

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.

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 (20-Jul-2017)

3.4 b

Closing share price (20-Jul-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

200 m


4.1 b
Cabot Corporation's current market capitalization is $3.4 b.
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, %


General and administrative expense

275 m

Operating expense total

275 m


263 m335 m(317 m)250 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

62 m55 m53 m(54 m)

Income tax expense

(58 m)(92 m)(34 m)

Net Income

160 m218 m(326 m)164 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


95 m67 m77 m200 m


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

364 m

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
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

160 m218 m(326 m)164 m

Depreciation and Amortization

190 m201 m183 m161 m


64 m(56 m)58 m51 m

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
USDY, 2016


16.5 x


10.6 x


524.1 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

Cabot Corporation Market Value History

Cabot Corporation Median Salaries

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

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