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 Metrics

Cabot Corporation Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$2.4 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$578 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$164 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$3.7 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

$200 m
Cabot Corporation's current market capitalization is $3.7 b.
Cabot Corporation's revenue was reported to be $2.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 16% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.5 b$3.6 b$2.9 b$2.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$2.8 b$2.9 b$2.3 b$1.8 b

Gross profit

$636 m$721 m$585 m$578 m

Gross profit Margin, %



$263 m$335 m($317 m)$250 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

$160 m$218 m($326 m)$164 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$95 m$67 m$77 m$200 m

Accounts Receivable


$458 m$498 m$397 m$342 m

Current Assets

$1.5 b$1.4 b$1 b$1.1 b


$504 m$536 m$154 m$152 m

Total Assets

$4.2 b$4.1 b$3.1 b$3 b

Accounts Payable

Total Debt

$1.3 b$1.1 b$993 m$926 m

Current Liabilities

$844 m$630 m$441 m$398 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$39 m$49 m$49 m

Retained Earnings

$1.8 b$1.9 b$1.5 b$1.5 b

Total Equity

$2.1 b$2.1 b$1.3 b$1.4 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$160 m$218 m($326 m)$164 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$190 m$201 m$183 m$161 m

Accounts Receivable


$64 m($56 m)$58 m$51 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$419 m$315 m$499 m$392 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 m$47 m$42 m$51 m

Income Taxes Paid

$84 m$53 m$78 m$66 m

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Cabot Corporation Median Salaries

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

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