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07/07/17Cabot Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the third quarter fiscal 2017 on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 after market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to review the third quarter results beginning at 2:00 pm (ET) on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s website at http://in... 
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05/01/17Cabot Corp Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
Diluted EPS of $1.18 and Adjusted EPS of $0.87 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2017. Key Highlights Diluted EPS up 55% over prior year; Adjusted EPS up 24% Stronger volumes across all segments drove significant improvement in year-over-year operating results Reinforceme... 
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04/06/17Cabot Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 6, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the second quarter fiscal 2017 on Monday, May 1, 2017 after market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to review the second quarter results beginning at 2:00 pm (ET) on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s website at http://investor.... 
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02/01/17Cabot Corp Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
Diluted EPS of $0.85 and Adjusted EPS of $0.84 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2017. Key Highlights Diluted EPS up $0.96 over prior year Adjusted EPS up 65% year-over-year, driven by higher volumes in all segments and improved Reinforcement Materials margins Purificatio... 
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01/05/17Cabot Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2017 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the first quarter fiscal 2017 on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 after market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to review the first quarter results beginning at 2:00 pm (ET) on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s website at http... 
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Dividend
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07/14/17Cabot Corporation Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 14, 2017-- On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.315 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on September 8, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 25, 2017. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and pe... 
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05/10/17Cabot Corporation Board Increases Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2017-- On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) announced a quarterly dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.315 per share payable on June 9, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 26, 2017. This represents a 5 percent increase from the previous dividend. “We are proud of our long history of returning cash to our shareholders through di... 
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01/13/17Cabot Corporation Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2017-- On Friday, January 13, 2017, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on March 10, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 24, 2017. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and p... 
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Business
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07/11/17Cabot Corporation Shares Sustainability Progress with Release of 2016 Sustainability Report
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today the publication of its 2016 Sustainability Report. The report, titled “Making a Difference,” focuses on the company’s sustainability progress throughout calendar year 2016, and highlights its plans to address topics identified through a comprehensive materiality assessment. “Our sustainability program addresses our environmental, social and ... 
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07/03/17Cabot Norit Activated Carbon to Chair Biogas Purification Panel and Showcase Activated Carbon Solutions at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017
BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 3, 2017-- Cabot Norit Activated Carbon, the world’s largest and most experienced producer of activated carbon products, will participate in the UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 on July 5-6, 2017 in Hall 3, stand F402 in the National Exhibition Center, Birmingham, United Kingdom. William Krents, global market segment manager, Cabot Purification Solutions, will chair a panel e... 
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06/07/17Cabot Corporation Breaks Ground on New Fumed Silica Facility in China
Cabot to increase fumed silica production through investment to meet market demand in China WUHAI, China & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) and joint venture partner Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co., Ltd (HYC) broke ground today on their new fumed silica manufacturing facility in Wuhai, China. The project, announced in September 2016, is scheduled to be completed in 2019, and will furt... 
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05/29/17Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for Specialty Carbons Globally
BOSTON – Effective June 30, 2017, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation will  increase prices, up to 8 percent globally, for specialty carbon black products.   This price increase is required to  offset current business conditions, and rising raw material, transportation and  operating costs associated with investments in sustainability, supply  reliability and environmental compliance at its specialty carbons manufacturing  facilities.The increase is necess... 
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05/25/17Cabot Corporation Announces Plans to Build New Fumed Silica Plant in Carrollton, KY
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2017-- Cabot Corporation announced today that it has committed to build a new world-class fumed silica plant in Carrollton, Kentucky. The plant will be adjacent to the existing Dow Corning silicone monomer plant in Carrollton and is an extension of Cabot’s long-term relationship with Dow Corning. Cabot and Dow Corning have been partners for more than thirty years, with current neighboring operations in Midla... 
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05/12/17Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices in EMEA for Rubber Carbon Black Products
BOSTON – May 12, 2017 - Effective for all shipments  made on or after June 12, 2017, or as customer contracts allow, Cabot Corporation is increasing prices on  all carbon black products in its Reinforcement Materials segment sold in the  Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.As the carbon black industry continues to transform, Cabot  is experiencing significant cost pressures due to high utilization rates,  increased requirements to meet new regulations and sourci... 
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05/10/17Cabot Corporation Expands NORIT® E 153 Activated Carbon Colorants Portfolio for Food and Cosmetics Applications
New NORIT® A ULTRA E 153 activated carbon delivers highest coloring performance for applications that require the darkest black color BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announces an expanded offering for its NORIT® E 153 activated carbon series used in the coloring of a wide range of food and cosmetics applications. The new NORIT® A ULTRA E 153 activated carbon delivers the highest coloring perf... 
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05/01/17Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices for Activated Carbon Globally
BOSTON – May 1, 2017– Effective for all shipments made on or after June 1, 2017, or as  customer contracts allow, Cabot Norit Activated Carbon is increasing prices  globally on all grades of activated carbon.  Average price increases will range from 5 to 10 percent, depending on the  specific activated carbon product and region. Currency fluctuations, certain feedstock  cost increases including coal, char, natural gas and utilities, higher freight  costs, and new en... 
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04/12/17Cabot Corporation Increases Prices Globally for Fine Cesium Chemicals
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2017-- Effective April 12, 2017, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation will increase prices by up to 18 percent for its fine cesium chemicals product portfolio. Demand for Cabot’s fine cesium chemicals products increased in late 2016 and has continued into 2017. This price adjustment is required to support ongoing investments in Cabot’s fine cesium chemicals manufacturing facility co-located with its mining ope... 
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03/01/17Cabot Corporation to Increase Investment in Elastomer Composites
Investment Supports Strategy To Drive Application Innovation For Tire And Industrial Rubber Products Customers BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announces a strategic investment to expand its manufacturing capabilities for elastomer composites at Cabot’s plant in Port Dickson, Malaysia, and to create a dedicated elastomer composites team. The dedicated team is responsible for developing new products a... 
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02/23/17Cabot Corporation to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2017-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will webcast its annual meeting of stockholders beginning at 4:00 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s web site at http://investor.cabot-corp.com. For those unable to participate during the live webcast, an archived copy will be available on the Company’s website at http://invest... 
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