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11/02/15Cabot Corp Reports Fourth Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.78 and Diluted EPS of $0.68
Fiscal Year 2015 Adjusted EPS of $2.75 and Diluted EPS Loss of $5.23 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2015. Key Highlights Mixed results across the segments in the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2015 as the Reinforcement Materials and Specialty Fluids segments were challenged while Performance Chemi... 
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10/09/15Cabot Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2015 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year of fiscal 2015 on Monday, November 2, 2015 after market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to review the fourth quarter and full fiscal year results beginning at 2:00 pm (ET) on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and... 
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08/04/15Cabot Corp Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results
Adjusted EPS of $0.64 and Diluted EPS Loss of $7.04 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2015. Key Highlights Purification Solutions asset impairment of $482 million after-tax, post Supreme Court MATS ruling Margin pressure in Reinforcement Materials and lower project activity in Specialty ... 
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07/09/15Cabot Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2015 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 before market opening. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to review the third quarter results beginning at 8:30 am (ET) on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s web site at http:... 
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04/29/15Cabot Corp Reports Second Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.53 and Diluted EPS of $0.41
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2015. Key Highlights Margin pressure in Reinforcement Materials and lower project activity in Specialty Fluids led to lower earnings Solid cash flow from operating performance and net working capital reduction Repurchased 300,000 shares d... 
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04/08/15Cabot Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 8, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 after the 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 Thursday, April 30, 2015. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s web site a... 
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01/28/15Cabot Corp Reports First Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.80 and Diluted EPS of $0.69
Higher margins and lower costs offset a weak demand environment BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2015. Key Highlights Volume pressure from customer inventory destocking and soft demand in South America and Europe was largely offset by lower costs Purification Solutions results improved year-ove... 
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01/07/15Cabot Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2015 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 after the 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, January 29, 2015. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s web site... 
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Dividend
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11/13/15Cabot Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2015-- On Friday, November 13, 2015, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on December 11, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 27, 2015. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chem... 
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07/10/15Cabot Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2015-- On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on September 11, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 28, 2015. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and pe... 
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05/08/15Cabot Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2015-- On Friday, May 8, 2015, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 12, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 29, 2015. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and ... 
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01/09/15Cabot Corporation Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2015-- On Friday, January 9, 2015, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on March 13, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 27, 2015. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals ... 
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12/15/15Cabot Corporation Comments on the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Regulation Court Ruling
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2015-- Today the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled to keep the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) regulation in place while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) works to address the cost analysis required by the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2015 decision. “We are pleased with the result of this ruling,” said Fred von Gottberg, senior vice president and preside... 
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12/02/15Cabot Corporation Announces CEO to Take Medical Leave of Absence
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2015-- Cabot Corporation today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick M. Prevost will take a temporary medical leave of absence, and expects to return to the Company in January 2016. While Mr. Prevost is on leave to recover from the effects of a minor stroke, Cabot’s Board of Directors has established an Interim Office of the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO Office”), which will report to the Board ... 
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11/11/15Cabot Announces Restructuring of Indonesian Carbon Black Manufacturing
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that its carbon black manufacturing facility in Merak, Indonesia will close. It is anticipated that manufacturing operations will cease by the end of January 2016. “To be successful over the long term, we must continue to focus on improving profitability through cost savings and increased operational efficiency while also producing the highest quality products... 
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11/03/15Cabot Norit Activated Carbon to Showcase Activated Carbon Products at Aquatech 2015 Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2015-- Cabot Norit Activated Carbon, the world’s largest and most experienced producer of activated carbon, will attend Aquatech Amsterdam 2015, the world’s leading trade exhibition for wastewater and process and drinking water taking place November 3 - 6 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Cabot Norit Activated Carbon produces activated carbon used to remove pollutants, contaminants and other impuriti... 
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10/20/15Cabot Corporation Announces Restructuring Plan
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2015-- On October 20, 2015, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced its intention to restructure its operations with anticipated cost savings of approximately $50 million in fiscal 2016 as compared to fiscal 2015. As proposed, the plan would result in the reduction of approximately 300 positions globally and the savings are expected to begin in the second quarter of fiscal 2016. Commenting on the restructu... 
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10/08/15Cabot Corp. Reports Final Results of U.S. Department of Commerce Review of Antidumping Order on Steam Activated Carbon from China
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) reported that the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the final margins calculated in connection with the seventh annual administrative review of the antidumping duty order on imports of steam activated carbon from the People’s Republic of China. The final margins calculated by the DOC will help ensure fair competition for activated carbon products sold in the Un... 
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09/23/15Cabot Corporation Wins Michelin Supplier Award 2015
Receives Supplier Innovation Award for Strong Partnership with the Michelin Group BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 23, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) was recently named the winner of the Michelin Supplier Award 2015 for innovation from the Michelin Group. After a rigorous assessment by a jury composed of members of the Group Executive Council, Cabot was selected from among 450 companies for its exceptional contributions to Michelin’s... 
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09/01/15Cabot Corporation Increases Price for Fumed Metal Oxides Globally
BOSTON –  Effective October 1, 2015, or as contracts permit, Cabot Corporation will  increase prices        5 percent  globally, for CAB-O-SIL® fumed  and colloidal silicas, CAB-O-SPERSE® aqueous dispersions  and SpectrAl® fumed alumina products.The  price increase is required due to escalating raw materials and operating costs,  including packaging, currency devaluation and logistics. The price adjustments  will enable Cabot to co... 
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08/20/15Cabot Corporation Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability Report
Report Announces Commitment to UN Global Compact and Highlights Progress on 2025 Sustainability Goals BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today released its 2014/2015 Sustainability Report and third Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Report highlighting the company’s sustainability progress as well as expanded and enhanced sustainability goals. In the report, Cabot announces that it has joined t... 
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08/17/15Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for Specialty Carbons Globally
BOSTON – Effective September 17, 2015, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation will  increase prices, up to 6 percent globally, for specialty carbon products. This  price increase is required due to escalating operating, logistics, currency devaluation and environmental  compliance costs.Cabot makes  every effort to manage costs and optimize cost structures and productivity.  However, persistently rising operational costs make this a necessary action. The increase will help ensure that Cab... 
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08/05/15Cabot Corporation to Present at the Jefferies Global Industrials Conference
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Patrick Prevost, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2015 Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 10:40am (ET). A live webcast of the presentation, along with the slides and replay will be available on the investor section of Cabot’s website http://investor.cabot-corp.com and at http://wsw.com/web... 
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07/30/15Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices Globally for Carbon Black Used in Tire and Industrial Rubber Products Applications
BOSTON - July 30, 2015 - Effective as of September 1, 2015, or as customer contracts allow, Cabot Corporation is increasing prices globally on all carbon black products in its Reinforcement Materials segment.In most regions, carbon black producers utilize oil-derived feedstocks that are specifically selected for the production of carbon black. Historically, certain fuel oil indices have been used as a proxy for the cost of these feedstocks, and Cabot’s costs have typically tracked to these indic... 
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07/08/15Cabot Corporation to Increase Prices for Activated Carbon Globally
BOSTON – July 8, 2015 - Effective for all shipments made on or after September 15, 2015, 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 4 percent to 8 percent, depending on the specific activated carbon product and region. Due to currency fluctuations, certain feedstock cost increases, new environmental controls and high demand, some activated product groups may deviate fr... 
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06/30/15Cabot Corporation Comments on Supreme Court’s Ruling on Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Regulation for Coal-Fired Utility Plants
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 30, 2015-- Yesterday the United States Supreme Court remanded the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) regulation back to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, finding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not properly consider cost in adopting the MATS regulation. “We are, of course, disappointed with the result of this ruling which will cause a delay in the control of mercury and other hazardous a... 
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06/29/15Cabot Launches New Series of Low Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) Carbon Black Products for Rubber Product Applications
Cabot LP Carbon Black Series Helps Customers to Comply with New Regulatory Requirements for Low PAH BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced the launch of a new series of low polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) carbon black products for rubber product applications. The Cabot LP carbon black series is engineered to meet customers’ requirements for end-use product performance while reducing the PA... 
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05/12/15Cabot Corporation Plants Recognized for Safety Excellence
Three Facilities Receive Certificates of Excellence from the American Chemistry Council and the Responsible Care® Program BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that three of its U.S. manufacturing facilities were recognized with “Certificates of Excellence” by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) for their safety achievements in 2014. These awards were presented to Cabot’s inkjet ... 
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03/25/15High-Performance Insulating Plaster Containing Cabot’s Aerogel Named Most Innovative Product at BAU 2015
HASIT Fixit 222 Aerogel insulation product recognized for ability to reduce energy consumption of buildings BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 25, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (CBT) announces that HASIT Trockenmörtel GmbH’s Fixit 222 Aerogel product, a Cabot aerogel-containing insulating plaster material, was recently recognized as one of the most innovative products exhibited at the BAU 2015, one of the world´s leading trade fairs for architect... 
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03/12/15Cabot Corporation Held Annual Meeting of Stockholders
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) held its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders today where Cabot President and CEO Patrick Prevost addressed shareholders of the company. Commenting on the company’s performance over the last five years, Prevost highlighted Cabot’s safety and environmental excellence, the completion of multiple strategic projects, and the launch of high-value products for specialized appl... 
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03/04/15Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Used to Purify Tulsa’s Award Winning Water
City of Tulsa Wins Southwestern American Water Works Association's Best-Tasting Water Award for Second Consecutive Year BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that its activated carbon is used to purify some of the best-tasting water in the United States. The City of Tulsa, Okla. recently claimed the award for best-tasting water in the region for the second year in a row at the Southwestern American Wat... 
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02/26/15Cabot Corporation to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2015-- 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 12, 2015. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX 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://i... 
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01/26/15Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Awarded Two New Contracts for Mercury Removal
Two Power Utilities in the Midwest U.S. to Leverage Cabot’s DARCO® Hg Family of Mercury Control Products BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has been awarded contracts by two U.S. utilities to supply its DARCO® Hg family of activated carbon products to remove mercury from the flue gas of coal-fired power plants in the Midwest. In order to meet stringent federal regulations for mercury... 
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01/20/15Cabot Corporation Announces Realignment of Business Reporting Segments
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2015-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it has realigned its global business segments. The new segment structure is designed to improve efficiency and resource prioritization. It will also enable stronger customer focus and better align with the recently announced organizational structure. The company is organized into four segments that now include Reinforcement Materials, Perform... 
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01/13/15Cabot Corporation Board Increases Share Repurchase Authorization
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2015-- On Friday, January 9, 2015, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) authorized the Company to repurchase up to 5 million shares of the Company’s common stock and cancelled the previous authorization. The timing and amount of any shares repurchased will be determined by Cabot's management based on its evaluation of market conditions and other factors. Shares will be repurchased in the open mar... 
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