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10/28/14Cabot Corp Reports Fourth Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.85 and Diluted EPS of $0.51
Fiscal Year 2014 Adjusted EPS of $3.43 and Diluted EPS of $3.06 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2014. Key Highlights Delivered record adjusted EPS in fiscal 2014 representing a 17% increase over fiscal 2013 Strong cash flow generation with fiscal 2014 cash flows from operating ... 
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10/07/14Cabot Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter 2014 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 7, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to review the fourth quarter results beginning at 2:00 pm (ET) on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ and may be accessed at Cabot’s web sit... 
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07/30/14Cabot Corp Reports Third Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.88 and Diluted EPS of $0.78
Year over year earnings growth driven by volume improvement BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2014. Key Highlights Reinforcement Materials quarterly EBIT increased 24% year-over year Performance Materials quarterly EBIT increased 17% year-over-year Strengthened balance sheet thro... 
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07/07/14Cabot Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 after the 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 Thursday, July 31, 2014. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and may be accessed at Cabot’s web site a... 
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04/30/14Cabot Corp Reports Second Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.83 and Diluted EPS of $0.54
30% increase in year over year adjusted EPS BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2014. Key Highlights Strong volumes in Reinforcement Materials and Performance Materials Purification Solutions delivered sequential improvement in EBIT Announced the divestiture of the Security Materi... 
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04/10/14Cabot Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 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, May 1, 2014. The call is being webcast by NASDAQ OMX and may be accessed at Cabot’s web site... 
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01/29/14Cabot Corp Reports First Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.86 and Diluted EPS of $1.23
Volume improvements drove 30% increase in year over year adjusted EPS BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) today announced results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2014. Key Highlights Double-digit year over year volume growth in Reinforcement Materials and Performance Materials Strong quarter for Advanced Technologies Completion... 
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01/09/14Cabot Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2014 Operating Results
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that it will release operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 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 30, 2014. The call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and may be accessed at Cabot’s we... 
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Dividend
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11/18/14Cabot Corporation Announces Segment Management Changes
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) appoints Sean D. Keohane as executive vice president and president of the Reinforcement Materials segment. In this role, Keohane is responsible for the management of the Reinforcement Materials segment. He will succeed David A. Miller, who previously held that position, and has decided to leave Cabot to pursue other interests. At the same time, Nicholas S. Cross has been appoin... 
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11/14/14Cabot Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2014-- On Friday, November 14, 2014, 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 12, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 28, 2014. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chem... 
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07/09/14Cabot Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2014-- On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 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 12, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemical... 
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05/08/14Cabot Board Approves Dividend Increase
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2014-- On Thursday, May 8, 2014, 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, representing a $0.02 increase per share as compared to the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on June 13, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 30, 2014. Cabot President and CEO Pa... 
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01/10/14Cabot Board Declares Dividend
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2014-- On Friday, January 10, 2014, the Board of Directors of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on all outstanding shares of the Corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on March 14, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2014. About Cabot Corporation Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemical... 
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Business
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11/18/14Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Launches Product for Sweetener Applications
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced the launch of PURIT™ activated carbon products for sweetener applications. Cabot Norit Activated Carbon’s PURIT products deliver superior filtration, decolorization and removal of taste-affecting and odor-causing compounds from sugar syrups used in soft drinks and other beverages. This new line of multimedia products allows better filtration which enables customers to... 
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11/05/14Cabot Corporation to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Patrick Prevost, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00 am (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 ... 
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11/03/14Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Opens New Mine in Texas
Extends Raw Material Supply for Activated Carbon Production by 50 Years BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) announces the opening of its new mine in Texas. This mine will produce lignite coal and supply Cabot’s adjacent activated carbon manufacturing facility in Marshall, Texas for an expected 50 years. Furthermore, it enables Cabot to continue to serve its customers’ activated carbon needs for the purif... 
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10/28/14Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Awarded Two New Contracts for Mercury Removal
Two Electric Utilities in the Southern U.S. to Leverage Cabot’s DARCO® Hg Family of Mercury Control Products BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has entered into two new contracts to provide its DARCO® Hg family of activated carbon products to energy utilities with customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas. In order to meet stringent federal regulations for mer... 
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09/30/14Cabot Corporation and Westmoreland Announce Activated Carbon Capacity Expansion
Joint Venture Partners to Double Manufacturing Capacity at Canadian Plant to Meet Demand for Mercury Removal Products BOSTON, Sep 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) and Westmoreland Coal Company (NASDAQ: WLB) announced today that they plan to increase activated carbon manufacturing capacity in North America. The joint venture partners plan to double the capacity of their Bienfait, Saskatchewan manufacturing facility... 
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09/26/14Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for Masterbatch and Specialty Compounds Globally
BOSTON – Effective November 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) will increase prices, up to 5 percent for black masterbatches and conductive compounds and concentrates. This price increase is required due to escalating costs of operations and regulatory compliance, as well as increased costs of carbon black and other key raw materials. The increase is necessary to ensure Cabot remains a reliable, long-term supplier of high-quality black masterbatches ... 
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09/22/14Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for Activated Carbon Globally
BOSTON – September 22, 2014 - Effective for all shipments made on or after September 1, 2014, 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 percent to 15 percent, depending on the specific activated carbon product. Due to certain feedstock cost increases and high demand, some activated product groups may deviate from this range. This increase is required to support Cabot’s c... 
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09/12/14Cabot Corp. Elects New Member of the Board of Directors
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Matthias L. Wolfgruber has been elected a member of the Board of Directors, effective September 12, 2014. He was also appointed a member of the Compensation Committee and the Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee of the Board of Directors. Dr. Wolfgruber is Chief Executive Officer of Altana AG, a position he has held since 2007. He join... 
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09/08/14Cabot Corporation to Present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Patrick Prevost, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:45pm (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. About Cabot Cabot Corpor... 
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09/04/14Cabot Corporation to Present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials and Packaging Conference
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Patrick Prevost, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials and Packaging Conference on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:05pm (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 ... 
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09/04/14Cabot Corporation Launches New Fumed Silica and Carbon Black Products for Toner Applications
New Products Include Carbon Black for Polyester Toners and Fumed Silica that Enables Greater Durability BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) has developed three new products for use as additives in electrophotographic toner applications. Cabot’s new REGAL® T-30R and REGAL® T-40R carbon black pigments are specifically designed to deliver improved tribocharge and excellent image density performance for pol... 
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09/01/14Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for Specialty Carbons Globally
BOSTON – Effective October 1, 2014, or as contracts allow, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) will increase prices, up to 8 percent globally, for specialty carbon products. This price increase is required due to escalating operating and environmental compliance costs, as well as continued investment in technology controls necessary to comply with enhanced environmental regulations at specialty carbon plants. The increase is necessary to ensure Cabot remains a reliable, ... 
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08/06/14Cabot Corporation to Present at the Jefferies Global Industrials Conference
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today that Eduardo Cordeiro, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 3:00pm (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 ... 
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07/31/14Cabot Corporation Completes Sale of Security Materials Business
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) has closed the sale of its Security Materials business to SICPA for approximately $20 million in cash consideration, company officials announced today. “We are pleased to have completed this transaction at an attractive value for our shareholders,” said Patrick Prevost, Cabot president and chief executive officer. “SICPA is a leading player in the security indust... 
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05/06/14High-Performance Insulating Plaster Enabled by Cabot’s Aerogel Recognized with Swiss Environmental Award for Innovation
Fixit AG insulation product features Cabot material, ideal for historical building renovations BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announces that Fixit 222, an aerogel-containing insulating plaster product, was recently recognized with a prestigious innovation award. The product, which features Cabot’s aerogel technology, solved a complex technical challenge involving the renovation of historical buildin... 
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04/17/14Cabot Corporation Increases Prices for SpectrAl® Fumed Alumina Products Globally
BOSTON – Cabot  Corporation (NYSE: CBT), a global specialty chemicals and performance materials  company, will raise prices worldwide for its SpectrAl®  fumed alumina products.  Prices will be  increased up to 40 percent, depending on the product grade.  This change will be effective for all  shipments made on or after May 2, 2014, or as customer contracts allow.   This price increase is necessary due to the increasingly  high costs required to opera... 
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03/20/14Cabot Corporation to Divest Security Materials Business
Sale provides attractive value to shareholders BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) has entered into an agreement to sell its Security Materials business to SICPA for approximately $20 million in cash consideration. The Security Materials business utilizes patented spray pyrolysis technology for brand protection activities and advanced nanotechnology for covert taggant applications. Headquartere... 
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03/04/14Cabot Corporation to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2014-- 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 13, 2014. 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://in... 
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02/24/14Cabot Norit Activated Signs $6 Million Contract to Supply Coal-Fired Utility Market with Mercury Removal Solutions
Northern U.S. Electric Utility to Leverage Cabot’s DARCO® Hg Family of Mercury Control Products to Address Federal Regulations BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has entered into a contract to provide its DARCO® Hg family of activated carbon products to a Northern U.S. power generator. The contract is valued at up to $6 million and will allow the utility to meet stringent federal reg... 
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02/11/14Cabot Launches Two New PROPEL™ Carbon Black Products for Tire Applications
PROPEL™ E7 Reinforcing Material Delivers Lower Rolling Resistance and PROPEL™ D11 Reinforcing Material Delivers Increased Durability for Tire Tread Applications BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced the launch of two new carbon black products for tire tread applications. PROPEL™ E7 carbon black is engineered to reduce tire rolling resistance and improve vehicle fuel economy. PROPEL™ D11 carbon ... 
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01/28/14Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Continues Momentum in Emissions Control Equipment Market
Cabot Wins $5 Million Contract with Midwestern Utility for Activated Carbon Injection Systems to Reduce Mercury Emissions BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has been awarded a new contract to provide activated carbon injection (ACI) systems to a Midwestern utility customer in the U.S. The contract is valued at up to $5 million in revenue for Cabot and will allow the utility to meet s... 
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01/27/14Cabot Norit Activated Carbon Awarded New Contract for Mercury Removal Solution
Midwestern U.S. Electric Utility to Utilize Cabot’s DARCO® Hg Family of Mercury Control Products to Address EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) Mandate BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2014-- Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced that it has entered into a contract to provide its DARCO® Hg family of activated carbon products to a large Midwestern power generator in the U.S. While Cabot currently supplies activated carbon to ... 
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