NYSE:COT - Cott Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.18 -0.03 (-0.20 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.18
Today's Range$15.14 - $15.30
52-Week Range$14.06 - $17.77
Volume1.37 million shs
Average Volume907,204 shs
Market Capitalization$2.11 billion
P/E Ratio216.86
Dividend Yield1.58%
Cott logoCott Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a route based service company in North America and Europe. It operates in three segments: Route Based Services; Coffee, Tea and Extract Solutions; and All Other. The company's product portfolio includes bottled water, coffee, brewed tea, water dispensers, coffee and tea brewers, specialty coffee, liquid coffee or tea concentrate, single cup coffee, cold brewed coffee, iced blend coffee or tea beverages, blended teas, hot tea, sparkling tea, coffee or tea extract solutions, filtration equipment, hot chocolate, soups, malt drinks, creamers/whiteners, cereals, beverage concentrates, and mineral water. It provides its services to residences, businesses, restaurant chains, hotels and motels, small and large retailers, and healthcare facilities. The company serves approximately 2.4 million customers or delivery points through its platform, sales and distribution facilities, and fleets, as well as through wholesalers and distributors. Cott Corporation was incorporated in 1955 and is based in Mississauga, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Bottled & canned soft drinks
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01
Current Ratio1.49
Quick Ratio1.16


Trailing P/E Ratio216.86
Forward P/E Ratio60.72
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.27 billion
Price / Sales0.93
Cash Flow$1.4043 per share
Price / Cash10.81
Book Value$6.35 per share
Price / Book2.39


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.07
Net Income$-1,400,000.00
Net Margins18.64%
Return on Equity1.92%
Return on Assets0.56%


Outstanding Shares138,610,000
Market Cap$2.11 billion

Cott (NYSE:COT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cott's stock symbol?

Cott trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "COT."

How often does Cott pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cott?

Cott announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Wednesday, June 13th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. View Cott's Dividend History.

How were Cott's earnings last quarter?

Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $604 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $604.32 million. Cott had a return on equity of 1.92% and a net margin of 18.64%. Cott's revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.06 EPS. View Cott's Earnings History.

When is Cott's next earnings date?

Cott is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cott.

What price target have analysts set for COT?

9 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Cott's shares. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Cott's stock price to reach $19.05 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cott.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cott?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cott in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cott.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cott stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cott stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Cott Corporation is one of the world's largest non-alcoholic beverage companies and the world's largest retailer brand soft drink provider. The Company commercializes its business in over Sixty countries worldwide, with its principal markets being the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Cott markets or supplies over two hundred retailer and licensed brands, and Company-owned brands including Cott, RC, Vintage, Vess and So Clear. Its products include carbonated soft drinks, sparkling and flavored waters, energy drinks, sports drinks, juices, juice drinks and smoothies, ready-to-drink teas, and other non-carbonated beverages. " (8/6/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "COT delivered a relatively in-line 2Q, incl. ~1.3% org sales, better of EBITDA (vs Street $84M), w/ key guidance points reiterated. As the new co. takes shape (legacy biz disposal, Crystal Rock acq., etc.), another qtr of consistent delivery of results should help drive the shares. The CEO transition announcement does not come as a big surprise and should be seamless. The in- line qtr/reaffirmed guide should be good enough to lift the shares. Relatively in-line 2Q results: Cott’s revs of $604M came in relatively in-line vs. expectations (-0.2% vs. Street) on 1.3% org sales growth (vs. JEF +2.5%). Gross margins of 50.1% were +55 bps vs. Street and higher SG&A drove relatively in-line EBITDA ($83M vs. Street $84M). Key guidance points reiterated: Cott continues to expect (i) FY18 revenue of >$2.35B , (ii) CFO of ~$235M, (iii) and (iv) adjusted FCF of $115-120M." (8/2/2018)

Are investors shorting Cott?

Cott saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,722,752 shares, an increase of 114.3% from the July 31st total of 804,073 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 995,881 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. View Cott's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cott's key competitors?

Who are Cott's key executives?

Cott's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeremy S. G. Fowden, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jay Wells, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Marni Morgan Poe, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Harrington, Pres of Services & CEO of DSS Bus. Unit (Age 60)
  • Mr. Jason Ausher, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)

Who are Cott's major shareholders?

Cott's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Point72 Asset Management L.P. (6.42%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (6.37%), Millennium Management LLC (3.79%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.47%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.38%) and FMR LLC (1.33%). Company insiders that own Cott stock include Eric Rosenfeld, Gregory R Monahan, Jason R Ausher, Jay Wells, Jeremy S G Fowden, Marni Morgan Poe, Stephen Halperin and Thomas Harrington. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cott.

Which major investors are selling Cott stock?

COT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Cott company stock in the last year include Gregory R Monahan, Jason R Ausher, Jay Wells, Marni Morgan Poe and Stephen Halperin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cott.

Which major investors are buying Cott stock?

COT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearfield Capital Management LP, Eagle Asset Management Inc., CIBC Asset Management Inc, GMT Capital Corp, JCIC Asset Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have bought Cott stock in the last two years include Eric Rosenfeld, Gregory R Monahan, Jeremy S G Fowden and Thomas Harrington. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cott.

How do I buy shares of Cott?

Shares of COT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cott's stock price today?

One share of COT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.18.

How big of a company is Cott?

Cott has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion and generates $2.27 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-1,400,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.07 on an earnings per share basis. Cott employs 10,400 workers across the globe.

What is Cott's official website?

The official website for Cott is http://www.cott.com.

How can I contact Cott?

Cott's mailing address is 1200 BRITANNIA ROAD EAST, MISSISSAUGA A6, L4W 4T5. The company can be reached via phone at 905-795-6500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cott (NYSE COT)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  364 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  287 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  651
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cott and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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