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

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$14.86 +0.04 (+0.27 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.82
Today's Range$14.67 - $15.00
52-Week Range$13.99 - $17.77
Volume970,900 shs
Average Volume941,874 shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E Ratio212.29
Dividend Yield1.60%
Beta0.81
Cott 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNYSE:COT
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone905-795-6500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.04
Current Ratio1.42
Quick Ratio1.13

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio212.29
Forward P/E Ratio61.92
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.27 billion
Price / Sales0.90
Cash Flow$1.3785 per share
Price / Cash10.78
Book Value$8.81 per share
Price / Book1.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.07
Net Income$-1,400,000.00
Net Margins17.03%
Return on Equity1.77%
Return on Assets0.60%

Miscellaneous

Employees10,400
Outstanding Shares137,780,000
Market Cap$2.09 billion
OptionableOptionable

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. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. View Cott's Dividend History.

How were Cott's earnings last quarter?

Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $609.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $603.37 million. Cott had a net margin of 17.03% and a return on equity of 1.77%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.30 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, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cott.

What guidance has Cott issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cott updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.37-2.37 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.35 billion.Cott also updated its Q3 2018 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for COT?

8 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Cott's stock. Their predictions range from $17.50 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Cott's share price to reach $19.0583 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cott.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cott?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cott in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 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 a North American and European water, coffee and coffee extracts, tea and filtration solutions service company. " (11/13/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "We reiterate our Buy rating and raise FY19-20 EBITDA 2-3% post strong 3Q18 results. COT delivered ~+4% org sales growth, better GM%, an EBITDA beat, and edged up its FY18 FCF guidance. The co.’s transformation to a more stable and higher growth/margin pure-play water / coffee biz is still not fully appreciated by the market. At 10x EV/EBITDA, COT trades at a 25% discount to business service peers, leaving adequate scope to re-rate. PT to $21 on group de-rating. Cott delivers a strong 3Q: Cott’s 3Q sales were 1% above consensus and better gross margins (+65 bps YoY, +25 bps vs. Street) helped drive 1.5% gross profit upside. A solid EBITDA beat (+3% vs. Street) and upside bias to guidance drove share price outperformance today (+240 bps vs. the XLP)." (11/8/2018)

Has Cott been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about COT stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cott earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (5.81%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (5.00%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (4.64%), Levin Capital Strategies L.P. (2.16%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.70%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.53%). 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 institutional investors are selling Cott stock?

COT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., CIBC Asset Management Inc, FMR LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, Bank of Montreal Can, Man Group plc and Engineers Gate Manager LP. 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 institutional investors are buying Cott stock?

COT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alliancebernstein L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Cidel Asset Management Inc.. 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 $14.86.

How big of a company is Cott?

Cott has a market capitalization of $2.09 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:  374 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  295 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  669
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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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