NYSE:COT - Cott Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$16.75 +0.07 (+0.42 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 09:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.68
Today's Range$16.5650 - $16.79
52-Week Range$14.06 - $17.77
Volume991,900 shs
Average Volume563,999 shs
Market Capitalization$2.35 billion
P/E Ratio239.29
Dividend Yield1.43%
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 Ratio1.02
Current Ratio1.54
Quick Ratio1.23


Trailing P/E Ratio239.29
Forward P/E Ratio72.83
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.27 billion
Price / Sales1.03
Cash Flow$1.4064 per share
Price / Cash11.91
Book Value$6.35 per share
Price / Book2.64


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.07
Net Income$-1,400,000.00
Net Margins14.54%
Return on Equity1.79%
Return on Assets0.44%


Outstanding Shares140,160,000
Market Cap$2,347.68

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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 given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Wednesday, June 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. View Cott's Dividend History.

How were Cott's earnings last quarter?

Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.02). The business had revenue of $560.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $563.81 million. Cott had a net margin of 14.54% and a return on equity of 1.79%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.07) earnings per share. View Cott's Earnings History.

When is Cott's next earnings date?

Cott is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cott.

What price target have analysts set for COT?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Cott's stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Cott's share price to reach $18.2611 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Cott.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cott?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cott in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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. " (6/26/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "COT delivered relatively in-line 1Q, incl. solid +2.9% org sales (revs -0.6% vs. Street), better GM% vs. Street, and $64.5M of EBITDA (-1% miss), w/ the co. modestly raising guidance for recent deals. 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. Given recent stock underperformance, we’d expect a positive stock reaction on the relatively in-line print. Relatively in-line 1Q as new biz takes shape: Cott’s revs of $561M came in relative in-line vs. expectations (-0.6% vs. Street) on solid +2.9% org sales growth (vs. JEF +3.5%). Gross margins of 48.8% were +220 bps vs. Street, though higher SG&A drove a modest -0.8% EBITDA miss ($64.5M vs. Street $65M)." (5/3/2018)

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)

Has Cott been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about COT stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cott earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.03 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Cott's major shareholders?

Cott's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd. (0.15%). Company insiders that own Cott stock include Eric Rosenfeld, Gregory R Monahan, Jason R Ausher, Jay Wells, Jeremy S G Fowden, Marni Morgan Poe 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 Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Cott company stock in the last year include Gregory R Monahan, Jason R Ausher, Jay Wells and Marni Morgan Poe. 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 $16.75.

How big of a company is Cott?

Cott has a market capitalization of $2.35 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.

How can I contact Cott?

Cott's mailing address is 6525 VISCOUNT RD, MISSISSAUGA A6, L4V 1H6. The company can be reached via phone at 905-672-1900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cott (NYSE COT)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  340 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  259 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  599
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 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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