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

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$15.58 -0.01 (-0.06 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 01:30 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.59
Today's Range$15.44 - $15.60
52-Week Range$13.34 - $17.06
Volume56,703 shs
Average Volume770,658 shs
Market Capitalization$2.12 billion
P/E Ratio222.71
Dividend Yield1.53%
Beta0.83
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

Industry Bottled & canned soft drinks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIPN/A
Phone905-795-6500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.27 billion
Cash Flow$1.3973 per share
Book Value$6.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,400,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees10,400
Market Cap$2.12 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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.54%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $604 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $604.32 million. Cott had a return on equity of 1.77% and a net margin of 17.03%. Cott's quarterly revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.06 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 Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cott.

How can I listen to Cott's earnings call?

Cott will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 22nd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8882318191.

What price target have analysts set for COT?

8 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Cott's shares. Their predictions range from $17.50 to $21.00. On average, they expect Cott's stock price to reach $19.0583 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.3% 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. " (1/8/2019)
  • 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?

Media coverage about COT stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cott earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Cott?

Cott saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,867,108 shares, an increase of 48.8% from the December 31st total of 1,255,115 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,289,568 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 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. Thomas J. Harrington, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jay Wells, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Marni Morgan Poe, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jason Ausher, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jarrod Langhans, VP of Investor Relations and Corp. FP&A

Who are Cott's major shareholders?

Cott's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (5.65%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (5.04%), Millennium Management LLC (3.51%), Levin Capital Strategies L.P. (3.35%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.78%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.27%). Company insiders that own Cott stock include Eric Rosenfeld, Graham W Savage, 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 Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Prudential PLC and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Cott company stock in the last year include Graham W Savage, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Maplelane Capital LLC, One Fin Capital Management LP, Intact Investment Management Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Lodge Hill Capital LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp and AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC. 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 $15.58.

How big of a company is Cott?

Cott has a market capitalization of $2.12 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:  378 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  301 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  679
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 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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