$0.02 EPS Expected for Cott Corporation (COT)
February 28, 2018 – By Nellie Frank
Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.56, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold Cott Corporation shares while 29 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 102.05 million shares or 7.26% more from 95.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Commonwealth Equity Svcs holds 102,130 shares. Moreover, Acadian Asset Management Ltd Com has 0% invested in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) for 19 shares. Moreover, Fmr Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Nordea Inv Ab, Sweden-based fund reported 251,900 shares. Levin Capital Strategies Limited Partnership reported 3.55% in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Great West Life Assurance Com Can holds 0% or 22,842 shares in its portfolio. First Mercantile Trust Company has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Adi Mngmt Limited Co has invested 4.08% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Connor Clark And Lunn Investment Ltd holds 0.92% of its portfolio in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) for 10.28 million shares. Selz Limited Liability Corp has invested 2.06% in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT). Gamco Invsts Et Al invested in 1.69 million shares or 0.16% of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested in 0.01% or 183,410 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Usa) Corp owns 102,497 shares. Overbrook Mngmt owns 6.36% invested in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) for 1.87M shares. Quantbot Technologies Limited Partnership reported 0.05% in Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT).
Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $219,115 activity. Ausher Jason R had sold 5,800 shares worth $89,030 on Friday, September 8.
Analysts expect Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) to report $0.02 EPS on March, 1 before the open.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 100.00 % from last quarter’s $0.01 EPS. COT’s profit would be $2.77 million giving it 182.00 P/E if the $0.02 EPS is correct. After having $0.06 EPS previously, Cott Corporation’s analysts see -66.67 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.89% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $14.56. About 738,467 shares traded. Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) has declined 10.50% since February 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.20% the S&P500.
Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) Ratings Coverage
Among 11 analysts covering Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Cott Corporation had 38 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by TheStreet. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy”. The stock of Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, December 6. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 8 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, June 8 by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of COT in report on Wednesday, September 27 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, June 9, the company rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, August 11. The stock of Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 25.
Cott Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners, and distributors worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.02 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Water & Coffee Solutions, Cott North America, Cott United Kingdom, and All Other. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s product lines include carbonated soft drinks, juice and juice products, energy drinks and shots, sports drinks, new age beverages, ready-to-drink teas, liquid enhancers, freezables, ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages, hot chocolate, malt drinks, creamers/whiteners, cereals, and beverage concentrates, as well as clear, still, and sparkling flavored waters.
More notable recent Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) news were published by: Fool.ca which released: “Cott Corp. Shares Have Soared ~45% YTD: Is There More Room to Run?” on December 02, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Cott (Canada) (COT) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript” published on November 09, 2017, Fool.ca published: “Has Cott Corporation Gone Flat?” on May 24, 2017. More interesting news about Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: “Refresco to buy Cott’s bottling operations for $1.25 billion” published on July 25, 2017 as well as Fool.ca‘s news article titled: “Why Investors May Want to Buy Cott Corp. as it Reinvents Itself” with publication date: August 08, 2017.
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