The Cott Corp (COT) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.14

The Cott Corp (COT) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.14

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

News stories about Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) (TSE:BCB) have trended somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cott Corp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

COT has been the topic of several analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $13.50 target price on shares of Cott Corp in a report on Friday, May 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Cott Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Cott Corp in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Cott Corp in a report on Monday, April 17th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.14. Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) opened at 13.77 on Monday. The firm’s market cap is $1.91 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $13.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $11.79. Cott Corp has a 52-week low of $10.10 and a 52-week high of $17.38.

Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.04. Cott Corp had a positive return on equity of 4.41% and a negative net margin of 0.09%. The company had revenue of $896.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $909.19 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.02) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 28.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Cott Corp will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 14th. Investors of record on Friday, June 2nd will be issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.74%. This is a boost from Cott Corp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. Cott Corp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -600.00%.

Cott Corp (NYSE:COT) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.04. Cott Corp had a positive return on equity of 4.41% and a negative net margin of 0.09%. The company had revenue of $896.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $909.19 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.02) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 28.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Cott Corp will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Cott Corp Company Profile

Cott Corp is a Canada-based company, which along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in production of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. The Company operates through five operating segments: Water & Coffee Solutions; Cott North America; Cott United Kingdom (Cott U.K.), Royal Crown International (RCI) and Mexico.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “COT”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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