Dividend Growth of Cott Corporation(COT)

Cott Corporation(COT) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.19% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.24. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.06. Cott Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.11% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.24. Cott Corporation(COT) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 15, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.06. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.24. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 2.19%. Cott Corporation(COT) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.83 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.55. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.28. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Cott Corporation(COT) is at the rate of 0.75% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.03. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) rose 1.01% or 0.11 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $10.91 the stock was seen hitting $11.05 as a peak level and $10.65 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $11.05. The daily volume was measured at 897,640 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $17.38 and the 52-week low is $9.49. The company has a market cap of $1,529 million. Shares of Cott Corporation rose by 2.7% in the last five trading days and 1.84% for the last 4 weeks. Cott Corporation has dropped 9.43% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -2.47%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.19% of Cott Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 0.18% of Cott Corporation shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 19, 2016, Eric Rosenfeld (director) sold 19,582 shares at 17.07 per share price.On Aug 18, 2016, Graham W Savage (director) sold 30,000 shares at 16.77 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, Jeremy S G Fowden (Chief Executive Officer) sold 148,515 shares at 17.09 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Cott Corporation (USA) was Downgraded by Stifel on Dec 6, 2016 to Hold, Lowers Price Target to $ 12 from a previous price target of $16 .

Cott Corporation (USA) Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 10, 2016. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.07. The company had revenue of $885.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $865.54 million. The companys revenue was up 17.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.09 EPS.

Cott Corporation is one of the worlds largest non-alcoholic beverage companies and the worlds 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.

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