Cott Corp (TSE:BCB) (NYSE:COT) – Jefferies Financial Group lifted their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Cott in a research note issued on Thursday, November 8th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst K. Grundy now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.35 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $0.34. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Cott’s FY2020 earnings at $0.66 EPS.

BCB stock opened at C$20.09 on Monday. Cott has a twelve month low of C$17.81 and a twelve month high of C$22.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 102.04, a current ratio of 1.49 and a quick ratio of 1.10.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 26th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.19%. Cott’s payout ratio is currently 7.76%.

Cott Company Profile

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.

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