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Cott (COT) Company Profile

Updated Dec 2, 2019
Cott has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Cott Corporation
Short Name:Cott
Trading Ticker Symbol:COT
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Canada
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Non-Durables
Seconday Sub-sector:Beverages Production and Distribution
Main Business Areas: Consumer Non-Durables, Beverages Production and Distribution, Beverages, Consumer Defensive, Beverages - Soft Drinks, Coffee
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Cott

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Cott as of writing:
Current Share Price:$13.39
Previous Year's Closing Price:$13.94
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-3.95%
Market Cap:$1.81 billion
52-week Price Range:$11.72 - $15.92
Dividend Per Share:$0.24
EPS (TTM):-0.03
Price-Earnings (Trailing):0
Price-Earnings (Forward):35.24

Company Profile and Business Description for Cott

Cott Corporation, incorporated on December 31, 2006, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the production of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. The Company operates through four segments: DSS; Cott North America; Cott United Kingdom (Cott U.K.), and All Other, which includes its Mexico segment, Royal Crown International (RCI) segment and other miscellaneous expenses.

The Company is engaged in home and office bottled water and office coffee services distribution in the United States. The Company has approximately 60 beverage manufacturing, production, distribution and fruit processing facilities, including over 50 in North America, which include approximately 30 combined production and distribution facilities, over eight in the United Kingdom and approximately one in Mexico, and over one manufacturing facility in Columbus, Georgia that supplies its manufacturing plants. The total square footage of its beverage manufacturing, production, distribution and fruit processing facilities is approximately 6.3 million square feet in North America, over 1.2 million square feet in the United Kingdom and approximately 0.3 million square feet in Mexico.

The Company's brands in North America and the United Kingdom include Cott and Red Rain. In the United States, its brands include Stars & Stripes, Vess, Vintage, So Clear, Shanstar, Harvest Classic, Chadwick Bay, Exact, Alhambra, Belmont Springs, Deep Rock, Hinckley Springs, Sparkletts, Crystal Springs, Kentwood Springs, Mount Olympus, Standard Coffee and Javarama. In the United Kingdom, its brands include Emerge, Red Rooster, MacB, Carters, Calypso, Mr. Freeze, Jubbly, Suso, Cafe Nueva and Ben Shaws. The Company also operates under the brand names Stars & Stripes in Mexico and RC mark in various formats in 120 countries and territories outside of North America.


The DSS segment provides direct-to-consumer products, such as bottled water, coffee, brewed tea, water dispensers, coffee and tea brewers, and filtration equipment. The DSS segment accounted for 1.4% of its total net revenue, as of January 2, 2016.

Traditional Business

The Company's traditional business consists of its Cott North America, Cott U.K. and All Other segments. Its traditional business produces products, including carbonated soft drinks (CSDs), shelf stable juice and juice-based products, clear, still and sparkling flavored waters, energy drinks and shots, sports drinks, new age beverages, ready-to-drink teas, liquid enhancers, freezables, ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages, hot chocolate, coffee, malt drinks, creamers/whiteners, cereals and beverage concentrates, directly or through third-party manufacturers. Its traditional business accounted for 18.9% of the Company's total revenue, as of January 2, 2016.

The Company competes with Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle Waters North America, Dr. Pepper Snapple, Welch's, Ocean Spray, Nestle, and Mott's.

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