Analyst Ratings for Cott Corp. (COT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Cott Corp. (NYSE:COT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, COT was issued an average rating of Overweight.

7 analysts declared COT a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

COT was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 20, which equates to a potential upside of 29.07 percent. The minimum price target given was 12, which equates to a potential downside of -22.56 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.33 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.94 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -10.56 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, COT hit 17.38 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 10.10. Currently the stock is 53.42 percent higher than its low, and 10.85 percent lower than its 52-week high. COT has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The COT value stock report compares COT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.68 billion. COT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.