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 analyst gave a price target of 20, implying potential capital gains of 29.07 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 12, implying a possible loss of -22.56 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the last 52-weeks, COT has achieved a high of 17.38 and a low of 10.10. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 53.42 percent, and below the high by 10.85 percent. 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 market cap of COT is $2.68 billion. COT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.