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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
COT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. COT: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
COT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.05
0.01
0.3
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
COT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. COT: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
COT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.22
0.18
0.45
Interest Coverage 0.85
COT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 25.43 vs. COT: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
COT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.81 Max: 3.27
Current: 0.85
0.47
3.27
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.16
Beneish M-Score: -2.56
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.52
COT's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. COT: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
COT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.86  Med: 3.8 Max: 6.1
Current: 2.52
-6.86
6.1
Net Margin % -2.44
COT's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.83 vs. COT: -2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
COT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.45  Med: 0.66 Max: 5.1
Current: -2.44
-7.45
5.1
ROE % -9.28
COT's ROE % is ranked lower than
88% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. COT: -9.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
COT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.32  Med: 2.38 Max: 24.91
Current: -9.28
-42.32
24.91
ROA % -2.25
COT's ROA % is ranked lower than
82% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.72 vs. COT: -2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
COT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.62  Med: 0.86 Max: 8.6
Current: -2.25
-13.62
8.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.36
COT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. COT: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
COT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.07  Med: 11.26 Max: 19.27
Current: 7.36
-23.07
19.27
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 13.00
COT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. COT: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
COT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 2.2 Max: 18.6
Current: 13
-7.7
18.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 20.40
COT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. COT: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
COT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.4  Med: 11.4 Max: 92
Current: 20.4
-55.4
92
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

COT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 27,985 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,403,900 sh (+19.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 946,886 sh (+0.05%)
Mario Gabelli 731,800 sh (-0.27%)
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Q2 2016

COT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 3,628,700 sh (+6.60%)
Mario Gabelli 753,300 sh (+2.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 754,362 sh (-20.33%)
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Q3 2016

COT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 3,929,600 sh (+8.29%)
Mario Gabelli 735,100 sh (-2.42%)
Joel Greenblatt 423,264 sh (-43.89%)
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Q4 2016

COT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 847,700 sh (+15.32%)
Jim Simons 3,584,584 sh (-8.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,342 sh (-89.76%)
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Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Non-Alcoholic » Beverages - Soft Drinks    NAICS: 312111    SIC: 1111
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Traded in other countries:BCB.Canada, GC6.Germany,
Cott Corp manufactures & sells beverages. It offers products such as carbonated soft drinks, shelf stable juice & juice-based products, clear, flavored waters, energy drinks & shots, sports products, ready-to-drink teas & alcoholic beverages.

Cott Corp was incorporated in Canada on July 25, 1955. The Company is a non-alcoholic beverage company. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the production of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. The Company's products line includes carbonated soft drinks, 100% shelf stable juice and juice-based products, clear, still and sparkling flavored waters, energy drinks, sports products, new age beverages, and ready-to-drink teas, as well as alcoholic beverages for brand owners. The Company operates through three reporting segments-North America, which includes U.S. operating segment and Canada operating segment; United Kingdom, which includes United Kingdom reporting unit and Continental European reporting unit, and All Other, which includes Mexico operating segment, Royal Crown International operating segment and other Miscellaneous Expenses. The Company also manufactures beverages on a contract basis for certain customers. It supplies to over 500 retailers, licensed and Company-owned brands in four geographies. It also sells CSD concentrates and non-carbonated concentrates in approximately 50 countries. Its manufacturing footprint encompasses 34 strategically located beverage manufacturing and fruit processing facilities, including 20 in the United States, five in Canada, six in the United Kingdom and one in Mexico, as well as one vertically-integrated concentrate manufacturing facility in Columbus, Georgia. The total square footage of beverage production and fruit processing facilities is approximately 3.7 million square feet in United States; 0.9 million square feet in Canada; 1.0 million square feet in United Kingdom; and 0.1 million square feet in Mexico. In addition to water, the principal raw materials required to produce its products are aluminum cans and ends, PET bottles, caps and preforms, labels, cartons and trays, sweeteners, such as HFCS and sugar, fruit concentrates and fruit. The Company is engaged in a variety of research and development activities to develop new products, improve the quality of existing products, modernize production processes, and develop new technologies to enhance the quality of both current and proposed product lines. The Company competes with soft drink companies, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle Waters North America and Dr. Pepper Snapple, & also juice brands such as Welch's, Ocean Spray and Mott's. The production, distribution and sale in the United States of its products are subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Lanham Act, state consumer protection laws, federal, state and local workplace health and safety laws, various federal, state and local environmental protection laws and various other federal, state and local statutes and regulations applicable to the production, transportation, sale, safety, advertising, labeling and ingredients of such products.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 34.13
COT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 21.51 vs. COT: 34.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.85
COT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
84% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. COT: 10.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
COT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.65  Med: 9.06 Max: 337.25
Current: 10.85
4.65
337.25
PB Ratio 1.71
COT's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. COT: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
COT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.4 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.71
0.18
2.52
PS Ratio 0.43
COT's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. COT: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
COT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.43
0.03
0.72
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.96
COT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 21.67 vs. COT: 12.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
COT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 8.4 Max: 447.04
Current: 12.96
1.22
447.04
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.47
COT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
88% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. COT: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
COT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.92 Max: 18.34
Current: 5.47
0.6
18.34
EV-to-EBIT 44.50
COT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
93% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. COT: 44.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
COT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -551.8  Med: 12.8 Max: 293.7
Current: 44.5
-551.8
293.7
EV-to-EBITDA 11.32
COT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. COT: 11.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
COT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.2  Med: 8.4 Max: 615.5
Current: 11.32
-21.2
615.5
Current Ratio 1.05
COT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. COT: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.05
1.05
2.16
Quick Ratio 0.68
COT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. COT: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.68
0.67
1.38
Days Inventory 46.73
COT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 53.20 vs. COT: 46.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.97  Med: 39.79 Max: 47.71
Current: 46.73
26.97
47.71
Days Sales Outstanding 46.23
COT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 43.51 vs. COT: 46.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.25  Med: 36.39 Max: 53.06
Current: 46.23
31.25
53.06
Days Payable 50.12
COT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 53.17 vs. COT: 50.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
COT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.9  Med: 37.1 Max: 50.12
Current: 50.12
22.9
50.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.20
COT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
53% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. COT: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
COT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.2 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.2
0.62
3.68
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 9.20
COT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. COT: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
COT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 77
Current: 9.2
0
77
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.20
COT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
52% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. COT: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.20
COT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
61% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. COT: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
COT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.2 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.2
0.62
3.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.80
COT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. COT: -10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
COT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: -4.3 Max: 1.5
Current: -10.8
-10.8
1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.93
COT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. COT: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
COT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.81 Max: 8.5
Current: 0.93
0.14
8.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.20
COT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. COT: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
COT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.21 Max: 3.68
Current: 1.2
0.17
3.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.20
COT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
75% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. COT: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
COT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.8 Max: 13.7
Current: 2.2
0.3
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.90
COT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
87% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. COT: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
COT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.1  Med: 10.4 Max: 91.3
Current: 20.9
-25.1
91.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,236
EPS (TTM) $ -0.56
Beta0.81
Short Percentage of Float1.92%
52-Week Range $10.10 - 17.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)138.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,816 3,856 3,865
EPS ($) 0.28 0.54 0.29
EPS without NRI ($) 0.28 0.54 0.29
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: VALE, AEM, COT, FRAN Nov 02 2014 
Here’s Why Cott Corporation Is a Long-Term Buy May 20 2014 
Cott Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 15 2011 
Cott Corp. (COT) CEO Jeremy S G Fowden buys 2,585 Shares Nov 12 2010 
Cott Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 04 2010 
Cott Corp. (COT) CEO Jeremy S G Fowden buys 15,076 Shares Mar 26 2009 
Cott Corp. (COT) CEO Jeremy S G Fowden buys 93,632 Shares Mar 23 2009 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Ann Taylor Stores Corp., Cott Corp., OMNI Energy Services Corp., Sinclair Mar 21 2009 
Cott Corp. (COT) CFO Juan R Figuereo buys 100,000 Shares Mar 20 2009 
Cott Corp. (COT) CFO Juan R Figuereo buys 100,000 Shares Mar 18 2009 

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