The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Cott's revenue will wither 3.4% and EPS will shrink 21.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $618.0 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.25.
Last quarter, Cott recorded revenue of $523.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $534.1 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.07. GAAP EPS of $0.06 for Q1 were 14% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.07 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 12.1%, 90 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 4.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 1.1%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.32 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.63.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 162 members out of 263 rating the stock outperform, and 101 members rating it underperform. Among 78 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 47 give Cott a green thumbs-up, and 31 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Cott is outperform, with an average price target of $9.00.
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