Alert: Rating Downgrade (5/22/20)-Cott Corp (NYSE: COT).


Stock Rating Downgrade

The Value Trend Rating for Cott Corp (NYSE: COT) weakened during the last several trading days from C to D reflecting eroding fundamentals and low Appreciation Potential. Details supporting this lower rating are included in our next report.


Recent Price Action

On 5/22/20, Cott Corp (NYSE: COT) stock rose slightly by 0.2%, closing at $11.34. However, trading volume in this advance was unusually low at 64% of normal. The stock has performed in line with the market over the last nine months and has risen 11.1% during the last week.

Current PriceTarget Research Rating

COT is expected to be Value Creation neutral reflecting capital returns that are forecasted to be in line with the cost of capital.

Cott has a current Value Trend Rating of D (Negative). This rating combines inconsistent signals from two proprietary PTR measures of a stock’s attractiveness. Cott has a neutral Power Rating of 48 but a poor Appreciation Score of 19, resulting in the Negative Value Trend Rating.

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During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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