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Cott Corporation (COT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Cott Corporation ( COT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0568 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -5.8% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $8.56, the dividend yield is 2.65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COT was $8.56, representing a -23.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.25 and a 15.83% increase over the 52 week low of $7.39.
COT is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Coca-Cola Company ( KO ) and Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA ( BUD ). COT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.32. Zacks Investment Research reports COT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -26.44%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.