Cott Corporation ( COT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased COT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that COT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $15.85, the dividend yield is 1.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COT was $15.85, representing a -10.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.78 and a 21.08% increase over the 52 week low of $13.09.
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 $2.78. Zacks Investment Research reports COT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 192.86%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.