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Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) named a stock to watch for 2018 at Top Stock Forum

Financial writer, Dan Moskowitz, explains how Cott’s positioning in the better-for-you categories make the company a stock to watch in 2018. Moskowitz wrote, “Cott implements a highly effective strategy. Cott is what is known as a Fast Follower, which makes it unique.” The recent sale of Cott’s traditional beverages also makes the company financially nimble. …

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Major investors and hedge funds make big purchases of Cott Corporation after recent upgrades

Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) earned buy and outperform ratings from several research firms, explaining how Cott is poised to capitalize further on their new focus toward better-for-you brands. This gives the stock “a consensus rating of ‘Buy’ and a consensus target price.” To learn more about who is buying Cott stock, click here at the …

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Cott’s sale of $1.1 billion traditional beverage manufacturing business is approved and first quarter revenue up

The sale of Cott’s soft drink and juice bottling business sets them apart from the competition. Jerry Fowden, Cott’s Chief Executive Officer explained, “In addition to our continuing revenue and EBITDA growth, we closed on the sale of our traditional business, which reduced our debt by around $1 billion.” Now, Cott is entirely focused on …

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The Motley Fool explains why Cott is an attractive stock pick

After good third quarter revenues, Cott’s approaching sale of its traditional beverage services moves their brand away from evil soft drinks and into the better-for-you category. “Soft drinks have become the devil in the public battle to reduce sugar consumption. This is good news if the company applies the proceeds from the sale into restructuring …

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The Motley Fool tells investors to caffeinate their portfolio with Cott Corporation

According to the Motley Fool, “The management team at Cott is determined to adapt to a changing environment with its expansion into coffee, tea and water products.” This focus is apparent after Cott’s agreement to sell its traditional bottling services to Refresco, a deal worth about $1.25 billion. Cott exits a market that has seen …

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Just Drinks coverage of Cott’s sale of its traditional beverage business to Refresco

In a deal worth more than $1.25 billion, two major beverage manufactures have specific goals that move them in opposite directions. Refresco’s purchase of Cott’s traditional bottling business positions them as a leader in Europe and the United States, gaining almost 50% more capacity and volume. For Cott, the move away from sugary drinks positions …

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Reuters Worldwide covers one of the biggest stories in Cott’s 90-year history

Refresco’s purchase of Cott’s bottling activities positions both companies to pursue their goals. Refresco chief executive Hans Roelofs explained how the deal “was part of Refresco’s long-term strategy.”  Worth around $1.7 billion, Cott’s bottling services will give a 50% boost to Refresco’s annual volume of 12 billion liters. Click here to read this story at …

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Featured in Canadian Business, Cott’s acquisitions raise interest on Wall Street

The carbonated soft drinks industry started a slow decline back in 2005, causing major bottling companies, like Cott Corporation, to find alternative revenue sources. Cott’s successful acquisition of DS Services was the “first of many acquisitions that will see Cott’s customer base—and profit—grow.” This also signals the pursuit of better-for-you brands to offset the losses …

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CNN Money claims that you may not have heard of Cott, but you do know the national brands they bottle

With a tough year in the soft drink category, and continued decline in sugary drinks, there are several companies still managing to expand and fill demand. These companies have very little brand recognition among consumers, such as Cott, but that’s okay, because their focus is providing retailer-brands for some of their biggest customers, like WalMart. …

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According to the Montreal Gazette, Cott’s switch to Better-For-You brands puts them ahead of Coke and Pepsi in North America

Cott’s acquisition of Atlanta based DS Services of America signals their entry into route based services.  Their diversified portfolio of water and coffee delivery to homes and businesses has payed off, while the soft drink industry keeps experiencing steep declines in demand. This move positions the company to benefit from a highly segmented market. Chief …

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