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Implied Volatility Surging for Cott Corporation (COT) Stock Options

2017-07-27 zacks
Investors in Cott Corporation (COT - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the August 18, 2017,  $7.50 Call had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

2017-07-25 winnipegfreepress
Trican Well Service Ltd. (TSX:TCW). Oil and gas. Up five cents, or 1.41 per cent, to $3.59 on 5.9 million shares.

Cott to sell traditional beverage business to Refresco for $1.25 billion (U.S.)

2017-07-25 thestar
The Mississauga-based company, which produces private-label drinks for retailers including Walmart, is moving away from soft drinks and toward water, coffee, tea and filtration

Cott sells traditional beverage manufacturing business to Refresco for US$1.25B

TORONTO -- Cott Corp. (TSX:BCB) announced a deal Tuesday to sell its traditional beverage manufacturing business to Dutch company Refresco for US$1.25 billion.

Refresco acquires Cott's bottling activities

2017-07-25 prnewswire
Refresco (Euronext Amsterdam: RFRG), an independent bottler of beverages for retailers and A-brands in Europe and the US, today announces the acquisition of the bottling activities of Cott (NYSE: COT, TSX: BCB). Cott is a diversified beverage company and one of the world's largest producers of beverages on behalf of retailers, brand owners and distributors. Its bottling activities, with revenues of approximately USD 1.

Cott sells traditional beverage manufacturing business to Refresco for US$1.25B

2017-07-25 winnipegfreepress
TORONTO - Cott Corp. (TSX:BCB) has signed a deal to sell its traditional beverage manufacturing business to Dutch company Refresco for US$1.25 billion.

Refresco CEO: Cott acquisition not defense against private equity interest

2017-07-25 reuters
AMSTERDAM, July 25 (Reuters) - Refresco's $1.25 billion acquisition of Canadian bottler Cott is in "no way" a defensive move aimed against protecting it from private equity buyers, the Netherlands-based company said on Tuesday.

Cott Announces Agreement to Sell Its Traditional Beverage Manufacturing Business to Refresco in All-Cash Transaction

2017-07-25 prnewswire
TORONTO and TAMPA, FL, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT; TSX:BCB) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its traditional beverage manufacturing business ("Cott Beverages") to Refresco (Euronext: RFRG) for USD $1.25 billion. The transaction includes Cott's North America, U.K., and Mexico businesses (excluding the RCI International division and its associated concentrate facility as well as the Aimia Foods division).

How Cott Corporation (COT) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry

2017-07-11 zacks
One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Cott Corporation (COT - Free Report) . This is because this security in the Beverages - Soft drinks space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

What to Expect from Helen of Troy (HELE) in Q1 Earnings?

2017-07-07 zacks
Helen of Troy Limited (HELE - Free Report) is slated to report first-quarter fiscal 2018 results on Jul 10, before the opening bell. Notably, the company’s earnings have outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate for seven straight quarters now, with a trailing four-quarter average beat of 18.7%. Let’s delve deeper to know what’s in store for this earnings season. What Does the Zacks Model Unveil? Our proven model proves that Helen of Troy is unlikely to beat earnings estimates this quarter.

PepsiCo (PEP) Q2 Earnings: Is Disappointment in the Cards?

2017-07-07 zacks
Food/beverage giant PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP - Free Report) is set to report second-quarter 2017 (ending Jun 17) results on Jul 11, before the market opens. Last quarter, this global food and beverage major delivered a positive earnings surprise of 3.3%. Moreover, the company surpassed estimates in each of the trailing four quarters, with an average positive earnings surprise of 4.57%. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

The Pace Of Economic Activity Is An Important Thing To Watch

2017-07-05 seekingalpha
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What to Expect from Conagra Brands (CAG) in Q4 Earnings?

2017-06-27 zacks
Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG - Free Report) is slated to report fourth-quarter fiscal 2017 (ended May 31, 2017) results on Jun 29, before the market opens.

What You Should Know Before McCormick (MKC) Q2 Earnings

2017-06-23 zacks
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC - Free Report) is slated to report second-quarter fiscal 2017 results on Jun 29 before the opening bell. The company’s earnings have outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate in 12 of the last 14 quarters, with an average beat of 3.1% for the trailing four quarters. In fact, the current Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter under review has been stable in the last 30 days.

Brown-Forman (BF.B) Q4 Earnings: What Awaits the Stock?

2017-06-02 zacks
Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B - Free Report) , the leading producer and distributor of premium alcoholic beverages, is set to report fourth-quarter fiscal 2017 results on June 7 before market opens. Investors are keen to know whether the company will post a positive earnings surprise in the to-be-reported quarter, after missing the same in the preceding quarter. In the trailing four quarters, Brown-Forman outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate by an average of 2.