Reminder - Cott (BCB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 8/26/14, Cott Corporation (TSX: BCB.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 9/10/14. As a percentage of BCB's recent stock price of $8.23, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Cott Corporation to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when BCB shares open for trading on 8/26/14.

Below is a dividend history chart for BCB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Cott Corporation:

BCB+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from BCB is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.92% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of BCB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Cott Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, BCB's low point in its 52 week range is $7.19 per share, with $9.45 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $8.22.

In Friday trading, Cott Corporation shares are currently off about 0.1% on the day.

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