Cott Corp. (COT, BCB.TO) posted first-quarter net income attributed to the company of $5.9 million or $0.06 per share versus $6.8 million or $0.07 per share last year.
Quarterly revenues declined to $523.8 million from $534.1 million in the prior year.
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to earn $0.02 per share on revenues of $541.80 million for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.
The company also announced its plans to commence a share repurchase program for up to $35 million in common shares over a 12 month period.
by RTT Staff Writer
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