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Consensus Ratings for Ball (NYSE:BLL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 4 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $77.33 (9.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/10/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/31/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$79.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/3/2015Wells FargoUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/9/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/2/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$68.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/20/2015BarclaysDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$66.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/6/2015Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/23/2014Deutsche BankSet Price TargetHold$62.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/3/2014BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$60.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/28/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
7/28/2016        
4/28/2016Q116$0.68$0.58$1.89 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016Q415$0.75$0.80$1.94 billion$1.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2015Q315$0.95$1.10$2.13 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2015Q215$0.94$0.89$2.13 billion$2.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2015Q115$0.79$0.69$1.91 billion$1.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q414$0.85$0.84$1.99 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014Q314$1.05$1.10$2.30 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/31/2014Q214$1.03$1.13$2.25 billion$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014Q114$0.69$0.81$2.03 billion$2.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/31/2014Q413$0.73$0.86$2.10 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2013Q313$0.94$0.78$2.27 billion$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.87$0.85$2.30 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.65$0.58$2.09 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.66$0.64$2.11 billion$2.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2012$0.88$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/26/2012$0.87$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2012$0.59$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2012$0.53$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2011$0.79$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2011$0.86$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2011$0.48$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2011$0.92$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.69$0.82$0.73
Q2 20162$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q3 20164$1.04$1.08$1.06
Q4 20162$0.86$0.95$0.91
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:0.74%
Payout Ratio:14.36%
Dividend Growth:9.10% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/27/2016quarterly$0.130.71%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2016quarterly$0.130.78%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2015quarterly$0.130.77%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015quarterly$0.130.75%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2015quarterly$0.130.71%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2015quarterly$0.130.72%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2014quarterly$0.130.82%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014quarterly$0.130.85%8/28/20149/2/20149/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014quarterly$0.130.91%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2014quarterly$0.131.01%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2013quarterly$0.131.09%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2013quarterly$0.131.15%8/29/20139/3/20139/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2013quarterly$0.131.15%5/30/20136/3/20136/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2013quarterly$0.131.17%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/12/2016James N PetersonCOOSell2,000$72.56$145,120.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/6/2016Hanno C FiedlerDirectorBuy7,000$71.77$502,390.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/2/2016Robert D StrainVPBuy200$71.36$14,272.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/15/2016R David HooverDirectorSell8,000$68.45$547,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/18/2016Robert D StrainVPSell1,500$66.93$100,395.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/18/2015Jeff A KnobelVPSell2,332$73.74$171,961.68View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/4/2015James N PetersonVPSell4,800$74.87$359,376.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/20/2015Shawn M BarkerVPSell5,470$70.88$387,713.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/16/2015Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell4,250$69.94$297,245.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/26/2015Charles E BakerVPSell9,000$72.44$651,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/24/2015James N PetersonVPSell1,000$73.09$73,090.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/5/2014Douglas K BradfordVPSell4,621$69.58$321,529.18View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/16/2014R David HooverDirectorSell82,000$65.57$5,376,740.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/11/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell28,000$65.72$1,840,160.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2014Jan NicholsonDirectorSell50,000$66.16$3,308,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/29/2014Jeff A KnobelVPSell4,800$64.03$307,344.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/20/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell12,960$61.22$793,411.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2014Charles E BakerVPSell10,000$60.77$607,700.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/13/2014Scott C MorrisonVPSell5,000$60.27$301,350.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/19/2014John HayesChairmanSell16,499$60.26$994,229.74View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2014R David HooverDirectorSell20,800$59.08$1,228,864.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/6/2014Shawn BarkerVPSell6,000$56.41$338,460.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/18/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell16,000$54.65$874,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/17/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell2,800$54.03$151,284.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2014Douglas BradfordVPSell4,679$56.04$262,211.16View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2014Douglas BradfordVPSell12,000$55.19$662,280.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/3/2013John HayesChairmanSell20,000$49.47$989,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/15/2013Jeff KnobelVPSell4,800$49.94$239,712.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/6/2013Scott MorrisonVPSell8,520$49.82$424,466.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/10/2013Leroy James Williams JrVPSell9,800$45.49$445,802.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/23/2013Charles BakerVPSell2,000$45.60$91,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/31/2013Charles E BakerVPSell15,200$45.00$684,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/21/2013Gerrit HeskeCOOSell5,350$45.26$242,141.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2013Gerrit HeskeCOOSell12,323$45.25$557,615.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013Jeff A KnobelVPSell6,000$45.85$275,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2013Shawn M BarkerVPSell6,675$45.62$304,513.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2012Jeff A KnobelVPSell2,300$43.78$100,694.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Ball (NYSE:BLL)
DateHeadline
06/28/16 08:09 PMBall Corporation (BLL) Pops 3.31% for June 28
06/28/16 03:02 PMBall : Offer for Rexam PLC Approved in the U.S.
06/28/16 03:02 PMBall Corp. (BLL) Announces U.S. Approval to Acquire Rexam
06/28/16 02:33 PMUPDATE 1-Ball wins conditional U.S. approval to buy Rexam - WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - Ball Corp and Rexam Plc, the world's two largest beverage can makers, have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge on condition that they sell eight aluminum can plants...
06/28/16 02:33 PMBall-Rexam merger wins U.S. antitrust approval but must sell eight plants -
06/28/16 01:41 PMBall wins conditional U.S. approval to buy Rexam - [Reuters - UK Focus] - Ball Corp and Rexam Plc, the world's two largest beverage can makers, have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge on condition that they sell eight aluminum can plants in the United States, the Federal Trade ...
06/28/16 01:12 PMBRIEF-Ball offer for Rexam Plc approved in the U.S. - * Says following closing of transaction, Ball will remain a New York Stock Exchange listed company domiciled in U.S
06/28/16 07:19 AMShares in Decline this Year Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 02:31 PMBall Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
06/27/16 02:31 PMShares of Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow - Trade Calls
06/27/16 09:04 AMBall Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BLL-US : June 27, 2016 -
06/26/16 08:05 AMStock Performance Focus on: Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - Press Telegraph
06/25/16 05:43 AMBall Corporation Has Another Very Weak Trading Session Recording a Gap Down - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 08:00 PMBall Corporation (BLL) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 22
06/24/16 04:25 PMETF’s with exposure to Ball Corp. : June 24, 2016 -
06/24/16 02:52 PMPrice Target Update on Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - Trade Calls
06/23/16 10:18 PMBall Corporation (BLL) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 22 - Equities.com
06/23/16 10:58 AMCG Stocks Highlights: Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) - share market updates (press release)
06/22/16 08:14 PMWorth Watching Stocks in Focus: KB Home (NYSE:KBH), Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - NYSE Journal (press release)
06/22/16 08:14 PMWhy Both Bulls and Bears Are Betting on Alcoa - Market Realist
06/22/16 03:04 PMBall Corporation (BLL) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 20
06/22/16 12:01 PMBALL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/22/16 07:38 AMCG Stocks Midpoint: Diageo plc (ADR) (NYSE:DEO), Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - share market updates (press release)
06/22/16 07:38 AMBall Corporation (BLL) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 20 - Equities.com
06/21/16 07:37 AMEU Clears Path for Ball, Rexam Acquisition to Proceed - Wall Street Journal
06/21/16 07:13 AMEU mergers and takeovers (June 21) - [Reuters - UK Focus] - The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS -- Private equity firms the Carlyle Group and Crestview Advisors ...
06/20/16 08:14 AMBall Corp's (BLL) Rexam Deal Gets EC Nod: Should You Buy? -
06/20/16 06:08 AM[$$] EU Clears Path for Ball, Rexam Acquisition to Proceed -
06/19/16 10:33 AM11:33 am Ball Corp receives clearance from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Rexam PLC (REXMY) -
06/19/16 07:32 AMBall Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Analyst Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 03:59 PMWatch Turles Fight Future Gohan In 'Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2' - The upcoming Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is looking to be a nice successor to the original game and we finally get to see some new footage of the game in action, with a fight between Turles and Future Gohan.
06/17/16 02:47 PMEarnings Estimates Spotlight: Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - News Oracle
06/17/16 02:47 PMAnalysts Ranking Activities: Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) , Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - Street Updates
06/17/16 02:47 PMBall Corp. (BLL) Announces Clearance in Europe for Acquisition of Rexam - StreetInsider.com
06/17/16 10:48 AMAnalysts: Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) stock is worth $85
06/17/16 10:30 AMBall's Offer for Rexam PLC Receives Final Regulatory Clearance in Europe - [PR Newswire] - BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) confirms that the European Commission (EC) has formally approved its proposed acquisition of Rexam PLC and thereby granted ...
06/16/16 08:14 PMBall Corp (NYSE:BLL) near 52-week high, short interest stable - Street Report
06/16/16 03:49 PMBall, Faultless Bring Next Generation Two-Piece Tinplate Aerosol Can to Market - [at noodls] - BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and new partner Faultless Starch/Bon Ami Company are making a breakthrough in aerosol can making with one of first commercial ...
06/16/16 02:52 PMBall Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Accounts Payable Is $1259 For The Quarter Ended 2016-03-31 - RealistInvestor.com
06/15/16 02:54 PMAnalyst's Overview of Two Stocks: Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) , Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - Street Updates
06/15/16 07:40 AMIn brief for June 9, 2016 - Boulder Daily Camera
06/14/16 02:49 PMIn brief for June 9, 2016 - Longmont Times-Call
06/14/16 02:49 PMIn brief for June 9, 2016 - Longmont Times-Call
06/14/16 07:15 AMBall Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BLL-US : June 14, 2016 -
06/14/16 05:01 AMUK inflation came in below expectations in May - A pilot inflates his hot air balloon during the 44th International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M., Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. AP Photo/Andres Leighto UK inflation came in below expectations in May, staying flat at 0.3%, according to official figures ...
06/11/16 02:54 PMEarnings Report: ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR), Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) - Beacon Chronicle
06/11/16 11:01 AMPost-Earnings Coverage Greif under the Microscope
06/10/16 03:57 PMBALL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/10/16 02:55 PMBall Corporation (NYSE:BLL) – Top Stock from Consumer Goods Sector - The Daily Leicester
06/10/16 02:55 PMFive S&P 500 Stocks With Rising Short Activity - Forbes
About Ball

Ball logoBall Corporation (Ball) is a supplier of metal packaging to the beverage, food, personal care and household products industries. The Company's packaging products are produced for a range of end uses and are manufactured in facilities around the world. The Company operates in four segments: metal beverage packaging, Americas and Asia; metal beverage packaging, Europe; metal food and household products packaging, and aerospace and technologies. Its product lines include aluminum and steel beverage containers. The Company also produces steel food, aerosol, paint, general line and decorative specialty containers, as well as extruded aluminum aerosol and beverage containers and aluminum slugs. The Company sells its packaging products to multinational beverage, food, personal care and household products companies. Its aerospace business is engaged in the designing, development and manufacturing of aerospace systems for civil, commercial and national security aerospace markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Goods
  • Industry: Packaging & Containers
  • Sub-Industry: Metal & Glass Containers
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BLL
  • CUSIP: 05849810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $70.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $72.29
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $70.44
  • P/E Ratio: 75.59
  • P/E Growth: 3.38
  • Market Cap: $10.01B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.63 EPS
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