Ardagh Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+1.12 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $27.00
50-Day Range
MA: $25.98
52-Week Range
Now: $27.00
Volume109,336 shs
Average Volume121,850 shs
Market Capitalization$503.82 million
P/E Ratio4.35
Dividend Yield2.27%
Ardagh Group S.A., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies rigid packaging solutions primarily for the food and beverage markets worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Metal Beverage Packaging Europe, Metal Beverage Packaging Americas, Glass Packaging Europe, and Glass Packaging North America. Its products include metal beverage cans and glass containers. The company also engages in glass engineering, business, which include design and supply of glass packaging machinery and spare parts; and the provision of technical assistance to third party users. The company was formerly known as Ardagh Finance Holdings S.A. and changed its name to Ardagh Group S.A. in February 2017. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Ardagh Group S.A. is a subsidiary of ARD Finance S.A.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Glass containers
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.66 billion
Cash Flow$87.10 per share
Book Value($11.54) per share


Net Income$1.46 billion


Market Cap$503.82 million
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Ardagh Metal sells largest-ever green junk bond
February 27, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Ardagh in record size green bond deal
February 26, 2021 |  msn.com
UPDATE 1-Ardagh Metal sells largest-ever green junk bond
February 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Ardagh Metal to sell largest-ever green junk bond
February 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.21 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

19th out of 397 stocks

Glass Containers Industry

1st out of 2 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ardagh Group a buy right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ardagh Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ardagh Group stock.
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Are investors shorting Ardagh Group?

Ardagh Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 259,100 shares, an increase of 83.6% from the March 15th total of 141,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 124,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.1 days.
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When is Ardagh Group's next earnings date?

Ardagh Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How were Ardagh Group's earnings last quarter?

Ardagh Group S.A. (NYSE:ARD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 15th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.64 billion. Ardagh Group had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 132.97% and a net margin of 22.20%.
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How has Ardagh Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Ardagh Group's stock was trading at $14.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ARD shares have increased by 86.3% and is now trading at $27.00.
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How often does Ardagh Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ardagh Group?

Ardagh Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 18th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, April 1st. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 17th.
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Is Ardagh Group a good dividend stock?

Ardagh Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.27%. Ardagh Group does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ardagh Group is 32.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ardagh Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.71% next year. This indicates that Ardagh Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ARD?

4 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ardagh Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Ardagh Group's share price to reach $25.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%.
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Who are Ardagh Group's key executives?

Ardagh Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul R. Coulson, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 68)
  • Mr. David Matthews, Group CFO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Shaun Murphy, COO & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. John Sheehan, Group Investor Relations Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Johan Gorter, Chairman of Glass Packaging North America & Director (Age 62)
  • Donald J. Puglisi, Managing Director
  • Mr. Alex Jonker, Managing Director of Operations Metal - Europe (Age 63)
  • Mr. Alex Robertson, Chief Commercial Officer of Glass Americas (Age 60)
  • Mr. John Sadlier, Chief Sustainability Officer (Age 54)
  • Martin Petersson, Chief Exec. of the European Glass Division

What is Paul Coulson's approval rating as Ardagh Group's CEO?

15 employees have rated Ardagh Group CEO Paul Coulson on Glassdoor.com. Paul Coulson has an approval rating of 44% among Ardagh Group's employees. This puts Paul Coulson in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Ardagh Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ardagh Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ardagh Group investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NIC (EGOV), Transocean (RIG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Express (EXPR) and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI).

When did Ardagh Group IPO?

(ARD) raised $300 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, March 15th 2017. The company issued 16,200,000 shares at $17.00-$20.00 per share. Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs, Barclays, Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Davy and Wells Fargo Securities were co-managers.

What is Ardagh Group's stock symbol?

Ardagh Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ARD."

Who are Ardagh Group's major shareholders?

Ardagh Group's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.20%).
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Which major investors are selling Ardagh Group stock?

ARD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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How do I buy shares of Ardagh Group?

Shares of ARD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ardagh Group's stock price today?

One share of ARD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.00.

How much money does Ardagh Group make?

Ardagh Group has a market capitalization of $503.82 million and generates $6.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.46 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.82 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ardagh Group have?

Ardagh Group employs 16,443 workers across the globe.

What is Ardagh Group's official website?

The official website for Ardagh Group is www.ardaghgroup.com.

Where are Ardagh Group's headquarters?

Ardagh Group is headquartered at 56 RUE CHARLES MARTEL, LUXEMBOURG N4, L-2134.

How can I contact Ardagh Group?

Ardagh Group's mailing address is 56 RUE CHARLES MARTEL, LUXEMBOURG N4, L-2134. The company can be reached via phone at 352-2625-8555.

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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