NYSE:ARD - Ardagh Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $14.78 +0.08 (+0.54 %) (As of 05/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$14.78Today's Range$14.67 - $14.835052-Week Range$10.09 - $18.25Volume52,736 shsAverage Volume102,418 shsMarket Capitalization$275.43 millionP/E Ratio8.75Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.26 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ardagh Group S.A. manufactures and supplies rigid packaging solutions primarily for the food and beverage markets worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Metal Packaging Europe, Metal Packaging Americas, Glass Packaging Europe, and Glass Packaging North America. Its metal packaging products include aluminum and steel beverage cans; two-piece aluminum, two-piece tinplate, and three-piece tinplate food and specialty cans; and a range of can ends, including easy-open and peelable ends. The company also offers proprietary and non-proprietary glass containers for various end-use categories, primarily food and beverage. In addition, it is involved in glass engineering, and mold manufacturing and repair activities. 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. Receive ARD News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ARD and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Glass containers Sub-IndustryN/A SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNYSE:ARD Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1689662 Webhttp://www.ardaghgroup.com/ Phone352-2625-8555Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.21 Quick Ratio0.69Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.75 Forward P/E Ratio8.80 P/E Growth1.26 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.10 billion Price / Sales0.03 Cash Flow$59.12 per share Price / Cash Flow0.25 Book Value($84.68) per share Price / Book-0.17Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.69 Net Income$-94,000,000.00 Net Margins-0.73% Return on Equity-28.61% Return on Assets3.76%Miscellaneous Employees23,400 Outstanding Shares18,635,000Market Cap$275.43 million Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ardagh Group's stock symbol? Ardagh Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ARD." How often does Ardagh Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ardagh Group? Ardagh Group declared a dividend on Friday, April 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, May 31st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. View Ardagh Group's Dividend History. How were Ardagh Group's earnings last quarter? Ardagh Group SA (NYSE:ARD) announced its earnings results on Friday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $2.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.92 billion. Ardagh Group had a negative return on equity of 28.61% and a negative net margin of 0.73%. Ardagh Group's quarterly revenue was down .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.33 EPS. View Ardagh Group's Earnings History. When is Ardagh Group's next earnings date? Ardagh Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ardagh Group. What guidance has Ardagh Group issued on next quarter's earnings? Ardagh Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.49. What price target have analysts set for ARD? 5 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Ardagh Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Ardagh Group's share price to reach $16.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ardagh Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ardagh Group? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ardagh Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ardagh Group. Has Ardagh Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about ARD stock have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ardagh Group earned a daily sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Ardagh Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ardagh Group include Encore Wire (WIRE), James Halstead (JHD), Tennant (TNC), Apogee Enterprises (APOG), Multi-Color (LABL), GUD (GUD), Dmc Global (BOOM), Ag Growth International (AFN), Chase (CCF), Global Brass and Copper (BRSS), Magellan Aerospace (MAL), Senior (SNR), H&E Equipment Services (HEES), Kornit Digital (KRNT) and Kadant (KAI). 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), NIC (EGOV), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Transocean (RIG), Apollo Commercial Real Est. Finance (ARI) and Express (EXPR). Who are Ardagh Group's key executives? Ardagh Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Paul R. Coulson, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 66)Mr. David Matthews, Group CFO & Director (Age 55)Mr. John Sheehan, Group Investor Relations Director (Age 53)Mr. David Wall, CEO of Global Metal Bus. & Director (Age 50)Donald J. Puglisi, Managing Director 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 a price of $17.00-$20.00 per share. Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs, Barclays, Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan served as the underwriters for the IPO and Davy and Wells Fargo Securities were co-managers. Who are Ardagh Group's major shareholders? Ardagh Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (14.23%), Wellington Management Group LLP (9.26%), Private Management Group Inc. (8.34%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (7.40%), BlackRock Inc. (2.28%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.06%). Which major investors are selling Ardagh Group stock? ARD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Morgan Stanley, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Marshall Wace LLP, Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, Rhumbline Advisers and California State Teachers Retirement System. Which major investors are buying Ardagh Group stock? ARD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Management Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Oxford Asset Management LLP, Man Group plc and SEI Investments Co. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Ardagh Group's stock price today? One share of ARD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.78. How big of a company is Ardagh Group? Ardagh Group has a market capitalization of $275.43 million and generates $9.10 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-94,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.69 on an earnings per share basis. Ardagh Group employs 23,400 workers across the globe. What is Ardagh Group's official website? The official website for Ardagh Group is http://www.ardaghgroup.com/. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Ardagh Group (NYSE ARD)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 191 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 197 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 388MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ardagh Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ARD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ARD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Trading Ex-Dividend Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.