NYSE:ARD - Ardagh Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$16.04 +0.34 (+2.17 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.70
Today's Range$15.66 - $16.26
52-Week Range$14.77 - $22.33
Volume26,287 shs
Average Volume131,468 shs
Market Capitalization$296.67 million
P/E Ratio8.72
Dividend Yield1.76%
Beta-0.33
Ardagh Group logoArdagh 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 incorporated in 2011 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Glass containers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:ARD
CUSIPN/A
Phone352-2625-8555

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-6.41
Current Ratio1.45
Quick Ratio0.91

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.72
Forward P/E Ratio9.27
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.63 billion
Price / Sales0.03
Cash Flow$59.4074 per share
Price / Cash0.27
Book Value($69.57) per share
Price / Book-0.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.84
Net Income$61.03 million
Net Margins1.56%
Return on Equity-31.32%
Return on Assets3.83%

Miscellaneous

Employees23,500
Outstanding Shares18,640,000
Market Cap$296.67 million

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 16th. View Ardagh Group's Dividend History.

How were Ardagh Group's earnings last quarter?

Ardagh Group SA (NYSE:ARD) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. The firm earned $2.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.01 billion. Ardagh Group had a net margin of 1.56% and a negative return on equity of 31.32%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. 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, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ardagh Group.

What guidance has Ardagh Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ardagh Group updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.70-1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.64.

What price target have analysts set for ARD?

5 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ardagh Group's shares. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Ardagh Group's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.2% 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.

Who are some of Ardagh Group's key competitors?

Who are Ardagh Group's key executives?

Ardagh Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul R. Coulson, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. David Matthews, Group CFO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. John Sheehan, Group Investor Relations Director (Age 52)
  • Donald J. Puglisi, Managing Director
  • Mr. Alex Jonker, Managing Director of Operations Metal - Europe (Age 60)

When did Ardagh Group IPO?

(ARD) raised $300 million in an initial public offering 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.

Has Ardagh Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ARD stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ardagh Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.42 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Ardagh Group.

Who are Ardagh Group's major shareholders?

Ardagh Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (14.26%), Citadel Advisors LLC (4.42%), BlackRock Inc. (2.23%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (1.23%), Millennium Management LLC (0.85%) and Private Management Group Inc. (0.68%).

Which major investors are selling Ardagh Group stock?

ARD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA and Clinton Group Inc..

Which major investors are buying Ardagh Group stock?

ARD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citadel Advisors LLC, Private Management Group Inc., Private Management Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Sei Investments Co. and Canyon Capital Advisors LLC.

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 $16.04.

How big of a company is Ardagh Group?

Ardagh Group has a market capitalization of $296.67 million and generates $8.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $61.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.84 on an earnings per share basis. Ardagh Group employs 23,500 workers across the globe.

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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  151 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  155 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  306
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This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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