NYSE:ARD - Ardagh Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.50 -0.30 (-2.34 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.80Today's Range$12.45 - $13.0852-Week Range$10.09 - $20.53Volume159,212 shsAverage Volume99,549 shsMarket Capitalization$233 millionP/E Ratio6.79Dividend Yield1.08%Beta1.16 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 incorporated in 2011 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 Webwww.ardaghgroup.com Phone352-2625-8555Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.28 Quick Ratio0.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio6.79 Forward P/E Ratio7.62 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$8.63 billion Price / Sales0.03 Cash Flow$56.8182 per share Price / Cash Flow0.22 Book Value($69.57) per share Price / Book-0.18Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.84 Net Income$61.03 million Net Margins0.94% Return on Equity-30.73% Return on Assets3.73%Miscellaneous Employees23,500 Outstanding Shares18,640,000Market Cap$233 million Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Ardagh Group's Dividend History. How were Ardagh Group's earnings last quarter? Ardagh Group SA (NYSE:ARD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $2.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.86 billion. Ardagh Group had a net margin of 0.94% and a negative return on equity of 30.73%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.36 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, April 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 Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60 to $1.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.55. Ardagh Group also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.60-1.75 EPS. What price target have analysts set for ARD? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ardagh Group's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Ardagh Group's share price to reach $16.86 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ardagh Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ardagh Group? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ardagh Group in the last year. There are currently 3 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? Headlines about ARD stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ardagh Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Ardagh Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ardagh Group include ACCO Brands (ACCO), Chase (CCF), Astec Industries (ASTE), Gorman-Rupp (GRC), Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Quad/Graphics (QUAD), Intertape Polymer Group (ITPOF), Century Aluminum (CENX), Kornit Digital (KRNT), MAG Silver (MAG), Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (US) (ITRN), Global Brass and Copper (BRSS), Western Forest Products (WEF), Omega Flex (OFLX) and Manitowoc (MTW). 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), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Transocean (RIG), Precision Drilling (PD) and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM). 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)Donald J. Puglisi, Managing DirectorMr. Alex Jonker, Managing Director of Operations Metal - Europe (Age 61) 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 $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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (14.29%), Private Management Group Inc. (7.20%), BlackRock Inc. (1.99%), Millennium Management LLC (1.32%), Northern Trust Corp (1.25%) and Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC (0.80%). Which institutional investors are selling Ardagh Group stock? ARD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barclays PLC, BlackRock Inc., Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, BB&T Corp, Natixis Advisors L.P. and Martingale Asset Management L P. Which institutional investors are buying Ardagh Group stock? ARD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Management Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Two Sigma Investments LP, Northern Trust Corp, Legal & General Group Plc and Two Sigma Advisers LP. 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 $12.50. How big of a company is Ardagh Group? Ardagh Group has a market capitalization of $233 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. 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: 180 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 183 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 363MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Difference Between Common Shares and Convertible Shares?