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

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$12.50 -0.30 (-2.34 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.80
Today's Range$12.45 - $13.08
52-Week Range$10.09 - $20.53
Volume159,212 shs
Average Volume99,549 shs
Market Capitalization$233 million
P/E Ratio6.79
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta1.16
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Glass containers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIPN/A
Phone352-2625-8555

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.63 billion
Cash Flow$56.8182 per share
Book Value($69.57) per share

Profitability

Net Income$61.03 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,500
Market 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 paid 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 results on Thursday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $2.14 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.86 billion. Ardagh Group had a negative return on equity of 30.73% and a net margin of 0.94%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last 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 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.60 to $1.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ardagh Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Ardagh Group's stock 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?

Press coverage about ARD stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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), 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 Director
  • Mr. 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 acted 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 (14.29%), 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 purchased 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  183 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  363
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This page was last updated on 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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