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NYSE:BALL

Ball (BALL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$64.53
+0.25 (+0.39%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$64.34
$65.50
50-Day Range
$54.63
$64.53
52-Week Range
$42.81
$65.50
Volume
2.25 million shs
Average Volume
1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization
$20.37 billion
P/E Ratio
28.81
Dividend Yield
1.24%
Price Target
$61.45

Ball MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.8% Downside
$61.45 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.92% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of Ball in the last 14 days
Based on 63 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.97%
From $3.16 to $3.57 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.66 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

109th out of 174 stocks

Metal Cans Industry

4th out of 5 stocks


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About Ball Stock (NYSE:BALL)

Ball Corporation supplies aluminum packaging products for the beverage, personal care, and household products industries in the United States, Brazil, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Beverage Packaging, North and Central America; Beverage Packaging, Europe, Middle East and Africa; Beverage Packaging, South America; and Aerospace. The company manufactures and sells aluminum beverage containers to fillers of carbonated soft drinks, beer, energy drinks, and other beverages. It also develops spacecraft, sensors and instruments, radio frequency systems, and other technologies for the civil, commercial, and national security aerospace markets. In addition, the company provides aerospace and other technologies and services to governmental and commercial customers. Further, it produces spacecraft, instruments and sensors, radio frequency systems and components, data exploitation solutions and a variety of technologies and products that enable weather prediction and climate change monitoring, as well as deep space missions. Additionally, the company manufactures and sells extruded aluminum aerosol containers, recloseable aluminum bottles, aluminum cups, and aluminum slugs. Ball Corporation was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Westminster, Colorado.

BALL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2023
Dividend Payable
12/15/2023
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/29/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Metal cans
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
9389
Employees
21,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$61.45
High Stock Price Target
$74.00
Low Stock Price Target
$46.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-6.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.08
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$707 million
Pretax Margin
5.80%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$14.03 billion
Cash Flow
$5.11 per share
Book Value
$12.17 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
310,907,000
Market Cap
$20.37 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.89
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Daniel William FisherMr. Daniel William Fisher (Age 51)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $1.63M
  • Ms. Stacey J. Valy Panayiotou (Age 51)
    Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Scott C. Morrison (Age 62)
    Advisor
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. Ronald J. Lewis (Age 57)
    Senior VP & COO of Global Beverage Packaging
    Comp: $2.08M
  • Mr. Howard H. Yu (Age 51)
    Executive VP & CFO
  • Mr. Brian Gabbard
    Senior VP of Global Shared Services & Chief Information Officer
  • Mrs. Ann T. Scott (Age 60)
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Hannah S. Lim-Johnson Esq. (Age 51)
    SVP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
  • Ms. Courtney K. Reynolds
    Vice President of Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Knobel (Age 53)
    Senior Vice President of Global Beverage Finance














BALL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ball stock right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ball in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" BALL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BALL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Ball's stock price target for 2024?

12 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Ball's stock. Their BALL share price targets range from $46.00 to $74.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $61.45 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.8%.
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How have BALL shares performed in 2024?

Ball's stock was trading at $57.52 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BALL stock has increased by 12.2% and is now trading at $64.53.
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Are investors shorting Ball?

Ball saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,540,000 shares, a decrease of 10.8% from the January 15th total of 10,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,900,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.0 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Ball's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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.

How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BALL) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.01. The company earned $3.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.56 billion. Ball had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.81% and a net margin of 5.04%. Ball's revenue was down 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.44 EPS.

How often does Ball pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ball?

Ball declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th.
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Is Ball a good dividend stock?

Ball (NYSE:BALL) pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.25%. The dividend payout ratio is 35.71%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BALL will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.41% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are Ball's major shareholders?

Ball's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.29%), Parnassus Investments LLC (6.68%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.68%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.45%), Putnam Investments LLC (1.84%) and Legal & General Group Plc (1.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Cynthia A Niekamp, Daniel William Fisher, David A Kaufman, Deron Goodwin, John A Hayes and Ronald J Lewis.
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How do I buy shares of Ball?

Shares of BALL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BALL) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff