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Ball (BALL) Competitors

$66.06
-1.08 (-1.61%)
(As of 01:57 PM ET)

BALL vs. CCK, SLGN, AMBP, ITW, CTAS, PH, EMR, JCI, GWW, and FERG

Should you be buying Ball stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ball include Crown (CCK), Silgan (SLGN), Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMBP), Illinois Tool Works (ITW), Cintas (CTAS), Parker-Hannifin (PH), Emerson Electric (EMR), Johnson Controls International (JCI), W.W. Grainger (GWW), and Ferguson (FERG). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Ball vs.

Crown (NYSE:CCK) and Ball (NYSE:BALL) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and media sentiment.

Ball has higher revenue and earnings than Crown. Ball is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Crown, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Crown$12.01B0.80$450M$3.4723.05
Ball$14.03B1.49$707M$13.295.05

In the previous week, Crown had 5 more articles in the media than Ball. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Crown and 8 mentions for Ball. Crown's average media sentiment score of 1.55 beat Ball's score of 0.98 indicating that Ball is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Crown
10 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Ball
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Ball has a net margin of 31.42% compared to Ball's net margin of 3.51%. Ball's return on equity of 23.95% beat Crown's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Crown3.51% 23.95% 4.63%
Ball 31.42%21.79%5.26%

Crown received 569 more outperform votes than Ball when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.34% of users gave Crown an outperform vote while only 15.58% of users gave Ball an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CrownOutperform Votes
581
64.34%
Underperform Votes
322
35.66%
BallOutperform Votes
12
15.58%
Underperform Votes
65
84.42%

Crown has a beta of 0.88, suggesting that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ball has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Crown pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Ball pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Crown pays out 28.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ball pays out 6.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Crown has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Crown is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Crown presently has a consensus target price of $99.29, suggesting a potential upside of 24.12%. Ball has a consensus target price of $69.23, suggesting a potential upside of 3.11%. Given Ball's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Crown is more favorable than Ball.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Crown
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.77
Ball
1 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.14

90.9% of Crown shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of Ball shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Crown shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Ball shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Crown beats Ball on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BALL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BALL vs. The Competition

MetricBallMetal cans IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$20.84B$9.40B$9.72B$17.65B
Dividend Yield1.17%3.56%2.01%3.58%
P/E Ratio5.0514.6719.9425.21
Price / Sales1.490.899.1214.39
Price / Cash13.438.7818.6019.23
Price / Book5.528.173.624.98
Net Income$707M$358.24M$462.67M$976.96M
7 Day Performance-3.80%-3.04%-0.28%0.34%
1 Month Performance-3.07%-4.36%-2.59%-1.05%
1 Year Performance23.53%2.80%1.47%8.62%

Ball Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CCK
Crown
4.8758 of 5 stars
$82.27
0.0%
$99.29
+20.7%
-6.3%$9.93B$12.01B23.7125,000
SLGN
Silgan
3.7397 of 5 stars
$46.10
0.0%
$53.00
+15.0%
-4.3%$4.92B$5.99B16.1814,400Positive News
AMBP
Ardagh Metal Packaging
3.1117 of 5 stars
$3.95
-0.3%
$4.31
+9.0%
-2.2%$2.36B$4.81B-28.216,400Short Interest ↓
Positive News
ITW
Illinois Tool Works
3.4338 of 5 stars
$241.07
+0.0%
$256.44
+6.4%
+0.0%$71.94B$16.11B23.7745,000Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
CTAS
Cintas
3.8513 of 5 stars
$683.49
+0.2%
$664.07
-2.8%
+42.9%$69.35B$8.82B47.2044,500Short Interest ↑
PH
Parker-Hannifin
3.7451 of 5 stars
$517.65
+0.5%
$566.33
+9.4%
+48.6%$66.54B$19.07B24.3962,730Short Interest ↑
Positive News
EMR
Emerson Electric
4.7276 of 5 stars
$107.66
+1.6%
$120.56
+12.0%
+29.0%$61.59B$15.17B5.7667,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Positive News
JCI
Johnson Controls International
4.1993 of 5 stars
$69.44
-0.2%
$63.00
-9.3%
+12.0%$46.78B$26.79B28.11100,000Dividend Announcement
Options Volume
Positive News
GWW
W.W. Grainger
2.787 of 5 stars
$884.39
+0.6%
$959.44
+8.5%
+26.7%$43.40B$16.48B24.4226,000Positive News
FERG
Ferguson
0.9328 of 5 stars
$200.57
+0.4%
$191.25
-4.6%
+42.8%$40.68B$29.73B21.9235,000

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This page (NYSE:BALL) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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