Ball Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:BLL)

About Ball Corp.

Ball Corp. logoBall Corporation (Ball) is a supplier of metal packaging to the beverage, food, personal care and household products industries. The Company's packaging products are produced for a range of end uses and are manufactured in facilities around the world. The Company operates in four segments: metal beverage packaging, Americas and Asia; metal beverage packaging, Europe; metal food and household products packaging, and aerospace and technologies. Its product lines include aluminum and steel beverage containers. The Company also produces steel food, aerosol, paint, general line and decorative specialty containers, as well as extruded aluminum aerosol and beverage containers and aluminum slugs. The Company sells its packaging products to multinational beverage, food, personal care and household products companies. Its aerospace business is engaged in the designing, development and manufacturing of aerospace systems for civil, commercial and national security aerospace markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Packaging & Containers
  • Sub-Industry: Metal & Glass Containers
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BLL
  • CUSIP: 05849810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $79.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $75.17
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $71.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 36.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.30
  • P/E Growth: 2.36
  • Market Cap: $13.71B
  • Outstanding Shares: 174,228,000
  • Beta: 1.14
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $83.17 (5.69% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/7/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$84.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $94.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$77.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Vertical GroupDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
8/5/2016Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/14/2016Barclays PLCInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$75.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$80.00View Rating Details
12/3/2015Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
11/9/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
12/23/2014Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetHold$62.00View Rating Details
9/3/2014BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q216$0.99$1.05$2.17 billion$2.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.68$0.58$1.89 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.75$0.80$1.94 billion$1.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.95$1.10$2.13 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.94$0.89$2.13 billion$2.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.79$0.69$1.91 billion$1.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.85$0.84$1.99 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$1.05$1.10$2.30 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$1.03$1.13$2.25 billion$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.69$0.81$2.03 billion$2.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.73$0.86$2.10 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.94$0.78$2.27 billion$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.87$0.85$2.30 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.65$0.58$2.09 billion$2.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.66$0.64$2.11 billion$2.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.88$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.87$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.59$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.53$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.79$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.86$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.48$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.92$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.44 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.30 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.69$0.82$0.73
Q2 20162$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q3 20162$0.89$1.07$0.98
Q4 20162$0.75$0.86$0.81
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL)
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:0.66%
Payout Ratio:22.13% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
15.12% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
12.09% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:9.10% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/24/2016Shawn M BarkerVPSell16,000$80.34$1,285,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Cynthia A NiekampDirectorBuy3,000$80.37$241,110.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016James N PetersonCOOSell3,870$79.88$309,135.60View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016George M SmartDirectorBuy3,000$80.14$240,420.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Pedro Henrique MarianiInsiderBuy3,000$80.18$240,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Daniel J HeinrichDirectorBuy3,000$80.73$242,190.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Erik BoutsCOOBuy10,000$79.41$794,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016John A HayesChairmanBuy2,400$79.31$190,344.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Robert W AlspaughDirectorBuy3,000$79.27$237,810.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016James N PetersonCOOSell2,000$72.56$145,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Hanno C FiedlerDirectorBuy7,000$71.77$502,390.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Robert D StrainVPBuy200$71.36$14,272.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016R David HooverDirectorSell8,000$68.45$547,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Robert D StrainVPSell1,500$66.93$100,395.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Jeff A KnobelVPSell2,332$73.74$171,961.68View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015James N PetersonVPSell4,800$74.87$359,376.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Shawn M BarkerVPSell5,470$70.88$387,713.60View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell4,250$69.94$297,245.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Charles E BakerVPSell9,000$72.44$651,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015James N PetersonVPSell1,000$73.09$73,090.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2014Douglas K BradfordVPSell4,621$69.58$321,529.18View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014R David HooverDirectorSell82,000$65.57$5,376,740.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell28,000$65.72$1,840,160.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Jan NicholsonDirectorSell50,000$66.16$3,308,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Jeff A KnobelVPSell4,800$64.03$307,344.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell12,960$61.22$793,411.20View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Charles E BakerVPSell10,000$60.77$607,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Scott C MorrisonVPSell5,000$60.27$301,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014John HayesChairmanSell16,499$60.26$994,229.74View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014R David HooverDirectorSell20,800$59.08$1,228,864.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Shawn BarkerVPSell6,000$56.41$338,460.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell16,000$54.65$874,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Lisa Ann PauleySVPSell2,800$54.03$151,284.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Douglas BradfordVPSell4,679$56.04$262,211.16View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Douglas BradfordVPSell12,000$55.19$662,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013John HayesChairmanSell20,000$49.47$989,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Jeff KnobelVPSell4,800$49.94$239,712.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Scott MorrisonVPSell8,520$49.82$424,466.40View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Leroy James Williams JrVPSell9,800$45.49$445,802.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Charles BakerVPSell2,000$45.60$91,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Charles E BakerVPSell15,200$45.00$684,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Gerrit HeskeCOOSell5,350$45.26$242,141.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Gerrit HeskeCOOSell12,323$45.25$557,615.75View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Jeff A KnobelVPSell6,000$45.85$275,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Shawn M BarkerVPSell6,675$45.62$304,513.50View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Jeff A KnobelVPSell2,300$43.78$100,694.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Ball Corp. (NYSE:BLL) Chart for Monday, August, 29, 2016

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