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NYSE:BLL - Ball Stock Price, Forecast & News

$63.34
-0.07 (-0.11 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$63.15
Now: $63.34
$64.99
50-Day Range
$63.34
MA: $66.62
$73.67
52-Week Range
$42.24
Now: $63.34
$81.88
Volume2.35 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.72 billion
P/E Ratio28.79
Dividend Yield0.95%
Beta0.68
Ball Corp. provides metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products, and of aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. It operates through the following business segments: Beverage Packaging, North and Central America; Beverage Packaging, South America; Beverage Packaging, Europe; Food and Aerosol Packaging; and Aerospace. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal cans
Sub-IndustryMetal & Glass Containers
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP05849810
CIK9389
Phone303-469-3131

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.64 billion
Cash Flow$4.35 per share
Book Value$10.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$454 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,500
Market Cap$20.72 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Ball (NYSE:BLL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ball's stock symbol?

Ball trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BLL."

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

Ball declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 29th. View Ball's Dividend History.

When did Ball's stock split? How did Ball's stock split work?

Shares of Ball split before market open on Wednesday, May 17th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, May 16th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Ball stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Ball's stock buyback program work?

Ball announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, which allows the company to buyback 50,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $2.95 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.05 billion. Ball had a net margin of 4.82% and a return on equity of 22.86%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.56 earnings per share. View Ball's Earnings History.

When is Ball's next earnings date?

Ball is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Ball.

What price target have analysts set for BLL?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Ball's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.10 to $87.00. On average, they expect Ball's stock price to reach $78.16 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ball.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ball?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ball in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ball.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ball stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ball stock:
  • 1. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We consider BLL a solid company with healthy future growth prospects; we just don’t understand the multiple at which it trades." (8/2/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ball Corporation expects to achieve EBITDA of $2 billion and free cash flow of more than $1 billion in 2019. However, the company’s results are likely to bear the impact of headwinds related to currency, higher freight rates and tight metal supply in the United States. The company's performance will be marred by volatile volumes in the EMEA beverage can business owing to governmental regulation. Additionally, Saudi Arabia continues to be a very challenging environment for Ball Corporation. The company has a mixed record of earnings surprises over the last few quarters. The estimate for first-quarter 2019 earnings has been revised downwards, ahead of first-quarter earnings release." (5/7/2019)

Has Ball been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BLL stock have been trending neutral on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ball earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Ball.

Are investors shorting Ball?

Ball saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 6,840,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the November 14th total of 6,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,300,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Ball's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ball's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ball own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ball investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Apache (APA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Home Depot (HD), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Visa (V), Micron Technology (MU) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

Who are Ball's key executives?

Ball's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John A. Hayes, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Scott C. Morrison, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Lisa Ann Pauley, Sr. VP of HR & Admin. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Charles E. Baker, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Daniel William Fisher, Sr. VP & COO of Global Metal Beverage Packaging (Age 46)

Who are Ball's major shareholders?

Ball's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.45%), Chilton Investment Co. LLC (0.92%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.81%), SPF Beheer BV (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.38%). Company insiders that own Ball stock include Charles E Baker, Daniel William Fisher, James N Peterson, Jeff A Knobel, John A Hayes, Lisa Ann Pauley, Nate C Carey, R David Hoover, Robert D Strain, Scott C Morrison and Stuart A Taylor II. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ball.

Which major investors are selling Ball stock?

BLL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, Mackay Shields LLC, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Squarepoint Ops LLC, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, SPF Beheer BV and Daiwa Securities Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Ball company stock in the last year include Charles E Baker, Daniel William Fisher, Jeff A Knobel, John A Hayes, Nate C Carey, Robert D Strain, Scott C Morrison and Stuart A Taylor II. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ball.

Which major investors are buying Ball stock?

BLL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nomura Holdings Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Eagle Asset Management Inc., AMG National Trust Bank, State Street Corp, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ball.

How do I buy shares of Ball?

Shares of BLL 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ball's stock price today?

One share of BLL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.34.

How big of a company is Ball?

Ball has a market capitalization of $20.72 billion and generates $11.64 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $454 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.20 on an earnings per share basis. Ball employs 17,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Ball.

What is Ball's official website?

The official website for Ball is http://www.ball.com/.

How can I contact Ball?

Ball's mailing address is 10 Longs Peak Drive, Broomfield CO, 80021. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 303-469-3131 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ball (NYSE BLL)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  653 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  540 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,193
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ball and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BLL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BLL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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