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NYSE:BLLBall Stock Price, Forecast & News

$64.51
+0.47 (+0.73 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$63.61
Now: $64.51
$64.72
50-Day Range
$61.17
MA: $65.78
$70.20
52-Week Range
$51.26
Now: $64.51
$82.82
Volume902,830 shs
Average Volume2.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.03 billion
P/E Ratio46.08
Dividend Yield0.93%
Beta0.49
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. The Beverage Packaging, North and Central America segment sold under multi-year supply contracts to fillers of carbonated soft drinks, beer, energy drinks and other beverages. The Beverage Packaging, South America segment sales volumes of beverage containers in South America, and manufacture substantially all of the metal beverage containers in Brazil. The Beverage Packaging, Europe segment sales volumes of metal beverage containers in Europe, and other packaging materials used by the European beer and carbonated soft drink industries. The Food and Aerosol Packaging segment produces two-piece and three-piece steel food containers and ends for packaging vegetables, fruit, soups, meat, seafood, nutritional products, pet food and other products, and also manufactures and sells steel aerosol containers, as well as extruded aluminum aerosol containers and aluminum slugs. The Aerospace segment provides diversified technical services and products to government agencies, prime contractors and commercial organizations for a broad range of information warfare, electronic warfare, avionics, intelligence, training and space system needs. The company was founded by Edmund Burke Ball, Frank Clayton Ball, George A. Ball, Lucius Lorenzo Ball and William Charles Ball in 1880 and is headquartered in Broomfield, CO.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.21 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.47 billion
Cash Flow$4.71 per share
Book Value$9.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$566 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,300
Market Cap$21.03 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Ball (NYSE:BLL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ball's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ball's stock was trading at $69.76 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BLL stock has decreased by 7.5% and is now trading at $64.51. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ball?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ball in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Ball.

When is Ball's next earnings date?

Ball is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Ball.

How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The industrial products company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.01. The industrial products company earned $2.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.81 billion. Ball had a return on equity of 28.11% and a net margin of 4.11%. The firm's revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.49 EPS. View Ball's earnings history.

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

Ball announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 29th. Investors of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 29th. View Ball's dividend history.

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

Shares of Ball split on Wednesday, May 17th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly created shares were issued 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 approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, which permits the company to buyback 50,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for BLL?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Ball's shares. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Ball's share price to reach $79.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Ball.

Has Ball been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BLL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ball earned a coverage optimism score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutBall.

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 Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Home Depot (HD), Visa (V), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Verizon Communications (VZ) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Ball's key executives?

Ball's management team includes the following 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)

What is Ball's stock symbol?

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

Who are Ball's major shareholders?

Ball's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.76%), State Street Corp (4.17%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.04%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.83%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.53%) and Morgan Stanley (1.14%). Company insiders that own Ball stock 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 institutional ownership trends for Ball.

Which institutional investors are selling Ball stock?

BLL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 activity for Ball.

Which institutional investors are buying Ball stock?

BLL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., York Capital Management Global Advisors LLC, Saya Management LP, Dudley & Shanley Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $64.51.

How big of a company is Ball?

Ball has a market capitalization of $21.03 billion and generates $11.47 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $566 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. Ball employs 18,300 workers across the globe.

What is Ball's official website?

The official website for Ball is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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