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Ball Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.35 (-0.37%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.47 million shs
Average Volume
1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization
$30.20 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart
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About Ball

Ball Corp. provides metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products. It operates through the following business segments: Beverage Packaging, North and Central America; Beverage Packaging, South America; Beverage Packaging, Europe; 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 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


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Metal cans
Metal & Glass Containers
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.78 billion
Cash Flow
$5.04 per share
Book Value
$11.62 per share


Net Income
$585 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$30.20 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.75 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

50th out of 246 stocks

Metal Cans Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Ball (NYSE:BLL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ball a buy right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ball in the last twelve months. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Ball stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BLL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Ball's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Ball's stock was trading at $69.76 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BLL shares have increased by 33.6% and is now trading at $93.23.
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When is Ball's next earnings date?

Ball is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 3rd 2022.
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How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The industrial products company reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $3.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.52 billion. Ball had a net margin of 6.10% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.98%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.89 EPS.
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How often does Ball pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ball?

Ball declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 30th.
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Is Ball a good dividend stock?

Ball pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.85%. Ball does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ball is 32.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ball will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.80% next year. This indicates that Ball will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Ball's stock split? How did Ball's stock split work?

Ball's stock 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.

What price target have analysts set for BLL?

16 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ball's shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $118.00. On average, they expect Ball's share price to reach $100.47 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ball's key executives?

Ball's management team includes the following people:
  • John Arthur Hayes, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Daniel W. Fisher, President & Director
  • Scott Charles Morrison, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Ronald James Lewis, Senior VP & COO-Global Beverage Packaging (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Charles Ernest Baker, Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel

What is John A. Hayes' approval rating as Ball's CEO?

91 employees have rated Ball CEO John A. Hayes on Glassdoor.com. John A. Hayes has an approval rating of 82% among Ball's employees.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD) and Intel (INTC).

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.87%), Parnassus Investments LLC (2.81%), Parnassus Investments LLC (2.77%), Morgan Stanley (2.25%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.92%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.84%). Company insiders that own Ball stock include Charles E Baker, Cynthia A Niekamp, Daniel William Fisher, David A Kaufman, Georgia R Nelson, Jeff A Knobel, John A Hayes, Lisa Ann Pauley, Michael J Cave, Nate C Carey, Pedro Henrique Mariani, Robert D Strain, Ronald J Lewis and Scott C Morrison.
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Which major investors are selling Ball stock?

BLL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Millennium Management LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Invesco Ltd., Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, and PGGM Investments. Company insiders that have sold Ball company stock in the last year include David A Kaufman, Jeff A Knobel, John A Hayes, Lisa Ann Pauley, and Scott C Morrison.
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Which major investors are buying Ball stock?

BLL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parnassus Investments LLC, Parnassus Investments LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Schf GPE LLC, Rathbone Brothers plc, and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have bought Ball stock in the last two years include Cynthia A Niekamp, Daniel William Fisher, Georgia R Nelson, Michael J Cave, Pedro Henrique Mariani, and Ronald J Lewis.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ball's stock price today?

One share of BLL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.23.

How much money does Ball make?

Ball has a market capitalization of $30.20 billion and generates $11.78 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $585 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.43 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ball have?

Ball employs 21,500 workers across the globe.

Does Ball have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Ball: AUK Holding Ltd., Aerocan, American Can (UK) Limited, American Can Holdings (UK) Limited, Archer Insurance Limited, Assetsteady Limited, B-R Secretariat Limited, BMB Real Estate Holdings LLC, Ball (France) Holdings S.A.S., Ball (Luxembourg) Finance S.a.r.l., Ball (Swiss) Holding GmbH, Ball Advanced Aluminum Technologies Corp., Ball Advanced Aluminum Technologies Holding Canada Inc. , Ball Aerocan Operations S.a.r.l. , Ball Aerosol Packaging Brasil Ltda., Ball Aerosol Packaging CZ s.r.o. , Ball Aerosol Packaging Europe S.A.S. , Ball Aerosol Packaging France S.A.S, Ball Aerosol Packaging India Private Limited, Ball Aerosol Packaging Mexico S.A. de C.V., Ball Aerosol Packaging UK Limited, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Ball Americas Holdings B.V., Ball Asia Pacific (Yangon) Metal Container Limited, Ball Asia Pacific Limited, Ball Asia Services Limited, Ball BP Holding Company , Ball Benelux Holdings Inc., Ball Beverage Can Americas Inc., Ball Beverage Can Americas SA de CV, Ball Beverage Can Mexico SA de CV, Ball Beverage Can South America S.A., Ball Beverage Packaging (India) Private Limited, Ball Beverage Packaging AMEA Limited, Ball Beverage Packaging Czech Republic sro , Ball Beverage Packaging Egypt SAE, Ball Beverage Packaging Europe Limited, Ball Beverage Packaging Fosie AB, Ball Beverage Packaging France SAS , Ball Beverage Packaging Fredericia A/S , Ball Beverage Packaging Gelsenkirchen GmbH , Ball Beverage Packaging Holding GmbH, Ball Beverage Packaging Holdings UK Limited , Ball Beverage Packaging Iberica SL , Ball Beverage Packaging Ireland Limited , Ball Beverage Packaging Italia SRL, Ball Beverage Packaging Ludesch GmbH , Ball Beverage Packaging Mäntsälä Oy, Ball Beverage Packaging Naro-Fominsk LLC , Ball Beverage Packaging Oss BV , Ball Beverage Packaging Recklinghausen GmbH , Ball Beverage Packaging Rus LLC, Ball Beverage Packaging UK Limited , Ball Beverage Packaging Vsevolozhsk LLC, Ball Beverage Packaging Widnau GmbH , Ball Beverage Turkey Paketleme Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ, Ball Canada Plastics Container Corp., Ball Chile S.A. , Ball Company, Ball Container LLC, Ball Corporation, Ball Corporation (Nevada), Ball Delaware Corporation , Ball Delaware Holdings LLC, Ball Delaware Holdings S.C.S., Ball Delaware International Holdings Corp., Ball Embalagens Ltda., Ball Envases de Aluminio S.A. , Ball Europe Limited, Ball European Holdings S.a.r.l., Ball Glass Containers Inc., Ball Global Business Services Corp., Ball Global Business Services Europe and AMEA d.o.o. 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KG, Ball Trading Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Ball UK Acquisition Limited, Ball UK Holdco Limited, Ball UK Holdings Ltd, Ball UK Investments Limited, Ball do Brasil Ltda , Berkeley Nominees Limited, Copal S.A.S., Cope Allman Holdings Limited, Cope Allman Packaging Group Limited, Deister Handels & Beteiligungs GmbH, Envases del Plata, FTB Corporate Services Limited , Foshan Packaging Holdings Limited , Guangdong Jianlibao Group, Heekin Can Inc., John Dunhill & Co Limited, KB Järnåldern 3, Knightsbridge Trustees Limited, Latalog Logistica Ltda., Latas De Aluminio Ball Inc., MCP Beverage Packaging Limited, McCorquodale & Blades Trust Limited, Metal Packaging International, Nacanco Deutschland GmbH, Neuman Aluminium, PLM Septanus AB, Rexam (Jersey) Limited, Rexam AB, Rexam Beverage Can (India Holdings) Limited, Rexam Beverage Can Berlin GmbH, Rexam Beverage Can Company, Rexam Beverage Can Holdings BV, Rexam Beverage Can SAS, Rexam Beverage Packaging Holdings Limited, Rexam Book Printing Limited, Rexam C S Pension Trustees Limited, Rexam European Holdings AB, Rexam European Holdings Limited, Rexam FW Limited, Rexam Finance Company Limited, Rexam Finance Germany Limited, Rexam Finance Netherlands Limited, Rexam Finance Poland Limited, Rexam Finance Sweden Limited, Rexam France SAS, Rexam Group Holdings Limited, Rexam Healthcare Innovation SAS, Rexam Holding GmbH, Rexam Holdings AB, Rexam Holdings Germany AB, Rexam Jersey 2007 Limited, Rexam Limited , Rexam Nederland Holdings BV, Rexam Overseas Holdings Limited, Rexam PLC, Rexam Pension Trustees Limited, Rexam Plastic Containers Limited, Rexam Property Developments Limited, Rexam Property Holdings Limited, Rexam UK Holdings Limited, Rexam Webster Limited, Rocky Mountain Metal Container LLC, SCI le Marais, Schmalbach-Lubeca AG, Sekopac d.o.o. , Slopak , TBC-Ball Beverage Can Holdings Limited, TBC-Ball Beverage Can Vietnam Limited, The Renaissance Insurance Company, USC May Verpackungen Holding Inc., WaveFront Technologies Inc, Wise Champion Investments Limited, and recan (Fund).

When was Ball founded?

Ball was founded in 1880.

What is Ball's official website?

The official website for Ball is www.ball.com.

Where are Ball's headquarters?

Ball is headquartered at 10 Longs Peak Drive, Broomfield CO, 80021.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 303-460-2127.

This page was last updated on 12/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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