Ball Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:BLL)

$74.56
+0.72 (+0.98 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 11:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
$73.62
Now: $74.56
$74.70
50-Day Range
$71.5150
MA: $77.10
$80.61
52-Week Range
$42.24
Now: $74.56
$81.88
Volume298,128 shs
Average Volume2.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.75 billion
P/E Ratio33.89
Dividend Yield0.81%
Beta0.75
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$4.3705 per share
Book Value$10.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$454 million

Miscellaneous

Employees17,500
Market Cap$24.75 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Tuesday, September 17th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.80%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 30th. View Ball's Dividend History.

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

Ball's stock split before market open on Wednesday, May 17th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly minted shares were distributed 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase 50,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 1st. The industrial products company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.01. The industrial products company earned $3.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.03 billion. Ball had a return on equity of 21.32% and a net margin of 4.54%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.58 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, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ball.

What price target have analysts set for BLL?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ball's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate Ball's share price to reach $63.4636 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ball.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ball?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ball in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 7 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?

Press coverage about BLL stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ball earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news 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 company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Ball.

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 Apache (APA), Home Depot (HD), Endologix (ELGX), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), NVIDIA (NVDA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Visa (V), Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.71%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (9.14%), BlackRock Inc. (6.88%), BlackRock Inc. (6.88%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.98%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.27%). 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 institutional investors are selling Ball stock?

BLL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Sasco Capital Inc. CT and Iridian Asset Management LLC CT. 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 institutional investors are buying Ball stock?

BLL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Invesco Ltd., AMI Asset Management Corp, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 $74.56.

How big of a company is Ball?

Ball has a market capitalization of $24.75 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, 80038. 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:  593 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  520 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,113
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 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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