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NYSE:BLL - Ball Stock Price, Forecast & News

$77.22
+0.05 (+0.06 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$77.11
Now: $77.22
$77.96
50-Day Range
$63.88
MA: $69.95
$78.00
52-Week Range
$53.72
Now: $77.22
$82.82
Volume1.89 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio46.24
Dividend Yield0.78%
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryMetal & Glass Containers
SectorN/A
CUSIP05849810
CIK9389
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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees17,500
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 28th. View Ball's Dividend History.

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

Ball shares split on the morning of Wednesday, May 17th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell 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 stock repurchase program on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, which permits the company to repurchase 50,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.03. The industrial products company had revenue of $2.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.88 billion. The firm's revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.55 EPS. View Ball's Earnings History.

When is Ball's next earnings date?

Ball is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Ball.

What price target have analysts set for BLL?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Ball's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.10 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate Ball's share price to reach $79.01 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ball.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ball?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ball in the last year. There are currently 6 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 trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ball earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Apache (APA), Netflix (NFLX), Home Depot (HD), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Visa (V), Amgen (AMGN), Walt Disney (DIS) and AT&T (T).

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 shareholders include State Street Corp (4.32%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (3.20%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.84%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.81%), Fred Alger Management LLC (0.73%) and Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (0.59%). Company insiders that own Ball stock include Charles E Baker, Daniel William Fisher, 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 FMR LLC, State Street Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, UBS Group AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Nicholas Company 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Jackson Square Partners LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc. 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 $77.22.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ball (NYSE BLL)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  688 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  555 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,243
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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