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NYSE:BLLBall Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.38 (-1.83 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $73.95
50-Day Range
MA: $72.28
52-Week Range
Now: $73.95
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume2.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.15 billion
P/E Ratio67.23
Dividend Yield0.81%
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: 1.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.48 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal cans
Sub-IndustryMetal & Glass Containers



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.47 billion
Cash Flow$4.62 per share
Book Value$8.67 per share


Net Income$566 million


Market Cap$24.15 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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Ball (NYSE:BLL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Ball's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Ball's stock was trading at $69.76 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BLL shares have increased by 6.0% and is now trading at $73.95.
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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."
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When is Ball's next earnings date?

Ball is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Ball's earnings last quarter?

Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.09. The industrial products company earned $2.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.88 billion. Ball had a return on equity of 29.73% and a net margin of 3.28%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.64 earnings per share.
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How often does Ball pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ball?

Ball declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 31st.
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When did Ball's stock split? How did Ball's stock split work?

Ball shares 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 declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase 50,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for BLL?

12 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Ball's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Ball's stock price to reach $79.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has Ball been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BLL stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Ball earned a news sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Ball?

Ball saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,500,000 shares, an increase of 102.7% from the April 30th total of 5,180,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,630,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.0 days. Approximately 3.2% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Intel (INTC).

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Jackson Square Partners LLC (2.31%), First Merchants Corp (1.24%), Chilton Investment Co. LLC (0.98%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.83%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.76%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.60%). 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.
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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 Jackson Square Partners LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Cibc World Markets Corp, Avalon Investment & Advisory, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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.
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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 First Merchants Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of Montreal Can, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., UBS Group AG, and Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado.
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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 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 $73.95.

How big of a company is Ball?

Ball has a market capitalization of $24.15 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 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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