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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) which is in the industry Packaging & Containers, gaining 1.01% today. In the last week its performance is 2.67%, and 8.74% for the past quarter. Currently, Ball Corporation, BLL has a target price of 84, so today’s gain of 1.01% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.51%.

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), has a market cap of 13912.24, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 84.10%.

At the current price of 80.66, it has a dividend yield of 0.64%, and its target price is 84. This is with a profit margin of 4.00%, and total debt/equity of 3.04. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has a P/E of 37.67, as well as a forward P/E of 18.74.

With a current EPS of 2.14, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.97%,Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -7.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.70%.

Performance for the year is 22.72%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 11.50%.

Volume today for Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), is 929300, while its average volume is 2174.48. Whilst the total gain today was 1.01%, it did have a day high of -0.56%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.10%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for Ball Corporation, BLL has been 34.74%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.56%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.90%, and its return on assets is 2.40%. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has an operating margin of 4.90%. With a sales growth of -6.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ball Corporation, BLL is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 2.21, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ball Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.88, and the P/S is 1.81, along with a P/B of 3.07. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.17.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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