Ball Corporation, BLL is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Packaging & Containers in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Ball Corporation, BLL has a market cap of 13860.29. Since its IPO date on the 9/7/1984, Ball Corporation, BLL performance year to date is 8.27%. Today Ball Corporation, BLL has gained -1.55%, with a current price of 78.32.
Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 23.50%. Return of assets are at 2.40%, with return on investment at 8.90%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Ball Corporation, BLL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.21. While Total debt/equity is 3.04. With a profit margin of 4.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 20.20%, and operating margin of 4.90%. Ball Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.8.
For the last year Ball Corporation, BLL has seen a EPS growth of -39.60%. A performance for the year of 19.36%. The 52-week high is -4.77%, and the 52-week low is 26.40%. The average volume for Ball Corporation, BLL is 665500.
With a target price of 85.33, can Ball Corporation, BLL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Ball Corporation, BLL. Ball Corporation has a P/E of 36.58 and a forward P/E of 18.28. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.77. Ball Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.8 and 2.98 respectively. For P/cash, Ball Corporation has a value of 2.17, while it is 58.21 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 78.32, Ball Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.66%. We see a return on equity of 17.60%.
Looking more long-term Ball Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 24.61% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -39.60% for this year and for the last five years a -7.60% growth has been seen.