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How has Ball Corporation:(NYSE:BLL) performed recently?

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10090.9. It is in the Packaging & Containers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 73.84, a forward P/E of 16.49 and EPS of 0.95. At a stock price of 69.34 (-0.84%) it has a dividend yield of 0.74%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -7.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by -39.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 20.18% and more long-term 11.17% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -697.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -8.70%.

For performance, Ball Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -2.47%. For the last month performance for Ball Corporation is -2.69%. While the last quarter is -6.13% and half year, 1.77%. Finally for the year, performance is -1.46%.

The 52-week high for Ball Corporation, is at -9.42%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.57%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.56% and -0.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.85%, and for the month it is 2.03%. Ball Corporation, has a target price of 83.8.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 5.06, and for total debt/equity Ball Corporation has 5.43. The gross margin is 19.30%, while operating margin is 4.70%, the profit margin is 1.70%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.70%, with instituitional ownership at 34.20%. Ball Corporation has a payout ratio of 52.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 144.3. The shares float is 134.3, with the float short at 13.72%, with short ratio coming to 8.92.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ball Corporation, get 1.50%, with its returns on investment at 8.90%. Return on equity is 11.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 83.8, reached soon?

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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