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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 13951.07. It is in the Packaging & Containers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 36.87, a forward P/E of 18.34 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 78.94 (0.32%) it has a dividend yield of 0.66%.

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 24.97% and more long-term 9.70% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 2.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -53.30%.

For performance, Ball Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -2.18%. For the last month performance for Ball Corporation is 11.70%. While the last quarter is 9.18% and half year, 16.47%. Finally for the year, performance is 19.34%.

The 52-week high for Ball Corporation, is at -2.84%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 31.65%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.61% and 11.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.30%, and for the month it is 1.46%. Ball Corporation, has a target price of 84.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.21, and for total debt/equity Ball Corporation has 3.04. The gross margin is 20.20%, while operating margin is 4.90%, the profit margin is 4.00%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 84.10%. Ball Corporation has a payout ratio of 23.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 176.73. The shares float is 166.73, with the float short at 8.37%, with short ratio coming to 6.38.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Ball Corporation, get 2.40%, with its returns on investment at 8.90%. Return on equity is 17.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 84, 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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