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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 10050.77. It is in the Packaging & Containers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 73.97, a forward P/E of 16.74 and EPS of 0.95. At a stock price of 70.05 (-1.90%) 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 15.19% and more long-term 6.00% 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 2.50%. For the last month performance for Ball Corporation is -5.64%. While the last quarter is -0.47% and half year, -2.49%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.93%.

The 52-week high for Ball Corporation, is at -8.49%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.18% and 1.29% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.17%, and for the month it is 1.88%. Ball Corporation, has a target price of 85.

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 93.30%. Ball Corporation has a payout ratio of 52.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 143.48. The shares float is 134.3, with the float short at 12.21%, with short ratio coming to 9.25.

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 85, 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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