The company in question is, Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) currently with a stock price of 79.87 (0.91% today). The market cap for Ball Corporation is 12291.2, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Packaging & Containers industry. The target price for Ball Corporation is 81.38. Currently Ball Corporation is trading with a P/E of 83.58, and a forward P/E of 18.22. Average volume for Ball Corporation is 2103.61 and so far today it is 1318852.
Performance in the last year for Ball Corporation has been 15.05%. For EPS growth, Ball Corporation has seen a growth of -39.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 26.03%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -7.60% over the last five years and could be 11.17% for the next five years. Ball Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -8.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -697.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 11.07%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.12%.
Since the IPO date for Ball Corporation on the 9/7/1984, Ball Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 9.24%. With Ball Corporation trading at 79.87, the dividend yield is 0.66%, and the EPS is 0.95.
So could Ball Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 83.58. The PEG is 7.48, P/S is 1.57 and the P/B is at 10.51. The P/cash is 59.96, with P/free cash flow at 73.07.
Ball Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 5.06, and total debt/equity at 5.43.
In terms of margins, Ball Corporation has a gross margin of 19.30%, an operating margin of 4.70% and a profit margin of 1.70%.Payout ratio for Ball Corporation is 52.20%. Return on assets come to 1.50% with return on investment coming to 8.90%.
Insider ownership for Ball Corporation, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 90.40%. Outstanding shares are at 155.29. While shares float is 155.29. The float short is currently 11.86%, and short ratio is 8.76.