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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) which is in the industry Packaging & Containers, gaining 1.15% today. In the last week its performance is -2.02%, and 11.32% for the past quarter. Currently, Ball Corporation, BLL has a target price of 85.33, so today’s gain of 1.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.69%.

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), has a market cap of 14019.56, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 84.10%.

At the current price of 79.22, it has a dividend yield of 0.66%, and its target price is 85.33. This is with a profit margin of 4.00%, and total debt/equity of 3.04. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has a P/E of 37, as well as a forward P/E of 18.49.

With a current EPS of 2.14, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.61%,Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -7.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.70%.

Performance for the year is 19.93%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is 9.51%.

Volume today for Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), is 742300, while its average volume is 1613.98. Whilst the total gain today was 1.15%, it did have a day high of -3.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.31%, and 1.30% for the month. The 52-week low for Ball Corporation, BLL has been 27.85%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.67%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.90%, and its return on assets is 2.40%. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has an operating margin of 4.90%. With a sales growth of -6.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Ball Corporation, BLL is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 2.21, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Ball Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.81, and the P/S is 1.82, along with a P/B of 3.02. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.19.

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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