Ball Corp. (BLL)



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Ball Corporation is an American company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. It is best known for its early production of glass jars, lids, and related products used for home canning. Since its founding in Buffalo, New York, in 1880, when it was known as the Wooden Jacket Can Company, the Ball company has expanded and diversified into other business ventures, including aerospace technology. It eventually became the world's largest manufacturer of recyclable metal beverage and food containers. The Ball brothers renamed their business the Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company, incorporated in 1886. Its headquarters, as well as its glass and metal manufacturing operations, were relocated to Muncie, Indiana, by 1889. The business was renamed the Ball Brothers Company in 1922 and the Ball Corporation in 1969. It became a publicly traded stock company on the New York Stock Exchange in 1973.

Financial Statements

Key Info

  • Industry: Metal Can Manufacturing
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • CEO Name: John Hayes

Key Statistics

  • Stock Price: $82.16
  • Dividend Yield: 0.7000000000000001%
  • Market Capitalization: $26,969,391,445
  • Shares Outstanding: 328,254,521
  • Number of Employees: 18,300
  • Trailing 12-Month EPS: $2.29
  • Trailing 12-Month DPS: $0.6
  • Payout Ratio: 26.200000000000003%

Important Dates

  • Next Earnings Date: 2021-08-05
  • Next Ex-Dividend Date: 2021-05-28

Price Trends

  • Current Stock Price: $82.16
  • 52-week high: $102.24
  • 52-week low: $65.79
  • 200-day moving average: $89.45
  • 50-day moving average: $89.61


  • 1-Month Price Return: -11.9%
  • 3-Month Price Return: -3.6%
  • 6-Month Price Return: -14.3%
  • 1-Year Price Return: 16.1%
  • 2-Year Price Return: 36.7%
  • 5-Year Price Return: 136.0%

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