Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) started the day on November 17, 2021, with a price decrease of -1.88% at $95.06. During the day, the stock rose to $96.93 and sunk to $94.75 before settling in for the price of $96.88 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, BLL posted a 52-week range of $77.95-$98.88.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Cyclical sector posted annual sales growth of 8.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 11.10%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 1.10%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $325.88 million, simultaneously with a float of $321.84 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $30.16 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $92.01, while the 200-day Moving Average is $88.07.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 21500 workers. It has generated 546,884 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 27,209. The stock had 6.98 Receivables turnover and 0.66 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +15.99, operating margin was +11.10 and Pretax Margin of +5.84.
Ball Corporation (BLL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are working with this stock of the Packaging & Containers Industry. Ball Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.30%, in contrast to 90.20% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 09, this organization’s SR VP & COO bought 10,000 shares at the rate of 91.26, making the entire transaction reach 912,625 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 18,585. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 27, Company’s President, Ball Aerospace sold 1,060 for 94.58, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 100,255. This particular insider is now the holder of 4,156 in total.
Ball Corporation (BLL) Earnings and Revenue Records
In the latest quarterly report released, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2021, the organization reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the three months, lower than the consensus estimate (set at $0.99) by -$0.05. This company achieved a net margin of +4.98 while generating a return on equity of 18.80. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.87 per share during the current fiscal year.
Ball Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 1.10% and is forecasted to reach 4.09 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 14.99% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 11.10% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Ball Corporation (BLL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.70. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.94. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $40.49, and its Beta score is 0.48. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.28. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 260.01.
In the same vein, BLL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.35, a figure that is expected to reach 0.90 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.09 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Ball Corporation (BLL)
If we take a close look at the recent performances of Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), its last 5-days Average volume was 1.69 million that shows plunge from its year to date volume of 1.93 million. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 85.38% While, its Average True Range was 1.97.
Raw Stochastic average of Ball Corporation (BLL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 84.95%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 67.14% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 22.17% that was lower than 22.25% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.