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Open
€53.20
Previous Close
€52.36
Day High
€53.20
Day Low
€51.70
52 Week High
10/22/14 - €53.37
52 Week Low
10/28/13 - €35.01
Market Cap
7.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
74.5
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
138.4M
EX-Date
08/28/14
P/E TM
--
Dividend
€0.50
Dividend Yield
0.72%
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ball corp (BL8) Details

Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal packaging products to the beverage, food, personal care, and household products industries worldwide. It operates in four segments: Metal Beverage Packaging, Americas and Asia; Metal Beverage Packaging, Europe; Metal Food and Household Products Packaging; and Aerospace and Technologies. The Metal Beverage Packaging, Americas and Asia segment manufactures and sells metal beverage container products for use in beverage packaging; and non-beverage plastic containers. The Metal Beverage Packaging, Europe segment manufactures and sells metal beverage containers in Europe. The Metal Food and Household Products Packaging segment offers metal food, aerosol, paint, general line, and extruded aluminum containers, as well as decorative specialty containers and aluminum slugs; and extruded aluminum aerosol packaging products in Mexico. The Aerospace and Technologies segment designs, develops, and manufactures aerospace systems, including spacecraft, instruments and sensors, radio frequency systems and components, data exploitation solutions, and aerospace technologies and products for civil, commercial, and national security aerospace markets. It is also involved in the design, manufacture, and testing of satellites, remote sensors, and ground station control hardware and software, as well as provides related services, such as launch vehicle integration and satellite operations. In addition, this segment offers target identification, warning, and attitude control systems and components; cryogenic systems for reactant storage, and associated sensor cooling devices; star trackers; and fast-steering mirrors, as well as technical services and products to government agencies, prime contractors, and commercial organizations for various information warfare, electronic warfare, avionics, intelligence, training, and space systems needs. Ball Corporation was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

14,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1880

ball corp (BL8) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $582.7K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $443.6K
Chief Operating Officer of Global Metal Food ...
Total Annual Compensation: $397.9K
Vice President and Controller
Total Annual Compensation: $267.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ball corp (BL8) Key Developments

Denver Beer Co. Uses Ball Corporation's Dynamark to Encourage Exploration

Denver Beer Co. (DBC) is releasing two of its most popular brews in 12-ounce cans from Ball Corporation. DBC utilized Ball's new Dynamark variable printing technology to mark each can of Incredible Pedal and Graham Cracker Porter with one of 24 distinct GPS coordinates. These coordinates correspond to locations in Colorado, for a total of 24 unique secret locations.

Ball Corporation Plans to Invest $18 Million to Expand Metal Container Operations

Ball Corporation announced that it is expanding its metal container operations - a project expected to create approximately 40 new jobs and retain another 106 positions. Ball will invest $18 million to expand and equip its existing 400,000 square-foot facility in the Madison suburb that will enable the company to install a new product line for extruded aluminum aerosol cans. Construction is now under way and the line is expected to be operational early next year.

Ball Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year of 2014

Ball Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. The company reported second quarter net earnings attributable to the corporation of $153.1 million, or $1.07 per diluted share (including after tax charges of $7.7 million, or 6 cents per diluted share for business consolidation costs) on sales of $2.3 billion, compared to $95.1 million, or 63 cents per diluted share, on sales of $2.2 billion in the second quarter of 2013. Comparable 2014 earnings per diluted share for the second quarter were $1.13 versus second quarter 2013 comparable earnings per diluted share of 85 cents. Earnings before taxes were $215.3 million against $129.1 million for the same period last year. Net earnings from continuing operations were $156.3 million or $1.07 per share compared to net earnings from continuing operations of $99.1 million or $0.63 per share for the same period last year. Earnings before interest and taxes was $255.9 million against $203.5 million for the same period last year. For the first six months of 2014 were net earnings attributable to the corporation of $246.6 million, or $1.72 per diluted share, on sales of $4.3 billion, compared to $167.1 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, on sales of $4.2 billion in the first six months of 2013. Comparable 2014 earnings per diluted share for year-to-date were $1.94, versus year-to-date 2013 comparable earnings per diluted share of $1.43. Earnings before taxes were $359.4 million against $227.3 million for the same period last year. Net earnings from continuing operations were $261.2 million or $1.72 per share compared to net earnings from continuing operations of $178.4 million or $1.10 per share for the same period last year. Total cash provided by operating activities was $210.0 million against cash used in operating activities of $86.6 million of prior year period. Capital expenditures were $135.3 million against $201.1 million of prior year period. Net earnings was $261.2 million against $178.5 million for the same period last year. Earnings before interest and taxes was $473.3 million against $346.5 million for the same period last year. The company expects free cash flow to exceed $550 million for 2014. The company expects diluted earnings per share growth goal of 10% to 15%, CapEx around $375 million, with it being more back-end weighted. Interest expense should be around $163 million and effective tax rate for the full year should be in the range of 28%. On a full year basis, corporate undistributed should be closer to $80 million.

 

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