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ball corp (BLL) Snapshot

Open
$69.75
Previous Close
$69.70
Day High
$70.12
Day Low
$69.49
52 Week High
12/4/14 - $70.50
52 Week Low
01/29/14 - $47.75
Market Cap
9.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
759.6K
EPS TTM
$3.83
Shares Outstanding
136.9M
EX-Date
11/26/14
P/E TM
18.2x
Dividend
$0.52
Dividend Yield
0.75%
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ball corp (BLL) 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 (BLL) 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 (BLL) Key Developments

Ball Corporation Appoints Erik Bouts as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Metal Beverage Packaging, Effective from February 1, 2015

Ball Corporation announced that Erik Bouts, 53, will join the company as senior vice president and chief operating officer, global metal beverage packaging, effective February 1, 2015. Bouts will report directly to John A. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO and he will be based in Zurich, Switzerland. Bouts will lead Ball's global metal beverage packaging business as the company continues to maximize value and leverage technological expertise, broaden its geographic reach, expand into new products and capabilities, and align with the right global and regional customers and markets. Bouts most recently was president of Owens-Illinois, Europe.

Ball Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Ball Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company has posted net sales were $2,238.9 million against $2,277.9 million a year ago. Earnings before tax were $187.9 million against $164.8 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $148.4 million or $1.04 diluted against $121.6 million or $0.78 diluted per share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to Ball Corporation were $147.4 million or $1.04 diluted per share against $115.2 million or $0.78 diluted per share a year ago. Earnings before interest and taxes, as reported was $228.0 million against $211.6 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company has posted net sales were $6,537.6 million against $6,471.3 million a year ago. Earnings before tax were $547.3 million against $392.1 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $409.6 million or $2.76 diluted per share against $300.0 million or $1.88 diluted per share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to Ball Corporation were $394.0 million or $2.76 diluted per share against $282.3 million or $1.88 diluted per share a year ago. Total cash provided by operating activities was $650.0 million against $411.3 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $250.0 million against $309.6 million a year ago. Earnings before interest and taxes, as reported was $701.3 million against $558.1 million a year ago. For the year 2014, the company expects capital spending of approximately $375 million. The company expects free cash flow to exceed $600 million. The effective tax rate is now expected to be in the range of 25%, primarily due to the release of some uncertain tax positions due to the lapses of the statute of limitations.

Ball Corporation Elects Michael J. Cave as Director of the Corporation; Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable Dec. 15, 2014

Ball Corporation announced that the board of directors elected Michael J. Cave, retired senior vice president from The Boeing Company, to serve as a director of the Corporation. Cave served Boeing for 31 years, most recently as president of Boeing Capital Corp. The board also declared a cash dividend of 13 cents per share, payable December 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2014.

 

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