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BLL

BallNYSE:BLL Stock Report

Last Price

US$90.59

Market Cap

US$29.3b

7D

0.7%

1Y

0.2%

Updated

17 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BLL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends4/6

BLL Stock Overview

Ball Corporation supplies aluminum packaging products for the beverage, personal care, and household products industries in the United States, Brazil, and internationally.

Ball Competitors

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AptarGroup

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Ardagh Metal Packaging

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Ball
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$90.59
52 Week HighUS$98.09
52 Week LowUS$77.95
Beta0.48
1 Month Change-2.37%
3 Month Change-0.055%
1 Year Change0.19%
3 Year Change80.24%
5 Year Change140.36%
Change since IPO4,178.79%

Recent News & Updates

Jan 13
Is Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Trading At A 30% Discount?

Is Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Trading At A 30% Discount?

In this article we are going to estimate the intrinsic value of Ball Corporation ( NYSE:BLL ) by taking the expected...

Dec 31
The Return Trends At Ball (NYSE:BLL) Look Promising

The Return Trends At Ball (NYSE:BLL) Look Promising

What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term? One...

Dec 19
Here's Why I Think Ball (NYSE:BLL) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Here's Why I Think Ball (NYSE:BLL) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

For beginners, it can seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a company that tells a good story to...

Nov 26

Ball Corporation: Surfing On The Waves Of A Higher Demand For Beverage Cans

The demand for beverage cans is outpacing the supply, despite efforts to increase the production of aluminum beverage cans. Ball is a major player in the industry and serves as an excellent proxy to ride the waves. The company is spending billions on expanding its production capacity, and that will become visible in the next few years.

Shareholder Returns

BLLUS PackagingUS Market
7D0.7%0.02%-0.5%
1Y0.2%7.1%13.7%

Return vs Industry: BLL underperformed the US Packaging industry which returned 7.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BLL underperformed the US Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BLL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BLL volatility
BLL Average Weekly Movement3.5%
Packaging Industry Average Movement3.8%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: BLL is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BLL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
188021,500John Hayeshttps://www.ball.com

Ball Corporation supplies aluminum packaging products for the beverage, personal care, and household products industries in the United States, Brazil, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Beverage Packaging, North and Central America; Beverage Packaging, Europe, Middle East and Africa; Beverage Packaging, South America; and Aerospace. The company manufactures and sells aluminum beverage containers to fillers of carbonated soft drinks, beer, energy drinks, and other beverages.

Ball Fundamentals Summary

How do Ball's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BLL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$29.34b
Earnings (TTM)US$808.00m
Revenue (TTM)US$13.24b

36.3x

P/E Ratio

2.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BLL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$13.24b
Cost of RevenueUS$10.55b
Gross ProfitUS$2.69b
ExpensesUS$1.88b
EarningsUS$808.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Jan 27, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)2.49
Gross Margin20.30%
Net Profit Margin6.10%
Debt/Equity Ratio225.9%

How did BLL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.9%

Current Dividend Yield

26%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Ball undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

30.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BLL ($90.59) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($129.73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BLL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BLL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.3x) compared to the US Packaging industry average (22.7x).

PE vs Market: BLL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (36.3x) compared to the US market (17.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BLL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BLL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the US Packaging industry average (3.2x).


Future Growth

How is Ball forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

15.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BLL's forecast earnings growth (15.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: BLL's earnings (15.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BLL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: BLL's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BLL's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BLL's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (48.6%).


Past Performance

How has Ball performed over the past 5 years?

19.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BLL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BLL's current net profit margins (6.1%) are higher than last year (4.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BLL's earnings have grown by 19.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BLL's earnings growth over the past year (56%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BLL earnings growth over the past year (56%) exceeded the Packaging industry 48.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst BLL's Return on Equity (21.46%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Ball's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BLL's short term assets ($5.9B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($6.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: BLL's short term assets ($5.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BLL's net debt to equity ratio (187.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BLL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 212.7% to 225.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BLL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.1%).

Interest Coverage: BLL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Ball current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.88%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BLL's dividend (0.88%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).

High Dividend: BLL's dividend (0.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BLL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BLL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.3%), BLL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BLL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (21.1% payout ratio).


Next Steps

  • Explore strong dividend paying companies in the Materials industry.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Hayes (56 yo)

11yrs

Tenure

US$13,875,859

Compensation

Mr. John A. Hayes has been Chief Executive Officer at Ball Corporation since January 26, 2011 and had been its President from January 1, 2010 until January 2021. Mr. Hayes served as the Chief Operating Off...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD13.88M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.18M).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BLL's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BLL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BLL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Ball Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Ball Corporation
  • Ticker: BLL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1880
  • Industry: Metal and Glass Containers
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: US$29.342b
  • Shares outstanding: 323.89m
  • Website: https://www.ball.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ball Corporation
  • 9200 West 108th Circle
  • PO Box 5000
  • Westminster
  • Colorado
  • 80021-2510
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/17 23:17
End of Day Share Price2022/01/14 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.