Fisher Daniel William, Sr VP & COO Global Bev Pkg, subtracted 5,000 shares of Ball Corporation (BLL) from its portfolio at the rate of $66.14 per share valuing $330,694 on Jun 11. The insider left behind 34,045 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Ball Corporation (BLL) was $64.92. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $66.33, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $67.73. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $64.02 and a 2nd Support Level at $63.11. Ball Corporation (BLL) stock has lost -$0.74, or -1.13%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.51, or 0.79%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $7.81, or 13.68%. This year-to-date, Ball Corporation (BLL) shares have gained $18.94, or 41.19%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Ball Corporation (BLL) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”
With 334,744 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $22,293,950K. Ball Corporation (BLL) generates $11,635 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $454,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 74.94%, a 3-Year Total Return of 81.70%, and a 5-year Total Return of 111.09%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 53.85%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.150 per share on 05/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.90%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.60.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Ball Corporation (BLL) reported earnings of $0.49 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.51 per share, representing a -0.02 difference and 4.50% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.55 represented a -0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.56 per share, which was a 1.11% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.65 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.68 and the low estimate was $0.63. In the year-ago quarter, Ball Corporation (BLL) generated per-share earnings of $0.58. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +12.07% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 16 purchases (160,616 shares in total) and 25 sale (165,097 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 35 insider buys amounting to 496,937 shares and 45 insider sales amounting to 466,614 shares. In the past full year, 66 insider purchases were made (involving 909,275 shares) and 77 insider sell-offs equivalent to 909,725 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, Ball Corporation (BLL) has a Current Ratio of 0.96, a Quick Ratio of 0.65 and a Cash Ratio of 0.18. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 194.59, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 66.05, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 40.65. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 188.26 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 63.90.