In recent trading session, Ball Corporation (NYSE:BALL) saw 0.88 million shares changing hands at last check today with its beta currently measuring 0.63. Company’s recent per share price level of $47.54 trading at -$1.69 or -3.43% at last check today assigns it a market valuation of $15.75B. That most recent trading price of BALL’s stock is at a discount of -106.12% from its 52-week high price of $97.99 and is indicating a discount of -3.07% from its 52-week low price of $49.00. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 2.75 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 2.45 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Ball Corporation (BALL), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of a Hold while assigning it a mean rating of 2.70. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 21 analysts covering the stock, 1 rated the stock as a Sell while 1 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 14 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 5 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0.9 in the current quarter.
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BALL) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -3.43%, in the last five days BALL remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Monday, 09/19/22 when the stock touched $47.54 price level, adding 16.68% to its value on the day. Ball Corporation’s shares saw a change of -48.86% in year-to-date performance and have moved -14.62% in past 5-day. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BALL) showed a performance of -19.37% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 8.73 million shares which calculate 3.88 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $62.67 to the stock, which implies a rise of 24.14% to its recent value today. Analysts have been projecting $46.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $90.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -89.31% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a gain of 3.24% for stock’s current value.
Ball Corporation (BALL) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Ball Corporation is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -46.14% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -6.88% while that of industry is 4.90. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 4.70% in the current quarter and calculating 13.80% increase in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 13.60% from the last financial year’s standing.
14 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $3.84 billion for the same. And 14 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $4 billion in the next quarter that will end on Sep 2022. Company posted $3.22 billion and $3.54 billion of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to grow by 19.10% while estimating it to be 13.10% for the next quarter.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 26.20% during past 5 years. In 2022, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 55.20% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 7.90%.
Ball Corporation is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report in October and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BALL)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 1.01% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 90.92 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 91.84%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 90.92% institutions for Ball Corporation that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the top institutional holder at BALL for having 35.34 million shares of worth $3.18 billion. And as of Mar 30, 2022, it was holding 11.05% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., which was holding about 25.74 million shares on Mar 30, 2022. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 8.05% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $2.32 billion.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Price (T.Rowe) Mid Cap Growth Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Mar 30, 2022, the former fund manager was holding 9.28 million shares of worth $834.83 million or 2.90% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 8.82 million shares on Mar 30, 2022, making its stake of worth around $794.25 million in the company or a holder of 2.76% of company’s stock.