Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) went up by 0.10% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $65.31, while BLL stocks collected +0.32% of gains with the last five trading sessions.
Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) Worth an Investment?
Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 43.54 times of increase in earnings at the present.
BLL Market Performance
BLL stocks went up by 0.32% for the week, with the monthly jump of 8.70% and a quarterly performance of 13.87%, while its annual performance rate touched 65.79%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.08% for BLL stocks with the simple moving average of 25.71% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BLL stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for BLL shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for BLL socks in the upcoming period according to UBS is $58 based on the research report published on February 15, 2019.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BLL stock at the price of $58. The rating they have provided for BLL stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on January 17, 2019.
Vertical Research gave “ Hold” rating to BLL stocks, setting the target price at $58 in the report published on November 2, 2018.
BLL Stocks 6.35% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BLL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Ball Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -4.19% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 2.22%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.52%, while the shares surge at the distance of +9.68% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +12.90% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, BLL went up by +0.32%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +62.18% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $60.98. In addition, Ball Corporation saw 36.08% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
BLL Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Ball Corporation (BLL), starting from HAYES JOHN A, who sold 9,111 shares at the price of $61.66 back on May 06. After this action, Rushing now owns 468,130 shares of Ball Corporation, valued at $561,774 with the latest closing price.
HAYES JOHN A, the CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT & C.E.O. of Ball Corporation, sold 9,100 shares at the value of $57.97 during a trade that took place back on Apr 04, which means that HAYES JOHN A is holding 468,115 shares at the value of $527,527 based on the most recent closing price.
BLL Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +7.93 for the present operating margin and +13.24 for gross margin. The net margin for Ball Corporation stands at +3.90. Total capital return value is set at 8.66, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.45. Equity return holds the value 12.30%, with 2.60% for asset returns.
Based on Ball Corporation (BLL), the company’s capital structure generated 194.59 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 66.05. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 40.65 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 188.26 and long-term debt to capital is 63.90.
EBITDA value lies at +405.00 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.14. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.37 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.30. The receivables turnover for Ball Corporation is 6.77 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.69. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.96.