Ball Corporation s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -1.44% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -8.33% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 6.75% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Ball Corporation has a positive value of 6.84 compared to overall market.Ball Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 55.86 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has climbed 1.87% in the past week and advanced 2.52% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.63% and the outperformance has advanced to 1.36% for the last 4 weeks period.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $74.98 and hit $75.19 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $75.12, with a gain of 0.49% or 0.37 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,359,149 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $82.24 and the company has a market cap of $13,151 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $67.512 .
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Ball Corporation was Initiated by Goldman on Mar 2, 2017 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $80.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 9, 2017, Daniel J Heinrich (director) purchased 1,750 shares at 72.28 per share price.On Aug 22, 2016, Cynthia A Niekamp (director) purchased 3,000 shares at 80.37 per share price.On Aug 17, 2016, James N Peterson (SVP & COO Global MF & HHP Pkg) sold 3,870 shares at 79.89 per share price.
Ball Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.84. The company had revenue of $2516.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2546.10 million. The companys revenue was up 39.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.
Ball is a manufacturer of metal and plastic packaging, primarily for beverages and foods, and a supplier of aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers.