Last $71.71 USD
Change Today -0.71 / -0.98%
Volume 1.2M
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ball corp (BLL) Snapshot

Open
$72.19
Previous Close
$72.42
Day High
$72.55
Day Low
$71.70
52 Week High
02/18/15 - $77.20
52 Week Low
03/27/14 - $52.90
Market Cap
9.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.1M
EPS TTM
$3.72
Shares Outstanding
137.3M
EX-Date
02/26/15
P/E TM
19.3x
Dividend
$0.52
Dividend Yield
0.73%
Current Stock Chart for BALL CORP (BLL)

ball corp (BLL) Details

Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal packaging products to the beverage, food, personal care, and household products industries worldwide. It operates in four segments: Metal Beverage Packaging, Americas and Asia; Metal Beverage Packaging, Europe; Metal Food and Household Products Packaging; and Aerospace and Technologies. The Metal Beverage Packaging, Americas and Asia segment manufactures and sells metal beverage containers for use in beverage packaging. The Metal Beverage Packaging, Europe segment manufactures and sells metal beverage containers in Europe. The Metal Food and Household Products Packaging segment offers steel food, aerosol, paint, and general line and decorative specialty containers, as well as extruded aluminum beverage and aerosol containers, and aluminum slugs. The Aerospace and Technologies segment designs, develops, and manufactures aerospace systems, including spacecraft, instruments and sensors, radio frequency systems and components, data exploitation solutions, and aerospace technologies and products for civil, commercial, and national security aerospace markets. It is also involved in the design, manufacture, and testing of satellites, remote sensors, and ground station control hardware and software, as well as provides related services, such as launch vehicle integration and satellite operations. In addition, this segment offers target identification, warning, and attitude control systems and components; cryogenic systems for reactant storage, and associated sensor cooling devices; star trackers; and fast-steering mirrors, as well as technical services and products to government agencies, prime contractors, and commercial organizations for various information warfare, electronic warfare, avionics, intelligence, training, and space systems needs. Ball Corporation was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

14,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1880

ball corp (BLL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $582.7K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $443.6K
Chief Operating Officer of Global Metal Food ...
Total Annual Compensation: $397.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ball corp (BLL) Key Developments

Ball Corporation Announces Issuance of Notices of Redemption for All of its 6.75% Senior Notes due 2020 and 5.75% Senior Notes due 2021

Ball Corporation announced that it has issued notices of redemption for all of its outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2020 (CUSIP No. 058498 AP1) issued pursuant to the Fourth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of March 22, 2010, by and among Ball, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee and all of its 5.75% Senior Notes due 2021 (CUSIP No. 058498 AQ9) issued pursuant to the Fifth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of November 18, 2010, by and among Ball, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and the Trustee. The redemption date for the Notes is March 21, 2015. The redemption price for the 2020 Notes is 103.375% of the principal amount of the 2020 Notes outstanding plus accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption date, payable in cash. The redemption price for the 2021 Notes is 100% of the principal amount of the 2021 Notes outstanding plus the Applicable Premium as of, and accrued and unpaid interest to, the redemption date, payable in cash. Ball intends to use cash on hand and borrowings under its bank credit facilities and accounts receivable securitization program to fund the redemption.

Ball Corporation Enters into Credit Agreement

On February 19, 2015, Ball Corporation announced that it acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rexam PLC in a cash and stock transaction. In connection with the acquisition, Ball, certain financial institutions party thereto as lenders (the Revolver Lenders) and initial facing agents, and Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as lender and administrative agent and collateral agent for the Revolver Lenders, entered into a credit agreement, pursuant to which, subject to the conditions set forth therein, the Revolver Lenders committed to provide a $3 billion multicurrency revolving credit facility for the benefit of Ball and certain of its subsidiaries with a maturity date of February 19, 2018. The Revolving Credit Agreement refinances and replaces that certain amended and restated credit agreement, dated as of June 13, 2013, among the company, certain subsidiaries of Ball as borrowers and guarantors, Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and the other financial institutions party thereto as lenders. The company will use borrowings under the Revolving Credit Agreement to repay any existing indebtedness under the Existing Credit Agreement, to redeem all $500 million principal amount of its outstanding 6.75% senior notes due 2020 and all $500 million principal amount of its outstanding 5.75% senior notes due 2021 and for ongoing working capital needs and other general corporate purposes.

Ball Corporation, Rexam plc - M&A Call

To discuss acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Rexam plc in a cash and stock transaction

 

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