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Last $71.80 USD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.07%
Volume 1.3M
BLL On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ball corp (BLL) Snapshot

Open
$71.35
Previous Close
$71.75
Day High
$72.33
Day Low
$70.78
52 Week High
02/18/15 - $77.20
52 Week Low
04/22/14 - $53.70
Market Cap
9.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
$3.72
Shares Outstanding
137.5M
EX-Date
02/26/15
P/E TM
19.3x
Dividend
$0.52
Dividend Yield
0.72%
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: $596.4K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.2K
Chief Operating Officer of Global Metal Food ...
Total Annual Compensation: $414.0K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Ad...
Total Annual Compensation: $439.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ball corp (BLL) Key Developments

Ball Corp. Finishes $18 Million Expansion in DeForest

Ball Corp. has completed an $18 million expansion at its can production plant in DeForest and now is looking to add 40 employees to staff a new production line. The company is qualified to receive up to $400,000 in tax credits from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. if it meets investment and job creation and retention targets. The new line, for impact-extruded, aluminum aerosol cans, is the first for Ball Corp. in the U.S.

Ball Corporation Completes Redemption of its 6.75% Senior Notes Due 2020 and 5.75% Senior Notes Due 2021

Ball Corporation announced that on March 21, 2015, it completed the previously announced redemption of all of its outstanding 6.75% Senior Notes due 2020 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 outstanding 5.75% Senior Notes due 2021 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 2020 Notes were redeemed at a redemption price of 103.375% of the principal amount of the 2020 Notes outstanding plus accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption date of March 21, 2015, payable in cash. The 2021 Notes were redeemed at a redemption price of 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 of March 21, 2015, payable in cash. As of the redemption date, $500 million principal amount of the 2020 Notes and $500 million principal amount of the 2021 Notes remained outstanding. On and after the redemption date, the Notes called for redemption were no longer deemed outstanding and interest ceased to accrue. Ball used cash on hand and borrowings under its existing bank credit facilities and accounts receivable securitization program to fund these redemptions. As a result of the redemption of the Notes, Ball will record a pre-tax charge of approximately $55.8 million in the first quarter of 2015.

Ball Corporation Recommends to Amend the Articles of Incorporation

Ball Corporation announced that at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 29, 2015, the company recommends the board to amend the Articles of Incorporation to implement a majority vote standard for uncontested elections of directors.

 

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