Ball Corporation (BLL) Analysts See $0.56 EPS

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.30, from 1.05 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 36 investors sold Ball Corporation shares while 163 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 282.82 million shares or 1.79% more from 277.85 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Adams Diversified Equity Fund holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 175,900 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd holds 0.01% or 83,666 shares in its portfolio. Cwm Limited Liability Company invested 0% in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL). Fil Ltd, Bermuda-based fund reported 242,328 shares. 31,897 are held by Franklin. Fifth Third Commercial Bank owns 0% invested in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 6,177 shares. State Teachers Retirement holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 473,166 shares. Horizon Investments Limited reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL). Sasco Incorporated Ct invested 4.1% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL). Prudential reported 406,368 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt Inc owns 733,997 shares. Washington Tru National Bank & Trust owns 0.06% invested in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 9,776 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 163,846 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Crestwood Advsr Gp Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.02% in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL). Kbc Group Inc Nv has invested 0.02% in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL).

Since September 10, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $6.74 million activity. Knobel Jeff A also sold $327,151 worth of Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) shares. 16,647 shares valued at $840,674 were sold by BAKER CHARLES E on Thursday, November 15. Shares for $310,100 were sold by STRAIN ROBERT D. Shares for $1.11M were sold by MORRISON SCOTT C on Thursday, September 20.

Analysts expect Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) to report $0.56 EPS on January, 31 before the open.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 6.67 % from last quarter’s $0.6 EPS. BLL’s profit would be $189.95M giving it 21.49 P/E if the $0.56 EPS is correct. After having $0.56 EPS previously, Ball Corporation’s analysts see 0.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $48.14. About 636,222 shares traded. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has risen 18.35% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.35% the S&P500.

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Ball (NYSE:BLL), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Ball had 9 analyst reports since August 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, October 11 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) on Tuesday, November 6 with “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Bank of America maintained the shares of BLL in report on Monday, September 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 2 by Bank of America. As per Friday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, January 7. The stock of Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, November 2.

Ball Corporation supplies metal packaging products to the beverage, food, personal care, and household industries. The company has market cap of $16.33 billion. It operates in five divisions: Beverage Packaging, North and Central America; Beverage Packaging, South America; Beverage Packaging, Europe; Food and Aerosol Packaging; and Aerospace. It has a 36.66 P/E ratio. The Beverage Packaging, North and Central America segment makes and sells metal beverage containers to fillers of carbonated soft drinks, beer, energy drinks, and other beverages.

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