Basic Trading Data for Ball Corporation (BLL)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) have moved within the range of $35.65 to $43.24. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $39.91, which is 7.7% lower than its 52-week high.

Ball Corporation (BLL) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -1.21%, and a 50-day SMA of -3.42%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $13.98 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Ball Corporation (BLL) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Ball Corporation (BLL) delivered a 0.34% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $2.91 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $2.92 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Ball Corporation (BLL) delivered a 11.23% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.52 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.59 per share.

Ownership at Ball Corporation (BLL), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. Ball Corporation (BLL) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 92.46% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $12.8 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Ball Corporation (BLL), there were 42 new positions totaling 2,329,621 shares of the company’s stock. There were 46 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 2,150,848 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. Ball Corporation (BLL) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,800,060 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,279,094 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,161,367 shares with 33% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.