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Ball Corporation is a provider of metal packaging for beverages, foods and household products, and aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. Its main products include beverage cans, Alumi-Tek bottles, aluminum cups, aerosol cans, aluminum slugs, and printing and graphics. The company also offers a wide range of laboratory and aerosol technical services: from technical assistance to laboratory testing and continuous research and development.

TypePublic
Founded1880
HQBroomfield, US
Websiteball.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Culture scoreB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)18,300(+5%)
Job Openings827
Revenue (FY, 2019)$11.5 B(-1%)
Share Price (Mar 2020)$64.4 (+3%)

Key People/Management at Ball

John A. Hayes

John A. Hayes

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert D. Strain

Robert D. Strain

Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation; President, Ball Aerospace
Jeff A. Knobel

Jeff A. Knobel

Vice President and Treasurer
Lisa A. Pauley

Lisa A. Pauley

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
Daniel W. Fisher

Daniel W. Fisher

Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation; Chief Operating Officer, Global Beverage Packaging
Daniel J. Rabbitt

Daniel J. Rabbitt

Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development
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Ball Office Locations

Ball has offices in Broomfield, Albuquerque, Boulder, Fairborn and in 38 other locations
Broomfield, US (HQ)
10 Longs Peak Dr
Albuquerque, US
2201 Buena Vista Dr SE #100
Boulder, US
1600 Commerce St
Fairborn, US
2875 Presidential Dr
Fairfield, US
2400 Huntington Dr
Findlay, US
12340 County Rd 99
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Ball Financials and Metrics

Ball Revenue

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Ball's revenue was reported to be $11.47 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.4% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

11.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(1.4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

2.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

19.8%

Net income (FY, 2019)

536.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

932.0m

Market capitalization (27-Mar-2020)

21.0b

Closing stock price (27-Mar-2020)

64.4

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

1.8b

EV

27.0b
Ball's current market capitalization is $21 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

9.1b11.0b11.6b11.5b

Revenue growth, %

13%21%6%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

7.3b8.7b9.3b9.2b

Gross profit

1.8b2.3b2.3b2.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

1.8b2.0b2.8b2.5b2.9b2.9b2.8b3.1b2.9b2.8b3.0b3.0b

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.6m2.3b2.0b2.3b2.3b2.2b2.5b2.4b2.3b2.4b2.4b

Gross profit

340.0m2.0b477.0m498.0m585.0m570.0m548.0m617.0m584.0m532.0m589.0m590.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%100%17%20%20%20%20%20%20%19%20%20%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

597.0m448.0m721.0m1.8b

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.6b1.8b1.6b

Inventories

1.4b1.5b1.3b1.3b

Current Assets

3.7b3.8b3.9b4.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

205.0m6.4b645.0m458.0m433.0m556.0m477.0m549.0m598.0m603.0m764.0m483.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.0b1.9b1.8b1.7b1.6b1.8b2.1b2.0b1.9b1.9b2.0b1.4b

Inventories

956.0m1.5b1.4b1.6b1.5b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.2b1.2b

Current Assets

2.3b10.1b4.1b3.9b3.8b3.9b4.2b4.9b3.9b4.4b4.5b3.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

266.0m380.0m453.0m536.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

453.0m729.0m702.0m678.0m

Inventories

30.0m(66.0m)(248.0m)(45.0m)

Accounts Payable

(55.0m)639.0m592.0m72.0m
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

29 x

EV/CFO

17.4 x

Revenue/Employee

627.0k

Debt/Equity

2.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

5.8 x

P/E Ratio

38.8
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Ball Operating Metrics

Ball's Backlog was reported to be $2.5b in FY, 2019.
Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Backlog

$733 m$1.03 b$1.40 b$1.40 b$1.40 b$1.25 b$1.20 b$1.75 b$1.70 b$1.86 b$1.76 b$2.20 b$2.10 b$2 b$2.20 b$2.50 b

Twelve-Month Backlog

$779 m$844 m$1.75 b$1.50 b

Aluminum Beverage Containers Produced

40 b46 b46 b48 b

Steel Food Container Shipped

3 b3 b
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Ball Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Rexam PLCFebruary 19, 2015$6.80 b
Envases del PlataDecember 13, 2012
AerocanDecember 06, 2010
Neuman AluminiumJuly 26, 2010
Guangdong Jianlibao GroupJune 14, 2010$90 m
Metal Packaging InternationalMarch 12, 2003
Schmalbach-Lubeca AGAugust 30, 2002
654647 N.B. Inc.
Aerosol Research Co (Great Britain) Limited
American Can Holdings (UK) Limited
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Ball Revenue Breakdown

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Ball revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.9% from Aerospace, 23.1% from Beverage packaging, Europe, 14.6% from Beverage packaging, South America, 41.5% from Beverage packaging, North and Central America and 8.0% from Other

Ball revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.8% from Brazil, 50.1% from U.S. and 38.1% from Other

Ball Online and Social Media Presence

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Ball Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    90/100

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Ball News and Updates

Ball Corporation Agrees to Sell Chinese Beverage Can and End Manufacturing Facilities

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) today announced an agreement to sell its metal beverage packaging facilities in China to ORG Technology Co. Ltd. (SZSE:002701), a leading Chinese metal packaging company, for approximately $225 million total...

Aerosol Packing Global Market 2018-2025: Ardagh Group, Ball Corporation, Silgan Containers, CROWN Holdings

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Metal Cans 2018 Global Market Key Players - Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., BWAY Corporation, Ball Corporation, ArcelorMitta, Ardagh Group S.A......

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Ball Corporation to Present at R.W. Baird 2018 Global Industrial Conference

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), one of the world's leading suppliers of metal packaging and aerospace technologies, will speak to the investment community at the R.W. Baird 2018 Global Industrial Conference in Chicago on Wednesday, Nov. 7....

Ball Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) board of directors today declared a cash dividend of 10 cents per share, payable Dec. 17, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 3, 2018. Ball will report its third quarter 2018 earnings on Thursday, Nov....

Non-alcoholic Beverage Packaging Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Amcor, Ball Corporation, BEMIS, Crown Holdings, Allied Glass, AptarGroup

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Ball Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ball founded?

    Ball was founded in 1880.

  • Who are Ball key executives?

    Ball's key executives are John A. Hayes, Robert D. Strain and Jeff A. Knobel.

  • How many employees does Ball have?

    Ball has 18,300 employees.

  • What is Ball revenue?

    Latest Ball annual revenue is $11.5 b.

  • What is Ball revenue per employee?

    Latest Ball revenue per employee is $627 k.

  • Who are Ball competitors?

    Competitors of Ball include Silgan Holdings, Crown Holdings and Sealed Air.

  • Where is Ball headquarters?

    Ball headquarters is located at 10 Longs Peak Dr, Broomfield.

  • Where are Ball offices?

    Ball has offices in Broomfield, Albuquerque, Boulder, Fairborn and in 38 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ball have?

    Ball has 42 offices.