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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 Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)18,300(+5%)
Job Openings704
Revenue (FY, 2019)$11.5 B(-1%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)$84.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Ball

John A. Hayes

John A. Hayes

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jeff A. Knobel

Jeff A. Knobel

Vice President and Treasurer
Robert D. Strain

Robert D. Strain

Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation; President, Ball Aerospace
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 43 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.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

2.8b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

571.0m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

20.4%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

92.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

178.0m

Market capitalization (16-Sept-2020)

27.7b

Closing stock price (16-Sept-2020)

84.7

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

643.0m

EV

34.7b
Ball's current market capitalization is $27.7 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, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

340.0m2.0b477.0m498.0m585.0m570.0m548.0m617.0m584.0m532.0m589.0m590.0m570.0m571.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%100%17%20%20%20%20%20%20%19%20%20%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, 2016

Debt/Equity

5.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

9.3 x
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Ball Operating Metrics

Ball's Backlog was reported to be $2.1b in Q2, 2020.
Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

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$2.30 b$2.10 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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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 News and Updates

Ball Announces New U.S. Beverage Can Plant in Pittston, Pennsylvania; Production Scheduled to Begin in Mid-2021

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today announced its plan to build a new U.S. aluminum beverage packaging plant in Pittston, Pennsylvania. The multi-line plant is scheduled to begin production in mid-2021 and will create approximately 230 manufacturing jobs.

Ball Completes Acquisition of Tubex Aluminum Aerosol Packaging Business in Brazil

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) has completed the acquisition of Tubex Industria E Comercio de Embalagens Ltda., an impact extruded aluminum aerosol packaging business that includes a manufacturing plant in Itupeva, which is near Sao Paolo, Brazil.

Ball Corporation Announces Public Offering of Senior Notes

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of approximately $1 billion in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2030 (the "Notes"). The exact amount, terms and timing of the offering will depend upon market conditions and other factors…

Ball Corporation Prices $1.3 Billion of Senior Notes

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) announced today that it priced an underwritten public offering of $1.3 billion in aggregate principal amount of 2.875% Senior Notes due 2030 (the "Notes"). The offering is expected to close on August 13, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions and other factors.

Ball Reports Second Quarter Results

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today reported, on a U.S. GAAP basis, second quarter 2020 net earnings attributable to the corporation of $94 million (including net after-tax charges of $122 million, or 37 cents per diluted share for business consolidation and other non-comparable items) or 28 cents pe…

Ball Corporation Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report Detailing Industry Framework for the Circular Economy

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today released its seventh biennial sustainability report, covering calendar years 2018 and 2019.
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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, Jeff A. Knobel and Robert D. Strain.

  • 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 Sealed Air, Crown Holdings and Silgan Holdings.

  • 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 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does Ball have?

    Ball has 50 offices.