NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, May 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $40.09 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.
The average volume for Ball has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ball has a market cap of $6.25 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal packaging products for the beverage, food, personal care, and household products industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 15, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Ball as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full