Ball Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BLL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) is tomorrow, November 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $44.44 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for Ball has been 811,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ball has a market cap of $6.89 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 25.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 16.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Ball as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Ball Ratings Report.

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