The ex-dividend date for Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) is tomorrow, February 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $43.62 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.2%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) is tomorrow, February 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $43.62 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for Ball has been 932,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ball has a market cap of $6.82 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 17.3, 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 revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Ball Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.