Ball Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BLL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) is tomorrow, February 27, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $54.96 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for Ball has been 964,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ball has a market cap of $7.94 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 6.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal packaging products to the beverage, food, personal care, and household products industries in the United States and internationally.

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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, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and increase in net income. 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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