How Have Ball Corporation (BALL) Insiders Been Trading?


Ball Corporation (NYSE:BALL) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$1.37 to close at $53.90, a downside of -2.48 percent. An average of 2,702,120 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$3.51 in the past week, and it reached a new high 6 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 2,197,520 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 2,468,270.

BALL stock has decreased by -10.89% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $53.88 on 09/21/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 02/01/22, shares of the company touched a low of $54.56 and a high of $97.99 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 3 times so far this year and lost -44.01% or -$42.37 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -44.99% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Ball Corporation (BALL) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 24.18. The stock’s beta is 0.63. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.14, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 4.93.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Ball Corporation for the three months ended June 29 was 0.60, and the current ratio was 1.00, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 2.55 and a total debt to equity ratio of 2.63 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $2.73 billion compared to revenue of $13.81 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, Ball Corporation had $8.85 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of -$174.0 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 216.09%. The analyst consensus anticipated Ball Corporation’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.9 per share, but it turned out to be $0.82, a -8.90% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $61.0 million. Shareholders own equity worth $314.31 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Ball Corporation (BALL) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 21 September was 29.05%, suggesting the stock is oversold, with historical volatility in this time frame at 29.31%.

As of today, BALL’s price is $56.10 -6.11% or -$3.51 from its 5-day moving average. BALL is currently trading -11.73% lower than its 20-day SMA and -35.01% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -20.34% below the SMA50 and -42.19% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 16.92% and 28.63%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.86. With the 14-day stochastic at 0.29% and the average true range at 1.89, the RSI (14) stands at 33.44%. The stock has reached -2.00 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -1.83.

Analyst Ratings

UBS launched coverage on Ball Corporation (NYSE: BALL) in its analyst report released on September 15, 2022. The firm assigned the stock a Neutral rating.


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