Ball Corporation (BLL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014


Ball Corporation ( BLL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BLL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that BLL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $60.47, the dividend yield is .86%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLL was $60.47, representing a -0.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.65 and a 45.64% increase over the 52 week low of $41.52.

BLL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). BLL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.91. Zacks Investment Research reports BLL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.6%, compared to an industry average of 15.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BLL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BLL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BLL as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of 3.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BLL at 3.34%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: BLL , KMB , RKT , RTM News News

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