Ball Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 30, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 17,
2013. Shareholders who purchased BLL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
30% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $44.5, the dividend yield is 1.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BLL was $44.5,
representing a -8.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.50 and
a 14.16% increase over the 52 week low of $38.98.
BLL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) and Rock-Tenn Company (
). BLL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.47. Zacks Investment Research reports BLL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.28%, compared to an
industry average of 16.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to BLL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BLL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials (
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KLD with an increase of
14.91% over the last 100 days. PYZ has the highest percent
weighting of BLL at 2.66%.