Ball Corporation (BLL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 27, 2013

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Ball Corporation ( BLL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BLL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that BLL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $50.2, the dividend yield is 1.04%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLL was $50.2, representing a -1.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.71 and a 20.91% 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 $2.27. Zacks Investment Research reports BLL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.94%, compared to an industry average of 10.7%.

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 16.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BLL at 3.35%.



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

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