Ball Corporation (BLL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 29, 2012

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Ball Corporation ( BLL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. 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 $44.78, the dividend yield is .89%.

The previous trading day's last sale of BLL was $44.78, representing a -0.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.07 and a 32.94% increase over the 52 week low of $33.69.

BLL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. ( CCK ). BLL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.63. Zacks Investment Research reports BLL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 12.71%, compared to an industry average of 10.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BLL Dividend History page.

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 ( PYZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PYZ with an increase of 9.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BLL at 2.54%.



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 , CCK , ETF , KMB , PYZ

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