Ball Corporation ( BLL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BLL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that BLL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $69.32, the dividend yield is .75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of BLL was $69.32, representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.20 and a 19.62% increase over the 52 week low of $57.95.
BLL is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) and Westrock Company ( WRK ). BLL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports BLL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -11.75%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.
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