Stock Price of Ball Corporation (BLL) Decreases -4.03%

Stock price performance of Ball Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. The stock price have dropped -2.8% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -8.36% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 13.22% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Ball Corporation has a positive value of 5.3 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.97% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.1%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.97%

Ball Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 40.83 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has tumbled 4.03% during the past week and has dropped 4.35% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 4.14%. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has underperformed the index by 5.2% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Aug 22, 2016, Cynthia A Niekamp (director) purchased 3,000 shares at 80.37 per share price.On Aug 17, 2016, James N Peterson (SVP & COO Global MF & HHP Pkg) sold 3,870 shares at 79.89 per share price.On Aug 12, 2016, George M Smart (director) purchased 3,000 shares at 80.14 per share price.

Ball Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.84. The company had revenue of $2516.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2546.10 million. The companys revenue was up 39.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $74.74 and hit $74.81 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $73.84, with a gain of 0.71% or 0.52 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,437,191 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $82.24 and the company has a market cap of $12,908 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $62.3 .

Ball is a manufacturer of metal and plastic packaging, primarily for beverages and foods, and a supplier of aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers.

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