Ball Corp Story

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BLL -- USA Stock  

USD 85.82  0.53  0.61%

Ball is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 6th of May 2021. As some millenniums are still trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, I will try to summarize Ball Corporation a little further in order to understand its potential as a viable investment. We will evaluate if Ball shares are reasonably priced given the new economic outlook.
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Would you shadow Ball analysts?
The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of 0.6596, which signifies possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Ball's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, Ball returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Ball will be expected to be smaller as well. Even though it is essential to pay attention to Ball historical returns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity current trending patterns. Our philosophy towards foreseeing any stock's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. Ball Corporation exposes twenty-eight different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance. Ball has an expected return of -0.1%. Please be advised to confirm Ball total risk alpha, expected short fall, market facilitation index, as well as the relationship between the value at risk and daily balance of power to decide if Ball stock performance from the past will be repeated at some point in the near future.
What is the right price you would pay to acquire a share of Ball Corp? For most investors, it would be the price that gives them a wide margin of safety to have minimal downside risk. In other words, most investors are always looking for undervalued stocks. Even if the future performance is not entirely as expected, the loss of holding it is minimized, and the downside risk is negated.
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What is happening with Ball Corp this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by Ball Corp are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to Ball Corp stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934.
Companies such as Ball Corp often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How Ball Corp utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Ball Corp, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Ball Corp is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Ball Corp cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Ball Corp Net Cash Flow from Operations is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Cash Flow from Operations is estimated at 1.35 Billion

Breaking down Ball Corp Indicators

Earning per share calculations of Ball is based on official Zacks consensus of 6 analysts regarding Ball's future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 94.29%, the future earnings per share of the company is estimated to be 2.9333 with the lowest and highest values of 2.89 and 2.97, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for the firm is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses.

Is Ball a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. Ball is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind Ball (NYSE:BLL) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. acquiring a share of a Ball stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

Ball Corporation Current Consensus

Here is the new trade recommendation based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysis covering Ball. The Ball consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average estimates from all of the analysts covering Ball

Strong Buy
Strong Buy650.0
Strong Sell00.0

Ball may start a collapse in March

New total risk alpha is at -0.25. Ball Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.4 and kurtosis of 0.86. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Ball Corporation to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Final Take On Ball

While some other firms in the packaging & containers industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Ball may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. While some stakeholders may not share our view, we believe it may be a good time to increase your existing holdings in Ball. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Ball.

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