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Ball Corp (BLL.N)

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20 Feb 2019
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Ball Aerospace To Build Spacecraft For NASA's SPHEREx Mission
Friday, 15 Feb 2019 

Feb 14 (Reuters) - Ball Aerospace::BALL AEROSPACE TO BUILD SPACECRAFT FOR NASA'S SPHEREX MISSION.  Full Article

Ball Corp Reports Q4 Comparable Earnings Per Share Of 55 Cents
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL REPORTS 2018 RESULTS; REAFFIRMS 2019 GOALS AND MULTI-YEAR SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.Q4 SALES $2.8 BILLION VERSUS REFINITIV IBES ESTIMATE OF $2.66 BILLION.Q4 U.S. GAAP EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE 44 CENTS.Q4 COMPARABLE EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE OF 55 CENTS.BALL - REAFFIRMING 2019 GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA, IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION OF FREE CASH FLOW AND RETURNING IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION TO SHAREHOLDERS.YEAR-END 2018 AEROSPACE CONTRACTED BACKLOG EXCEEDED $2.2 BILLION, UP 26 PERCENT.PLANS TO RETURN IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION TO SHAREHOLDERS IN 2019 AND BEYOND THROUGH A COMBINATION OF SHARE REPURCHASES AND DIVIDENDS.IN 2019, CO LOOKS FORWARD TO EXCEEDING LONG-TERM 10 PERCENT TO 15 PERCENT DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE GROWTH GOAL.U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN HAS HAD MINIMAL EFFECT ON OUR BUSINESS.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $2.69 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.56 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Ball Sets Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.10Per Share
Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 

Ball Corp ::ORATION DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND, INCREASES SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION.SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.10PER SHARE.BOARD ALSO APPROVED REPURCHASE BY COMPANY OF UP TO A TOTAL OF 50 MILLION SHARES OF ITS COMMON STOCK.REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION REPLACES ALL PREVIOUS AUTHORIZATIONS..  Full Article

Jpmorgan Chase & Co Reports 5.8 Pct Passive Stake In Ball Corp
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::JPMORGAN CHASE & CO REPORTS 5.8 PERCENT PASSIVE STAKE IN BALL CORP AS OF DEC 31, 2018 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Ball Corp To Sell Chinese Beverage Can And End Manufacturing Facilities
Thursday, 13 Dec 2018 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::PRESS RELEASE - BALL CORPORATION AGREES TO SELL CHINESE BEVERAGE CAN AND END MANUFACTURING FACILITIES.BALL CORP - DEAL FOR APPROXIMATELY $225 MILLION.BALL CORP - DEAL FOR $225 MILLION.BALL CORP - PROCEEDS FROM SALE WILL SUPPORT BALL'S ONGOING GLOBAL GROWTH INITIATIVES AND MULTI-YEAR SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.BALL CORP - SALE WILL HAVE AN IMMATERIAL EFFECT ON BALL'S 2019 GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA AND FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION.BALL CORP - DEAL WILL HAVE AN IMMATERIAL EFFECT ON BALL'S 2019 GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA AND FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION..BALL CORP - EXPECTS CONSIDERATION RELATED TO RELOCATION OF AN EXISTING FACILITY TO BE IN RANGE OF $50 MILLION TO $75 MILLION.BALL CORP - ALSO WILL LICENSE ITS BEVERAGE CAN AND END TECHNOLOGY TO ORG IN CHINA, AND REINVEST APPROXIMATELY $50 MILLION.  Full Article

Ball Reports Improved Third Quarter Results
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL REPORTS IMPROVED THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.Q3 NON-GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.56.Q3 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.17.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.59 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.REAFFIRMS 2019 GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA AND FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION.COMPANY REAFFIRMS 2019 GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA AND FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION.2018 NET SHARE REPURCHASES TO EXCEED $700 MILLION.AEROSPACE CONTRACTED BACKLOG OF $2 BILLION, UP $200 MILLION SINCE END OF SECOND QUARTER.2018 FREE CASH FLOW STILL EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $800 MILLION AFTER CAPITAL EXPENDITURES IN EXCESS OF $700 MILLION.QTRLY NET SALES $2.95 BILLION VERSUS $2.91 BILLION REPORTED LAST YEAR.AEROSPACE CONTRACTED BACKLOG OF $2 BILLION AT QUARTER-END, UP $200 MILLION SINCE END OF Q2.2018 FREE CASH FLOW EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $800 MILLION AFTER CAPITAL EXPENDITURES IN EXCESS OF $700 MILLION.Q3 REVENUE VIEW $2.80 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Ball Q2 Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share $0.58
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL REPORTS STRONG SECOND QUARTER RESULTS; RETURNING IN EXCESS OF $800 MILLION TO SHAREHOLDERS IN 2018.Q2 NON-GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.58.Q2 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.34.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.59 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.REAFFIRMS 2019 GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA AND FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION.2018 NET SHARE REPURCHASES EXPECTED TO APPROACH $700 MILLION.AEROSPACE CONTRACTED BACKLOG INCREASED TO $1.85 BILLION AT END OF Q2.QTRLY NET SALES $3,101 MILLION VERSUS $2,855 MILLION.EXPECT 2018 CAPITAL SPENDING TO BE IN EXCESS OF $700 MILLION.FACING HEADWINDS RELATED TO CURRENCY AND SOFTER THAN EXPECTED DEMAND IN NORTH AMERICA AND AMEA.FY FREE CASH FLOW TO BE IN RANGE OF $800 MILLION.  Full Article

Ball Corp Agrees To Sell U.S. Steel Food And Steel Aerosol Assets
Friday, 22 Jun 2018 

June 21 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL CORPORATION AGREES TO SELL U.S. STEEL FOOD AND STEEL AEROSOL ASSETS, FORM JOINT VENTURE WITH PLATINUM EQUITY.BALL CORP - WILL RECEIVE MORE THAN $600 MILLION IN PRE-TAX PROCEEDS FROM TRANSACTION.BALL CORP - PLATINUM EQUITY WILL OWN 51 PERCENT OF BALL METALPACK AND BALL CORPORATION WILL OWN 49 PERCENT.BALL CORP - BALL CORP WILL CONTINUE TO WHOLLY OWN AND OPERATE ITS ALUMINUM AEROSOL PACKAGING FACILITIES IN U.S., CANADA, EUROPE, INDIA & MEXICO.BALL CORP - FINDLAY, OHIO FACILITY WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE TWO-PIECE STEEL FOOD CANS FOR BALL METALPACK UNDER A LONG-TERM SUPPLY CONTRACT.BALL - AS PART OF DEAL, CO WILL RETAIN A 49 PERCENT INTEREST IN BALL METALPACK FOR A TOTAL VALUE OF ABOUT $675 MILLION.BALL CORP - 2019 FINANCIAL GOALS OF $2 BILLION OF COMPARABLE EBITDA AND FREE CASH FLOW IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION REMAIN UNCHANGED.BALL CORP - EXPECTS U.S. STEEL ASSET SALE AND JV TRANSACTION TO CLOSE IN JULY WITH ABOUT 1,300 EMPLOYEES TRANSFERRING FROM BALL TO JV.BALL CORP - 2019 FINANCIAL GOALS FOR COMP EBITA & FREE CASH FLOW "WILL BE SLIGHTLY MORE CHALLENGING TO ACHIEVE".BALL CORP - POST-CLOSE, METALPACK'S RESULTS WILL BE REPORTED IN EQUITY IN RESULTS OF AFFILIATES WITHIN BALL'S CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EARNINGS.  Full Article

Ball Aerospace Selected to Build Key Instrument Component for NASA's WFIRST Observatory
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

May 30 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL CORP - BALL AEROSPACE CHOSEN TO DEVELOP, BUILD WIDE FIELD INSTRUMENT OPTICAL MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY FOR NASA'S WIDE FIELD INFRARED SURVEY TELESCOPE.  Full Article

NASA Awarded Contract To Ball Corp For Infrared Telescope Components
Thursday, 24 May 2018 

May 23 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::NASA - AWARDED CONTRACT TO BALL AEROSPACE AND TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, FOR PRIMARY INSTRUMENT COMPONENTS FOR WIDE FIELD INFRARED SURVEY TELESCOPE.NASA SAYS COST-PLUS-AWARD-FEE CONTRACT HAS A VALUE OF ABOUT $113.2 MILLION WITH A PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE FROM MAY 2018 THROUGH JUNE 2026.  Full Article

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Coke can maker Ball Corp to sell China manufacturing facilities

Soda can maker Ball Corp said on Thursday it plans to sell its manufacturing facilities in China for about $225 million following an excess supply of beverage cans in the country.