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Ball Corp (BLL.N)

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19 Oct 2018
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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
Thursday, 21 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
Wednesday, 23 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

Ball Corp Board Amend Bylaws To Decrease Board Of Directors From Thirteen To Ten
Friday, 27 Apr 2018 

April 27 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL CORP SAYS ON APRIL 25, BOARD AMENDED BYLAWS TO DECREASE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FROM THIRTEEN TO TEN .  Full Article

Ball Corp Sets Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.10 Per Share
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND, APPROVES SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION.SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.10PER SHARE.APPROVED REPURCHASE BY COMPANY OF UP TO A TOTAL OF 25 MILLION SHARES OF ITS COMMON STOCK..REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION REPLACES ALL PREVIOUS AUTHORIZATIONS.  Full Article

Ball Aerospace - To Collaborate With Honeywell For Optical Communication Datalinks Products
Monday, 16 Apr 2018 

April 16 (Reuters) - Ball Corp ::BALL AEROSPACE - TO COLLABORATE WITH HONEYWELL FOR OPTICAL COMMUNICATION DATALINKS PRODUCTS.  Full Article

Ball Corporation Prices $750 Million Of Senior Notes
Tuesday, 6 Mar 2018 

Ball Corp ::BALL CORPORATION PRICES $750 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES.BALL CORP - PRICED AN UNDERWRITTEN PUBLIC OFFERING OF $750 MILLION OF 4.875% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2026.  Full Article

Ball Corp Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.13
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Ball Corp :Ball reports improved third quarter 2017 operating results; reaffirms long-term goals.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $0.13.Q3 earnings per share view $0.59 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Free cash flow in 2017 is estimated to be in excess of $850 million after capital spending in range of $550 million​.Qtrly net sales ‍$2.91 billion versus $2.75 billion​.Q3 revenue view $2.92 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aerospace contracted backlog was $1.2 billion at third quarter-end.Reaffirms 2019 targets of $2 billion of comparable EBITDA, in excess of $1 billion free cash flow & achieving $300 million plus of run-rate synergies​.2017 comparable EBITDA expected to be in range of $1.70 billion to $1.75 billion​.  Full Article

Jiangsu LiXing General Steel Ball sees Q1 to Q3 of FY 2017 net profit up 20 pct to 45 pct
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 

Oct 11(Reuters) - Jiangsu LiXing General Steel Ball Co Ltd <300421.SZ>:Sees Q1 to Q3 of FY 2017 net profit to increase by 20 percent to 45 percent, or to be 49.2 million yuan to 59.4 million yuan.Says Q1 to Q3 of FY 2016 net profit was 41 million yuan.Says steady growth of business income and sales volume and inclusion of wholly owned steel ball unit are the main reasons for the forecast.  Full Article

Canada drops U.S.-made aluminum-can tariff amid beer can shortage

TORONTO Canada's move to drop a 10 percent duty on U.S.-made aluminium cans is good news for Canadian beer makers battling a shortage of tall cans, according to brewing industry executives.