- The report contains detailed information about Ball Corporation that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
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- The Ball Corporation financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
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About Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal and plastic packaging to the beverage, food, and household products industries worldwide. The company also supplies aerospace and other technologies and services to governmental and commercial customers with in its aerospace and technologies segment (Ball Aerospace).
The companys product lines are aluminum and steel beverage containers. It also produces steel food containers, steel aerosol containers, polyethylene terepthalate (PET), and polypropylene plastic bottles for beverages and foods, steel paint cans, and decorative steel tins.
The company sells its packaging products primarily to beverage, food and household products companies with which the company has developed long-term customer relationships. The company sells a majority of its packaging products to few companies in North America, Europe, the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), and Argentina, as do its equity joint ventures in Brazil, the U.S., and the PRC. Ball Aerospace engages in the design, development, and manufacture of aerospace systems. It produces spacecraft, instruments and sensors, radio frequency and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and various aerospace technologies and products that enable deep space missions.
The company operates in five segments: Metal Beverage Packaging, Americas and Asia; Metal Beverage Packaging, Europe; Metal Food and Household Products Packaging, Americas; Plastic Packaging, Americas; and Aerospace and Technologies. The company also has investments in companies in the U.S., the PRC and Brazil.
METAL BEVERAGE PACKAGING, AMERICAS AND ASIA, SEGMENT
Metal beverage packaging, Americas and Asia sells metal beverage containers under multi-year supply contracts to fillers of carbonated soft drinks, beer, energy drinks, and other beverages.
Through Rocky Mountain Metal Container, LLC, a 50-percent-owned joint venture, Ball and MillerCoors, LLC, operate beverage container and can end manufacturing facilities in Golden, Colorado.
In October 2009, the company acquired three of Anheuser-Busch InBev n.v./s.a.s (AB InBev) metal beverage container manufacturing plants and one of its beverage can end manufacturing plants, all of which are located in the U.S.
The company participates in a 50-percent-owned joint venture in Brazil, Latapack-Ball Embalagens, Ltda. that manufactures aluminum beverage cans and ends.
The companys operations include the manufacture of aluminum cans and ends in three plants in the PRC, as well as in its two joint ventures. It also manufactures and sells high-density plastic containers in two PRC plants primarily servicing the motor oil industry.
In November 2009, the company announced its agreement to acquire Guangdong Jianlibao Group Co., Ltds (Jianlibao) 65-percent interest in a joint venture metal beverage can and end plant in Sanshui, PRC.
METAL BEVERAGE PACKAGING, EUROPE, SEGMENT
This segment supplies two-piece beverage cans and can ends for producers of beer, carbonated soft drinks, mineral water, fruit juices, energy drinks, and other beverages.
METAL FOOD & HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS PACKAGING, AMERICAS, SEGMENT
This segment offers a range of product lines, including steel food and aerosol containers. Ball produces two-piece and three-piece steel food containers and ends for packaging vegetables, fruit, soups, meat, seafood, nutritional products, pet food, and other products. The segment also manufactures and sells aerosol cans, paint cans, and custom and specialty containers. In addition, the company manufactures and sells aerosol cans in two plants in Argentina.
PLASTIC PACKAGING, AMERICAS, SEGMENT
This segment engages in the shipment of plastic bottles. The company operates five plastic container manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Most of Balls PET containers are sold under long-term contracts to suppliers of bottled water and carbonated soft drinks, including bottlers of Pepsi-Cola branded beverages and their affiliates that utilize consolidated purchasing groups. Most of its polypropylene containers are also sold under long-term contracts, pr
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1. BALL CORPORATION COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. BALL CORPORATION BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. BALL CORPORATION SWOT ANALYSIS
4. BALL CORPORATION FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. BALL CORPORATION COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Ball Corporation Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Ball Corporation and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Ball Corporation and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Ball Corporation Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Packaging and Containers Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Ball Corporation Industry Position Analysis
6. BALL CORPORATION NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. BALL CORPORATION EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. BALL CORPORATION ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. BALL CORPORATION IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. BALL CORPORATION PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. BALL CORPORATION VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Ball Corporation Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Ball Corporation Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Ball Corporation Major Shareholders
Ball Corporation History
Ball Corporation Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Ball Corporation Offices and Representations
Ball Corporation SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Ball Corporation Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Ball Corporation Capital Market Snapshot
Ball Corporation Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Packaging and Containers Industry Statistics
Ball Corporation Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Ball Corporation Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Ball Corporation Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Ball Corporation 1-year Stock Charts
Ball Corporation 5-year Stock Charts
Ball Corporation vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Ball Corporation vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Ball Corporation Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?