Ball Corporation operates in the Metal cans sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Ball with three other
metal product manufacturers in North America:
Crown Holdings, Inc.
sales of $8.28 billion
of which 33%
was American Beverage),
Silgan Holdings Inc.
of which 63%
was Metal Food Containers), and
of which 70%
was Rigid Industrial Packaging & Service).
Ball reported sales of $9.06 billion
December of 2016.
increase of 13.3%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $8.00 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Ball had sales
of $8.57 billion.
Sales of Metal Beverage Packing, Europe saw an increase
15.9% in 2016, from
$1.65 billion to $1.92 billion.
Not all segments of Ball experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Beverage Packaging, North and Central Am fell 14.9% to $3.61 billion.
Ball also experienced decreases in sales in
Food and Aerosol Packaging (down 9.7% to $1.17 billion)