Ball Corp (BLL) Holder Chilton Investment Co LLC Has Raised Its Position by $49.43 Million

October 13, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Investors sentiment increased to 7.64 in 2017 Q2. Its up 6.58, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 38 investors sold BLL shares while 9 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 585.36 million shares or 303.31% more from 145.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Lapides Asset Ltd Co, a Connecticut-based fund reported 113,300 shares. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 390 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring stated it has 323,166 shares. Davenport And Limited Liability Company accumulated 3,650 shares. Atlanta Cap Management Com L L C, Georgia-based fund reported 1.79 million shares. Co National Bank & Trust accumulated 23,426 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Creative Planning holds 0% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 5,462 shares. First Republic Management Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) for 8,228 shares. Ngam Advisors LP holds 0.01% or 14,819 shares. Vanguard Incorporated accumulated 35.34 million shares. Kentucky Retirement System Insurance Trust Fund has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL). & Management stated it has 2,800 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Glenmede Trust Co Na owns 470 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 16,272 were reported by Atlantic Group Inc Limited Liability. Cwm Ltd has 111,151 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio.

Since May 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $3.00 million activity. The insider Pauley Lisa Ann sold $869,329. Shares for $79,745 were sold by Fisher Daniel William on Monday, May 8. HAYES JOHN A had sold 2,717 shares worth $219,048 on Thursday, May 4.

Richard Chilton increased its stake in Ball Corp (BLL) by 99.65% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chilton Investment Co Llc bought 1.18 million shares as the company’s stock rose 9.29% with the market. The hedge fund run by Richard Chilton held 2.36 million shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $99.54 million, up from 1.18M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chilton Investment Co Llc who had been investing in Ball Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.89B market cap company. The stock rose 0.19% or $0.08 reaching $42.32 per share. About 1.24 million shares traded. Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has risen 12.13% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.57% the S&P500.

Chilton Investment Co Llc, which manages about $5.22 billion and $2.60 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Timken Co (NYSE:TKR) by 168,323 shares to 980,325 shares, valued at $45.34M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc Com (NYSE:TMO) by 52,699 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 62,409 shares, and cut its stake in Brown Forman Corp (NYSE:BF.B).

More recent Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Ball Corporation to Cease Production at Springdale Plant” on October 02, 2017. Also Finance.Yahoo.com published the news titled: “6 Reasons to Dump Ball Corporation (BLL) Stock Right Now” on September 19, 2017. Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Bear Of The Day: Ball Corporation (BLL)” with publication date: September 15, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Ball Corporation had 28 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 3 by Vertical Research. The company was maintained on Friday, June 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 25 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 10. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, July 19. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, July 14. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform” on Thursday, December 3. The company was maintained on Monday, August 7 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) rating on Friday, June 23. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $4700 target.

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