Ball Board Declares Quarterly Dividend; Stock Ticker Symbol Changing to BALL
April 27, 2022
WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation's (NYSE: BLL) board of directors today declared a cash dividend of 20 cents per share, payable June 15, 2022, to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2022. In addition, the company today announced that it is changing its ticker symbol to BALL, effective at the start of trading on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.
Since the company's initial public offering in 1972, Ball stock has traded under the ticker symbol BLL—four letter ticker symbols were previously unavailable. To celebrate our 50th anniversary as a public company and to ensure the BALL ticker represents our 142-year old company, we are excited to change our ticker effective May 10. The transition will be seamless and coordinated through the New York Stock Exchange and the company's shareholder recordkeeper and transfer agent, Computershare.
Ball will announce its first quarter 2022 earnings on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Conference call details are below.
Conference Call Details
Ball Corporation will announce its first quarter 2022 earnings on Thursday, May 5, 2022, before trading begins on the New York Stock Exchange. At 9 a.m. Mountain time on that day (11 a.m. Eastern time), Ball will hold its regular quarterly conference call on the company's results and performance. The North American toll-free number for the call is 800-897-4035. International callers should dial +1 212-231-2908. Please use the following URL for a webcast of the live call:
For those unable to listen to the live call, a taped replay will be available from 11 a.m. Mountain time on May 5, 2022, until 11 a.m. Mountain time on May 12, 2022. To access the replay, call 800-633-8284 (North American callers) or +1 402-977-9140 (international callers) and use reservation number 22016586. A written transcript of the call will be posted within 48 hours of the call's conclusion to Ball's website at www.ball.com/investors under "news and presentations."
About Ball Corporation
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products for customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 24,300 people worldwide and reported 2021 net sales of $13.8 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
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