Ardagh Group SA (NYSE:ARD) declared a dividend on Thursday, July 25th, Fidelity reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, August 30th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 15th.
Shares of NYSE ARD traded up $0.43 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $17.50. The stock had a trading volume of 1,607 shares, compared to its average volume of 95,361. The company has a market cap of $319.41 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.24. Ardagh Group has a twelve month low of $10.09 and a twelve month high of $20.00. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $17.43.
Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 25th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $2.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.32 billion. Ardagh Group had a negative return on equity of 26.87% and a negative net margin of 0.61%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.51 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Ardagh Group will post 1.66 earnings per share for the current year.
About Ardagh Group
Ardagh Group SA manufactures and supplies rigid packaging solutions primarily for the food and beverage markets worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Metal Packaging Europe, Metal Packaging Americas, Glass Packaging Europe, and Glass Packaging North America. Its metal packaging products include aluminum and steel beverage cans; two-piece aluminum, two-piece tinplate, and three-piece tinplate food and specialty cans; and a range of can ends, including easy-open and peelable ends.
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