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 ARD traded up $0.23 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $17.30. 440 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 95,361. Ardagh Group has a 1-year low of $10.09 and a 1-year high of $20.00. The company has a market capitalization of $319.41 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.28, a PEG ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.24. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $17.43.
Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 25th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.49 by ($0.01). The company 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 business’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. Research analysts forecast 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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