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Ball Corporation Q2 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

Ball Corporation (BLL) released earnings for its second quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's earnings came in at $119 million, or $0.34 per share. This compares with $99 million, or $0.28 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Ball Corporation reported adjusted earnings of $207 million or $0.58 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.59 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 8.4% to $3.10 billion from $2.86 billion last year.

Ball Corporation earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $207 Mln. vs. $190 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $0.58 vs. $0.53 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.59
-Revenue (Q2): $3.10 Bln vs. $2.86 Bln last year.

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