Ball Corporation Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

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

The company's bottom line came in at $202 million, or $0.61 per share. This compares with $94 million, or $0.28 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Ball Corporation reported adjusted earnings of $287 million or $0.86 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.83 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 23.6% to $3.46 billion from $2.80 billion last year.

Ball Corporation earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $287 Mln. vs. $216 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $0.86 vs. $0.65 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.83
-Revenue (Q2): $3.46 Bln vs. $2.80 Bln last year.

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