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307. Ball
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Rank: 307 (Previous rank: 336)
CEO: R. David Hoover
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 7,345.3 -2.9
Profits 387.9 21.4
Assets 6,488.3
Stockholders' equity 1,581.3
Market value (3/26/2010) 5,080.5
Profits as % of  
Revenues 5.3
Assets 6.0
Stockholders' equity 24.5
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 4.08
% change from 2008 24.0
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 17.9
Total return to investors %
2009 25.4
1999-2009 annual rate 19.2
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Crown Holdings 289 7,938.0
2 Ball 307 7,345.3
3 Owens-Illinois 322 7,066.5
4 MeadWestvaco 357 6,049.0
5 Smurfit-Stone Container 374 5,574.0
6 Sealed Air 487 4,242.8
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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