Crown Holdings’ price movement
Crown Holdings (CCK) has a market cap of $7.1 billion. Its YTD (year-to-date) price movement is a mix of ups and downs in 2015. After the earnings report in 3Q15, Crown Holdings fell by 0.93% to close at $51.15 per share as of October 19, 2015. The price movement on a weekly, monthly, and YTD basis is 0.57%, 4.9%, and 0.49%, respectively.
Technically, it has broken all of the major support in 2015. Currently, it’s trading at 6.4% above the 20-day moving average, 3.8% above the 50-day moving average, and -1% below the 200-day moving average.
The First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF (FXZ) invests 1.2% of its holdings in Crown. FXZ tracks an index of US basic material companies that are selected and weighted using a proprietary strategy focused on growth and value metrics. FXZ’s YTD price movement is -6.3% as of October 19, 2015.
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Crown Holdings’ performance in 3Q15
The company reported net revenue of $2,460 million in 3Q15—a rise of 8% compared to the net revenue of $2,278 million in 2Q15. The revenue from North America food, European beverage, and European food fell by 17.6%, 1.2%, and 30.2%, respectively. The revenue from Americas beverage and Asia-Pacific fell by 2.6% and 3.2% in 3Q15. The net income rose to $160 million and the EPS (earnings per share) fell to $1.01 per share in 3Q15—compared to the net income and EPS of $153 million and $1.02 per share in 2Q15. The current ratio rose by 2.6%. The long-term debt-to-equity ratio fell by 7.8% in 3Q15.
On July 15, 2015, CROWN Aerosol Packaging North America—a business unit of Crown Holdings—announced its achievement certifying to the Safe Quality Food Level 2 code at their Faribault, Minnesota, and Alsip, Illinois, plants.
On September 25, the company invested in a second line at its Osmaniye plant, in central southern Turkey, to produce aluminum beverage cans.
Crown Holdings supplies beverage packaging, food packaging, aerosol packaging, metal closures, and specialty packaging products to consumer marketing companies.