UPDATE 1-Ball Corp Q4 profit beats Wall St view

* Q4 EPS 85 cents; Street view 71 cents

* Revenue rises 8 pct to $1.86 bln

NEW YORK, Jan 28 (BestGrowthStock) – Ball Corp (BLL.N: ), a maker of
metal and plastic packaging, said quarterly earnings more than
doubled as sales climbed, helped by the acquisition of new
plants in October.

Net income increased to $81.4 million, or 85 cents per
share, from $33.8 million, or 36 cents per share, in the
year-ago quarter.

That beat the 71 cents per share that analysts had on
average forecast, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Sales climbed 8 percent to $1.86 billion, slightly above
the $1.85 billion that analysts had forecast.

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(Reporting by Matt Daily; editing by John Wallace)

UPDATE 1-Ball Corp Q4 profit beats Wall St view