BHP Billiton PLC Company Profile (NYSE:BBL)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 6 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/9/2016Jefferies GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/25/2015Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2015Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/15/2015InvestecReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/7/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/16/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/25/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Annual Dividend:$1.56
Dividend Yield:6.07%
Payout Ratio:410.53% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
171.43% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
3/2/2016$0.323/9/20163/11/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/25/2015special$1.244.86%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/20/2014semiannual$1.243.57%9/3/20149/5/20149/23/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2014semiannual$1.183.64%3/5/20143/7/20143/26/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/21/2013special$1.183.92%9/4/20139/6/20139/25/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2013semiannual$1.143.56%3/6/20133/8/20133/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 11:15 AMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: BHP Billiton plc, BBL – The Daily ... - The Daily Leicester
07/25/16 02:02 AMBrisbane Broncos Ltd. :BBL-AU: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 25, 2016 -
07/23/16 02:44 PMStock Displaying Signs of a Downtrend: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - Press Telegraph
07/23/16 02:44 PMShares Stumbling of Late: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - TGP
07/23/16 04:09 AMEye Catching Stock: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - News Oracle
07/22/16 07:43 PMADRs End Higher; SAP Rises
07/22/16 02:43 PMStock Gapping Down Pre-market: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - TGP
07/22/16 02:43 PMManikay Partners LLC Decreased Stake in Bhp Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) by $12.55 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/21/16 08:20 PMLeading stocks in today's market: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - Twin County News
07/21/16 02:47 PMHigh Expectations Remain For BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - TGP
07/21/16 11:15 AMIs BHP Billiton plc(NYSE: BBL), a large market cap stock a smart buy ... - The Daily Leicester
07/21/16 10:13 AMBHP Billiton (BHP) Down on Weak Q4 Production Results -
07/20/16 08:32 PM[$$] BHP Billiton’s Iron Ore Production Shows No Signs of Slowing -
07/20/16 06:56 PMSouth32 meets FY output guidance - [Other] - BHP Billiton spinoff South 32 says it's met its annual production guidance for most of its commodities despite cutting production during the year, and is on course to achieve its FY17 unit cost guidance. The company improved alumina production by three per cent during the year, but recorded lower production in aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel, silver and lead. South32 said it had now completed restructuring at five of its operations, putting it on track to achieve unit cost guidance for FY17.
07/20/16 02:52 PMBrazil state could ban dam design used at Samarco mine - [Reuters - UK Focus] - A Brazilian state law to ban upstream tailings dams, the design used at a dam that collapsed at the Samarco iron ore mine in November, could be approved this year, an environmental official for the state of Minas Gerais told Reuters on Wednesday. Anderson Silva de Aguilar, the subsecretary for environmental regulation, also said Samarco, which is co-owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton (NYSE: BBL - news) , would not be resuming operations this year and may not in 2017 either. In an emailed comment, Samarco said it was following all licensing procedures and had delivered the documents necessary for agencies to allow it to resume partial operations.
07/19/16 07:34 PMBHP falls just short of iron ore guidance - [Other] - BHP Billiton has fallen slightly short of its revised iron ore production target for the 2016 financial year as it struggles to make up for the suspension of operations at its Samarco joint venture in Brazil and the impact of bad weather in Western Australia. The resources giant on Wednesday posted full-year iron ore production of 227 million tonnes, compared to its guidance of 229 million tonnes. It has flagged a slight improvement for next year, with iron ore production expected to range between 228-237 million tonnes in 2016/17.
07/19/16 06:04 PMBHP Billiton misses FY iron ore guidance - [Other] - BHP Billiton has posted iron ore production of 227 million tonnes for the 12 months ended June 30, slightly below its revised full-year guidance of 229 million tonnes. The resources giant expects output next year to remain flattish, outlining a guidance range of 228-237 million tonnes for the 2016/17 financial year.
07/19/16 05:50 PMBHP misses full-yr iron ore guidance by 3 mln/t - [Other] - BHP Billiton (NYSE: BBL - news) said on Wednesday it fell three million tonnes short of its iron ore production guidance for fiscal 2016 due to its Samarco disaster in Brazil. BHP earlier this year cut its Western Australia iron ore production for the year to June 30, 2016 by 10 million tonnes to 260 million tonnes, blaming a cyclone that ripped through the Pilbara iron ore region in January coupled with accelerated railway maintenance work. BHP cited for the lower output a halt to production from its half-owned Samarco iron ore business in Brazil in early November due to a dam burst.
07/19/16 05:49 PMBHP Says 2017 Iron Ore Output May Be Flat, Cuts Oil Spending - [at Bloomberg] - BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, said fourth-quarter iron ore production fell 7 percent after the start-up of a railway maintenance program at its West Australian operations.
07/15/16 04:20 AMDoes BHP Billiton plc have too much debt? -
07/12/16 08:13 PMIs BHP Billiton plc(NYSE: BBL), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/12/16 02:49 PMUpdate on BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) for the day - Twin County News
07/11/16 07:34 AMCompany Shares of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) Rally 0.51% - Trade Calls
07/10/16 02:41 PMLarge Cap Industrial Metals & Minerals: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - Twin County News
07/09/16 09:53 AMManikay Partners LLC Decreased Stake in Bhp Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) by $12.55 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
07/09/16 09:53 AMBHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) – Top Stock from Basic Materials Sector - The Daily Leicester
07/08/16 10:00 AMHouston energy co. picks up another former BHP exec for C-suite -
07/07/16 10:21 PMJacqui McGill addresses the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy Business Luncheon - [at noodls] - 08 July 2016, 01:00 PM Jacqui McGill, Asset President, Olympic Dam South Australia Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) Business Luncheon Adelaide, 8 July 2016 Good afternoon. ... This is an abstract of ...
07/07/16 02:46 PMStock in Investor Crosshairs: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 02:46 PMBHP Billiton plc (BBL) : Analyst Rating Update - Trade Calls
07/06/16 08:31 PMBroker Outlook For BHP Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) - Fiscal Standard
07/06/16 02:46 PMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: BHP Billiton plc, BBL - The Daily Leicester
07/05/16 07:31 AMAnalysts Actions to Focus: Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) , BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) - Street Updates
07/05/16 07:31 AMToday's Top Gainers in the Market BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) from Basic Materials - The Daily Leicester
07/04/16 02:42 PMBroker Outlook For The Week Ahead BHP Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL) - Fiscal Standard
07/04/16 05:22 AMRio Tinto’s new CEO carves path to growth for mining heavyweight -
07/01/16 07:56 PMToday's Market View Including: Bluerock Diamonds, BHP Billton, Condor Gold, Metals Exploration, Noricum Gold, Petra Diamonds, Solgold
07/01/16 09:49 AMBHP Shares Lower After Brazil Lawsuit Reinstated -
06/30/16 08:14 PMBHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) from Industrial Metals & Minerals – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
06/30/16 08:00 PMBHP to appeal latest Samarco ruling - [AAP] - BHP Billiton will appeal against the decision by a Brazilian court to reinstate a $8.4 billion public civil claim over last year's deadly Samarco mine disaster. BHP and joint-venture partner Vale had agreed on a $US2.3 billion ($A3.1 billion) settlement with authorities in March but Brazil's Superior Court has responded to an appeal from the Federal Prosecutor's Office by issuing an interim order suspending its ratification.
06/30/16 07:51 PMUpdate: Samarco Brazil - [at noodls] - 01 July 2016, 10:20 AM On 2 March 2016, BHP Billiton announced that an agreement had been entered into between Samarco Mineração S.A (Samarco), Vale S.A (Vale) and BHP Billiton Brasil LTDA (BHP Billiton ...
06/29/16 08:17 PMChina’s Great Big Pile of Iron Ore Just Got Even Bigger: Chart -
06/29/16 08:11 PM2015-16 Workplace Gender Equality Agency Report - [at noodls] - 5a1bd6eb-4287-4bf4-8dbd-5de7058fb95a.pdf Au,lrnllan Gmrnnnrnt Workplace Gender Equality t4y.w::y Date submitted: Unique report number: ixs7hhewhb 2015-16 public report form submitted by BHP Billiton Limited ...
06/29/16 02:43 PMAnalyst Rating Update on BHP Billiton plc (BBL) - Trade Calls
06/28/16 11:46 AMHere's Why You Should Dump BHP Billiton -
06/28/16 01:31 AMBHP says not digging for iron ore, coal - [AAP] - BHP Billiton is staying away from any large scale exploration in key mineral segments such as iron ore, coal and potash, as its deals with a sharply lower capital expenditure budget. The resources giant will instead shift focus to conventional oil and copper, allocating nearly all of its $US900 million exploration budget for 2016/17 on the two commodities where its sees maximum long term growth potential. "At this point, there is no push for us to replace iron ore reserves for multiple decades," BHP's geoscience head Laura Tyler said on Tuesday.
06/27/16 02:23 PMMorning Watch List: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL), Telecom Italia S.p.A. (NYSE:TI), China Recycling (NASDAQ:CREG ... - KC Register
06/27/16 09:29 AMBHP Stock Falls After Increasing Exploration Spending -
06/27/16 07:28 AMMining Stocks Daily Report: Gainers & Losers
06/26/16 06:45 PMBHP to spend $A1.2b on exploration in FY17 - [Other] - Mining giant BHP Billiton plans to spend $US900 million ($A1.2 billion) in the 2016/17 financial year on exploration projects in copper and oil. "We are investing at a time when most in our sector ...

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About BHP Billiton PLC

BHP Billiton PLC logoBHP Billiton Plc is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, in respect of iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash, and exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas. The Company operates through segments, including Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Company's Petroleum and Potash segment is engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas and potash pre-development. The Copper segment is engaged in mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment is engaged in mining of iron ore. The Coal segment is engaged in mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BBL
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $25.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.23
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 12.35
  • Market Cap: $68.60B
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.38 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.91 EPS
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