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BHP Group (BHP) Competitors

GBX 2,340
+15.00 (+0.65%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

BHP vs. RIO, GLEN, CRH, AAL, S32, ADT1, KMR, SOLG, GFM, and JLP

Should you be buying BHP Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of BHP Group include Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Glencore (GLEN), CRH (CRH), Anglo American (AAL), South32 (S32), Adriatic Metals (ADT1), Kenmare Resources (KMR), SolGold (SOLG), Griffin Mining (GFM), and Jubilee Metals Group (JLP). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

BHP Group vs.

BHP Group (LON:BHP) and Rio Tinto Group (LON:RIO) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership and dividends.

BHP Group has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rio Tinto Group has a beta of 0.65, indicating that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

BHP Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 120 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. Rio Tinto Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 341 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. BHP Group pays out 10,344.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Rio Tinto Group pays out 6,945.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Rio Tinto Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Rio Tinto Group has a net margin of 18.61% compared to BHP Group's net margin of 13.28%. BHP Group's return on equity of 19.33% beat Rio Tinto Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BHP Group13.28% 19.33% 14.74%
Rio Tinto Group 18.61%18.25%9.28%

Rio Tinto Group received 2008 more outperform votes than BHP Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 70.35% of users gave Rio Tinto Group an outperform vote while only 40.15% of users gave BHP Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
BHP GroupOutperform Votes
106
40.15%
Underperform Votes
158
59.85%
Rio Tinto GroupOutperform Votes
2114
70.35%
Underperform Votes
891
29.65%

BHP Group currently has a consensus price target of GBX 2,367.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.18%. Rio Tinto Group has a consensus price target of GBX 6,351.25, suggesting a potential upside of 18.05%. Given Rio Tinto Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Rio Tinto Group is more favorable than BHP Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BHP Group
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.14
Rio Tinto Group
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Rio Tinto Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than BHP Group. Rio Tinto Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than BHP Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BHP Group£55.66B2.13£7.39B£1.162,017.24
Rio Tinto Group£54.04B1.24£10.06B£4.911,095.72

In the previous week, Rio Tinto Group had 1 more articles in the media than BHP Group. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Rio Tinto Group and 14 mentions for BHP Group. BHP Group's average media sentiment score of 0.32 beat Rio Tinto Group's score of 0.25 indicating that BHP Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
BHP Group
3 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Rio Tinto Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

33.9% of BHP Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.6% of Rio Tinto Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of BHP Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.7% of Rio Tinto Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Rio Tinto Group beats BHP Group on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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BHP vs. The Competition

MetricBHP GroupOther Industrial Metals & Mining IndustryMaterials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£118.40B£975.99M£2.93B£1.51B
Dividend Yield5.04%6.51%5.39%11.58%
P/E Ratio2,017.24139.15134.831,907.32
Price / Sales2.1359,331.32939,348.66373,945.13
Price / Cash7.3824.8223.5725.87
Price / Book2.862.233.582.57
Net Income£7.39B£71.70M£173.60M£173.76M
7 Day Performance-2.05%-1.20%-0.93%-0.71%
1 Month Performance4.56%11.58%13.54%8.68%
1 Year Performance-5.21%-9.80%157.53%12.92%

BHP Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
1.4999 of 5 stars
GBX 5,251
+1.3%
GBX 6,262.86
+19.3%
-2.7%£65.64B£54.04B1,078.2357,000Analyst Report
News Coverage
GLEN
Glencore
0.687 of 5 stars
GBX 473
+1.3%
GBX 570
+20.5%
-4.1%£57.47B£217.83B1,751.8583,426High Trading Volume
CRH
CRH
0.3158 of 5 stars
GBX 6,600
-2.5%
GBX 5,551
-15.9%
+55.9%£45.43B£34.95B1,924.2078,500
AAL
Anglo American
0.3603 of 5 stars
GBX 2,191.50
+1.7%
GBX 2,493.33
+13.8%
-21.1%£29.37B£30.65B12,175.00105,000Insider Selling
Gap Down
S32
South32
0.9219 of 5 stars
GBX 170.30
+1.0%
GBX 247.67
+45.4%
N/A£7.71B£6.98B-1,216.439,616
ADT1
Adriatic Metals
0 of 5 stars
GBX 216
+1.4%
GBX 236
+9.3%
+9.2%£661.44MN/A-1,542.86267High Trading Volume
KMR
Kenmare Resources
3.0773 of 5 stars
GBX 361.50
-1.0%
GBX 570
+57.7%
-28.9%£322.57M£458.48M334.721,662
SOLG
SolGold
0 of 5 stars
GBX 9.71
+3.1%
N/A-52.0%£291.30MN/A-971.00461News Coverage
GFM
Griffin Mining
0.2929 of 5 stars
GBX 123
+3.8%
GBX 130
+5.7%
+75.4%£226.97M£129.17M3,075.00448News Coverage
JLP
Jubilee Metals Group
1.4775 of 5 stars
GBX 7.40
+0.3%
GBX 9.50
+28.4%
-26.5%£220.52M£153.55M580.00897Analyst Report
News Coverage
High Trading Volume

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This page (LON:BHP) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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