BHP Billiton plc Company Profile (LON:BLT)

About BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton plc logoBHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas. 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. Its businesses include Minerals Australia, Minerals Americas, Petroleum and Marketing. It extracts and processes minerals, oil and gas from its production operations located primarily in Australia and the Americas. It manages product distribution through its global logistics chain, including freight and pipeline transportation. It sells its products through direct supply agreements with its customers and on global commodity exchanges.

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  • Symbol: LON:BLT
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £64.37 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,322,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,205.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,305.45
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 786.40 - GBX 1,518.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.86
  • Book Value: GBX 10.64 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.14
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £15.52 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 9.31 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)

What is BHP Billiton plc's stock symbol?

BHP Billiton plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BLT."

How often does BHP Billiton plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BHP Billiton plc?

BHP Billiton plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, February 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.40 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 9th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View BHP Billiton plc's Dividend History.

Where is BHP Billiton plc's stock going? Where will BHP Billiton plc's stock price be in 2017?

22 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for BHP Billiton plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 790 to GBX 1,650. On average, they expect BHP Billiton plc's share price to reach GBX 1,300.48 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton plc.

Who are some of BHP Billiton plc's key competitors?

How do I buy BHP Billiton plc stock?

Shares of BHP Billiton plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of BHP Billiton plc stock cost?

One share of BHP Billiton plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,209.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.05)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,300.48

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/26/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,500View Rating Details
5/17/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,480View Rating Details
5/17/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,500View Rating Details
5/17/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,380View Rating Details
5/17/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 1,265View Rating Details
5/16/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,500View Rating Details
5/15/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,450View Rating Details
5/3/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 1,300View Rating Details
4/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformerGBX 1,625View Rating Details
4/26/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,300View Rating Details
4/26/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,510View Rating Details
4/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeSellGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,100View Rating Details
4/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
3/2/2017BNP ParibasSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,380View Rating Details
2/10/2017Haitong BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,110View Rating Details
1/25/2017S&P Global IncSet Price TargetSellGBX 1,300View Rating Details
12/7/2016ICAPReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
10/19/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,040View Rating Details
7/4/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 980View Rating Details
6/22/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/21/2016Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 790View Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeNeutralGBX 950 -> GBX 850View Rating Details
2/23/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 700View Rating Details
2/5/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 700View Rating Details
1/21/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldGBX 700View Rating Details
12/24/2015AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,178View Rating Details
11/25/2015SBG SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,200View Rating Details
11/25/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 960View Rating Details
10/7/2015Renaissance CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250View Rating Details
7/24/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.50 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/21/2017€0.402.28%3/9/20173/9/20173/28/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/6/2016Frew,AnitaInsiderBuy4,500GBX 998£44,910
3/9/2016Brinded,MalcolmInsiderBuy28,000GBX 815£228,200
9/1/2015Brinded,MalcolmInsiderBuy20,000GBX 1,086£217,200
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoTech, banks help European stocks edge up
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 4:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Set at GBX 1,500 by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates "Underweight" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reiterates Neutral Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP's Memento Mori
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] BHP says it is willing to sell US shale business
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Rolls-Royce slips amid Investec's 'material headwind'
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:06 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Drops 'Billiton' From Its Name
www.nasdaq.com - May 15 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 6:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 pushes higher, with miners in the lead
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 1:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow to Stop CEOs Chasing Harebrained Ideas
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 10:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc's (BLT) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton: Elliott's Plan to Move Listing Would Be Criminal, Australian Treasurer Says
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reiterates  Equal-weight Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Finance (USA) Limited -- Moody's takes rating action on BHP Billiton
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given a GBX 1,510 Price Target at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 12:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given New GBX 1,450 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 6:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Underweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives "Hold" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,450 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Neutral Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestors eye Elliott's Plan B as BHP shake-up push falters
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Earns "Hold" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 6:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Reiterates Sector Performer Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 2:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoS&P Global Analysts Give BHP Billiton plc (BLT) a GBX 1,300 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 2:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Downgraded to Sell at Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 6:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Upgraded by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 4:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Price Target Lowered to GBX 1,300 at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Raises BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,385
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 1:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Outperform Rating at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Earns Sell Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc's (BLT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given not rated Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 6:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Analysts Give BHP Billiton plc (BLT) a GBX 1,510 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 2:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Hold" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 8:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton Rejects Elliott's Restructure Proposals
www.nasdaq.com - April 12 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Activist Investor Urges to BHP Exploit a Tax Quirk
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP CEO Examined Oil Unit Fate at Least Twice Since Taking Post
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP CEO Rejects Oil Spinoff for Third Time After Singer Demand
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Call Slaps Down Elliott's Plan; Goldman's Take
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton slams hedge fund Elliott’s proposals as ‘materially overstating’ potential upside
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 11:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Overweight Rating from Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 6:30 AM

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