BHP Billiton Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:BLT)

GBX 1,607.60 0.60 (0.04 %)
(As of 01/18/2018 07:02 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,607
Today's RangeGBX 1,597 - GBX 1,612.40
52-Week RangeGBX 1,103 - GBX 1,662.40
Volume2.98 million shs
Average Volume6.46 million shs
Market Capitalization£90.48 billion
P/E Ratio2,009.50
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Integrated Mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolLON:BLT
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-78024054

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio2009.5
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 0.80
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins14.21%
Return on Equity9.41%
Return on Assets4.67%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares2,110,000,000

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BHP Billiton's stock symbol?

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

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

BHP Billiton announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.43 per share on Tuesday, September 26th. This represents a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. This is a positive change from BHP Billiton's previous dividend of $0.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

Where is BHP Billiton's stock going? Where will BHP Billiton's stock price be in 2018?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for BHP Billiton's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,900. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's share price to reach GBX 1,389.95 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.

Who are some of BHP Billiton's key competitors?

Who are BHP Billiton's key executives?

BHP Billiton's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Mackenzie Ph.D., Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 60)
  • Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Arnoud Balhuizen, President - Marketing and Supply (Age 48)
  • Mike Henry, President - Operations, Minerals Australia (Age 51)
  • Daniel Malchuk, President Operations, Minerals Americas (Age 51)
  • Steve Pastor, President Operations - Petroleum (Age 51)
  • Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer (Age 55)
  • Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer (Age 51)
  • Laura Tyler, Chief of Staff, Head - Geoscience (Age 50)
  • Athalie Williams, Chief People Officer (Age 47)

How do I buy BHP Billiton stock?

Shares of BHP Billiton 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.

What is BHP Billiton's stock price today?

One share of BHP Billiton stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,607.60.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of £90.48 billion.

How can I contact BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton's mailing address is 8Th Floor - Neathouse Place, LONDON, SW1V 1BH, United Kingdom. The mining company can be reached via phone at +44-20-78024054.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  733 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,360 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,093
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.001.951.892.00
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
6 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
6 Sell Rating(s)
9 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,389.95GBX 1,358.89GBX 1,339.21GBX 1,310.25

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/15/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 1,650 -> GBX 1,900View Rating Details
1/11/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,405View Rating Details
1/8/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 1,480 -> GBX 1,650View Rating Details
12/5/2017CitigroupUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
12/4/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,500View Rating Details
11/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details
11/23/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,500View Rating Details
11/16/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,600View Rating Details
11/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,430View Rating Details
11/9/2017Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 700 -> GBX 1,404View Rating Details
8/31/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeUnderperformGBX 1,375 -> GBX 1,325View Rating Details
8/22/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400View Rating Details
8/22/2017Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,075View Rating Details
7/20/2017Beaufort SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,550 -> GBX 1,400View Rating Details
7/20/2017Independent ResearchSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
7/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
5/17/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,480View 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 GlobalSet Price TargetSellGBX 1,300View Rating Details
12/7/2016ICAPReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
10/19/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,040View 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
1/21/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldGBX 700View Rating Details
(Data available from 1/18/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)


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Estimates

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/22/2017$0.432.37%9/7/20179/7/20179/26/2017
2/21/2017€0.402.28%3/9/20173/9/20173/28/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

BHP Billiton (LON BLT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton (LON BLT) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After 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

BHP Billiton (LON BLT) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Exclusive - Activist investor Sachem Head pushes Whitbread to consider break-up: sourcesExclusive - Activist investor Sachem Head pushes Whitbread to consider break-up: sources
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 5:20 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 8:14 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,900 at Deutsche BankBHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,900 at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 12:38 PM
Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 9.4%Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 9.4%
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 9:44 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,405BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,405
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 11 at 9:02 AM
Australia forecasts 20 percent iron ore price drop in 2018 as China demand easesAustralia forecasts 20 percent iron ore price drop in 2018 as China demand eases
finance.yahoo.com - January 7 at 5:32 PM
Citigroup Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)Citigroup Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 12:02 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche BankBHP Billiton (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 11:16 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BarclaysBHP Billiton (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 9:46 AM
Britains FTSE ends 2017 on a highBritain's FTSE ends 2017 on a high
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 10:09 AM
Brazilian miner Vale says entering new era of big dividendsBrazilian miner Vale says entering new era of big dividends
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 9:05 PM
BHP Billiton Agrees To Fund Up To $181 Mln For Renova And Samarco - NasdaqBHP Billiton Agrees To Fund Up To $181 Mln For Renova And Samarco - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 22 at 9:46 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 7:58 PM
Chiles Antofagasta reaches wage agreement at Centinela mineChile's Antofagasta reaches wage agreement at Centinela mine
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 5:11 PM
BHP Billiton Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BLT-GB : December 15, 2017BHP Billiton Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BLT-GB : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 10:02 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Raised to "Buy" at CitigroupBHP Billiton (BLT) Raised to "Buy" at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 11:34 PM
Barclays Increases BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,480Barclays Increases BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,480
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 9:22 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) a Buy on Solid Earnings VisibilityBHP Billiton (BBL) a Buy on Solid Earnings Visibility
investorplace.com - December 8 at 5:32 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) a Buy on Superior Earnings VisibilityBHP Billiton (BHP) a Buy on Superior Earnings Visibility
investorplace.com - December 8 at 12:46 PM
Jefferies Group Reiterates "Hold" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)Jefferies Group Reiterates "Hold" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 4:34 PM
BHP Billiton Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BLT-GB : November 29, 2017BHP Billiton Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BLT-GB : November 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 9:44 AM
BHP Plans Cost Cuts In Australian Operations, Sees $1.6 Bln Productivity Gains - NasdaqBHP Plans Cost Cuts In Australian Operations, Sees $1.6 Bln Productivity Gains - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 28 at 8:04 AM
BHP Billitons (BLT) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum CapitalBHP Billiton's (BLT) Sell Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 6:36 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 8:26 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse GroupBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 9:28 PM
BHP Billiton’s (BHP) High-Level Earnings Visibility Keep it a BuyBHP Billiton’s (BHP) High-Level Earnings Visibility Keep it a Buy
investorplace.com - November 24 at 12:57 PM
Workers at BHP copper mine in Chile end strike over layoffsWorkers at BHP copper mine in Chile end strike over layoffs
finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 11:29 AM
Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 11:58 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Morgan StanleyBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 9:06 AM
BHP Announces Amendment Agreement In Relation To Samarco Dam Failure - NasdaqBHP Announces Amendment Agreement In Relation To Samarco Dam Failure - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 21 at 3:57 AM
Technical Research on Metals & Minerals Equities -- Cameco, Northern Dynasty Minerals, BHP Billiton, and Compania de Minas BuenaventuraTechnical Research on Metals & Minerals Equities -- Cameco, Northern Dynasty Minerals, BHP Billiton, and Compania de Minas Buenaventura
www.prnewswire.com - November 20 at 6:25 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Outperform Rating from MacquarieBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Outperform Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 3:20 PM
BHP-Vale Deal Distances Brazil Mine From $53 Billion in LawsuitsBHP-Vale Deal Distances Brazil Mine From $53 Billion in Lawsuits
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 2:46 PM
Aberdeen fund 100 percent behind Elliotts push for change at BHPAberdeen fund '100 percent' behind Elliott's push for change at BHP
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 3:09 AM
Brazil resumes murder trial in Samarco mining disasterBrazil resumes murder trial in Samarco mining disaster
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 12:56 AM
Allegheny (ATI) Declares Offering of 17M Common SharesAllegheny (ATI) Declares Offering of 17M Common Shares
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 12:46 PM
ETFs with exposure to BHP Billiton Plc : November 9, 2017ETFs with exposure to BHP Billiton Plc : November 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 5:47 PM
BHP Billiton Plc :BLT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : November 8, 2017BHP Billiton Plc :BLT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : November 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 9:02 PM
U.S. Silica (SLCA) Soars: Stock Adds 9.6% in SessionU.S. Silica (SLCA) Soars: Stock Adds 9.6% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 3:59 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Earnings Momentum Limits RatingBHP Billiton (BBL) Earnings Momentum Limits Rating
investorplace.com - November 3 at 5:24 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 9:32 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Sees Downgrade….. Weakening Sales GrowthBHP Billiton (BHP) Sees Downgrade….. Weakening Sales Growth
investorplace.com - October 27 at 1:16 PM
FTSE 100 holds up as Barclays dives after resultsFTSE 100 holds up as Barclays dives after results
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 9:10 AM
Macquarie Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)Macquarie Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 12:58 AM
Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Hold Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Hold Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 12:26 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,530BHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,530
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 11:40 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given "Underweight" Rating at J P Morgan Chase & CoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given "Underweight" Rating at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 7:46 PM
BHP Billiton backs guidance for fiscal 2018BHP Billiton backs guidance for fiscal 2018
www.marketwatch.com - October 18 at 3:30 AM
BHP Billiton on Track to Hit Copper, Iron Ore Production RecordsBHP Billiton on Track to Hit Copper, Iron Ore Production Records
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 3:29 AM
BHP Billiton Q1 Iron Ore Production Down 3%; Affirms FY Outlook - NasdaqBHP Billiton Q1 Iron Ore Production Down 3%; Affirms FY Outlook - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 17 at 10:28 PM

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