BHP Billiton plc Company Profile (LON:BLT)

About BHP Billiton plc

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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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: BLT
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.79
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1405.1100
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1245.4399
  • 52-Week Range: £53,220,000 - GBX 695.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.0944
  • P/E Growth: 0.1800
  • Market Cap: $27651.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,322,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,288.13

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/23/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,550View Rating Details
2/22/2017MacquarieSet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,740View Rating Details
2/22/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 1,300View Rating Details
2/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,800View Rating Details
2/22/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,550 -> GBX 1,500View Rating Details
2/22/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,410 -> GBX 1,420View Rating Details
2/22/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,650View Rating Details
2/21/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,500View Rating Details
2/21/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details
2/10/2017Haitong BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,110View Rating Details
2/8/2017BNP ParibasLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,268 -> GBX 1,255View Rating Details
2/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,380View Rating Details
1/25/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,410View Rating Details
1/25/2017S&P Global IncSet Price TargetSellGBX 1,300View Rating Details
1/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 1,385View Rating Details
12/12/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,500View Rating Details
12/7/2016ICAPReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
10/19/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,040View Rating Details
10/6/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformerView Rating Details
9/27/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 980 -> GBX 1,017View 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 2/27/2015 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: $1.44 EPS

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History 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

Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
DateHeadline
News IconInside the Numbers: Looking at This Stock: BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L) - Rives Journal (LON:BLT)
rivesjournal.com - February 24 at 3:54 PM
News IconDeutsche reiterated Bhp Billiton (LON:BLT) as 'Hold' With 1420 PT (LON:BLT)
prensariotiretail.com - February 24 at 12:57 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc's (BLT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC (LON:BLT)
hoyentv.com - February 24 at 12:57 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE posts first weekly loss in a month on weak banks and miners (LON:BLT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 12:57 PM
News IconBHP funnels cash surge to dividends (LON:BLT)
www.investorschronicle.co.uk - February 23 at 8:56 PM
News IconMarket Focus: Checking in on Shares of BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L) - Searcy News (LON:BLT)
searcysentinel.com - February 23 at 3:55 PM
News IconAnalysts At UBS Reiterated Bhp Billiton (LON:BLT) As Neutral (LON:BLT)
www.graffiotech.com - February 22 at 4:01 PM
News IconInvestor Chatter: Tracking Technical Indicators for BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L) - BVN (LON:BLT)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 22 at 12:01 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc 18.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie (LON:BLT)
ekosvoice.com - February 21 at 3:19 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBHP Billiton boosts dividend by 150% as half-year results see big improvement (LON:BLT)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 21 at 3:19 PM
News IconStock Price of BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Increases 1.31% (LON:BLT)
xboxonezone.com - February 21 at 3:19 PM
News IconAnalysts At Macquarie Research Maintained BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) As Outperform (LON:BLT)
oakridgeobserver.com - February 21 at 3:19 PM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 2-Escondida copper miners and BHP meet as strike drags on - Nasdaq (LON:BLT)
www.nasdaq.com - February 21 at 11:28 AM
marketwatch.com logoEurope Markets: European stocks rise as manufacturing activity perks up (LON:BLT)
www.marketwatch.com - February 21 at 6:00 AM
marketwatch.com logoLondon Markets: FTSE 100 in the red as HSBC slides, but BHP Billiton advances (LON:BLT)
www.marketwatch.com - February 21 at 4:36 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Macquarie Reiterates Outperform on BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) (LON:BLT)
marketexclusive.com - February 20 at 11:10 AM
News IconWhat To Expect From HSBC Holdings plc (HSBA) And BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Earnings (LON:BLT)
simplywall.st - February 16 at 9:03 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDo these figures mean I should start selling mining stocks? (LON:BLT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:55 AM
News IconMarket Review: Indicator Watch for BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L) - Rives Journal (LON:BLT)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 2:00 AM
News IconBHP Billiton greenlights a $2.2bn investment into BP's Mad Dog oilfield (LON:BLT)
emfizz.com - February 9 at 4:10 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoMad Dogs and Anglo-Australian miners: BHP Billiton spends US$2.2bn on oil field development (LON:BLT)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 9 at 4:10 PM
News IconBHP Billiton Approves $2.2 Billion For Mad Dog Phase 2 (LON:BLT)
giftedviz.com - February 9 at 4:10 PM
cnbc.com logoCopper prices up ahead of strike at world's largest mine (LON:BLT)
www.cnbc.com - February 7 at 11:29 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoGovernment-mediated talks at Escondida fail, strike on Thursday -union (LON:BLT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:58 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBHP Billiton gets government mediation with Escondida mine workers (LON:BLT)
seekingalpha.com - February 3 at 11:40 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBHP shares on the rise, but how high can they go? (LON:BLT)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 1 at 4:09 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoChilean workers vote to strike at world no.1 copper mine (LON:BLT)
feeds.reuters.com - January 31 at 11:27 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoUPDATE 2-Chilean workers vote to strike at world no.1 copper mine (LON:BLT)
feeds.reuters.com - January 31 at 11:27 PM
News IconTechnical Toolbox: Investor Focus on BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BLT)
springdaletimes.com - January 31 at 4:12 PM
News IconMacquarie retained BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) as 'Outperform' With 1670 PT (LON:BLT)
viveremilano.biz - January 28 at 8:59 PM
News IconBHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) Noted As 'Outperform' In Update From Macquarie (LON:BLT)
perspectivabetica.com - January 28 at 8:59 PM
News IconTechnical Investor Update on Shares of BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BLT)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 2:44 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBHP Billiton plc 45.4% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BLT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 26 at 9:44 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoBHP Billiton plc 51.4% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BLT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 26 at 4:41 PM
News IconWatching the Charts on Shares of BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BLT)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 4:41 PM
News IconBHP Billiton Q2 Total Iron Ore Production Up 9% (LON:BLT)
latribunadecanarias.com - January 25 at 4:33 PM
News IconThe BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie (LON:BLT)
vgtoday.net - January 25 at 4:33 PM
News IconWatching ADX Levels for BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BLT)
springdaletimes.com - January 25 at 4:33 PM
rttnews.com logoBHP Billiton Q2 Total Iron Ore Production Up 9% - Quick Facts (LON:BLT)
www.rttnews.com - January 24 at 9:29 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 ends slightly lower, suffers first weekly drop in 7 weeks ... - MarketWatch (LON:BLT)
www.marketwatch.com - January 20 at 10:02 PM
News IconHSBC Gives Bhp Billiton Price Target With Potential 7.3% Upside (LON:BLT)
diariocatolico.net - January 19 at 3:37 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc 16.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie (LON:BLT)
vgtoday.net - January 19 at 3:37 PM
News IconNarrowing in on Trading Indicators for BHP Billiton plc (BLT.L) - Springdale Times (LON:BLT)
springdaletimes.com - January 18 at 3:22 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: Anglo American plc, Ashtead Group plc, BHP Billiton ... - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BLT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 17 at 9:33 AM
News IconCan Vedanta Resources plc Stay Ahead Of Rio Tinto plc, Premier Oil PLC, BHP Billiton plc And Royal Dutch Shell Plc Following Q3 Production Release? (LON:BLT)
investomania.co.uk - January 16 at 11:06 AM
News IconJohn Cena battled out Baron Corbin in SmackDown Live main event (LON:BLT)
seputarkita.info - January 11 at 9:21 PM
News IconWill Tullow Oil plc Stay Ahead Of BP plc, Premier Oil PLC, Royal Dutch Shell Plc And BHP Billiton plc Following Today’s Trading Statement? (LON:BLT)
investomania.co.uk - January 11 at 4:20 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1385 (LON:BLT)
seputarkita.info - January 11 at 4:20 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoMarket Risers: BHP Billiton plc, Burberry Group plc, Capita PLC, Fresnillo Plc, G4S plc - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:BLT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 10 at 4:32 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Copper gains on weaker US dollar and supply fears (LON:BLT)
www.ft.com - January 10 at 4:32 PM

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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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, February 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be paid 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 seen at this link.

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

24 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for BHP Billiton plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 790 to GBX 1,800. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,288.13 in the next twelve months.

When will BHP Billiton plc announce their earnings?

BHP Billiton plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 21st 2017.

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 1,308.


Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff