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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £71.98 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,324,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,398.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,275.15
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,025 - GBX 1,518.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.17
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £39.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.84
  • Book Value: GBX 10.76 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.26
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £19.52 billion
  • Net Margins: 14.21%
  • Return on Equity: 9.41%
  • Return on Assets: 4.67%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 7.97 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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, August 22nd. Shareholders 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 boost from BHP Billiton plc's previous dividend of $0.40. 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?

21 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for BHP Billiton plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,660. On average, they expect BHP Billiton plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,324.52 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton plc.

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

Who are BHP Billiton plc's key executives?

BHP Billiton plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Mackenzie Ph.D., Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenneth Norman MacKenzie, Chairman of the Board
  • Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer
  • Arnoud Balhuizen, President - Marketing and Supply
  • Mike Henry, President Operations, Minerals Australia
  • Daniel Malchuk, President Operations, Minerals Americas
  • Steve Pastor, President Operations - Petroleum
  • Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer
  • Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer
  • Laura Tyler, Chief of Staff, Head - Geoscience

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.

What is BHP Billiton plc's stock price today?

One share of BHP Billiton plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,352.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton plc (LON BLT)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  678 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,312 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,990
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton plc 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

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.90)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,324.52

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/14/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,660View Rating Details
9/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,190 -> GBX 1,235View Rating Details
8/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeUnderperformGBX 1,375 -> GBX 1,325View Rating Details
8/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,450 -> GBX 1,500View Rating Details
8/24/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,320View Rating Details
8/23/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 1,350 -> GBX 1,400View Rating Details
8/22/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400View Rating Details
8/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 1,075View Rating Details
8/22/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,410View Rating Details
8/22/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details
8/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
7/20/2017Beaufort SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,550 -> GBX 1,400View Rating Details
7/20/2017Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
7/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
7/14/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 1,300View Rating Details
6/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,380View 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 Global Inc.Set 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
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 CorporationReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 960View Rating Details
10/7/2015Renaissance CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 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: $1.35 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (LON BLT)
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

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)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:BLT) : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 9:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Earns Outperform Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 11:02 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Announces Final Pricing Of US Tender Offers Uner Bond Repurchase Plan - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 11 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] CBA reshapes board as money laundering scandal bites
finance.yahoo.com - September 4 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Plans Dividend of $0.43
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 11:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Downgraded by Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 1:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives "Hold" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 6:14 PM
fool.co.uk logoBHP Billiton plc’s full-year results make it a “buy” for me
www.fool.co.uk - August 22 at 5:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given a GBX 1,375 Price Target at UBS AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 10:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given a GBX 1,400 Price Target at S&P Global
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 9:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Raises BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,410
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 6:28 AM
marketwatch.com logoLondon Markets: FTSE 100 led higher by miners as Provident plunges almost 60%
www.marketwatch.com - August 22 at 5:07 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBHP Billiton reports FY results
seekingalpha.com - August 22 at 1:26 AM
reuters.com logoBHP to quit US shale business as annual profit surges - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 22 at 1:05 AM
cnbc.com logoBHP misses on profit, dividend; focuses on paying down debt
www.cnbc.com - August 21 at 8:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc's (BLT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 6:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Hold Rating at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 8:12 AM
marketwatch.com logoLondon Markets: U.K. stocks on course for 3rd straight gain before June jobs data
www.marketwatch.com - August 16 at 4:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 1:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoMosaic shares tumble on disappointing fertilizer guidance - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 1 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 10:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] BHP Sees a Hungry Planet, Elliott Sees Another Shale Disaster
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 12:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc's (BLT) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Outperform Rating at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 1:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,180 at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 12:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Downgraded to "Neutral" at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4 Top Miners Perched In Bases Ahead Of Quarterly Reports
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Iron Ore Miners’ Supply Discipline Lead to a Price Upside?
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 4:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 11:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBeaufort Securities Trims BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Target Price to GBX 1,400
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 12:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Given a GBX 1,350 Price Target at Independent Research GmbH
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 6:44 AM
fool.co.uk logoWhy BHP Billiton plc is one of my top buys for a FTSE 100 starter portfolio
www.fool.co.uk - July 19 at 5:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoPeru miners start nationwide strike, gov't sees little impact - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 5:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc's (LON:BLT) "not rated" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 5:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoMiner Vale says Brazilian judge suspended lawsuit against companies for Samarco accident - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 18 at 11:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Downgraded to "Hold" at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 8:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Iron ore price buoyed as China demand picks up
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHalcón pivots to Permian with $1.4 billion Bakken deal
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 4:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,050
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 10:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 2:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 2:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Analysts Give BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) a GBX 1,410 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 9:16 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoBernstein Upgrades BHP Billiton On High 'Intrinsic Value,' Change In Leadership
feeds.benzinga.com - July 5 at 10:58 AM
reuters.com logoCourt gives BHP, Vale until October 30 to settle $47 billion Samarco claim - Reuters
www.reuters.com - June 30 at 4:41 PM
reuters.com logoCourt gives BHP, Vale until Oct 30 to settle $47 billion Samarco claim: BHP - Reuters
www.reuters.com - June 30 at 3:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacquarie Analysts Give BHP Billiton plc (BLT) a GBX 1,460 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 6:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given New GBX 1,400 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 9:28 AM

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