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: £72.49 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,322,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,231.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,277.20
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 929.40 - GBX 1,518.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.23
  • P/E Growth: 0.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.09
  • Book Value: GBX 10.64 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.28
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £15.48 billion
  • Net Margins: 18.37%
  • Return on Equity: 11.52%
  • Return on Assets: 5.77%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 8.39 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, February 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.40 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a dividend 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.

When will BHP Billiton plc make its next earnings announcement?

BHP Billiton plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton plc.

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

21 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for BHP Billiton plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,600. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton plc's share price to reach GBX 1,300 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., Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • 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
  • Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Commercial Officer

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 1,362.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton plc (LON BLT)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  636 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,272 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,908
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: 5 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,300

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/26/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price Targetsector performGBX 1,500 -> GBX 1,375View Rating Details
7/24/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 1,075View 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
7/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
7/20/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
7/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 1,155 -> GBX 1,180View Rating Details
7/20/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,450View Rating Details
7/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
7/19/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details
7/19/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,400View Rating Details
7/14/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHoldGBX 1,360 -> GBX 1,320View Rating Details
7/14/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 1,300View Rating Details
7/6/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,410View Rating Details
6/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,380View Rating Details
6/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHoldGBX 1,500 -> GBX 1,250View 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 7/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Earnings by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
Earnings History by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (LON BLT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/21/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

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
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
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
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Receives Underweight Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacquarie Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given a GBX 1,300 Price Target by S&P Global Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 7:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoElliott calls for BHP board overhaul as new chairman looms
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 11:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton: Elliott Demands Board Shakeup
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 11:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:BLT) : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 6:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton (BHP) Down to Sell on Lingering Macro Risks
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 1:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Will Happen to BHP Billiton Limited's Oil Business?
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 1:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Lowered to "Hold" at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 9:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Office gossip sends IWG shares on wild ride
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Office gossip sends IWG shares on wild ride
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChile central bank downgrades 2017 growth forecast
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given New GBX 1,210 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 11:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 12:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 6:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Sell Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 9:10 PM
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

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