About BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)
BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The company explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical coal, thermal energy coal, and oil and gas properties. It also engages in the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; the provision of freight, finance, and administrative services, as well as trading, marketing, and support services; and potash development activities. The company was formerly known as Billiton Plc. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. BHP Billiton Plc is a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Industrial Metals & Minerals
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity13.42%
Return on Assets7.65%
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, February 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.55 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 8th. This is a positive change from BHP Billiton's previous dividend of $0.43. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.
What price target have analysts set for BLT?
19 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for BHP Billiton's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 2,000. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's stock price to reach GBX 1,524.39 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.
Who are some of BHP Billiton's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to BHP Billiton include BHP Billiton (BHP), Rio Tinto (RIO), Rio Tinto (RIO), Glencore (GLEN), TC PIPELINES LP Common Stock (TRP), Grupo Mexico (GMBXF), Anglo American (AAL), Rio Tinto (RTNTF), Teck Resources Ltd Class A (TCKRF), Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), First Quantum Minerals (FM), Fortescue Metals Group (FSUMF), Antofagasta (ANTO), Boliden (BDNNF) and Fresnillo (FRES).
Who are BHP Billiton's key executives?
BHP Billiton's management team includes the folowing people:
- Dr. Andrew Mackenzie BSc (Geology), Ph.D.(Chemistry), CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)
- Mr. Peter Beaven BAcc, CA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
- Ms. Athalie Williams BA (Hons), FAHRI, Chief People Officer (Age 48)
- Mr. Geoff Healy BEc, LLB, Chief External Affairs Officer (Age 52)
- Mr. Mike P. Henry BSc (Chem), Pres of Operations - Minerals Australia (Age 52)
Has BHP Billiton been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about BLT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the mining company an impact score of 46.85 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
How do I buy shares of BHP Billiton?
Shares of BLT 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 BLT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,679.
How big of a company is BHP Billiton?
BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of £83.08 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.
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