LON:BLT - BHP Billiton Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 1,573 -29.00 (-1.81 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 10:43 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,602
Today's RangeGBX 1,561.20 - GBX 1,593.80
52-Week RangeGBX 1,103 - GBX 1,662.40
Volume5.08 million shs
Average Volume9.69 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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, energy coal, and oil and gas. 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial Metals & Minerals
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Outstanding Shares2,112,029,952
OptionableNot Optionable

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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.63 per share on Tuesday, September 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 6th. This is a positive change from BHP Billiton's previous dividend of $0.55. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BLT?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for BHP Billiton's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,300 to GBX 2,150. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's stock price to reach GBX 1,751.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for BHP Billiton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BHP Billiton?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BHP Billiton in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.

Has BHP Billiton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BLT stock have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the mining company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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:
  • Mr. Andrew Mackenzie BSc (Geology), CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Peter Beaven BAcc, CA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Mike P. Henry BSc (Chem), Pres of Operations - Minerals Australia (Age 52)
  • Mr. Daniel Malchuk BE, MBA, Pres of Operations - Minerals Americas (Age 52)
  • Mr. Steve Pastor MBA, Pres of Operations - Petroleum (Age 52)

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 1,573.

What is BHP Billiton's official website?

The official website for BHP Billiton is http://www.bhpbilliton.com/home/Pages/default.aspx.

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 (LON BLT)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  929 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,497 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,426
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BLT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BLT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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