LON:BLT - BHP Billiton Stock Price, Price Target & More

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GBX 1,714 -30.00 (-1.72 %)
(As of 05/24/2018 03:28 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,714
Today's RangeGBX 1,705.40 - GBX 1,757.20
52-Week RangeGBX 1,103 - GBX 1,662.40
Volume9.72 million shs
Average Volume9.69 million shs
Market Capitalization£83.08 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton logoBHP 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial Metals & Minerals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolLON:BLT
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-78024054

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins20.21%
Return on Equity13.42%
Return on Assets7.65%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares2,110,000,000

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 paid a dividend of GBX 0.55 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a yield of 2.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. This is a positive change from BHP Billiton's previous dividend of $0.43. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BLT?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 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 1,517.17 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.

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:
  • 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 on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the mining company an impact score of 47.90 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company'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 1,714.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  775 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,401 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,176
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.

Analyst Ratings

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
19 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for BHP Billiton in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 1,517.17The high price target for BLT is GBX 2,000 and the low price target for BLT is GBX 800. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.372.322.061.95
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
11 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
6 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,517.17GBX 1,478.37GBX 1,438.28GBX 1,354.24

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/23/2018Goldman Sachs GroupSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
5/21/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,800 ➝ GBX 1,850View Rating Details
5/17/2018BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/16/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/20/2018CitigroupUpgradeBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
4/18/2018HSBCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,480 ➝ GBX 1,610View Rating Details
4/11/2018Deutsche BankUpgradeBuyGBX 1,700View Rating Details
4/9/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details
4/4/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector PerformerView Rating Details
3/28/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
3/9/2018InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/27/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,430View Rating Details
2/20/2018MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,810View Rating Details
12/4/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,500View Rating Details
11/9/2017Societe GeneraleBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 700 ➝ GBX 1,404View Rating Details
8/22/2017UBSSet Price TargetBuyGBX 1,375View Rating Details
8/22/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400View Rating Details
7/20/2017Beaufort SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,550 ➝ GBX 1,400View Rating Details
7/20/2017Independent ResearchSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,350View Rating Details
7/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
2/10/2017Haitong BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 1,050 ➝ GBX 1,110View 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
(Data available from 5/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/20/2018$0.552.6%3/8/20183/8/20183/27/2018
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

BHP Billiton (LON BLT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton (LON BLT) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After 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

BHP Billiton (LON BLT) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
BHP Billiton (BLT) PT Set at GBX 2,000 by Goldman SachsBHP Billiton (BLT) PT Set at GBX 2,000 by Goldman Sachs
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 8:32 AM
FTSE builds on record as financials, miners advanceFTSE builds on record as financials, miners advance
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 8:24 AM
Barclays Boosts BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,850Barclays Boosts BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,850
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 9:55 AM
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BLT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton Ltd. (BLT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 20 at 5:16 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Given "Neutral" Rating at BNP ParibasBHP Billiton (BLT) Given "Neutral" Rating at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:36 AM
Australia trade minister says mobilised on Treasury Wine issueAustralia trade minister says 'mobilised' on Treasury Wine issue
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 8:29 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Earns Neutral Rating from JPMorgan ChaseBHP Billiton (BLT) Earns Neutral Rating from JPMorgan Chase
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 1:31 PM
Materials buoy Aussie shares as BHP hits highest since August 2014, NZ at recordMaterials buoy Aussie shares as BHP hits highest since August 2014, NZ at record
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 8:38 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to "Overweight" by BarclaysBHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to "Overweight" by Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:46 PM
China opens iron ore market to the world in pricing, image pushChina opens iron ore market to the world in pricing, image push
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:24 AM
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BLT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesBHP Billiton Ltd. (BLT) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 7:30 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to "Buy" by Goldman SachsBHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to "Buy" by Goldman Sachs
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:08 AM
UBS Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BLT) a GBX 1,400 Price TargetUBS Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BLT) a GBX 1,400 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 10:20 PM
JPMorgan Chase Reiterates Underweight Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)JPMorgan Chase Reiterates Underweight Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:18 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Given "Neutral" Rating at Credit Suisse GroupBHP Billiton (BLT) Given "Neutral" Rating at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:48 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Stock Rating Upgraded by CitigroupBHP Billiton (BLT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 6:39 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Given a GBX 1,375 Price Target by UBS AnalystsBHP Billiton (BLT) Given a GBX 1,375 Price Target by UBS Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:00 PM
BHP Billiton Upgraded by AnalystsBHP Billiton Upgraded by Analysts
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 19 at 8:23 AM
HSBC Boosts BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,610HSBC Boosts BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,610
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:25 AM
S&P Global Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BLT) a GBX 1,400 Price TargetS&P Global Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BLT) a GBX 1,400 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 12:21 PM
Interested In BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)? Here’s What Its Recent Performance Looks LikeInterested In BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)? Here’s What Its Recent Performance Looks Like
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:41 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Earns Sell Rating from Liberum CapitalBHP Billiton (BLT) Earns Sell Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 12:40 AM
Goldman Sachs Upgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to BuyGoldman Sachs Upgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to Buy
www.streetinsider.com - April 16 at 8:23 AM
Royal Bank of Canada Lowers BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,375Royal Bank of Canada Lowers BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,375
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:23 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to Buy at Deutsche BankBHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to Buy at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 8:58 AM
Deutsche Bank Reiterates "Buy" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)Deutsche Bank Reiterates "Buy" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:07 PM
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)Liberum Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 12:33 AM
BHP Billitons (BLT) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman SachsBHP Billiton's (BLT) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 11:26 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Downgraded by Citigroup to NeutralBHP Billiton (BLT) Downgraded by Citigroup to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 10:19 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,450BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,450
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:46 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,190BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,190
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:12 PM
BHP Billitons (BLT) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at MacquarieBHP Billiton's (BLT) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:36 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,500 at Jefferies GroupBHP Billiton (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,500 at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 5:18 PM
JPMorgan Chase Increases BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,235JPMorgan Chase Increases BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,235
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 2:26 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) PT Lowered to GBX 1,640BHP Billiton (BLT) PT Lowered to GBX 1,640
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 11:02 AM
Macquarie Reaffirms Outperform Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)Macquarie Reaffirms Outperform Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 6:28 PM
BHP Billitons (BLT) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at MacquarieBHP Billiton's (BLT) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:17 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:35 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Earns "Hold" Rating from Deutsche BankBHP Billiton (BLT) Earns "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 9:04 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,375 at BarclaysBHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,375 at Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:46 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to Buy at CitigroupBHP Billiton (BLT) Upgraded to Buy at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:57 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,430BHP Billiton (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,430
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 11:26 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Earns Outperform Rating from MacquarieBHP Billiton (BLT) Earns Outperform Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 10:54 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Lifted to Sector Performer at Royal Bank of CanadaBHP Billiton (BLT) Lifted to Sector Performer at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 10:28 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 8:30 AM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,404 at Societe GeneraleBHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,404 at Societe Generale
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 8:50 PM
Barclays Raises BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,650Barclays Raises BHP Billiton (BLT) Price Target to GBX 1,650
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 2:20 PM
BHP Billiton (BLT) Given Overweight Rating at Morgan StanleyBHP Billiton (BLT) Given Overweight Rating at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 9:33 AM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms Sell Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)Liberum Capital Reaffirms Sell Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 11:00 AM

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