LON:BLT - BHP Billiton Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 1,573 -29.00 (-1.81 %) (As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 1,602Today's RangeGBX 1,561.20 - GBX 1,593.8052-Week RangeGBX 1,103 - GBX 1,662.40Volume5.08 million shsAverage Volume9.69 million shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BLT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BLT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Industrial Metals & Minerals Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolLON:BLT Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.bhpbilliton.comhomePagesdefault.aspx 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 / Cash FlowN/A Book ValueN/A Price / BookN/A Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees27,161 Outstanding SharesN/AMarket Cap£0.00 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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.63 per share on Tuesday, September 25th. This represents a yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton's previous dividend of $0.55. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for BLT? 18 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for BHP Billiton's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,300 to GBX 2,100. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's stock price to reach GBX 1,770.94 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.6% 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 1 sell rating, 10 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 headlines about BLT stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the mining company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of BHP Billiton's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BHP Billiton include 0694758 BC (GRG), 3D Resources (DDD), 5N Plus (VNP), 92 Resources (NTY), Abacus Mining and Exploration (AME), Abitibi Royalties (RZZ), Acacia Coal (AJC), A-Cap Resources (ACB), Accent Resources (ACS), ActivEX (AIV), Adamera Minerals (ADZ), Advantage Lithium (AAL), Adventus Zinc (ADZN), AEX Gold (AEX) and Afarak Group (AFRK). 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 ()Outperform Votes: 927 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,491 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,418MarketBeat'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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Closed-End Mutual Funds?