NYSE:BBL - BHP Billiton Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $40.69 +0.20 (+0.49 %) (As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$40.69Today's Range$40.42 - $41.0252-Week Range$35.48 - $47.92Volume1.92 million shsAverage Volume1.70 million shsMarket Capitalization$42.76 billionP/E Ratio12.11Dividend Yield6.22%Beta1.12 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 BBL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BBL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Bituminous coal & lignite mining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials SymbolNYSE:BBL CUSIPN/A Webwww.bhp.com Phone44-20-7802-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40 Current Ratio2.51 Quick Ratio2.24 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.11 Forward P/E Ratio11.63 P/E Growth2.19 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$43.64 billion Price / Sales0.98 Cash Flow$15.1264 per share Price / Cash2.69 Book Value$57.45 per share Price / Book0.71 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 Shares1,056,000,000Market Cap$42.76 billion BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Frequently Asked Questions What is BHP Billiton's stock symbol? BHP Billiton trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BBL." How often does BHP Billiton pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BHP Billiton? BHP Billiton announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $1.26 per share on Tuesday, September 25th. This represents a yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 6th. This is an increase from BHP Billiton's previous semiannual dividend of $0.80. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for BBL? 7 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for BHP Billiton's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's share price to reach $38.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for BHP Billiton. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BHP Billiton? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BHP Billiton in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton. Who are some of BHP Billiton's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BHP Billiton include Warrior Met Coal (HCC), Consol Energy (CEIX), Foresight Energy (FELP), CONSOL Coal Resources (CCR), Ramaco Resources (METC), Hallador Energy (HNRG), New Wei (WLTGQ) and L&L Energy (LLEN). 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, Pres of Operations - Minerals Americas (Age 52)Mr. Steve Pastor BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MBA, Pres of Operations - Petroleum (Age 52) Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders? BHP Billiton's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.08%), BB&T Corp (0.01%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.00%), Aperio Group LLC (0.00%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.00%). Which major investors are selling BHP Billiton stock? BBL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., BB&T Corp, Bank of Montreal Can and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. Which major investors are buying BHP Billiton stock? BBL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C., Lourd Capital LLC and Aperio Group LLC. How do I buy shares of BHP Billiton? Shares of BBL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is BHP Billiton's stock price today? One share of BBL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.69. How big of a company is BHP Billiton? BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $42.76 billion and generates $43.64 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $3.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.36 on an earnings per share basis. BHP Billiton employs 27,161 workers across the globe. What is BHP Billiton's official website? The official website for BHP Billiton is http://www.bhp.com. How can I contact BHP Billiton? BHP Billiton's mailing address is 8TH FLOOR - NEATHOUSE PLACE, LONDON X0, SW1V 1BH. The mining company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7802-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 363 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 450 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 813MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BBL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BBL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are the companies in the S&P 500 selected?