NYSE:BBL - BHP Billiton Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$41.41 +0.14 (+0.34 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.68
Today's Range$41.35 - $41.91
52-Week Range$34.80 - $47.92
Volume133,620 shs
Average Volume1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.86 billion
P/E Ratio16.45
Dividend Yield4.56%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Bituminous coal & lignite mining
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio1.75
Quick Ratio1.40


Trailing P/E Ratio16.45
Forward P/E Ratio12.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.14
Cash Flow$13.0631 per share
Price / Cash3.17
Book Value$59.40 per share
Price / Book0.70


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares1,056,000,000
Market Cap$45.86 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 declared a None dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. This is a positive change from BHP Billiton's previous None dividend of $0.86. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

When is BHP Billiton's next earnings date?

BHP Billiton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 21st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton.

What price target have analysts set for BBL?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for BHP Billiton's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's stock price to reach $38.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.2%. 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?

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 articles about BBL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for BHP Billiton.

Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.41%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.39%), Cambiar Investors LLC (0.34%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.13%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.13%).

Which institutional investors are selling BHP Billiton stock?

BBL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cambiar Investors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Polaris Capital Management LLC, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Which institutional investors are buying BHP Billiton stock?

BBL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, LMR Partners LLP, Sensato Investors LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

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 $41.41.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $45.86 billion and generates $38.29 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $5.89 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. BHP Billiton employs 26,146 workers across the globe.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  354 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  791
MarketBeat'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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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