NYSE:BBL - BHP Billiton Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$44.54 -1.71 (-3.70 %)
(As of 06/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.54
Today's Range$44.23 - $45.16
52-Week Range$28.73 - $47.92
Volume1.18 million shs
Average Volume1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.03 billion
P/E Ratio17.60
Dividend Yield4.40%

About BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)

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 Bituminous coal & lignite mining
SectorBasic Materials


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


Trailing P/E Ratio17.60
Forward P/E Ratio13.14
P/E Growth2.48

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.23
Cash Flow$13.7046 per share
Price / Cash3.25
Book Value$59.40 per share
Price / Book0.75


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

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. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a yield of 5.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton's previous None dividend of $0.86. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BBL?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for BHP Billiton's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's share price to reach $38.00 in the next twelve months. 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 headlines about BBL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.77 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.47%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.16%), Northern Trust Corp (0.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.14%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.08%) and Royal Bank of Canada (0.08%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton.

Which major investors are selling BHP Billiton stock?

BBL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citigroup Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Cowen Inc. and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton.

Which major investors are buying BHP Billiton stock?

BBL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Polaris Capital Management LLC, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, Hikari Power Ltd, UBS Group AG, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton.

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 $44.54.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $47.03 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 (BBL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  333 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  751
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 6/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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