BHP Billiton PLC Company Profile (NYSE:BBL)

About BHP Billiton PLC

BHP Billiton PLC logoBHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas. The Copper segment is engaged in mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment is engaged in mining of iron ore. The Coal segment is engaged in mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal. Its businesses include Minerals Australia, Minerals Americas, Petroleum and Marketing. It extracts and processes minerals, oil and gas from its production operations located primarily in Australia and the Americas. It manages product distribution through its global logistics chain, including freight and pipeline transportation. It sells its products through direct supply agreements with its customers and on global commodity exchanges.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BBL
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $35.30
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $35.05
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.38
  • 52-Week Range: $19.06 - $37.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.35
  • P/E Growth: 2.72
  • Market Cap: $91.44B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,221,000
  • Beta: 1.2
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $40.00 (13.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/26/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$40.00View Rating Details
1/6/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
11/10/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
10/7/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
9/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/26/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/22/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/27/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
3/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/25/2015Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/8/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
5/18/2015Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/7/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/16/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutralView Rating Details
3/25/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.30 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.70%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:24.69% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.09% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/17/2016$0.288/31/20169/2/20169/20/2016
3/2/2016$0.323/9/20163/11/20163/31/2016
2/25/2015special$1.244.86%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015
8/20/2014semiannual$1.243.57%9/3/20149/5/20149/23/2014
2/19/2014semiannual$1.183.64%3/5/20143/7/20143/26/2014
8/21/2013special$1.183.92%9/4/20139/6/20139/25/2013
2/21/2013semiannual$1.143.56%3/6/20133/8/20133/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
DateHeadline
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton Posts Profit In H1, Ups Dividend; Approves $2.5 Bln Bond Repurchase (NYSE:BBL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
News IconTwo Sigma Investments LP Has $20924000 Stake in BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) (NYSE:BBL)
brassale.net - February 22 at 11:15 AM
News IconBHP Billiton PLC reiterated as Sell By Liberum Capital (NYSE:BBL)
techknowbits.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
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latribunadecanarias.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
marketwatch.com logoGermany’s DAX finishes at highest since April 2015 (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEscondida says will wait 30 days to replace striking workers (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton results were 'outstanding': Expert (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFortescue sees iron ore prices moderating (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:15 AM
nasdaq.com logoWall Street May Open On A Positive Note - Nasdaq (NYSE:BBL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 21 at 11:17 AM
News IconStock Price of BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Increases 1.31% - Highland Mirror (NYSE:BBL)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 21 at 11:17 AM
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rockvilleregister.com - February 20 at 9:58 AM
News IconIs there Upside to BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) Stock? - Rockville Register (NYSE:BBL)
rockvilleregister.com - February 19 at 10:16 AM
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www.fool.com - February 18 at 3:44 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoA 'sit back and make the money' trade (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:20 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton, Escondida workers far apart one week into strike (NYSE:BBL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 3:53 PM
News IconSouth32 Open to Offers for Colombian Nickel Mine (NYSE:BBL)
ih.advfn.com - February 16 at 8:44 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoEscondida copper mine strikers and BHP agree to meet (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 8:29 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoStriking union at Escondida copper mine agrees to talk (NYSE:BBL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 3:27 PM
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graffiotech.com - February 14 at 2:26 AM
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hoyentv.com - February 14 at 2:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP's mine workers brace for long battle (NYSE:BBL)
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 2:26 AM
News IconMarket View: Looking at Shares of BHP Billiton plc (BBL) - Benton Bulletin (NYSE:BBL)
bentonbulletin.com - February 13 at 4:22 PM
blogs.barrons.com logoMiner News Roundup: Vale Rises 8%, RBC Ups Rio, BHP's Strike Majeure (NYSE:BBL)
blogs.barrons.com - February 13 at 4:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Vows Legal Action at Top Copper Mine After Group Enters Site (NYSE:BBL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 1:53 AM
News IconStocks on the Move CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX), BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (NYSE:BBL) - Financial Breaking News (NYSE:BBL)
wsbreakingnews.com - February 11 at 3:50 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFire at BHP's Escondida mine in Chile injures three (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 9:25 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStrike at BHP's Escondida copper mine in Chile enters second day (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 9:25 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoCopper jumps on trader talk of force majeure at Escondida (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 9:25 PM
News IconLooking Closer at Shares of BHP Billiton plc (BBL) - Piedmont Register (NYSE:BBL)
piedmontregister.com - February 10 at 4:25 PM
News IconBHP Billiton greenlights Mad Dog Phase 2 investment (NYSE:BBL)
nyhetsbanken.info - February 9 at 9:05 PM
News IconBHP Billiton signs off on investment in BP project (NYSE:BBL)
ekosvoice.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc's (BLT) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:BBL)
fairydetox.org - February 9 at 4:01 PM
News IconBHP Billiton PLC reiterated as Neutral By Exane BNP Paribas (NYSE:BBL)
eleganthomesinla.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton Board Okays Investment In Mad Dog Phase 2 Project (NYSE:BBL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
News IconBHP Billiton PLC maintained as Underweight By JP Morgan (NYSE:BBL)
prensariotiretail.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
News IconBHP Billiton approves $2.2B Mad Dog Phase 2 investment (NYSE:BBL)
mlbinjurynews.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoStrike starts at world's biggest copper mine in Chile: union (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWorkers launch strike at Escondida, world's No. 1 copper mine (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Workers at BHP Billiton Copper Mine In Chile Go On Strike (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWorkers strike at world's biggest copper mine (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 closes at 3-week high as BP advances (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoChile Escondida BHP copper mine workers gird for long battle (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:01 PM
bloomberg.com logoBHP Union Boss Readies for Months-Long Strike Amid Wage Deadlock (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:00 PM
bloomberg.com logoWhat Will a Lengthy BHP Strike Mean for Copper Prices? (NYSE:BBL)
www.bloomberg.com - February 9 at 4:00 PM
wallstrt24.com logoSteady Stocks AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (NYSE:BBL) - Wall Street 24 (NYSE:BBL)
wallstrt24.com - February 8 at 9:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP begins halting operations at Chilean copper mine -union (NYSE:BBL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 8th (NYSE:BBL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 4:00 PM
cnbc.com logoCopper mine strike and other disruptions this year could send prices higher (NYSE:BBL)
www.cnbc.com - February 8 at 4:00 PM
News IconIndustrial Metals & Minerals: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) Position of the day (NYSE:BBL)
twincountynews.com - February 8 at 2:49 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 future dividend stars I’d buy before it’s too late (NYSE:BBL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:47 PM

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What is BHP Billiton PLC's stock symbol?

BHP Billiton PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BBL."

How often does BHP Billiton PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BHP Billiton PLC?

BHP Billiton PLC announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, September 20th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st.

Where is BHP Billiton PLC's stock going? Where will BHP Billiton PLC's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for BHP Billiton PLC's shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton PLC's stock price to reach $40.00 in the next year.

Who owns BHP Billiton PLC stock?

BHP Billiton PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.08%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.06%), Marshall Wace LLP (0.04%), GLG Partners LP (0.03%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.03%).

Who sold BHP Billiton PLC stock? Who is selling BHP Billiton PLC stock?

BHP Billiton PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GLG Partners LP, Oxford Asset Management, Two Sigma Investments LP, Manikay Partners LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Polaris Capital Management LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..

Who bought BHP Billiton PLC stock? Who is buying BHP Billiton PLC stock?

BHP Billiton PLC's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ellington Management Group LLC and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS.

How do I buy BHP Billiton PLC stock?

Shares of BHP Billiton PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BHP Billiton PLC stock cost?

One share of BHP Billiton PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.30.

BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff