BHP Billiton plc Company Profile (NYSE:BBL)

About BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

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
  • Symbol: NYSE:BBL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bhpbilliton.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $84.83 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $31.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.70
  • 52 Week Range: $22.37 - $37.44
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.24
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.51
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.45
  • Book Value: $21.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.50
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 3.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $15.52 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.84 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.2
  • Short Ratio: 0.7
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

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 declared a semiannual dividend on Monday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 8th. This is an increase from BHP Billiton plc's previous semiannual dividend of $0.28. View BHP Billiton plc's Dividend History.

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

9 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for BHP Billiton plc's stock. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton plc's share price to reach $37.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton plc.

Who are some of BHP Billiton plc's key competitors?

Who owns BHP Billiton plc stock?

BHP Billiton plc's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cambiar Investors LLC (0.18%), Morgan Stanley (0.09%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.08%), Elliott Management Corp (0.08%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton plc.

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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Marshall Wace LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Sensato Investors LLC, Oxford Asset Management, Bank of Montreal Can, Cheyne Capital Management UK LLP and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton plc.

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

BHP Billiton plc's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cambiar Investors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Corp DE, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Marshall Wace North America L.P., FNY Partners Fund LP, Leucadia National Corp and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton plc.

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 $31.88.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: $37.00 (16.06% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$37.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
1/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
10/7/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/26/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/27/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
3/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/25/2015Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 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: $2.22 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.36 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)
Most Recent Dividend:3/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.88%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.03% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.42% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

Dividend History by Quarter for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/27/2017semiannual$0.804.92%3/8/20173/10/20173/28/2017
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

Headline Trends for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)
Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)
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americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton plc Decreased by Jefferies Group (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Analysts Give BHP Billiton plc (BBL) a $37.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 7:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Considers Selling U.S. Gas Shale Assets
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Activist Investor Backs Off Call for BHP to Ditch Sydney Listing
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoBBL Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Gets Ground Down
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Studying Shale Sale as Activist Elliott Demands Review
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Earns "Buy" Rating from Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMinimal Budget Bounce for Australia PM Turnbull
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP: Mining Giant Dumps Billiton Name, Wraps Itself In Australian Flag
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] BHP Billiton set to rebrand itself
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 3:58 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Roundup on Metals & Minerals Stocks -- BHP Billiton, Hi-Crush Partners, and Compania de - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 12 at 4:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Hit With New Activist Plan From Top Hedge Fund Performer
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSinger's BHP Plan Gets Kiss of Death From Australia's Treasurer
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoElliott's Good Idea for BHP
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAustralia to Block Any Attempt to Move BHP Billiton Listing
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Australia Will Block Move to Remove BHP Billiton From ASX
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGlencore in talks to sell Peru, other mining royalties -sources
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 11:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Avocet Mining shares suspended after accounts delay
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 3:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoElliott Said to Meet BHP Investors as Fund Urges Overhaul
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] FTSE-listed miners rattled by China concern
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 9:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 2:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Big mining groups rebound to extract a profit
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 4:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 7:12 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton Cuts 2017 Copper Production Outlook
www.nasdaq.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Big Analyst Downgrades Into the Rally: Amazon, BHP Billiton, Conagra, General Electric, Disney
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Copper Output Misses Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Puts US Shale Gas Assets On The Block Again
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] BHP Billiton Cuts Annual Coking Coal, Copper Guidance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMining giants race to fill board leadership gaps
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 11:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.24
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.97 Per Share (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 4:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.23
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 3:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Brokers Raise Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton plc (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 1:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy This Analyst Thinks BHP Billiton Is Overvalued
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 11:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.22
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 7:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] The week's news in brief: April 17
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 10:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 5:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers BHP Billiton plc (BBL) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 4:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCyclical Nature of BHP’s Business and Mechanistic Share Buybacks
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Are the Key Valuation Catalysts for BHP Billiton?
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP rebuffs Elliott Management again
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 1:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Unified Structure for BHP: Do the Costs Outweigh the Benefits?
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMiners Drop: Is It A China Metals Correction?
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnderstanding Franking, the Australian Tax Credit in Elliott's Crosshairs
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 3:48 PM

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