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: Integrated Mining
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BBL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $94.78 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $31.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.37
  • 52 Week Range: $24.60 - $37.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.73
  • Book Value: $21.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.67
  • Annual Dividend: $1.08
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
  • EBIDTA: $15.48 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
  • Average Volume: 1.54 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Short Ratio: 0.67
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 announced a semiannual dividend on Monday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be paid 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 a positive change 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?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for BHP Billiton PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton PLC's stock price to reach $32.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton PLC.

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

Who are BHP Billiton PLC's key executives?

BHP Billiton PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Mackenzie Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer
  • Arnoud Balhuizen, President - Marketing and Supply
  • Mike Henry, President Operations, Minerals Australia
  • Daniel Malchuk, President Operations, Minerals Americas
  • Steve Pastor, President Operations - Petroleum
  • Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer
  • Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer
  • Laura Tyler, Chief of Staff, Head - Geoscience
  • Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Commercial Officer

Who owns BHP Billiton PLC stock?

BHP Billiton PLC's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.03%), BB&T Corp (0.00%), US Bancorp DE (0.00%), Meritage Portfolio Management (0.00%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.00%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Wright Investors Service Inc., Capstone Asset Management Co., Cutler Group LP and Meritage Portfolio Management. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., BB&T Corp, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, US Bancorp DE and Aperio Group LLC. 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.

What is BHP Billiton PLC's stock price today?

One share of BHP Billiton PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.62.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE BBL)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  232 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  327 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  559
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $32.00 (10.16% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHold$32.00HighView Rating Details
5/29/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
1/6/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated 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 GroupReiterated 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 7/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.22 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.36 EPS


Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Most Recent Dividend:3/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.08
Dividend Yield:3.03%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:48.65% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
45.76% (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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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Headline Trends for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
DateHeadline logoHallador Energy Company (HNRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 27, 2017 - Nasdaq - July 26 at 5:00 PM logoBHP Billiton, Rio Tinto Rally as Copper Prices Surge - July 26 at 2:20 AM logoWorld's Biggest Miner Speeds Hunt for Copper in 'Last Frontier' - July 24 at 8:45 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) versus Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) Head to Head Analysis - July 24 at 10:00 AM logo[$$] Activist Investor Takes Fresh Aim at BHP Billiton's Potash Plans - July 20 at 3:40 AM logoBHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Raised to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine - July 19 at 11:44 PM logoBHP Billiton: Elliott Warns on Potash; Morgan Stanley Sees More Dividends, Capital Returns - July 19 at 10:39 PM logoFTSE 100 closes higher, boosted by Reckitt Benckiser and home builders - July 19 at 5:36 PM logoThe key takeaway from BHP Billiton's output report - July 19 at 3:59 AM logoBHP guidance: It's all about the oil - July 19 at 3:58 AM logoBHP Billiton Q4 Total Iron Ore Production Up 8% - July 18 at 10:58 PM logoBHP Billiton Shows Improved Relative Strength; Still Shy Of Benchmark - July 18 at 10:58 PM logoBHP Fourth-Quarter Iron Ore Output Rises 8% on Expansions - July 18 at 10:58 PM logoBHP Billiton Investors Said to Back Elliott's Campaign - July 18 at 5:54 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 18 at 10:49 AM logoCramer points out the overlooked markets that could drive... - July 17 at 9:43 PM logoBHP Billiton Looks Good From the Long Side - July 17 at 12:30 PM logoBHP's New Chairman to Drive `Radical Shift' at Largest Miner - July 5 at 4:58 PM logoCanada's biggest institutional investor names BHP Billiton exec new chief finance and risk officer - July 5 at 4:58 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClub - July 1 at 8:52 AM logoThe Major Developments for Iron Ore Stocks - June 30 at 4:27 PM logoBHP chairman says $20 billion investment in shale was a mistake - June 29 at 5:32 PM logoFTSE 100 ends at 7-week low as pound jumps - June 28 at 4:29 PM logoBHP Billiton Doles Out Initial Funding to South Flank Project - June 27 at 4:01 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 23 at 10:06 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for June 21st - Nasdaq - June 21 at 4:46 PM logoTechnical Research on Metals and Minerals Equities -- BHP Billiton, Hi-Crush Partners, Compania de Minas ... - PR Newswire (press release) - June 21 at 4:46 PM logoNo more quiet chats? Australia becomes new frontier for shareholder disruption - June 20 at 9:30 PM logoBHP Billiton: Major Shareholder Backs Single Listing At Right Price, Reports The Australian - June 19 at 9:00 PM logoBHP's Round One Goes to Elliott - June 16 at 4:29 AM logo[$$] BHP Billiton Names Ken MacKenzie as New Chairman - June 15 at 10:35 PM logoWhat We Know About BHP's New Chairman Ken MacKenzie - June 15 at 10:35 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 16 - June 15 at 10:35 PM logoEuropean markets open higher ahead of US Federal Reserve ... - June 14 at 9:03 PM logo[$$] Activist Investor: BHP Board Presided Over Destruction of Market Value - June 14 at 9:03 PM logo[$$] Elliott Advisors calls for BHP Billiton shake-up under new chairman - June 14 at 10:28 AM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Lowered to "Buy" at ValuEngine - June 12 at 10:22 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Expected to Post FY2017 Earnings of $2.37 Per Share - June 12 at 7:54 AM logoFinancial Contrast: Pretium Resources (PVG) versus BHP Billiton plc (BBL) - June 9 at 8:22 PM logo[$$] Hedge Fund Looks to Shake Up BHP Billiton’s Board - June 8 at 9:38 PM logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Downgraded by Jefferies Group LLC to "Hold" - June 8 at 9:10 PM logoWatch Out BHP! This Activist Investor Wants to Shake Up Your Board - June 8 at 2:08 AM logoMining a Mile Down: 175 Degrees, 600 Gallons of Water a Minute - June 7 at 8:58 AM logoRobot Ghost Ships to Extend Miner's Technology Drive to Seas - June 6 at 8:59 PM logoMiner BHP: Rattled By Elliott, Is 'Bafflingly Hubristic' Commodity Misstep Inevitable? - June 1 at 4:14 PM logoInside BHP Billiton’s Recent Developments - June 1 at 4:14 PM logoBehind the Recent Analyst Changes for BHP Billiton - June 1 at 4:14 PM logoTop Miner Sees 'Huge Demand' Boost from China's New Silk Road - June 1 at 1:52 AM logoBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 29 at 9:40 AM logoBHP Exploring Options for U.S. Shale Unit - May 29 at 7:44 AM



BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Chart for Wednesday, July, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/26/2017 by Staff