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

$42.69 -0.31 (-0.72 %)
(As of 04/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$43.00
Today's Range$42.57 - $43.49
52-Week Range$28.73 - $45.43
Volume3.54 million shs
Average Volume1.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.86 billion
P/E Ratio17.00
Dividend Yield4.72%
Beta1.21

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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:BBL
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7802-4000

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.00
Forward P/E Ratio12.59
P/E Growth2.31

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.18
Cash Flow$14.0891 per share
Price / Cash3.03
Book Value$59.40 per share
Price / Book0.72

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees26,146
Outstanding Shares1,056,000,000

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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.

What price target have analysts set for BBL?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for BHP Billiton's stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's stock price to reach $38.00 in the next year. 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 coverage about BBL stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.42 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 $42.69.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $43.86 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 (BBL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  314 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  402 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  716
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.

Analyst Ratings

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
5 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for BHP Billiton in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $38.00, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 10.99%. The high price target for BBL is $38.00 and the low price target for BBL is $38.00. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.202.002.332.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00$40.00$40.00$38.00
Price Target Upside: 10.99% downside3.94% downside7.36% downside5.35% upside

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/11/2018Deutsche BankUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/9/2018Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$38.00LowView Rating Details
4/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformLowView Rating Details
2/21/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
4/27/2017UBSReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/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
(Data available from 4/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Dividend Information

BHP Billiton pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share, with a dividend yield of 4.59%. BBL's most recent none dividend payment was Tuesday, March 27. BHP Billiton pays out 77.47% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Most Recent Dividend:3/27/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.96
Dividend Yield:4.59%
Dividend Growth:-11.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:77.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.82% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
63.84% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/20/2018None$1.105.31%3/8/20183/9/20183/27/2018
8/23/2017None$0.864.73%9/7/20179/8/20179/26/2017
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

BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 4.13%
Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)

BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL) News Headlines

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BHP Billiton (BBL) Lifted to "Hold" at BidaskClubBHP Billiton (BBL) Lifted to "Hold" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:56 PM
BHP Q3 Iron Ore Production Rises; Cuts FY Iron Ore Production ViewBHP Q3 Iron Ore Production Rises; Cuts FY Iron Ore Production View
www.nasdaq.com - April 19 at 8:09 AM
[$$] BHP Billiton cuts iron ore production forecast[$$] BHP Billiton cuts iron ore production forecast
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:09 AM
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BBL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton Ltd. (BBL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 5:39 AM
BHP Billiton to produce nickel sulphate next year, eying cobalt on battery boomBHP Billiton to produce nickel sulphate next year, eying cobalt on battery boom
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:09 AM
Should You Sell BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) At This PE Ratio?Should You Sell BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) At This PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:19 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Buy"BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 10:25 AM
BHP Billiton Sees Unusually High Options Volume (BBL)BHP Billiton Sees Unusually High Options Volume (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:50 AM
Investors Buy Large Volume of BHP Billiton Put Options (BBL)Investors Buy Large Volume of BHP Billiton Put Options (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 7:04 AM
FTSE 100 rises as China renews hopes for global trade calmFTSE 100 rises as China renews hopes for global trade calm
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:15 AM
Jefferies Group Comments on BHP Billiton Ltd.s FY2018 Earnings (BBL)Jefferies Group Comments on BHP Billiton Ltd.'s FY2018 Earnings (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:46 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Given a $38.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group AnalystsBHP Billiton (BBL) Given a $38.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 7:55 AM
BHP says to quit global coal lobby group, stick with US Chamber of CommerceBHP says to quit global coal lobby group, stick with US Chamber of Commerce
www.reuters.com - April 5 at 10:00 AM
Citi Upgrades BHP Billiton (BBL) to BuyCiti Upgrades BHP Billiton (BBL) to Buy
www.streetinsider.com - April 5 at 10:00 AM
Devon May Sell Its Eagle Ford DivisionDevon May Sell Its Eagle Ford Division
seekingalpha.com - April 4 at 8:12 AM
ValuEngine Downgrades BHP Billiton (BBL) to HoldValuEngine Downgrades BHP Billiton (BBL) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:58 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to Sector Perform by Royal Bank of CanadaBHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to Sector Perform by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 5:16 PM
Is There An Opportunity With BHP Billiton Limited’s (ASX:BHP) 20% Undervaluation?Is There An Opportunity With BHP Billiton Limited’s (ASX:BHP) 20% Undervaluation?
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 5:37 PM
Chinese steel and ore derivatives plunge as trade tensions riseChinese steel and ore derivatives plunge as trade tensions rise
seekingalpha.com - March 25 at 6:29 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 5:32 AM
2 Top Nickel Stocks to Consider Buying Now2 Top Nickel Stocks to Consider Buying Now
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 8:37 AM
[$$] BHP sees shale oil output peaking in little over a decade[$$] BHP sees shale oil output peaking in little over a decade
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 8:17 AM
[$$] BHP’s fight with Elliott is next chapter for UK’s dual listings[$$] BHP’s fight with Elliott is next chapter for UK’s dual listings
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 8:11 AM
[$$] What Goes Around Comes Around: Energy Prices Dig Into Miners’ Profits[$$] What Goes Around Comes Around: Energy Prices Dig Into Miners’ Profits
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:14 AM
[$$] Miners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising Costs[$$] Miners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising Costs
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 8:20 AM
Australias Woodside says has green light to up gas field stakeAustralia's Woodside says has green light to up gas field stake
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 8:20 AM
Oil Prices Bounce After A Tough WeekOil Prices Bounce After A Tough Week
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 6:59 PM
Shell, Blackstone Mull $10 Bln Joint Bid For BHPs US Shale: Sky News - NasdaqShell, Blackstone Mull $10 Bln Joint Bid For BHP's US Shale: Sky News - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 9 at 8:11 AM
[$$] Shell, Blackstone Plan $10 Billion Bid for BHP U.S. Shale Assets[$$] Shell, Blackstone Plan $10 Billion Bid for BHP U.S. Shale Assets
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:11 AM
FTSE 100 struggles after Trump signs tariff orderFTSE 100 struggles after Trump signs tariff order
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:11 AM
BHP Billiton Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BBL)BHP Billiton Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 8:14 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018 - NasdaqBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 8 at 8:14 AM
BHP Billiton plc goes ex-dividend tomorrowBHP Billiton plc goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - March 7 at 6:42 PM
Mexican offshore Trion project partners weigh floating oil facilityMexican offshore Trion project partners weigh floating oil facility
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 8:10 AM
Trump Tariffs Are a Black Day for the World, Says BHP CEOTrump Tariffs Are a Black Day for the World, Says BHP CEO
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 8:08 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 4:42 AM
Maverick Capital Ltd. Invests $5.78 Million in BHP Billiton plc (BBL) StockMaverick Capital Ltd. Invests $5.78 Million in BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 1:38 PM
Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp Has $3.37 Million Stake in BHP Billiton plc (BBL)Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp Has $3.37 Million Stake in BHP Billiton plc (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:42 PM
Suntrust Banks Inc. Purchases 2,392 Shares of BHP Billiton plc (BBL)Suntrust Banks Inc. Purchases 2,392 Shares of BHP Billiton plc (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 9:54 AM
Leucadia National Corp Has $10.06 Million Holdings in BHP Billiton plc (BBL)Leucadia National Corp Has $10.06 Million Holdings in BHP Billiton plc (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 5:54 PM
CORDA Investment Management LLC. Has $21.70 Million Position in BHP Billiton plc (BBL)CORDA Investment Management LLC. Has $21.70 Million Position in BHP Billiton plc (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 4:21 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:36 AM
Jefferies Group Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton plc (BBL)Jefferies Group Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton plc (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 1:22 PM
Exxon, BHP Axe Lengthy Sale of 50-Year-Old Australia Oil FieldsExxon, BHP Axe Lengthy Sale of 50-Year-Old Australia Oil Fields
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:13 AM
Jefferies Group Comments on BHP Billiton plcs FY2019 Earnings (BBL)Jefferies Group Comments on BHP Billiton plc's FY2019 Earnings (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 22 at 3:26 PM
What Happens When Chinas Steel Curbs End? Heres BHPs TakeWhat Happens When China's Steel Curbs End? Here's BHP's Take
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:13 AM
BHP wont move Singapore marketing hub even if Australia cuts tax - CEOBHP won't move Singapore marketing hub even if Australia cuts tax - CEO
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:13 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Downgraded by Deutsche BankBHP Billiton (BBL) Downgraded by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 11:46 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating Reiterated by CitigroupBHP Billiton (BBL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 6:36 PM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Raises Dividend to $1.10 Per ShareBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Raises Dividend to $1.10 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 9:56 AM

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