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

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$46.17 -0.79 (-1.68 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 05:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$46.96
Today's Range$45.55 - $46.25
52-Week Range$28.73 - $47.92
Volume2.68 million shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.59 billion
P/E Ratio18.25
Dividend Yield4.17%
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 Ratio18.25
Forward P/E Ratio13.62
P/E Growth2.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.27
Cash Flow$13.4606 per share
Price / Cash3.43
Book Value$59.40 per share
Price / Book0.78

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

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 announced 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 an increase from BHP Billiton's previous None dividend of $0.86. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BBL?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for BHP Billiton's shares. Their predictions 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?

Media coverage about BBL stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a news impact score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the mining company an impact score of 45.35 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail 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 $46.17.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $49.59 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:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  409 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  737
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?)
6 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 17.70%. The high price target for BBL is $38.00 and the low price target for BBL is $38.00. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.502.002.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
3 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)
1 Sell Rating(s)
2 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00$38.00$40.00$38.00
Price Target Upside: 17.70% downside10.44% downside3.94% 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
5/4/2018BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLowView Rating Details
4/23/2018Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
4/20/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLowView Rating Details
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
4/27/2017UBSReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSellN/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 5/25/2016 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 4.25%. 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:4.25%
Dividend Growth:-11.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):77.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.82% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
62.82% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
14.56% (Based on Cash Flow)
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: 4.50%
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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DateHeadline
Financial Contrast: BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Warrior Met Coal (HCC)Financial Contrast: BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Warrior Met Coal (HCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 5:38 AM
Mining sectors next growth phase to come from M&A, Jefferies saysMining sector's next growth phase to come from M&A, Jefferies says
seekingalpha.com - May 18 at 6:09 PM
Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) and CONSOL Coal Resources (CCR)Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) and CONSOL Coal Resources (CCR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 3:20 AM
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 17PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 17
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 8:13 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 3:55 PM
Financial Comparison: BHP Billiton (BBL) & Warrior Met Coal (HCC)Financial Comparison: BHP Billiton (BBL) & Warrior Met Coal (HCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 5:20 PM
BHP Billiton Ltd. (BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsBHP Billiton Ltd. (BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 5:37 AM
Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Warrior Met Coal (HCC)Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Warrior Met Coal (HCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 5:17 PM
Contrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) and Warrior Met Coal (HCC)Contrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) and Warrior Met Coal (HCC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 9:33 AM
Financial Contrast: Hallador Energy (HNRG) versus BHP Billiton (BBL)Financial Contrast: Hallador Energy (HNRG) versus BHP Billiton (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 1:22 AM
Oil Stocks Soar, Travel Shares Sputter as US Rejects Iran DealOil Stocks Soar, Travel Shares Sputter as US Rejects Iran Deal
www.bloomberg.com - May 9 at 8:09 AM
Biggest Miner Says Chinas Shift to Quality Iron Ore Will HoldBiggest Miner Says China's Shift to Quality Iron Ore Will Hold
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 8:12 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to "Overweight" by BarclaysBHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to "Overweight" by Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:26 PM
Ramaco Resources (METC) and BHP Billiton (BBL) Critical AnalysisRamaco Resources (METC) and BHP Billiton (BBL) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 4:11 PM
[$$] Stocks to watch: HSBC, Virgin Money, BHP, Dixons Carphone[$$] Stocks to watch: HSBC, Virgin Money, BHP, Dixons Carphone
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:11 AM
Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Foresight Energy (FELP)Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Foresight Energy (FELP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 9:41 PM
Contrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) & Foresight Energy (FELP)Contrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) & Foresight Energy (FELP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 2:38 PM
The War on Coal Is Making the Worlds Top Mine Owners a Lot RicherThe War on Coal Is Making the World's Top Mine Owners a Lot Richer
www.bloomberg.com - May 2 at 8:13 AM
The War on Coal Is Making the World’s Top Mine Owners a Lot RicherThe War on Coal Is Making the World’s Top Mine Owners a Lot Richer
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:13 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded by Goldman Sachs to BuyBHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded by Goldman Sachs to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 10:24 AM
BHP Gets More Time To Settle Brazil Mine Disaster ClaimBHP Gets More Time To Settle Brazil Mine Disaster Claim
www.nasdaq.com - April 23 at 8:09 AM
FY2018 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton Ltd. Lowered by Analyst (BBL)FY2018 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton Ltd. Lowered by Analyst (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 2:28 AM
Head to Head Survey: BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Hallador Energy (HNRG)Head to Head Survey: BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Hallador Energy (HNRG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 9:50 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating Increased to Buy at CitigroupBHP Billiton (BBL) Rating Increased to Buy at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 11:39 AM
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

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