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: www.bhpbilliton.com
Capitalization:
  • 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
P/E:
  • 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
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.08
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $15.48 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
Misc:
  • 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)
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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

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

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

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