BHP Billiton Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:BBL)

$41.40 -0.34 (-0.81 %)
(As of 02/22/2018 02:16 AM ET)
Previous Close$41.40
Today's Range$41.35 - $42.29
52-Week Range$28.73 - $45.43
Volume2.39 million shs
Average Volume2.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.51 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.77%
Beta1.16

About BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)

BHP Billiton 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.47%
Current Ratio1.85%
Quick Ratio1.53%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio12.62
P/E Growth2.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.14
Cash Flow$12.86 per share
Price / Cash3.22
Book Value$59.40 per share
Price / Book0.70

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/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 declared a None dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be given 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 a boost from BHP Billiton's previous None dividend of $0.86. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

Where is BHP Billiton's stock going? Where will BHP Billiton's stock price be in 2018?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for BHP Billiton's stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's stock price to reach $40.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.

Are investors shorting BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,219,211 shares, an increase of 230.4% from the January 12th total of 974,230 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,914,639 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's shares are sold short.

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:

  • Andrew Mackenzie Ph.D., Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 60)
  • Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Arnoud Balhuizen, President - Marketing and Supply (Age 48)
  • Mike Henry, President - Operations, Minerals Australia (Age 51)
  • Daniel Malchuk, President Operations, Minerals Americas (Age 51)
  • Steve Pastor, President Operations - Petroleum (Age 51)
  • Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer (Age 55)
  • Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer (Age 51)
  • Laura Tyler, Chief of Staff, Head - Geoscience (Age 50)
  • Athalie Williams, Chief People Officer (Age 47)

Who owns BHP Billiton stock?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cambiar Investors LLC (0.52%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.43%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.16%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.08%), Millennium Management LLC (0.07%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton.

Who sold BHP Billiton stock? Who is selling BHP Billiton stock?

BHP Billiton's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Leucadia National Corp, Millennium Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Cowen Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton.

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

BHP Billiton's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polaris Capital Management LLC, Maverick Capital Ltd., Sensato Investors LLC, Hikari Power Ltd, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Hikari Tsushin Inc., Cambiar Investors LLC and Deutsche Bank AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton.

How do I buy BHP Billiton stock?

Shares of BHP Billiton 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 BHP Billiton stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.40.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $46.51 billion and generates $38.29 billion in revenue each year. 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:  296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  392 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  688
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldBuyHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.502.002.14
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $40.00$40.00$38.00$37.00
Price Target Upside: 3.94% downside7.36% downside5.35% upside1.79% 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
2/21/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
2/21/2018Deutsche BankDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
1/8/2018Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$40.00N/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
10/7/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformN/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
(Data available from 2/22/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)


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Estimates

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.28 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.69 EPS

Dividends

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:3/27/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.66
Dividend Yield:4.01%
Dividend Growth:-11.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.61% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
61.71% (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

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL)

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Headlines

BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
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
[$$] BHP Willing to Talk About Activist’s Overhaul Plan[$$] BHP Willing to Talk About Activist’s Overhaul Plan
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 8:14 AM
BHP Billiton expects drilling of first new Trion well to begin in OctoberBHP Billiton expects drilling of first new Trion well to begin in October
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:11 AM
BHP Billiton to drill two new deepwater wells in Trion this yearBHP Billiton to drill two new deepwater wells in Trion this year
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:11 AM
Short Interest in BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Grows By 230.4%Short Interest in BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Grows By 230.4%
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 3:44 AM
FTSE 100 wobbles, with investors on edgeFTSE 100 wobbles, with investors on edge
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 8:53 AM
Australias BHP flags $1.8 billion charge from U.S. tax reformAustralia's BHP flags $1.8 billion charge from U.S. tax reform
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 8:53 AM
[$$] BHP Flags Tax Hit After Change in U.S. Corporate Rate[$$] BHP Flags Tax Hit After Change in U.S. Corporate Rate
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 8:53 AM
Is BHP Billiton plc’s (LON:BLT) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?Is BHP Billiton plc’s (LON:BLT) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 8:48 AM
Rebel Union Push Snarls Relations at Worlds Biggest Copper MineRebel Union Push Snarls Relations at World's Biggest Copper Mine
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 8:40 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 5:28 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BBL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 6:42 PM
Should BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?Should BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 8:34 AM
BHP Billiton Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (BBL)BHP Billiton Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 1:16 AM
Hallador Energy Company (HNRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for JanuaryHallador Energy Company (HNRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January
www.nasdaq.com - January 29 at 3:39 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 6:02 PM
What’s in store for BHPWhat’s in store for BHP
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 7:19 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BBL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 7:42 PM
Bernard Horn Comments on BHP BillitonBernard Horn Comments on BHP Billiton
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 3:46 PM
The Worlds Biggest Miner Is Building a Battery Supply Hub It Doesnt WantThe World's Biggest Miner Is Building a Battery Supply Hub It Doesn't Want
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 3:47 PM
BHP Billiton - Enormous Mining Company With Strong Assets - Seeking AlphaBHP Billiton - Enormous Mining Company With Strong Assets - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 9 at 11:03 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 9 at 7:58 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies GroupBHP Billiton (BBL) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 9 at 12:52 AM
Vale Is Negotiating BHP Exit From Samarco VentureVale Is Negotiating BHP Exit From Samarco Venture
finance.yahoo.com - January 3 at 3:45 PM
Contrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its RivalsContrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 3:28 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head SurveyBHP Billiton (BBL) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 9:29 AM
Critical Contrast: BHP Billiton (BBL) and The CompetitionCritical Contrast: BHP Billiton (BBL) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 28 at 9:29 AM
Critical Survey: BHP Billiton (BBL) and BHP Billiton (BHP)Critical Survey: BHP Billiton (BBL) and BHP Billiton (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 27 at 9:06 PM
Stock Market Outlook: A Dearth of Opportunity Amid the RallyStock Market Outlook: A Dearth of Opportunity Amid the Rally
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 12:40 PM
Financial Contrast: BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Its PeersFinancial Contrast: BHP Billiton (BBL) versus Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 9:21 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) vs. The Competition Head to Head ReviewBHP Billiton (BBL) vs. The Competition Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 9:21 PM
Comparing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its PeersComparing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 3:28 PM
Reviewing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its CompetitorsReviewing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 5:30 PM
A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)A Look At The Intrinsic Value Of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)
finance.yahoo.com - December 25 at 4:29 PM
Analyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) & Its RivalsAnalyzing BHP Billiton (BBL) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 5:10 AM
Contrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its PeersContrasting BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 5:34 PM
Comparing Nexa Resources (NEXA) and BHP Billiton (BBL)Comparing Nexa Resources (NEXA) and BHP Billiton (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 1:31 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) versus The Competition Head-To-Head SurveyBHP Billiton (BBL) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 1:31 AM
Reviewing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its PeersReviewing BHP Billiton (BBL) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 23 at 7:24 PM
BHP Billiton Clears Technical Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS RatingBHP Billiton Clears Technical Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS Rating
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 11:27 AM
BHP Billiton Scores Relative Strength Rating Upgrade; Hits Key ThresholdBHP Billiton Scores Relative Strength Rating Upgrade; Hits Key Threshold
finance.yahoo.com - December 22 at 11:27 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BBL) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 4:50 PM
BHP Billiton Sees IBD RS Rating Improve To 71BHP Billiton Sees IBD RS Rating Improve To 71
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 11:46 AM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 5:52 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BBL) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 5:20 PM
Brazils Samarco wins waste permits in small step toward resuming operationsBrazil's Samarco wins waste permits in small step toward resuming operations
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 11:56 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) vs. BHP Billiton (BHP) Critical AnalysisBHP Billiton (BBL) vs. BHP Billiton (BHP) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 1:48 AM
Head-To-Head Comparison: BHP Billiton (BBL) vs. Its RivalsHead-To-Head Comparison: BHP Billiton (BBL) vs. Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 7:22 PM

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