BBL - BHP Billiton PLC Stock Price, News & Analysis

$37.27 0.48 (1.30 %)
(As of 11/23/2017 07:46 AM ET)
Previous Close$36.79
Today's Range$37.08 - $37.39
52-Week Range$28.73 - $39.12
Volume666,900 shs
Average Volume1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.85 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.58%
Beta1.05

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

Industry Integrated Mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:BBL
CUSIPN/A

Debt

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

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio14.06
P/E Growth2.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.03
Cash Flow$13.86 per share
Price / Cash2.69
Book Value$59.40 per share
Price / Book0.63

Dividend

Annual Dividend$1.66
Dividend Yield4.6%

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

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 None dividend on Wednesday, August 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.86 per share on Tuesday, September 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. This is an increase from BHP Billiton PLC's previous None 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?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for BHP Billiton PLC's stock. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton PLC's share price to reach $38.00 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., 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 PLC stock?

BHP Billiton PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cambiar Investors LLC (0.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.18%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.17%), Cheyne Capital Management UK LLP (0.15%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.07%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.05%). 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 Jane Street Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cheyne Capital Management UK LLP, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Cambiar Investors LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc. and Sei Investments Co.. 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 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 PLC's stock price today?

One share of BHP Billiton PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.27.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton PLC?

BHP Billiton PLC has a market capitalization of $38.85 billion and generates $38.29 billion in revenue each year. BHP Billiton PLC employs 26,146 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BHP Billiton PLC?

BHP Billiton PLC'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 PLC (BBL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  275 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  365 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  640
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton PLC 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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00 (1.96% upside)

Consensus Price Target History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)

Price Target History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$38.00N/AView 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
(Data available from 11/23/2015 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: $2.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.54 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)

Most Recent Dividend:9/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.66
Dividend Yield:4.45%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:62.64% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
65.35% (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
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 PLC (NYSE BBL)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE BBL)

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Can BHP Billiton plc’s (LSE:BLT) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?Can BHP Billiton plc’s (LSE:BLT) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 5:40 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 5:38 AM
Mining Stocks Are Booming, but Did You Miss Your Chance? - TheStreet.comMining Stocks Are Booming, but Did You Miss Your Chance? - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - November 19 at 4:11 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Ranking Raised to Buy on Superior Earnings Visibility - Investorplace.comBHP Billiton (BBL) Ranking Raised to Buy on Superior Earnings Visibility - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 18 at 9:15 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:49 AM
The sooner BHP exits the US shale assets the better: anal...The sooner BHP exits the US shale assets the better: anal...
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:48 AM
BHP says its Nickel West unit potentially on the blockBHP says its Nickel West unit 'potentially on the block'
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:48 AM
BHP eyes two-year exit from shale; also selling nickelBHP eyes two-year exit from shale; also selling nickel
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:48 AM
Mining Stocks Are Booming, but Did You Miss Your Chance?Mining Stocks Are Booming, but Did You Miss Your Chance?
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:48 AM
Goldcorp (GG) Closes Camino Rojo Oxide Project Stake SaleGoldcorp (GG) Closes Camino Rojo Oxide Project Stake Sale
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 4:51 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Quant Score Hurt Rating - Investorplace.comBHP Billiton (BBL) Quant Score Hurt Rating - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 12 at 2:16 AM
IBD Rating Upgrades: BHP Billiton Flashes Improved Relative Price StrengthIBD Rating Upgrades: BHP Billiton Flashes Improved Relative Price Strength
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 6:49 PM
BHP Billiton Joins Elite List Of Stocks With 95-Plus Composite RatingBHP Billiton Joins Elite List Of Stocks With 95-Plus Composite Rating
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 6:49 PM
Critical Review: A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK) vs. BHP Billiton PLC (BBL)Critical Review: A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK) vs. BHP Billiton PLC (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 10:59 AM
BHP exec: Impact of diversity is incalculableBHP exec: Impact of diversity 'is incalculable'
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 4:57 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) and Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) Critical ComparisonBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) and Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 5:06 AM
Worlds Top Miner Is Tracking Brain Waves to Help Sleepy DriversWorld's Top Miner Is Tracking Brain Waves to Help Sleepy Drivers
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 10:44 PM
Critical Analysis: Turquoise Hill Resources (IVN) & BHP Billiton PLC (BBL)Critical Analysis: Turquoise Hill Resources (IVN) & BHP Billiton PLC (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 30 at 12:58 AM
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www.nasdaq.com - October 27 at 11:44 PM
Lackluster Sales Growth Limits BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating - Investorplace.comLackluster Sales Growth Limits BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating - Investorplace.com
www.investorplace.com - October 27 at 11:44 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) and Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (DMLP) Head to Head AnalysisBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) and Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (DMLP) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 27 at 10:00 AM
BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 5:54 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - October 23 at 5:20 PM
FTSE 100 inches higher, but stops short of record closeFTSE 100 inches higher, but stops short of record close
finance.yahoo.com - October 23 at 5:20 PM
Lackluster Industry Group Rank Penalizes BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating - Investorplace.comLackluster Industry Group Rank Penalizes BHP Billiton (BBL) Rating - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - October 21 at 4:23 AM
Transocean's Deepwater Drillship Invictus Wins New ContractTransocean's Deepwater Drillship Invictus Wins New Contract
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 6:12 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.81 Per Share, Jefferies Group ForecastsBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.81 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 5:28 PM
BHP expects Chinas growth to ease modestly over short term - CEO​BHP expects China's growth to ease modestly over short term - CEO​
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 4:58 PM
[$$] Activist Investor Elliott Zeros In on BHP CEO[$$] Activist Investor Elliott Zeros In on BHP CEO
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 4:58 PM
BHP Chairman Endorses CEO, Squashing Leadership SpeculationBHP Chairman Endorses CEO, Squashing Leadership Speculation
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 4:58 PM
Worlds Largest Miner Warned Bending to Activists Poses Risks for Debt InvestorsWorld's Largest Miner Warned Bending to Activists Poses Risks for Debt Investors
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 10:47 PM
BHP Billiton Reports Q1 Operational Results, Reaffirms ViewBHP Billiton Reports Q1 Operational Results, Reaffirms View
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 5:43 PM
[$$] Reckitt slides as sales headache intensifies[$$] Reckitt slides as sales headache intensifies
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 5:42 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Short Interest Up 47.5% in SeptemberBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Short Interest Up 47.5% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 1:04 AM
Rio Tinto iron ore shipments climb on rail upgrade, on track for annual targetRio Tinto iron ore shipments climb on rail upgrade, on track for annual target
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 10:15 PM
Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) in Focus: Stock Moves 10.7% HigherCleveland-Cliffs (CLF) in Focus: Stock Moves 10.7% Higher
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 5:14 PM
FY2018 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC Raised by Analyst (BBL)FY2018 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC Raised by Analyst (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 7:56 AM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Earnings Growth Penalizes Rating - Investorplace.com (blog)BHP Billiton (BBL) Earnings Growth Penalizes Rating - Investorplace.com (blog)
investorplace.com - October 15 at 4:06 PM
[$$] Elliott Advisors set to make an entrance at BHP meeting[$$] Elliott Advisors set to make an entrance at BHP meeting
finance.yahoo.com - October 15 at 4:06 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Earnings Growth Penalizes Rating - Investorplace.comBHP Billiton (BBL) Earnings Growth Penalizes Rating - Investorplace.com
www.investorplace.com - October 13 at 10:07 PM
FY2019 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC Lifted by Analyst (BBL)FY2019 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC Lifted by Analyst (BBL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 3:26 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 5:46 PM
Mitsui to build BHP desalination plant in ChileMitsui to build BHP desalination plant in Chile
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 5:14 PM
BHP Billiton to progress on output resumption at Gulf platformsBHP Billiton to progress on output resumption at Gulf platforms
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 5:16 PM
Elliott tours BHP investors in renewed push for radical shake-up - sourcesElliott tours BHP investors in renewed push for radical shake-up - sources
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 5:16 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) PT Set at $38.00 by Jefferies Group LLCBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) PT Set at $38.00 by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 4:56 PM
BHP Billiton (BBL) Buy Rating Remains in Place - Investorplace.comBHP Billiton (BBL) Buy Rating Remains in Place - Investorplace.com
www.investorplace.com - October 7 at 2:36 AM
BHP Gearing Up to Start Drilling for Oil in Mexicos Deep WatersBHP Gearing Up to Start Drilling for Oil in Mexico's Deep Waters
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 4:18 PM
BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from AnalystsBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 7:56 AM
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