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:
  • Market Cap: $36.73824 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.42
  • 52 Week Range: $25.61 - $37.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 38.25
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.98
  • 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
  • Annual Dividend: $1.08
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBIDTA: $15.48 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
  • Average Volume: 1.63 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.05
  • 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 4.92%. The ex-dividend date 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.

When will BHP Billiton PLC make its next earnings announcement?

BHP Billiton PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC.

Where is BHP Billiton PLC's stock going? Where will BHP Billiton PLC's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for BHP Billiton PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect 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., Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cambiar Investors LLC (0.20%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.16%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.08%), Elliott Management Corp (0.08%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.07%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.06%). 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 Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Marshall Wace North America L.P., GLG Partners LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., UBS Oconnor LLC and New York State Common Retirement Fund. 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 Mason Capital Management LLC, Polaris Capital Management LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Leucadia National Corp. 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 $35.65.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE BBL)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  332 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  568
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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 (10.24% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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 8/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Earnings by Quarter for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Earnings History by Quarter for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE BBL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/21/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.87 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.38 EPS


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:37.63% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
45.38% (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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
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Headline Trends for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL)
DateHeadline logoThis Activist Investor Just Put More Heat on BHP to Unlock $46 Billion - August 16 at 4:57 PM logo[$$] Elliott raises stake in miner BHP Billiton to 5% - August 16 at 4:57 PM logoMiner BHP Rises: Activist Elliott Owns 5% - August 16 at 4:57 PM logoElliott Discloses 5% Shareholding in BHP - August 15 at 10:33 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday - August 14 at 2:32 AM logoBHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 12 at 6:50 AM logoMining Companies Built on Wildcat Culture Now Want to Share Risk - August 10 at 10:37 PM logo[$$] BHP positions itself at centre of electric-car battery market - August 9 at 4:35 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 8 at 5:44 PM logoFTSE 100 ends at 2-month high as pound pulls back - August 8 at 4:12 PM logoFTSE 100 edges up as HSBC rises; index notches monthly gain - July 31 at 3:21 PM logoAfter Hours Most Active for Jul 28, 2017 : LC, CDR, QQQ, BBL, ZNGA, FE, KO, F, MDLZ, WDC, INTC, MU - Nasdaq - July 28 at 5:43 PM logo[$$] Vale Doesn't Expect Samarco Venture With BHP to Restart This Year - July 27 at 9:55 PM logoHallador Energy Company (HNRG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 27, 2017 - Nasdaq - July 26 at 5:00 PM logoBHP Billiton, Rio Tinto Rally as Copper Prices Surge - July 26 at 2:20 AM logoWorld's Biggest Miner Speeds Hunt for Copper in 'Last Frontier' - July 24 at 8:45 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) versus Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) Head to Head Analysis - July 24 at 10:00 AM logo[$$] Activist Investor Takes Fresh Aim at BHP Billiton's Potash Plans - July 20 at 3:40 AM logoBHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Raised to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine - July 19 at 11:44 PM logoBHP Billiton: Elliott Warns on Potash; Morgan Stanley Sees More Dividends, Capital Returns - July 19 at 10:39 PM logoFTSE 100 closes higher, boosted by Reckitt Benckiser and home builders - July 19 at 5:36 PM logoThe key takeaway from BHP Billiton's output report - July 19 at 3:59 AM logoBHP guidance: It's all about the oil - July 19 at 3:58 AM logoBHP Billiton Q4 Total Iron Ore Production Up 8% - July 18 at 10:58 PM logoBHP Billiton Shows Improved Relative Strength; Still Shy Of Benchmark - July 18 at 10:58 PM logoBHP Fourth-Quarter Iron Ore Output Rises 8% on Expansions - July 18 at 10:58 PM logoBHP Billiton Investors Said to Back Elliott's Campaign - July 18 at 5:54 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 18 at 10:49 AM logoCramer points out the overlooked markets that could drive... - July 17 at 9:43 PM logoBHP Billiton Looks Good From the Long Side - July 17 at 12:30 PM logoBHP's New Chairman to Drive `Radical Shift' at Largest Miner - July 5 at 4:58 PM logoCanada's biggest institutional investor names BHP Billiton exec new chief finance and risk officer - July 5 at 4:58 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClub - July 1 at 8:52 AM logoThe Major Developments for Iron Ore Stocks - June 30 at 4:27 PM logoBHP chairman says $20 billion investment in shale was a mistake - June 29 at 5:32 PM logoFTSE 100 ends at 7-week low as pound jumps - June 28 at 4:29 PM logoBHP Billiton Doles Out Initial Funding to South Flank Project - June 27 at 4:01 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 23 at 10:06 AM logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for June 21st - Nasdaq - June 21 at 4:46 PM logoTechnical Research on Metals and Minerals Equities -- BHP Billiton, Hi-Crush Partners, Compania de Minas ... - PR Newswire (press release) - June 21 at 4:46 PM logoNo more quiet chats? Australia becomes new frontier for shareholder disruption - June 20 at 9:30 PM logoBHP Billiton: Major Shareholder Backs Single Listing At Right Price, Reports The Australian - June 19 at 9:00 PM logoBHP's Round One Goes to Elliott - June 16 at 4:29 AM logo[$$] BHP Billiton Names Ken MacKenzie as New Chairman - June 15 at 10:35 PM logoWhat We Know About BHP's New Chairman Ken MacKenzie - June 15 at 10:35 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 16 - June 15 at 10:35 PM logoEuropean markets open higher ahead of US Federal Reserve ... - June 14 at 9:03 PM logo[$$] Activist Investor: BHP Board Presided Over Destruction of Market Value - June 14 at 9:03 PM logo[$$] Elliott Advisors calls for BHP Billiton shake-up under new chairman - June 14 at 10:28 AM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Lowered to "Buy" at ValuEngine - June 12 at 10:22 PM



BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) Chart for Thursday, August, 17, 2017

This page was last updated on 8/17/2017 by Staff