NYSE:BBL - BHP Billiton Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $41.95 +0.10 (+0.24 %) (As of 11/19/2018 11:25 AM ET)Previous Close$41.85Today's Range$41.70 - $42.0552-Week Range$35.50 - $47.92Volume106,055 shsAverage Volume2.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$44.19 billionP/E Ratio12.47Dividend Yield6.02%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email BHP 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, energy coal, and oil and gas. 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. Receive BBL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BBL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Bituminous coal & lignite mining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:BBL Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.bhp.com Phone44-20-7802-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40 Current Ratio2.51 Quick Ratio2.24 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.47 Forward P/E Ratio11.85 P/E Growth2.24 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$43.64 billion Price / Sales1.02 Cash Flow$15.0899 per share Price / Cash2.78 Book Value$57.45 per share Price / Book0.73 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees27,161 Outstanding Shares1,056,000,000Market Cap$44.19 billion OptionableOptionable 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 semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of $1.26 per share on Tuesday, September 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 6th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton's previous semiannual dividend of $0.80. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for BBL? 8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for BHP Billiton's shares. Their forecasts 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. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for BHP Billiton. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BHP Billiton? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BHP Billiton in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton. Has BHP Billiton been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about BBL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the mining company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of BHP Billiton's key competitors? Some companies that are related to BHP Billiton include Warrior Met Coal (HCC), Consol Energy (CEIX), Foresight Energy (FELP), CONSOL Coal Resources (CCR), Ramaco Resources (METC), Hallador Energy (HNRG), L&L Energy (LLEN) and New Wei (WLTGQ). Who are BHP Billiton's key executives? BHP Billiton's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Andrew Mackenzie BSc (Geology), CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)Mr. Peter Beaven BAcc, CA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)Mr. Mike P. Henry BSc (Chem), Pres of Operations - Minerals Australia (Age 52)Mr. Daniel Malchuk BE, MBA, Pres of Operations - Minerals Americas (Age 52)Mr. Steve Pastor MBA, Pres of Operations - Petroleum (Age 52) Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders? BHP Billiton's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.44%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.43%), Mason Capital Management LLC (0.41%), Cambiar Investors LLC (0.33%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.16%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.13%). Which institutional investors are selling BHP Billiton stock? BBL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Sensato Investors LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, BlackRock Inc., US Bancorp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd and BB&T Corp. Which institutional investors are buying BHP Billiton stock? BBL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Polaris Capital Management LLC, Mason Capital Management LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Trexquant Investment LP. 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 $41.76. How big of a company is BHP Billiton? BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $44.19 billion and generates $43.64 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $3.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.36 on an earnings per share basis. BHP Billiton employs 27,161 workers across the globe. What is BHP Billiton's official website? The official website for BHP Billiton is http://www.bhp.com. 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 (NYSE BBL)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 367 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 454 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 821MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How can you know how many shares are floating?