BHP Billiton Limited Company Profile (NYSE:BHP)

About BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited logoBHP Billiton Limited 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. The Company extracts and processes minerals, oil and gas from its production operations located primarily in Australia and the Americas. The Company manages product distribution through its global logistics chain, including freight and pipeline transportation. Its businesses include Minerals Australia, Minerals Americas, Petroleum and Marketing.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BHP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bhpbilliton.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $97.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.55
  • 52 Week Range: $25.75 - $41.79
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.36
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.97
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.81
  • Book Value: $21.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.72
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.56
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $15.52 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.11 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.22
  • Short Ratio: 3.73
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)

What is BHP Billiton Limited's stock symbol?

BHP Billiton Limited trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BHP."

How often does BHP Billiton Limited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BHP Billiton Limited?

BHP Billiton Limited announced a semiannual dividend on Monday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th. This is an increase from BHP Billiton Limited's previous semiannual dividend of $0.32. View BHP Billiton Limited's Dividend History.

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

15 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for BHP Billiton Limited's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.75 to $46.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton Limited's share price to reach $36.19 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited.

Who are some of BHP Billiton Limited's key competitors?

Who owns BHP Billiton Limited stock?

BHP Billiton Limited's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.13%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.12%), CI Investments Inc. (0.08%), Earnest Partners LLC (0.06%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.04%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton Limited.

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

BHP Billiton Limited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Bank of America Corp DE, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Morgan Stanley, Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton Limited.

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

BHP Billiton Limited's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., LMR Partners LLP, Karp Capital Management Corp, MAVEN SECURITIES Ltd, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Hourglass Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton Limited.

How do I buy BHP Billiton Limited stock?

Shares of BHP Billiton Limited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BHP Billiton Limited stock cost?

One share of BHP Billiton Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.66.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $36.19 (1.29% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/26/2017Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeNeutral -> SellLowView Rating Details
4/19/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$41.79 -> $25.75LowView Rating Details
3/17/2017InvestecUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
2/23/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/14/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetHold$40.00 -> $46.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$32.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
10/8/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/9/2016Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$15.00N/AView Rating Details
11/17/2015Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
10/2/2015Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
8/27/2015BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/22/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/3/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.50 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.04 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Most Recent Dividend:3/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:1.53%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
27.45% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)

Dividend History by Quarter for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/27/2017semiannual$0.804.23%3/8/20173/10/20173/28/2017
8/18/2016semiannual$0.281.72%8/31/20169/2/20169/20/2016
2/22/2016$0.323/9/20163/11/20163/31/2016
8/25/2015$1.249/9/20159/11/20159/29/2015
2/25/2015special$1.244.72%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015
8/20/2014semiannual$1.243.32%9/3/20149/5/20149/23/2014
2/19/2014semiannual$1.183.38%3/5/20143/7/20143/26/2014
8/21/2013special$1.183.59%9/4/20139/6/20139/25/2013
2/21/2013semiannual$1.143.04%3/6/20133/8/20133/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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finance.yahoo.com logoKey Takeaways from Copper Miners’ 1Q17 Production Profiles
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 3:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Equities Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:22 AM
seekingalpha.com logoElliott calls Barcelona meeting with BHP "constructive" - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 18 at 3:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Considers Selling U.S. Gas Shale Assets - Presented by: The Aol. On Network
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 9:00 PM
247wallst.com logoWhy Activist Elliott May Ultimately Fail in the Fight Against BHP
247wallst.com - May 16 at 9:00 PM
bloomberg.com logoBHP Studying Shale Sale as Activist Fund Elliott Demands Review
www.bloomberg.com - May 16 at 9:00 PM
rttnews.com logoBHP Updates On Progress To Grow Value And Improve Returns
www.rttnews.com - May 16 at 12:39 PM
wsj.com logoActivist Investor Backs Off Call for BHP to Ditch Sydney Listing
www.wsj.com - May 16 at 12:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP: Elliott Backs Down On Australia Listing, Says Support For Review Of Petroleum Business
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP: CEO Says Plans Could Add 50% To Value of Miner; Elliott Refines Attack
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Shareholders Want an Oil-Overhaul Claims Activist Investor Elliott
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:39 PM
fool.com logoLosing Billiton: Here’s why BHP Billiton Limited is rebranding itself
www.fool.com.au - May 15 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Dropping 'Billiton' From Name in Rebranding Plan
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Impressive Is the Surge in ArcelorMittal’s 1Q17 Profits?
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 4:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Inflow Detected - VPL, WBK, MTU, BHP
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 4:07 PM
reuters.com logoBHP Billiton under pressure to sell shale, even as oil prices fall - Reuters
www.reuters.com - May 5 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Ore-Mining Cycle Steers Through Another Hazy Turn In China
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChinese metals prices plunge; iron ore -8% - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 4 at 4:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:48 PM
bloomberg.com logoAustralia to Block Any Attempt to Move BHP Billiton Listing - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 3 at 9:00 PM
ft.com logoAustralian government would block plans to reincorporate BHP
www.ft.com - May 3 at 3:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:09 AM
bloomberg.com logoElliott Said to Meet BHP Shareholders as Fund Urges Overhaul
www.bloomberg.com - May 2 at 5:41 PM
seekingalpha.com logo3 Huge GoM Projects For BHP
seekingalpha.com - May 1 at 3:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMetals & Commodity Mining: Week In Review
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Upgraded to "Buy" by Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Earning Positive News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 2:23 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton (BHP) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
www.nasdaq.com - April 29 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPemex Project Funding Master Trust -- Moody's affirms PEMEX's Baa3 global scale rating; maintains BCA at b3 and negative outlook
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRALI Series 2006-QS15 Trust -- Moody's affirms PEMEX's Aa3.mx/Baa3 national and global scale ratings; maintains BCA at b3 and negative outlook
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMexico's Pemex approves new deep water Gulf joint venture
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEuropean Stocks Down on Mixed Earnings, Damp Squib From White House
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.61
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:58 AM
bloomberg.com logoBHP Considers U.S. Shale Asset Sale After Activist Call
www.bloomberg.com - April 26 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFreeport to BHP Spotlight Tight Copper as Citi Sees Tailwind
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Third-Quarter Production Numbers Due
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton: Unveils U.S. Shale Sale, Cuts Copper Target, Narrows Iron Ore Target
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMach CEO Expresses Interest in BHP Fayetteville Assets
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Big Analyst Downgrades Into The Rally: Amazon, BHP Billiton, ConAgra, General Electric, Walt Disney - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 12:41 PM
fool.com logoWhy China could send the BHP Billiton Limited share price plummeting in 2017 - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - April 26 at 12:41 PM
fool.com logoWhy Goldman Sachs just downgraded BHP Billiton Limited shares - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - April 26 at 12:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy China’s Credit Growth Is Worrisome
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 12:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.56
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 1:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale (VALE) Shares Up on Record Q1 Iron-Ore Production
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Iron Ore Inventories Are Affecting the Outlook for Prices
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Lifted by Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 2:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoActivist Elliott Calls for BHP Spinoff
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 9:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited Forecasted to Earn FY2019 Earnings of $2.84 Per Share (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:31 PM

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