NYSE:BHP - BHP Billiton Stock Price, Price Target & More

$47.25 -0.32 (-0.67 %)
(As of 04/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.25
Today's Range$46.84 - $47.42
52-Week Range$33.37 - $50.79
Volume1.26 million shs
Average Volume2.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$75.86 billion
P/E Ratio18.68
Dividend Yield4.66%
Beta1.23

About BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:BHP
CUSIPN/A
Phone61-3-9609-3333

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41%
Current Ratio1.75%
Quick Ratio1.40%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.68
Forward P/E Ratio13.98
P/E Growth2.64

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.98
Cash Flow$9.00 per share
Price / Cash5.25
Book Value$39.07 per share
Price / Book1.21

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees60,000
Outstanding Shares1,605,500,000

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BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BHP Billiton's stock symbol?

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

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

BHP Billiton declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 8th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton's previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.86. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BHP?

15 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for BHP Billiton's shares. Their predictions range from $28.02 to $50.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's share price to reach $40.29 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.

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., Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director (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 – Geosciences (Age 50)
  • Athalie Williams, Chief People Officer (Age 47)

Has BHP Billiton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BHP stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.98 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of BHP Billiton?

Shares of BHP 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 stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.25.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $75.86 billion and generates $38.29 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $5.89 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. BHP Billiton employs 60,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton's mailing address is 171 COLLINS STREET VICTORIA, MELBOURNE C3, 3001. The mining company can be reached via phone at 61-3-9609-3333 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton (BHP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  500 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  913
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Analyst Ratings

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
15 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for BHP Billiton in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $40.29, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 14.73%. The high price target for BHP is $50.00 and the low price target for BHP is $28.02. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.332.001.932.07
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $40.29$39.2050$38.6040$36.38
Price Target Upside: 14.73% downside10.90% downside22.25% downside17.60% downside

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/15/2018Goldman SachsUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$46.90 -> $46.80LowView Rating Details
4/10/2018Deutsche BankUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/6/2018Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/4/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral -> BuyMediumView Rating Details
4/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformLowView Rating Details
3/23/2018CowenSet Price TargetMarket Perform -> Market Perform$51.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
3/20/2018BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetUnderperform -> Neutral$33.37 -> $44.21LowView Rating Details
3/9/2018InvestecUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
1/22/2018Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$49.55 -> $47.00LowView Rating Details
12/14/2017JPMorgan ChaseUpgradeUnderweight -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
9/7/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
9/1/2017Raymond JamesDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
6/27/2017ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $34.00MediumView Rating Details
6/8/2017UBSUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
6/8/2017Jefferies GroupDowngradeBuy -> Hold$32.00MediumView Rating Details
2/23/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/8/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Dividend Information

BHP Billiton pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share, with a dividend yield of 4.66%. BHP's most recent semi-annual dividend payment was Tuesday, March 27. BHP Billiton pays out 86.96% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Most Recent Dividend:3/27/2018
Annual Dividend:$2.20
Dividend Yield:4.66%
Dividend Growth:-11.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:86.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
65.09% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
76.66% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/20/2018Semi-Annual$1.104.73%3/8/20183/9/20183/27/2018
8/24/2017Semi-Annual$0.864.04%9/7/20179/8/20179/26/2017
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

BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.02%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 3.21%
Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP) News Headlines

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BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:35 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClubBHP Billiton (BHP) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:56 PM
BHP trims iron ore, Olympic Dam output forecastsBHP trims iron ore, Olympic Dam output forecasts
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
BHP third-quarter iron ore output up 8 percent, cuts forecastBHP third-quarter iron ore output up 8 percent, cuts forecast
www.reuters.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
BHP Billiton cuts iron ore production forecastBHP Billiton cuts iron ore production forecast
www.ft.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
BHP Billiton trims full-year iron ore outlookBHP Billiton trims full-year iron ore outlook
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Lowers Iron-Ore Production View for FY18BHP Billiton (BHP) Lowers Iron-Ore Production View for FY18
www.zacks.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
BHP Billiton to produce nickel sulphate next year, eyeing cobalt on battery boomBHP Billiton to produce nickel sulphate next year, eyeing cobalt on battery boom
www.reuters.com - April 18 at 8:32 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded at BidaskClubBHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 4:19 PM
Why the Closure of CLF’s Australian Operations Could Be PositiveWhy the Closure of CLF’s Australian Operations Could Be Positive
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:09 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Downgraded by BidaskClubBHP Billiton (BHP) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 4:16 PM
Australia shares rise as Syria taken in stride; NZ downAustralia shares rise as Syria taken in stride; NZ down
www.reuters.com - April 16 at 8:31 AM
Goldman Sachs Upgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to "Buy"Goldman Sachs Upgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 4:30 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:57 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Lifted to "Buy" at Deutsche BankBHP Billiton (BHP) Lifted to "Buy" at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 9:26 PM
FY2018 Earnings Forecast for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Issued By Jefferies GroupFY2018 Earnings Forecast for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Issued By Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:46 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Societe GeneraleBHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Societe Generale
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 1:23 PM
BHP Billiton: A Good Income InvestmentBHP Billiton: A Good Income Investment
seekingalpha.com - April 4 at 4:00 PM
Top Analyst Reports for Amazon, Visa & BHP BillitonTop Analyst Reports for Amazon, Visa & BHP Billiton
www.zacks.com - April 4 at 4:00 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded at CitigroupBHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 8:04 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to "Sector Perform"BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to "Sector Perform"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 5:16 PM
Can China’s Iron Ore Imports in 2018 Keep Pace with Last Year?Can China’s Iron Ore Imports in 2018 Keep Pace with Last Year?
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:17 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchBHP Billiton (BHP) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 11:18 PM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Price Target Raised to $52.00 at CowenBHP Billiton (BHP) Price Target Raised to $52.00 at Cowen
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 5:16 PM
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Alcoa, Century Aluminum, Rio Tinto, BHP and GlencoreZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Alcoa, Century Aluminum, Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 8:45 AM
Sanford C. Bernstein Downgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to Market PerformSanford C. Bernstein Downgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to Market Perform
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:01 AM
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 5:45 AM
Cowen Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BHP) a $50.00 Price TargetCowen Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BHP) a $50.00 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 12:17 PM
Australias tariff exemption is only temporary, according to Trump advisor - Motley Fool AustraliaAustralia's tariff exemption is only temporary, according to Trump advisor - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - March 23 at 5:26 PM
Three charts that show how Trumps trade war can hammer the ASX ... - Motley Fool AustraliaThree charts that show how Trump's trade war can hammer the ASX ... - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - March 21 at 9:18 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Price Target Increased to $44.21 by Analysts at BNP ParibasBHP Billiton (BHP) Price Target Increased to $44.21 by Analysts at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 11:31 AM
BHP sees shale oil output peaking in little over a decadeBHP sees shale oil output peaking in little over a decade
www.ft.com - March 20 at 8:46 AM
Whats Happening With These Metals & Minerals Stocks? -- BHP Billiton, Cameco, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Cloud Peak ... - PR Newswire (press release)What's Happening With These Metals & Minerals Stocks? -- BHP Billiton, Cameco, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Cloud Peak ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 19 at 8:39 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs GroupBHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 5:27 PM
This Mornings Research Reports on Metals & Minerals Stocks -- CONSOL Energy, Ferroglobe, Adient, and BHP Billiton - PR Newswire (press release)This Morning's Research Reports on Metals & Minerals Stocks -- CONSOL Energy, Ferroglobe, Adient, and BHP Billiton - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 13 at 8:43 AM
Woodside And BHP Sign Deal On Proposed Scarborough Field DevelopmentWoodside And BHP Sign Deal On Proposed Scarborough Field Development
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 12 at 11:23 AM
Woodside, BHP sign deal on Scarborough gas projectWoodside, BHP sign deal on Scarborough gas project
www.marketwatch.com - March 12 at 11:23 AM
Miners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising CostsMiners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising Costs
www.msn.com - March 12 at 11:23 AM
Woodside And BHP Sign Deal On Proposed Development Of Scarborough Gas FieldWoodside And BHP Sign Deal On Proposed Development Of Scarborough Gas Field
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 12 at 11:23 AM
BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded by Investec to BuyBHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded by Investec to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 8:11 AM
Are shareholders in BHP Billiton Limited set for an $18bn windfall?Are shareholders in BHP Billiton Limited set for an $18bn windfall?
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:19 PM
BHP says will consider asset swaps as part of shale exit - ReutersBHP says will consider asset swaps as part of shale exit - Reuters
www.reuters.com - March 7 at 6:14 PM
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018 - NasdaqBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 7 at 6:14 PM
Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Purchases 18,486 Shares of BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Purchases 18,486 Shares of BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 3:40 PM
MYDA Advisors LLC Takes $1.10 Million Position in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)MYDA Advisors LLC Takes $1.10 Million Position in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 2:46 PM
Schroder Investment Management Group Has $1.45 Million Stake in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)Schroder Investment Management Group Has $1.45 Million Stake in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:48 AM
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Sold by Lazard Asset Management LLCBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Sold by Lazard Asset Management LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 1:34 PM
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Bought by Bluestein R H & Co.BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Bought by Bluestein R H & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 4:57 AM
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Bought by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Bought by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 8:48 AM
50,300 Shares in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Purchased by King Luther Capital Management Corp50,300 Shares in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Purchased by King Luther Capital Management Corp
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 12:33 PM

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