NYSE:BHP - BHP Billiton Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$48.09 +0.28 (+0.59 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 06:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.81
Today's Range$47.76 - $48.47
52-Week Range$40.19 - $52.62
Volume2.40 million shs
Average Volume2.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$80.04 billion
P/E Ratio14.32
Dividend Yield5.28%
BHP Billiton Limited 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 ore, as well as metallurgical and energy coal, and oil and gas properties. It is also involved in mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; the provision of freight, finance, administrative, trading, marketing, and other support services; and potash development activities. The company was formerly known as BHP Limited and changed its name to BHP Billiton Limited in July 2001. The company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. BHP Billiton Limited is a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group Limited.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio2.51
Quick Ratio2.24


Trailing P/E Ratio14.32
Forward P/E Ratio13.94
P/E Growth2.73

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.64 billion
Price / Sales1.77
Cash Flow$9.5606 per share
Price / Cash5.03
Book Value$37.78 per share
Price / Book1.27


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


Outstanding Shares1,606,000,000
Market Cap$80.04 billion

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 announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $1.26 per share on Tuesday, September 25th. This represents a yield of 5.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 BHP?

12 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for BHP Billiton's stock. Their predictions range from $44.21 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's share price to reach $47.0025 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for BHP Billiton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BHP Billiton?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BHP Billiton in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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:
  • Mr. Andrew Mackenzie BSc (Geology), Chief Exec. Officer (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, Pres of Operations for Minerals Americas (Age 52)
  • Mr. Steve Pastor BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MBA, Pres of Operations - Petroleum (Age 52)

Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.02%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.01%), Callahan Advisors LLC (0.00%), World Asset Management Inc (0.00%), Lourd Capital LLC (0.00%) and Optimum Investment Advisors (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including World Asset Management Inc and Optimum Investment Advisors.

Which institutional investors are buying BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Callahan Advisors LLC, Lourd Capital LLC and Manning & Napier Group LLC.

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 $48.09.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $80.04 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 16/171 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE C3, 3001. The mining company can be reached via phone at 011611300554757 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  524 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  600 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,124
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BHP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BHP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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