BHP Billiton Company Profile (NYSE:BHP)

About BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton logoBHP Billiton Limited is a global resources company. The Company is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, such as iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash. It is also engaged in exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas. The Company operates through segments: Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Company's Petroleum and Potash segment is engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas and potash pre-development. 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BHP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.69
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.32
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.78
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.98
  • P/E Growth: 6.78
  • Market Cap: $85.10B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
  • Beta: 1.48
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 12 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $27.35 (14.47% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> Buy$28.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/16/2016MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/13/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket WeightView Rating Details
5/4/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$25.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016InvestecUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
3/9/2016ArgusInitiated CoverageHold$28.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$15.00View Rating Details
1/18/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/12/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$35.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
11/17/2015Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/29/2015Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
10/2/2015Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
8/27/2015BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/22/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/14/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/3/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/15/2015HSBCUpgradeReduce -> HoldView Rating Details
4/15/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeConviction-Buy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/30/2015CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
1/14/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
12/10/2014Credit Agricole SAUpgradeOutperform -> BuyView Rating Details
10/15/2014EEResearchUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
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Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.91 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.28 EPS


Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
Annual Dividend:$0.64
Dividend Yield:2.00%
Payout Ratio:70.33% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
50.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
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Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
DateHeadline logoETF’s with exposure to BHP Billiton Ltd. : August 24, 2016 (NYSE:BHP) - August 24 at 12:05 PM logoBHP Said to Target Potential Potash Output as Soon as 2023 (NYSE:BHP) - August 23 at 9:04 PM
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BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Chart for Thursday, August, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 8/25/2016 by Staff