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: Integrated Mining
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BHP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bhpbilliton.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $111.94 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,662,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $42.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.91
  • 52 Week Range: $31.42 - $44.62
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.61
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $39.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.87
  • Book Value: $21.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.95
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.72
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $19.39 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.47%
  • Current Ratio: 1.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.53%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.65 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.12
  • Short Ratio: 4.99
 

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 Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.86 per share on Tuesday, September 26th. This represents a yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton Limited's previous Semi-Annual 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?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for BHP Billiton Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.75 to $44.88. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton Limited's stock price to reach $34.61 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited.

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

Who are BHP Billiton Limited's key executives?

BHP Billiton Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Mackenzie Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer
  • Arnoud Balhuizen, President - Marketing and Supply
  • Mike Henry, President - Operations, Minerals Australia
  • Daniel Malchuk, President - Operations, Minerals Americas
  • Steve Pastor, President - Operations Petroleum
  • Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer
  • Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer
  • Laura Tyler, Chief of Staff, Head – Geosciences
  • Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Commercial Officer

Who owns BHP Billiton Limited stock?

BHP Billiton Limited's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.13%), CI Investments Inc. (0.08%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.07%), Earnest Partners LLC (0.07%), Northern Trust Corp (0.06%) 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 Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, UBS Oconnor LLC, Bridgewater Associates LP, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Thomas White International Ltd. and William Blair 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 Cheyne Capital Management UK LLP, Sei Investments Co., LMR Partners LLP, Quantbot Technologies LP, CI Investments Inc., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. and Assetmark 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.

What is BHP Billiton Limited's stock price today?

One share of BHP Billiton Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.05.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE BHP)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  334 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  762
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton Limited and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.06)
Consensus Price Target: $34.61 (17.70% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/7/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
9/1/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
8/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
8/24/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$43.00HighView Rating Details
7/19/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$41.79 -> $28.02LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
7/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> BuyMediumView Rating Details
7/5/2017Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$44.88HighView Rating Details
6/27/2017ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $34.00MediumView Rating Details
6/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> Hold$32.00MediumView Rating Details
4/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> SellLowView Rating Details
3/17/2017InvestecUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
2/23/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/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 CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeUnderweight -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/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
(Data available from 9/20/2015 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)
Next Dividend:9/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.72
Dividend Yield:4.09%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:114.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
84.31% (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
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

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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marketwatch.com logoBHP Billiton holds CEO's base pay steady - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 5:18 PM
marketwatch.com logoBHP Billiton top execs get no pay rise
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 2:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Recent Chinese Economic Data Suggests for Glencore
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 4:32 PM
bloomberg.com logoRobo-Boats Are Setting Sail in Boston
www.bloomberg.com - September 18 at 4:54 PM
ft.com logoMining company BHP Billiton makes progress on gender balance - Financial Times
www.ft.com - September 17 at 9:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) & Gold Resource (GORO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:48 PM
reuters.com logoAustralia shares end down, but post 1st weekly gain in four; NZ lower
www.reuters.com - September 15 at 3:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto Could Sell $10 Billion of Assets, says Macquarie
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 3:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSupermajors Prepare For A Permian Bidding War
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 5:10 PM
msn.com logoIs it time to buy BHP Billiton Limited shares?
www.msn.com - September 13 at 5:44 PM
rttnews.com logoBHP Announces Final Pricing Of US Tender Offers Uner Bond Repurchase Plan
www.rttnews.com - September 11 at 5:08 PM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Added as Top 5 Metals Channel Dividend Stock With 4.01% Yield
www.nasdaq.com - September 11 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina’s Copper Imports: Did Data Spoil Freeport’s Party?
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) and A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 8:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoExane BNP Paribas Lowers BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 12:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 2:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Ltd. : BHP-US: Dividend Analysis : September 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 9:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP's Pastor on Refineries Coming Online After Harvey
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 9:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoShale Sale - How Do BHP's Assets Stack Up? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 7 at 2:29 AM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 7 at 2:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Stock Rating Lowered by BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 10:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComstock Mining (LODE) versus BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 12:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFreeport and Glencore: How Their Interest Coverage Ratios Compare
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 6:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2018 Earnings Estimate for BHP Billiton Limited Issued By Jefferies Group (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Cut to Underperform at Raymond James Financial, Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 12:22 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCopper hits three-year high amid warnings of correction - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 31 at 9:24 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBHP Billiton downgraded at RBC on mature asset base - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 31 at 9:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCould Higher Iron Ore Prices Boost ArcelorMittal Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Lowers BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 1:18 PM
fool.ca logoWill Nutrien Make a Bid for BHP Billiton Limited's Jansen Potash Mine? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 30 at 5:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould Wall Street Take a Fresh Look at Copper Stocks?
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 3:00 AM
bloomberg.com logoIron Ore's Kings Are Spending Again - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - August 29 at 9:57 PM
seekingalpha.com logoIs BHP Billiton A Good Long-Term Pick? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 29 at 4:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 7:14 PM
reuters.com logoBHP Billiton stops Eagle Ford drilling, fracking due to Harvey - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 25 at 11:17 PM
reuters.com logoBHP Billiton shuts in Eagle Ford wells ahead of Harvey - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 25 at 11:17 PM
reuters.com logoBHP explores $2 billion stake sale in Canada potash mine: sources - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 25 at 11:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFeatured Company News - Reshuffle in BHP Billiton’s Board Amidst Pressure from Activist Investors
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 6:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton shuts in Eagle Ford wells ahead of Harvey
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 6:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Comments on BHP Billiton Limited's FY2019 Earnings (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Raises Dividend to $0.86 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 11:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Comments on BHP Billiton Limited's FY2020 Earnings (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 2:00 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBHP Billiton Takes A Step In The Right Direction
seekingalpha.com - August 23 at 4:38 PM
marketwatch.com logoBHP replacing two directors, a win for activists
www.marketwatch.com - August 23 at 4:38 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBoard shake-up at BHP Billiton
seekingalpha.com - August 23 at 6:20 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BHP BILLITON LTD For: Aug 22 Filed by: BHP BILLITON PLC
www.streetinsider.com - August 23 at 6:20 AM
marketwatch.com logoBHP to replace 2 directors, a win for activists
www.marketwatch.com - August 23 at 6:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Limited -- Moody's comments on BHP's results
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 6:20 AM

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