BHP Billiton Limited Company Profile (NYSE:BHP)

About BHP Billiton Limited

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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BHP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $39.11
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.94
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.92
  • 52-Week Range: $22.44 - $41.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 40.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.27
  • P/E Growth: 4.92
  • Market Cap: $101.04B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,221,000
  • Beta: 1.22
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.44%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 11 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.31)
Consensus Price Target: $39.67 (4.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/23/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/14/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
12/5/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> BuyView Rating Details
12/1/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetHold$40.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
11/29/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
11/10/2016HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
11/10/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$32.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
10/8/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/20/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
8/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/16/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/6/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeUnderweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/20/2016InvestecUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/9/2016Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$15.00View 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
7/3/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/30/2015CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 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: $1.97 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:1.47%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.33% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
28.43% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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

Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
DateHeadline
News IconThe BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given "Neutral" Rating at the BNP Paribas (NYSE:BHP)
nyhetsbanken.info - February 25 at 3:46 PM
News IconThe BHP Billiton plc (BLT) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes (NYSE:BHP)
giftedviz.com - February 24 at 6:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoBHP Billiton Ltd. :BHP-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : February 23, 2017 (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 1:09 PM
investors.com logoSteel, Materials, Mining Stocks Dive As Trump Mulls Infrastructure Delay To 2018 (NYSE:BHP)
www.investors.com - February 23 at 3:21 PM
bloomberg.com logoIron's Biggest Champions Call Breakneck Rally Into Question (3) (NYSE:BHP)
washpost.bloomberg.com - February 23 at 1:59 AM
News IconBHP Billiton uses higher commodity prices, productivity push to increase profit (NYSE:BHP)
techknowbits.com - February 22 at 8:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP profit soars 687% thanks to China (NYSE:BHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:57 AM
4-traders.com logoBHP Billiton : back in the black (NYSE:BHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 11:57 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBHP Billiton Limited 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:BHP)
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 11:57 AM
News IconBHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)’s Cost and Debt Reductions Are Positive (NYSE:BHP)
stockmarketdaily.co - February 22 at 11:57 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Limited -- Moody's: BHP Billiton's first half performance is credit positive (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 11:57 AM
marketwatch.com logoBHP Billiton returns to profit, raises dividend - MarketWatch (NYSE:BHP)
www.marketwatch.com - February 21 at 10:41 AM
marketrealist.com logoIron Ore’s Record-High Inventories, and What It Could Mean for Prices (NYSE:BHP)
marketrealist.com - February 20 at 10:44 AM
4-traders.com logoBHP Billiton : Freeport Indonesia CEO resigns after force majeure on copper exports (NYSE:BHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 18 at 3:48 PM
News IconBrokers Add To Their Ratings On BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (NYSE:BHP)
xboxonezone.com - February 18 at 3:48 PM
4-traders.com logoBHP Billiton : Chile store owners lament end of miners' bonus culture (NYSE:BHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 18 at 9:59 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFreeport-McMoRan’s Grasberg Issues: Impact on 2017 Earnings (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 3:59 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoKinross (KGC) Posts Loss in Q4, Revenues Surpass Estimates (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 3:59 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWhat Caused Iron Ore Prices to Surge to Multi-Year Highs? (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 3:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why the World of Copper Is Transfixed by Strike in Chile (NYSE:BHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:31 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFreeport-McMoRan and Indonesia: What’s the Current Issue? (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:31 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFreeport-McMoRan’s Outlook: What’s Making the Markets Jittery? (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCramer: Charts signal copper is about to make a powerful ... (NYSE:BHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 5:31 AM
News IconCopper Continues to Rise as Supply Issues Spread (NYSE:BHP)
ih.advfn.com - February 14 at 4:29 PM
bizjournals.com logoMetals & Minerals Stocks Under Review -- Vale, Cliffs Natural Resources, Northern Dynasty Minerals, and BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 14 at 4:29 PM
4-traders.com logoBHP Billiton : Striking union at Escondida copper mine agrees to talk (NYSE:BHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 14 at 4:29 PM
seekingalpha.com logoGlobal miners move higher alongside copper prices - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:BHP)
seekingalpha.com - February 13 at 9:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCramer warns to trade metal stocks, but do not invest in ... (NYSE:BHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:26 PM
rttnews.com logoCopper Soaring As Mining Strike Turns Ugly (NYSE:BHP)
www.rttnews.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
News IconRecent analysts Ratings: Sibanye Gold Limited (NYSE:SBGL) (NYSE:BHP)
techknowbits.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
investorplace.com logoTrading Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Stock’s Battle with Indonesia (NYSE:BHP)
investorplace.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
4-traders.com logoBHP Billiton : Copper Climbs as Supply Concerns Mount (NYSE:BHP)
www.4-traders.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
News IconFeatured Stock to Focus: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) (NYSE:BHP)
xboxonezone.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoTensions Rise at Top Copper Mine as Strikers Enter Mine Site (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoShutdowns at Biggest Mines Extend Copper’s Best Rally in 5 Years (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
thestreet.com logoEuropean Benchmarks Boosted by Commodity Rally and Resurgent Risk Appetite (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:26 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCopper On Fire: A Long Short Trade From Morgan Stanley (NYSE:BHP)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 13 at 1:58 AM
bloomberg.com logoCopper Jumps Most Since 2013 as Strike Combines With China Boost (NYSE:BHP)
www.bloomberg.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP's Escondida copper mine declares force majeure on Chile strike (NYSE:BHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBHP says it declares force majeure at Chile's Escondida copper mine (NYSE:BHP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
thestreet.com logoEuropean Benchmarks Surge on Corporate Earnings, Chinese Trade Data (NYSE:BHP)
www.thestreet.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium (AGU) Lags Earnings, Sales Estimates in Q4 (NYSE:BHP)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
investors.com logoMining Stocks Soar On BHP's Force Majeure, Chinese Demand (NYSE:BHP)
www.investors.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
thestreet.com logoStrikes at Chile's Leading Copper Mine Won't Likely Spike Prices (NYSE:BHP)
www.thestreet.com - February 10 at 3:23 PM
bloomberg.com logoWorld’s Top Copper Mine Shut as Union Set for Long Standoff (3) (NYSE:BHP)
washpost.bloomberg.com - February 10 at 2:09 AM
marketwatch.com logoWorkers at BHP Billiton Chilean copper mine strike (NYSE:BHP)
www.marketwatch.com - February 10 at 2:09 AM
News IconWorkers at BHP Billiton Copper Mine In Chile Go On Strike -- Update (NYSE:BHP)
ih.advfn.com - February 9 at 9:06 PM
News IconBhp Billiton Plc - Mad Dog Phase 2 Project Investment Approval (NYSE:BHP)
www.sharenet.co.za - February 9 at 4:05 PM
News IconBHP Billiton to invest $2.2 billion in Mad Dog Phase 2 (NYSE:BHP)
www.ogj.com - February 9 at 4:05 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BHP BILLITON LTD For: Feb 09 Filed by: BHP BILLITON PLC (NYSE:BHP)
www.streetinsider.com - February 9 at 4:05 PM

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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 declared a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 18th. Investors of record on Friday, September 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, September 20th. This represents a yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st.

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

16 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for BHP Billiton Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton Limited's share price to reach $39.67 in the next twelve months.

Who owns BHP Billiton Limited stock?

BHP Billiton Limited's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.13%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.03%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (0.02%), Allianz Asset Management AG (0.01%), Putnam Investments LLC (0.01%) and Main Street Research LLC (0.01%).

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 Sandler Capital Management, Trexquant Investment LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Shelton Capital Management, Scotia Capital Inc., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Frontier Wealth Management LLC and Associated Banc Corp.

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

BHP Billiton Limited's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Putnam Investments LLC, Main Street Research LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., L & S Advisors Inc and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI.

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 $37.97.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff