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

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$47.92 +0.65 (+1.38 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 02:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.92
Today's Range$46.94 - $48.07
52-Week Range$39.92 - $52.62
Volume2.29 million shs
Average Volume2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.97 billion
P/E Ratio18.94
Dividend Yield4.68%
BHP Billiton logoBHP 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 ores, as well as metallurgical coal, thermal energy coal, and oil and gas properties. It also engages in the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; the provision of freight, finance, administrative, trading, marketing, and 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. BHP Billiton Limited was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. BHP Billiton Limited is a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials


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


Trailing P/E Ratio18.94
Forward P/E Ratio14.09
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$8.7605 per share
Price / Cash5.47
Book Value$39.07 per share
Price / Book1.23


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


Outstanding Shares1,605,500,000
Market Cap$78.97 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 declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $1.10 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a dividend 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.

When is BHP Billiton's next earnings date?

BHP Billiton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 28th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton.

What price target have analysts set for BHP?

14 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for BHP Billiton's stock. Their predictions range from $44.21 to $50.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's stock price to reach $47.0025 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for BHP Billiton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BHP Billiton?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BHP Billiton in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 6 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:
  • Dr. Andrew Mackenzie BSc (Geology), Ph.D.(Chemistry), CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Peter Beaven BAcc, CA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Athalie Williams BA (Hons), FAHRI, Chief People Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Geoff Healy BEc, LLB, Chief External Affairs Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mike P. Henry BSc (Chem), Pres of Operations - Minerals Australia (Age 52)

Has BHP Billiton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BHP stock has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.42 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the mining company an impact score of 47.67 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for BHP Billiton.

Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.34%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.30%), FMR LLC (0.14%), Earnest Partners LLC (0.10%), Voya Investment Management LLC (0.10%) and Jennison Associates LLC (0.07%).

Which institutional investors are selling BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Bank of America Corp DE, Morgan Stanley, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., OLD Mission Capital LLC and Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., CQS Cayman LP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Sei Investments Co., Aviance Capital Management LLC and Bank of Montreal Can.

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 $47.92.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $78.97 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 (NYSE BHP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  488 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  574 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,062
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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