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: $107.5 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.45
  • 52 Week Range: $29.30 - $42.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.35
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.80
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.10
  • Book Value: $21.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.90
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $15.48 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.54 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 declared a semiannual dividend on Monday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton Limited's previous semiannual dividend of $0.32. View BHP Billiton Limited's Dividend History.

When will BHP Billiton Limited make its next earnings announcement?

BHP Billiton Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited.

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

14 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets 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 $34.11 in the next twelve months. 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 purchased 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 $40.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE BHP)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  310 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  402 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  712
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $34.11 (15.57% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
11/10/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$32.00 -> $40.00N/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
2/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$15.00N/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
8/27/2015BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Earnings by Quarter for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Earnings History by Quarter for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE BHP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/21/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

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)
Most Recent Dividend:3/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:3.96%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:106.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
78.43% (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
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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finance.yahoo.com logoWhat’s Driving the Recent Strength in Copper Prices?
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat’s Driving the Recent Strength in Copper Prices?
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat’s Freeport’s Outlook after Recent Rally?
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat’s Freeport’s Outlook after Recent Rally?
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 5:56 PM
wsj.com logoElliott Raises its Stake in BHP Billiton
www.wsj.com - August 16 at 10:08 PM
marketwatch.com logoElliott Management increases stake in BHP Billiton
www.marketwatch.com - August 16 at 3:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 2:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 2:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Rio Tinto Survive the Iron Ore Market?
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 5:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) & Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 12:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOversupply, Rate Hike Remain Headwinds for Industrial Metals
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 4:18 PM
bloomberg.com logoTop Gold Producer Says Mining Needs More Activist Investors
www.bloomberg.com - August 8 at 3:11 AM
fool.com logoHere’s what the booming iron ore price has done to the BHP Billiton share price
www.fool.com.au - August 8 at 3:11 AM
lse.co.uk logoTransense Technologies Wins Contract With BHP Billiton Subsidiary
www.lse.co.uk - August 7 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Look at China’s Steel Demand Indicators
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFeatured Company News - Fluor Selected for BHP’s South Flank Mining Project in Australia
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalyzing Copper Miners’ 2017 Production Plans
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFortescue Metals Group Downgraded After Rally
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 4:00 AM
seekingalpha.com logoBHP denies report of Samarco sale agreement to Vale - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 1 at 11:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Ways to trade energy
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 9:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale Shares Rise…Again
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 4:32 PM
marketwatch.com logoVale doesn't see Samarco JV restarting in 2017 - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 28 at 3:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron Ore 3Q Shipments Rise As Brazil Cranks It Out
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFortescue Metals Group: Iron Ore Miner Unveils Record Low Costs
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJapan, Aussie stocks continue to rise, spurred on by commodity prices
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoResource Companies Look for Copper, Gold in Ecuador
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 9:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Freeport-McMoRan Stock Overbought?
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 4:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlphabet Drags Nasdaq, But Mining Stocks Reach Buy Points
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 4:24 PM
bloomberg.com logoWorld's Biggest Miner Speeds Hunt for Copper in 'Last Frontier' - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - July 24 at 9:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoElevated Iron Ore Inventories: The Trouble Won’t End for Miners
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 3:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoReport: Chile approves expansion at BHP's Spence mine - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 21 at 4:09 AM
247wallst.com logoTop Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BHP Billiton, HP, Kinder ... - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - July 20 at 6:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoElliott slams BHP's potential potash expansion plan - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 20 at 6:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks in Flux as Materials Slump, Consumer Names Trade Higher
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 6:05 PM
marketwatch.com logoActivist warns BHP Billiton over its potash plans - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 20 at 3:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 12:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Downgraded by Citigroup Inc. to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 10:32 AM
barrons.com logoBHP Billiton: 4Q Production Solid, But Petroleum Output to Fall Up to 13% in 2018 - Barron's
www.barrons.com - July 19 at 4:07 AM
fool.com logoBHP Billiton Limited share price edges lower on full-year update - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - July 18 at 11:04 PM
thestreet.com logoBHP Billiton Investors Said to Back Elliott's Campaign - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 18 at 6:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Downgrades BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 9:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBank Stocks Drag European Benchmarks Lower
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThese Are The Robots That Will Mine In Hell
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:25 PM
seekingalpha.com logoReuters: India in talks with Teck Resources to buy coking coal
seekingalpha.com - July 10 at 4:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy It’s Difficult to Value Freeport Using Traditional Models
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 4:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Upgraded to "Outperform" at Sanford C. Bernstein
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 9:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMcEwen Mining (MUX) versus BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (BHP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 7:18 AM
247wallst.com logoTop Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BHP Billiton, Capital One ... - 24/7 Wall St.
247wallst.com - July 6 at 3:15 AM
marketwatch.com logoCanada's biggest institutional investor names BHP Billiton exec new chief finance and risk officer - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 6 at 3:15 AM

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