NYSE:BHP - BHP Billiton Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$48.70 -1.66 (-3.30 %)
(As of 06/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$48.70
Today's Range$48.33 - $49.32
52-Week Range$33.42 - $52.17
Volume3.34 million shs
Average Volume1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.19 billion
P/E Ratio19.25
Dividend Yield4.52%

About BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials


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


Trailing P/E Ratio19.25
Forward P/E Ratio14.41
P/E Growth2.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales2.04
Cash Flow$9.0018 per share
Price / Cash5.41
Book Value$39.07 per share
Price / Book1.25


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

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. Investors 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 is Thursday, March 8th. This is an increase from BHP Billiton's previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.86. View BHP Billiton's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for BHP?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for BHP Billiton's stock. Their predictions range from $28.02 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's share price to reach $41.6717 in the next twelve months. 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:
  • Andrew Mackenzie Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director (Age 60)
  • Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Arnoud Balhuizen, President - Marketing and Supply (Age 48)
  • Mike Henry, President - Operations, Minerals Australia (Age 51)
  • Daniel Malchuk, President - Operations, Minerals Americas (Age 51)
  • Steve Pastor, President - Operations Petroleum (Age 51)
  • Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer (Age 55)
  • Geoff Healy, Chief External Affairs Officer (Age 51)
  • Laura Tyler, Chief of Staff, Head – Geosciences (Age 50)
  • Athalie Williams, Chief People Officer (Age 47)

Has BHP Billiton been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BHP stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the mining company an impact score of 46.61 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are BHP Billiton's major shareholders?

BHP Billiton's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Earnest Partners LLC (0.10%), Northern Trust Corp (0.10%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.06%), Aperio Group LLC (0.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.05%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton.

Which institutional investors are selling BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, CQS Cayman LP, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC, Sei Investments Co., Quantbot Technologies LP, State of Wisconsin Investment Board and Scout Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton.

Which institutional investors are buying BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Willis Investment Counsel, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Alpha Cubed Investments LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc., Natixis, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BHP Billiton.

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 $48.70.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $78.19 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 (BHP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  431 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  517 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  948
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 6/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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