About BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP)
BHP 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
Industry Metal mining
Trailing P/E Ratio18.75
Forward P/E Ratio14.03
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales1.99
Cash Flow$8.9792 per share
Price / Cash5.28
Book Value$39.07 per share
Price / Book1.21
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A
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 announced 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 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 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for BHP Billiton's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.02 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate BHP Billiton's share price to reach $40.29 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.
Who are some of BHP Billiton's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to BHP Billiton include Rio Tinto (RIO), Vale (VALE), Southern Copper (SCCO), Nornickel (NILSY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), South32 (SOUHY), Fortescue Metals Group (FSUGY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), Buenaventura (BVN), Vedanta Resources (VDNRF), Centamin (CELTF), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) and Nexa Resources (NEXA).
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?
Media headlines about BHP stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. 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 daily sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the mining company an impact score of 45.34 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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 $47.41.
How big of a company is BHP Billiton?
BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $76.37 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]
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BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
15 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for BHP Billiton in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $40.29, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 15.02%. The high price target for BHP is $50.00 and the low price target for BHP is $28.02. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.33||2.00||1.93||2.07|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||2 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
8 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|5 Sell Rating(s)|
6 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|5 Sell Rating(s)|
4 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$40.29||$39.2050||$38.6040||$36.38|
|Price Target Upside: ||15.02% downside||10.90% downside||22.25% downside||17.60% downside|
BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Consensus Price Target History
BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/26/2016 forward)
BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Dividend Information
BHP Billiton pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share, with a dividend yield of 4.64%. BHP's most recent semi-annual dividend payment was Tuesday, March 27. BHP Billiton pays out 86.96% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/27/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||-11.80% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||86.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
65.09% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
76.66% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.02%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 3.21%
BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
BHP Billiton (NYSE BHP) News Headlines
|BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 5:35 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:56 PM
|BHP trims iron ore, Olympic Dam output forecasts|
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
|BHP third-quarter iron ore output up 8 percent, cuts forecast|
www.reuters.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
|BHP Billiton cuts iron ore production forecast|
www.ft.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
|BHP Billiton trims full-year iron ore outlook|
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Lowers Iron-Ore Production View for FY18|
www.zacks.com - April 19 at 8:32 AM
|BHP Billiton to produce nickel sulphate next year, eyeing cobalt on battery boom|
www.reuters.com - April 18 at 8:32 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 4:19 PM
|Why the Closure of CLF’s Australian Operations Could Be Positive|
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:09 PM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Downgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 4:16 PM
|Australia shares rise as Syria taken in stride; NZ down|
www.reuters.com - April 16 at 8:31 AM
|Goldman Sachs Upgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to "Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 4:30 PM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:57 PM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Lifted to "Buy" at Deutsche Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 9:26 PM
|FY2018 Earnings Forecast for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Issued By Jefferies Group|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:46 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Societe Generale|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 1:23 PM
|BHP Billiton: A Good Income Investment|
seekingalpha.com - April 4 at 4:00 PM
|Top Analyst Reports for Amazon, Visa & BHP Billiton|
www.zacks.com - April 4 at 4:00 PM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded at Citigroup|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 8:04 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to "Sector Perform"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 5:16 PM
|Can China’s Iron Ore Imports in 2018 Keep Pace with Last Year?|
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:17 PM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 11:18 PM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Price Target Raised to $52.00 at Cowen|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 5:16 PM
|Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Alcoa, Century Aluminum, Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore|
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 8:45 AM
|Sanford C. Bernstein Downgrades BHP Billiton (BHP) to Market Perform|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:01 AM
|BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 5:45 AM
|Cowen Analysts Give BHP Billiton (BHP) a $50.00 Price Target|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 12:17 PM
|Australia's tariff exemption is only temporary, according to Trump advisor - Motley Fool Australia|
www.fool.com.au - March 23 at 5:26 PM
|Three charts that show how Trump's trade war can hammer the ASX ... - Motley Fool Australia|
www.fool.com.au - March 21 at 9:18 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Price Target Increased to $44.21 by Analysts at BNP Paribas|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 11:31 AM
|BHP sees shale oil output peaking in little over a decade|
www.ft.com - March 20 at 8:46 AM
|What's Happening With These Metals & Minerals Stocks? -- BHP Billiton, Cameco, Cleveland-Cliffs, and Cloud Peak ... - PR Newswire (press release)|
www.prnewswire.com - March 19 at 8:39 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs Group|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 5:27 PM
|This Morning's Research Reports on Metals & Minerals Stocks -- CONSOL Energy, Ferroglobe, Adient, and BHP Billiton - PR Newswire (press release)|
www.prnewswire.com - March 13 at 8:43 AM
|Woodside And BHP Sign Deal On Proposed Scarborough Field Development|
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 12 at 11:23 AM
|Woodside, BHP sign deal on Scarborough gas project|
www.marketwatch.com - March 12 at 11:23 AM
|Miners Fight to Protect Commodity Gains From Rising Costs|
www.msn.com - March 12 at 11:23 AM
|Woodside And BHP Sign Deal On Proposed Development Of Scarborough Gas Field|
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 12 at 11:23 AM
|BHP Billiton (BHP) Upgraded by Investec to Buy|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 8:11 AM
|Are shareholders in BHP Billiton Limited set for an $18bn windfall?|
au.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:19 PM
|BHP says will consider asset swaps as part of shale exit - Reuters|
www.reuters.com - March 7 at 6:14 PM
|BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018 - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - March 7 at 6:14 PM
|Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Purchases 18,486 Shares of BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 3:40 PM
|MYDA Advisors LLC Takes $1.10 Million Position in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 2:46 PM
|Schroder Investment Management Group Has $1.45 Million Stake in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:48 AM
|BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Sold by Lazard Asset Management LLC|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 1:34 PM
|BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Bought by Bluestein R H & Co.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 4:57 AM
|BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Shares Bought by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 8:48 AM
|50,300 Shares in BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Purchased by King Luther Capital Management Corp|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 12:33 PM
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BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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