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:
  • Market Cap: $109.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,810,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $42.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.58
  • 52 Week Range: $33.37 - $44.62
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.69
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.23
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $38.67 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.84
  • Book Value: $21.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.92
  • Annual Dividend: $1.72
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
  • EBITDA: $19.24 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.47%
  • Current Ratio: 1.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.53%
  • Average Volume: 2.48 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.09
  • 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 Semi-Annual dividend on Thursday, August 24th. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.86 per share on Tuesday, September 26th. This represents a yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. This is a boost from BHP Billiton Limited's previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.32. View BHP Billiton Limited's Dividend History.

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

15 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for BHP Billiton Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.75 to $44.88. On average, they expect BHP Billiton Limited's share price to reach $34.61 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
  • Athalie Williams, Chief People Officer

Who owns BHP Billiton Limited stock?

BHP Billiton Limited's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton Limited.

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

BHP Billiton Limited's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A.. 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 $41.27.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE BHP)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  348 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  436 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  784
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BHP Billiton Limited and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $34.61 (16.14% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Price Target History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Analysts' Ratings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/7/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
9/1/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
8/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
8/24/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$43.00HighView Rating Details
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
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
11/17/2015Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.50 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.04 EPS


Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Most Recent Dividend:9/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.72
Dividend Yield:4.17%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:114.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
84.31% (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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
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Headline Trends for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Latest Headlines for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
DateHeadline logoAnalytics for Quant Score Drive Upgrade of BHP Billiton (BHP) to Buy - - October 20 at 6:17 PM logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for BHP Billiton Limited's FY2018 Earnings (BHP) - October 20 at 5:28 PM logoBHP Billiton (BHP) Poised to Grow on Robust Growth Drivers - Nasdaq - October 19 at 5:08 PM logoTransocean Gets A 2-Year Job From BHP, Agrees To 75% Discount From Previous Rate - Seeking Alpha - October 18 at 10:49 PM logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy - October 18 at 10:22 PM logoBHP Billiton copper output drops but FY guidance unchanged - October 18 at 5:49 PM logoRio Tinto fraud charge won't have big impact on firm: inv... - October 18 at 5:49 PM logoRio Tinto fraud charge won't have big impact on firm: inv... - October 18 at 5:49 PM logoTransocean: Not As Bad As It Looks? - October 18 at 5:49 PM logoTransocean: Not As Bad As It Looks? - October 18 at 5:49 PM logo8 Countries With the Largest Uranium Reserves - October 18 at 6:17 AM logoBHP Iron Ore Output Misses Estimates - Bloomberg - October 17 at 10:21 PM logoGenco Shipping & Trading Limited Establishes Singapore Presence - October 17 at 5:20 PM logoTransocean Ltd. Announces Two-Year Contract for Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Deepwater Invictus - October 17 at 5:20 PM logoUPDATE 2-Rio Tinto iron ore shipments climb on rail upgrade, on track for annual target - October 17 at 3:20 AM logoRio Tinto cuts guidance on mined copper - October 17 at 3:20 AM logoRio Tinto is increasingly focused on iron ore: Analyst - October 17 at 3:20 AM logoAnalyzing Copper’s Supply-Side Issues - October 16 at 5:18 PM logoBHP Billiton Limited to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.87 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (BHP) - October 16 at 7:56 AM logoTeck Resources: This Option Play Can Double Your Money By Christmas - October 13 at 5:11 PM logoFY2019 EPS Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Lifted by Jefferies Group - October 13 at 3:26 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RTP) and BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Head-To-Head Analysis - October 13 at 12:40 PM logoReviewing Pretium Resources (PVG) and BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) - October 12 at 12:56 PM logoAustralia shares push higher as miners extend rally; NZ breaches 8,000 - October 9 at 2:04 AM logoTop broker says BHP Billiton Limited shares are a buy - October 9 at 2:04 AM logoLeading broker downgrades South32 Ltd shares - October 6 at 12:43 AM logoEsrey Announces AGM Results, Appointment of Officers, and Issuance of Stock Options - October 5 at 7:43 PM logoA Commodity Superpower Asks What If India Turns Out Like China? - October 5 at 2:42 PM logoVale Credit Upgraded, Outlook Stable, Fitch Says - October 5 at 2:41 PM logoElectric Cars Could Boost Copper Demand: Three Stocks To Buy - October 5 at 2:41 PM logoCredit Rating Downgrade from S&P: Could China’s Credit Growth Stall? - October 4 at 1:19 PM logoWhat Weakening Chinese Steel Prices Could Mean for Iron Ore - October 3 at 4:17 PM logoBHP Gearing Up to Start Drilling for Oil in Mexico's Deep Waters - Bloomberg - October 2 at 9:30 PM logoWood Mackenzie: Four paths BHP's massive divestment might take - October 2 at 4:28 PM logoIron Ore Prices Are in a Bear Market: What’s Next? - October 2 at 12:32 PM logoDo Analysts See More Downside for Iron Ore Prices? - October 2 at 12:32 PM logoWorld’s Biggest Miner Prepares For The EV Boom - October 2 at 12:32 PM logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - October 2 at 2:38 AM logoWhy the BHP Billiton Limited share price is falling on China’s outlook - September 29 at 8:44 AM logoForm 6-K BHP BILLITON LTD For: Sep 22 Filed by: BHP BILLITON PLC - - September 22 at 3:29 PM logoBHP Billiton Ltd. :BHP-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : September 21, 2017 - September 21 at 4:18 PM logoBHP Billiton holds CEO's base pay steady - MarketWatch - September 20 at 5:18 PM logoBHP Billiton top execs get no pay rise - September 20 at 2:37 AM logoWhat Recent Chinese Economic Data Suggests for Glencore - September 19 at 4:32 PM logoRobo-Boats Are Setting Sail in Boston - September 18 at 4:54 PM logoMining company BHP Billiton makes progress on gender balance - Financial Times - September 17 at 9:17 PM logoAnalyzing BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) & Gold Resource (GORO) - September 15 at 4:48 PM logoAustralia shares end down, but post 1st weekly gain in four; NZ lower - September 15 at 3:17 AM logoRio Tinto Could Sell $10 Billion of Assets, says Macquarie - September 15 at 3:17 AM logoSupermajors Prepare For A Permian Bidding War - September 14 at 5:10 PM



BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/20/2017 by Staff

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