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: $62.27735 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,661,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.26
  • 52 Week Range: $28.02 - $41.79
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 41.73
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.84
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.98
  • Book Value: $21.29 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.83
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.60
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $15.48 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.50%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.77 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 semiannual dividend on Monday, February 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.80 per share on Tuesday, March 28th. This represents a yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 8th. This is a positive change from BHP Billiton Limited's previous semiannual 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 equities research 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 stock price to reach $34.11 in the next year. 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%), Main Street Research LLC (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.00%) and Vicus Capital (0.00%). 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 Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Greenleaf Trust, Oxbow Advisors LLC, Trust Co. of Vermont, Capstone Asset Management Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Wright Investors Service Inc. and Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.. 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 Aperio Group LLC, Main Street Research LLC, Vicus Capital, V Wealth Management LLC, US Bancorp DE, Independence Advisors LLC, Narwhal Capital Management and Bollard Group LLC. 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 $38.89.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE BHP)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  392 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  694
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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, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $34.11 (12.30% 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 7/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.58 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.31 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)
Most Recent Dividend:3/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:4.11%
Dividend Growth:-36.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:62.02% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
69.26% (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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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
fool.com logoBHP Billiton Limited share price climbs on oil demerger reports - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - July 6 at 3:15 AM
fool.com logoTop broker slaps buy rating on BHP Billiton Limited shares
www.fool.com.au - July 5 at 10:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSanford C. Bernstein Sees BHP Shakeup Ahead
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 2:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan the Rebound in Chinese Steel Prices Support Iron Ore Miners?
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMexico’s Oil Reserves Fall In Spite Of Oil Major Interest
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Upgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 8:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Chairman: $20B Shale Investment Was A Mistake
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 4:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron Ore Inventory Hitting Higher Highs—Worrisome for Miners
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 4:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCopper Is Rallying Off Support
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 4:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOil Price Gains Could Be Here To Stay
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 4:35 PM
lse.co.uk logoBHP confirms $250m support for Samarco disaster recovery
www.lse.co.uk - June 30 at 3:41 AM
marketwatch.com logoBHP puts up $250 mln for Brazil dam efforts
www.marketwatch.com - June 30 at 3:41 AM
bloomberg.com logo'You Wouldn't Do It': BHP Chair Regrets $20 Billion Shale Spree ... - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 29 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy China’s Slowing Auto Demand Hurts Iron Ore
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's What Stocks Are Doing Overseas After Big Day on Wall Street
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 1:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoBHP Billiton Doles Out Initial Funding to South Flank Project - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 28 at 8:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoS&P 500 Sees Best Gains Since April, Third Best of the Year
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 3:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere’s Why Brokerages Are Turning Bearish on Freeport Stock
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 4:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given Buy Rating at Argus
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) versus Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) and Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 12:34 AM
fool.com logoTop broker warns iron ore price set to fall in 2018 - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - June 21 at 2:39 AM
fool.com logoIs the BHP Billiton Limited share price a bargain buy after today's decline? - Motley Fool Australia
www.fool.com.au - June 20 at 9:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCliffs Natural Resources’ First HBI Plant: What You Need to Know
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 4:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Truth behind 2017 Copper Inventories
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 11:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDid Chile’s Copper Mine Strike Impact Its Economic Growth in 1Q17?
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 11:32 AM

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