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

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$49.12 -0.53 (-1.07 %)
(As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$49.12
Today's Range$48.68 - $49.21
52-Week Range$38.26 - $52.17
Volume1.98 million shs
Average Volume2.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.86 billion
P/E Ratio19.42
Dividend Yield4.48%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials


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


Trailing P/E Ratio19.42
Forward P/E Ratio14.45
P/E Growth2.93

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$38.29 billion
Price / Sales2.06
Cash Flow$8.9963 per share
Price / Cash5.46
Book Value$39.07 per share
Price / Book1.26


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
Market Cap$78,862.16

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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. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Tuesday, March 27th. This represents a 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.

When is BHP Billiton's next earnings date?

BHP Billiton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 28th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for BHP Billiton.

What price target have analysts set for BHP?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for BHP Billiton's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.02 to $50.00. On average, they expect BHP Billiton's share price to reach $43.2060 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.0%. View Analyst Ratings for BHP Billiton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BHP Billiton?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BHP Billiton in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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 stories about BHP stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the mining company an impact score of 45.74 out of 100, indicating that recent news 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.34%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.01%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.00%) and Marshwinds Advisory Co. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BHP Billiton.

Which major investors are buying BHP Billiton stock?

BHP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL and Marshwinds Advisory Co.. 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 $49.12.

How big of a company is BHP Billiton?

BHP Billiton has a market capitalization of $78.86 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 (NYSE BHP)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  449 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  533 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  982
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 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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