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DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65
S&P 500   4,486.46
DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65
S&P 500   4,486.46
DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65

BHP Group Stock Competitors

$58.01
+0.53 (+0.92 %)
(As of 10/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$56.82
$58.03
50-Day Range
$52.56
$77.87
52-Week Range
$46.90
$82.07
Volume3.89 million shs
Average Volume2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$85.44 billion
P/E Ratio8.61
Dividend Yield13.92%
Beta0.9

BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) Vs. RIO, VALE, FCX, SCCO, VEDL, CLF, MP, LAC, TRQ, and BVN

Should you be buying BHP Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of BHP Group include Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Vale (VALE), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Southern Copper (SCCO), Vedanta (VEDL), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), MP Materials (MP), Lithium Americas (LAC), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (BVN). These companies are all part of the "metal mining" industry.

BHP Group vs.

BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) and Vale (NYSE:VALE) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings and community ranking.

BHP Group pays an annual dividend of $8.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.8%. Vale pays an annual dividend of $3.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 20.6%. BHP Group pays out 118.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Vale pays out 142.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

5.6% of BHP Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.6% of Vale shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of BHP Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

BHP Group received 100 more outperform votes than Vale when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.68% of users gave BHP Group an outperform vote while only 61.36% of users gave Vale an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
BHP GroupOutperform Votes
821
67.68%
Underperform Votes
392
32.32%
ValeOutperform Votes
721
61.36%
Underperform Votes
454
38.64%

Vale has a net margin of 30.59% compared to BHP Group's net margin of 0.00%. Vale's return on equity of 65.49% beat BHP Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BHP Group N/A N/A N/A
Vale 30.59% 65.49% 26.85%

BHP Group has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vale has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, BHP Group had 2 more articles in the media than Vale. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for BHP Group and 6 mentions for Vale. BHP Group's average media sentiment score of 0.25 beat Vale's score of -0.13 indicating that BHP Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
BHP Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Vale
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

BHP Group currently has a consensus price target of $1,119.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1,829.84%. Vale has a consensus price target of $19.76, suggesting a potential upside of 35.34%. Given BHP Group's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe BHP Group is more favorable than Vale.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BHP Group
1 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.14
Vale
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.30

BHP Group has higher revenue and earnings than Vale. Vale is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than BHP Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BHP Group$60.82 billion1.40$11.30 billion$6.748.61
Vale$40.02 billion1.87$4.88 billion$2.116.92

Summary

BHP Group beats Vale on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) vs. Its Competitors

TypeBHP GroupMetal mining IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Dividend Yield13.92%7.16%4.12%2.77%
P/E Ratio8.619.8416.1327.59

BHP Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
2.5413 of 5 stars
$70.18
+0.4%
$114.13
+62.6%
+16.9%$87.57B$44.61B9.1144,333Analyst Report
VALE
Vale
2.6565 of 5 stars
$14.60
+1.2%
$19.76
+35.3%
+31.7%$74.87B$40.02B4.442,020Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
FCX
Freeport-McMoRan
2.4128 of 5 stars
$38.54
+0.3%
$38.33
+0.5%
+124.7%$56.58B$14.20B20.1824,500Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
SCCO
Southern Copper
1.6981 of 5 stars
$65.12
+1.7%
$64.63
+0.8%
+35.8%$50.34B$7.98B18.0413,777Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
VEDL
Vedanta
1.7431 of 5 stars
$20.08
+10.9%
N/A+293.0%$18.66B$11.91B9.252,021Gap Up
High Trading Volume
CLF
Cleveland-Cliffs
1.9692 of 5 stars
$21.38
+0.4%
$25.56
+19.5%
+180.9%$10.68B$5.35B14.0725,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
MP
MP Materials
2.6833 of 5 stars
$34.06
+0.2%
$39.88
+17.1%
N/A$6.05B$134.31M154.82277
LAC
Lithium Americas
1.2481 of 5 stars
$25.56
+0.5%
$21.93
+14.2%
+113.0%$3.07B$4.84M-60.86355
TRQ
Turquoise Hill Resources
1.8415 of 5 stars
$13.17
+0.3%
$22.83
+73.4%
+68.9%$2.65B$1.08B4.263,093
BVN
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.
1.8848 of 5 stars
$8.14
+3.7%
$12.00
+47.4%
-33.9%$2.07B$676.54M116.292,934
PVG
Pretium Resources
2.1481 of 5 stars
$10.89
+1.0%
$15.60
+43.3%
-15.8%$2.05B$617.59M-99.00816Analyst Downgrade
HBM
Hudbay Minerals
2.3938 of 5 stars
$7.41
+0.9%
$12.20
+64.7%
+61.4%$1.94B$1.09B-24.702,530Short Interest ↑
NEXA
Nexa Resources
1.6431 of 5 stars
$12.29
+11.4%
$9.58
+22.1%
+117.9%$1.63B$1.95B10.695,349Short Interest ↓
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
GSM
Ferroglobe
1.1264 of 5 stars
$7.54
+2.0%
N/A+1,116.9%$1.41B$1.14B-6.503,270Short Interest ↓
EMX
EMX Royalty
1.7 of 5 stars
$2.74
+2.2%
$4.50
+64.2%
-3.5%$236.61M$5.37M-34.2540
TMC
TMC the metals
0.3333 of 5 stars
$3.89
+4.6%
N/AN/A$145.88MN/A0.003
WWR
Westwater Resources
0.9064 of 5 stars
$3.42
+0.0%
N/A-40.6%$118.46MN/A0.0011
USAU
U.S. Gold
1.7848 of 5 stars
$10.06
+0.1%
$17.75
+76.4%
+16.4%$71.34MN/A0.002,021
This page was last updated on 10/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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