NYSE:BHP - BHP Billiton Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.50 +0.51 (+1.09 %) (As of 12/18/2018 11:43 AM ET)Previous Close$46.99Today's Range$47.43 - $48.1852-Week Range$42.79 - $52.62Volume207,787 shsAverage Volume3.32 million shsMarket Capitalization$74.13 billionP/E Ratio14.30Dividend Yield5.46%Beta1.12 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings 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.12 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for BHP Billiton in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $47.0025, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 1.05%. The high price target for BHP is $50.00 and the low price target for BHP is $44.21. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 2.332.422.422.33Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)8 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)7 Hold Rating(s)5 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)7 Hold Rating(s)5 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)6 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $47.0025$47.0025$47.0025$41.6717Price Target Upside: 1.05% downside6.80% upside6.80% upside17.25% downsideBHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Consensus Price Target History BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails12/6/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralHigh9/10/2018Deutsche BankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow6/15/2018InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh6/5/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh5/4/2018BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow4/15/2018Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$46.90 ➝ $46.80Low4/6/2018Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow4/4/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium4/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformLow3/23/2018CowenSet Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$51.00 ➝ $50.00Low3/20/2018BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Neutral$33.37 ➝ $44.21Low1/22/2018Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$49.55 ➝ $47.00Low9/7/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformHigh9/1/2017Raymond JamesDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformLow6/27/2017ArgusLower Price TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $34.00Medium6/8/2017UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A6/8/2017Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$32.00Medium2/23/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/A1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/A(Data available from 12/18/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does a reverse stock split work?