BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $36.46. The stock traded with the volume of 2.65 Million in the last trading session. BHP Billiton Limited opened at $37.41 and closed by showing a decrease of -2.4%. The Bid price in the last session was $36.47 x 300 and the Ask price was $37.77 x 200. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
BHP Billiton Limited has the Market Capitalization of 101 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $39.12 and 52-Week Low of $18.46 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.
4 number of analysts also provided their insight on BHP Billiton Limited, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $36.46. They also projected Low Price Target as $29 while High Price Target is set at $46.88.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.2 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
BHP Billiton Limited annual Divided is 0.6 while it’s Dividend Yield is 1.6%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 24.95. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 3.04 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.83, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 9.01 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -5 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -10% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -5.7%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 2.49% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 6.59 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 25.54 percent.
A look at performance overview of BHP Billiton Limited depicts that Performance (Week) is 2.69 percent while Performance Month is 7.31%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 19.9% and Half Year Performance value stands at 41.73%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 43.24 percent. BHP Billiton Limited has its YTD performance of 48.35 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm HSBC Securities on 10-Nov-16 who Initiated the stock to Hold. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 12-Oct-16, Citigroup took an action “Downgrade” from Neutral to Sell. On 20-Sep-16, the stock was Upgrade to Outperform by Macquarie.