Price Target Overview of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)

Marco Green
January 21, 2018

At the moment, the stock is trading for about -0.83% less than its 52-week high. Accern also assigned media coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.4362103534706 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. BHP Billiton plc analysts gave 2 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 1 holds. Therefore 29% are positive. Jefferies downgraded it to "Hold" rating and $3200 target in Thursday, June 8 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Cowen & Co. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. Citigroup maintained BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) on Wednesday, April 12 with "Buy" rating. While talking about Performance of the Stock, BHP Billiton Limited now has a Weekly performance of 1.46%, monthly performance percentage is 16.17 percent, Quarterly performance is 16.61 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 24.14% and Yearly Performance is 23.52 percent. The stock has "Buy" rating by Investec on Friday, March 17.

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Among 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,650 ($22.38) target price on shares of BHP Billiton in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. JP Morgan maintained it with "Underweight" rating and GBX 1235 target in Thursday, October 19 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, May 2 by UBS. The stock has "Hold" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 19. IBC downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Friday, January 8 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Friday, October 28. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 9 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Northland Capital. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Mizuho. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein to "Outperform" on Wednesday, July 5. ValuEngine cut shares of BHP Billiton from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, September 22nd. 2,334 shares were sold by Zapolsky David, worth $2.30 million on Tuesday, August 15.

Tracking the signals for Bhp Billiton Plc (BLT.L), we have recently spotted the Kaufman Adaptive Moving Average trending down over the past five periods. The company has market cap of $114.01 billion. It has a 330.19 P/E ratio. The firm engages in the exploration, development, and production of gas and oil; development and mining of potash; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, iron ore, metallurgical coal, and thermal coal.

Shares of BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) traded up $0.32 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $49.65.

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) has risen 31.15% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending.

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