BHP Billiton plc’s (BLT) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie

Macquarie reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) in a report released on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,600 ($21.04) price objective on the mining company’s stock.

Several other analysts also recently commented on BLT. UBS AG set a GBX 1,375 ($18.08) price objective on shares of BHP Billiton plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.04) price objective on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Monday, August 14th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,320 ($17.35) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Liberum Capital reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 800 ($10.52) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 1,075 ($14.13) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. BHP Billiton plc currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,324.09 ($17.41).

Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON BLT) opened at 1382.50 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 73.60 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,391.51 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,280.29. BHP Billiton plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,103.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,518.50.

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The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was

Several other analysts also recently commented on BLT. UBS AG set a GBX 1,375 ($18.08) price objective on shares of BHP Billiton plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 1,600 ($21.04) price objective on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Monday, August 14th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,320 ($17.35) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Liberum Capital reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 800 ($10.52) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 1,075 ($14.13) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. BHP Billiton plc currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,324.09 ($17.41).

Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON BLT) opened at 1382.50 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 73.60 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,391.51 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,280.29. BHP Billiton plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,103.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,518.50.

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The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 7th were paid a dividend of $0.43 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.37%. This is a boost from BHP Billiton plc’s previous dividend of $0.40. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 7th.

BHP Billiton plc Company Profile

BHP Billiton Plc 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.

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