Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) traded up 0% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as GBX 1,614.40 ($22.67) and last traded at GBX 1,600 ($22.47). 7,439,611 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 16% from the average session volume of 6,440,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,600 ($22.47).
A number of analysts have recently commented on the stock. Citigroup reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of BHP Billiton in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on shares of BHP Billiton from GBX 1,380 ($19.38) to GBX 1,430 ($20.08) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of BHP Billiton from GBX 1,300 ($18.26) to GBX 1,375 ($19.31) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,235 ($17.34) price target on shares of BHP Billiton in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Macquarie reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($22.47) price target on shares of BHP Billiton in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,413.95 ($19.86).
The stock has a market cap of $90,650.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,051.28.
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About BHP Billiton
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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