Liberum Capital restated their sell rating on shares of BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) in a research note released on Wednesday morning.
Several other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of BHP Billiton in a report on Thursday, November 1st. HSBC raised their price objective on shares of BHP Billiton from GBX 1,720 ($22.47) to GBX 1,750 ($22.87) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, October 31st. Societe Generale raised shares of BHP Billiton to a buy rating and raised their price objective for the stock from GBX 1,600 ($20.91) to GBX 1,780 ($23.26) in a report on Thursday, October 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of BHP Billiton in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Finally, UBS Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of BHP Billiton in a report on Thursday, October 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,770.94 ($23.14).
LON:BLT opened at GBX 1,585.60 ($20.72) on Wednesday. BHP Billiton has a 12-month low of GBX 1,103 ($14.41) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,662.40 ($21.72).
BHP Billiton Company Profile
BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The company explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical coal, energy coal, and oil and gas.
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