BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

It is now trading at $40.62 which is well above $38.64, the 50 day moving average and a great deal higher than the 200 day moving average of $37.48. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BHP Billiton PLC from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday.

BHP Billiton Limited closed its last trading session at $41.36 with the loss of -1.79%.

BHP Billiton plc (BBL) stock exposed a turn of -0.56% in most recent week and accomplished 6.27% performance over the last one month. The value of the investment in BHP Billiton plc Sponsored ADR went from $17,000 to $0 decreasing 100.0% quarter over quarter. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 65,627 shares of the mining company's stock worth $2,044,000 after buying an additional 7,420 shares during the period. South Street Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of BHP Billiton Limited by 1.8% in the second quarter. Arrowpoint Asset Management Limited Liability Company invested in 13,730 shares or 0% of the stock.

A number of research analysts have commented on BBL shares. Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC now owns 23,915 shares of the mining company's stock worth $745,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 3,345 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 426 shares in the last quarter.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BB&T Corp increased its position in shares of BHP Billiton PLC by 77.0% in the first quarter. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $33.50. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded BHP Billiton Limited from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th.

7/5/2017 - BHP Billiton Limited was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. The company now has a P/E ratio of 37.99 and market capitalization is 94.23B. Lastly, Argus trimmed the price target on stocks of BHP Billiton from $46.00 to $34.00 and fixed a "buy" recommendation on the share in a study note on early Tue, Jun 27th. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC boosted its stake in shares of BHP Billiton PLC by 36.5% in the first quarter. BHP Billiton has a 1 year low of $29.30 and a 1 year high of $42.00. Shares of BHP moved upward with change of 10.85% to its 50-day Moving average.

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BHP Billiton plc (BBL) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.1 Percent. The corporation is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. The Company's divisions include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal.

Cadinha continued to hold its stake in BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) through out the Fiscal Q2, Holdings Channel reports. The Petroleum segment is involved in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas.

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