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BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Broker Updates

BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Broker Updates”

Cowen & Co maintained BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) on Wednesday, August 23 with "Hold" rating. Bollard Group LLC now owns 4,133 shares of the mining company's stock worth $147,000 after purchasing an additional 640 shares in the last quarter. (The) reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 1,075 ($14.13) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Cohen Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in BHP Billiton Limited during the first quarter worth $131,000. Huntington National Bank raised its holdings in BHP Billiton Limited by 25.3% during the second quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 3,493 shares of the mining company's stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 2,349 shares during the period. Proficio Capital Partners LLC increased its position in shares of BHP Billiton Limited by 122.8% in the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 3,133 shares of the mining company's stock worth $114,000 after purchasing an additional 1,727 shares in the last quarter.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) traded up 0.34% during trading on Monday, hitting $41.27. BHP Billiton PLC has GBX 1850 highest and GBX 515 lowest target. Institutional investors own 2.98% of the company's stock. The Q2 2018 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$- per share. The company has market cap of $108.35 billion.

The business also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 7th were issued a $0.43 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.37%.

BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)'s shares may have a significant upside to the consensus target of 39.75, but how has it been performing relative to the market? The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 7th.

BHP has been the topic of several analyst reports.

The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Friday 13th of October state 5 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 1 analysts "buy", 12 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 6 analysts "strong sell".

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) was up +0.27% ($0.11) to $41.03 and showed a volume of 1.59 mln shares. BHP Billiton PLC had 459 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of BHP Billiton Limited from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered BHP Billiton Limited from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 30 by Argus Research. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Thursday, June 8 to "Hold".

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05/27/2016 - BHP Billiton plc had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) closed 6.64% above its 200-day moving average and is -1.83% below another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium.



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