BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by equities researchers at BNP Paribas in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,060 ($13.84) price objective on the mining company’s stock. BNP Paribas’ price target suggests a potential downside of 14.00% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 990 ($12.92) target price on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($15.01) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.05) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “sector performer” rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday. Finally, Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,280 ($16.71) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 973.89 ($12.71).
Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) opened at 1235.6139 on Thursday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 65.76 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,063.91 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 932.42. BHP Billiton plc has a 52 week low of GBX 571.60 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,255.00.
In other BHP Billiton plc news, insider Frew,Anita purchased 4,500 shares of BHP Billiton plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 6th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 998 ($13.03) per share, with a total value of £44,910 ($58,621.59).
BHP Billiton plc Company Profile
BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, in respect of iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash, and exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas.
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