Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. BNP Paribas restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,060 ($13.12) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Tuesday, August 23rd. Canaccord Genuity restated a hold rating and issued a GBX 850 ($10.52) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Credit Suisse Group AG raised their price target on BHP Billiton plc from GBX 1,050 ($13.00) to GBX 1,150 ($14.23) and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Monday, September 19th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on BHP Billiton plc from GBX 1,230 ($15.22) to GBX 1,290 ($15.97) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. Finally, Macquarie restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,070 ($13.24) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Monday, September 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 977.22 ($12.09).
BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) opened at 1276.00 on Thursday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 67.91 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,069.99 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 938.39. BHP Billiton plc has a one year low of GBX 571.60 and a one year high of GBX 1,279.50.
In related news, insider Frew,Anita acquired 4,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 998 ($12.35) per share, with a total value of £44,910 ($55,581.68).
About BHP Billiton plc
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.
Receive News & Ratings for BHP Billiton plc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for BHP Billiton plc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.