The company in question is, BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) currently with a stock price of 31.51 (1.58% today). The market cap for BHP Billiton Limited is 82544.22, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Industrial Metals & Minerals industry. The target price for BHP Billiton Limited is 28.34. Currently BHP Billiton Limited is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 36.93. Average volume for BHP Billiton Limited is 4830.51 and so far today it is 1376790.
Performance in the last year for BHP Billiton Limited has been -16.38%. For EPS growth, BHP Billiton Limited has seen a growth of -74.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 158.46%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -22.40% over the last five years and could be 5.30% for the next five years. BHP Billiton Limited has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -53.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -170.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 10.33%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 17.51%.
Since the IPO date for BHP Billiton Limited on the 5/29/1987, BHP Billiton Limited has seen performance year to date to be 21.88%. With BHP Billiton Limited trading at 31.51, the dividend yield is 5.03%, and the EPS is -2.3.
So could BHP Billiton Limited, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.33 and the P/B is at 1.48. The P/cash is 7.71, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.
BHP Billiton Limited ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.58, and total debt/equity at 0.66.
In terms of margins, BHP Billiton Limited has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of -17.70% and a profit margin of -22.60%.Payout ratio for BHP Billiton Limited is *TBA. Return on assets come to -5.90% with return on investment coming to 5.20%.
Insider ownership for BHP Billiton Limited, is at 5.40% and institutional ownership comes to 3.30%. Outstanding shares are at 2661. While shares float is 2660.53. The float short is currently 0.60%, and short ratio is 3.33.