The company in question is, BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) currently with a stock price of 27.4 (1.93% today). The market cap for BHP Billiton plc is 74498.46, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Industrial Metals & Minerals industry. The target price for BHP Billiton plc is 28.09. Currently BHP Billiton plc is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 29.7. Average volume for BHP Billiton plc is 2928.37 and so far today it is 973714.
Performance in the last year for BHP Billiton plc has been -23.43%. For EPS growth, BHP Billiton plc has seen a growth of -74.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 138.16%. 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 plc 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 9.75%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.46%.
Since the IPO date for BHP Billiton plc on the 6/25/2003, BHP Billiton plc has seen performance year to date to be 20.32%. With BHP Billiton plc trading at 27.4, the dividend yield is 2.38%, and the EPS is -2.3.
So could BHP Billiton plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.1 and the P/B is at 1.28. The P/cash is 7.01, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.
BHP Billiton plc 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 plc has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 6.70% and a profit margin of -17.20%.Payout ratio for BHP Billiton plc is *TBA. Return on assets come to -4.50% with return on investment coming to 5.20%.
Insider ownership for BHP Billiton plc, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 3.10%. Outstanding shares are at 2771.52. While shares float is 2658.75. The float short is currently 0.05%, and short ratio is 0.46.