BHP Billiton plc (NYSE: BBL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 68893.81. It is in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 28.55 and EPS of -2.3. At a stock price of 24.41 (-3.40%) it has a dividend yield of 2.62%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been -22.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by -74.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 210.91% and more long-term 5.30% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -170.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -3.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -53.70%.
For performance, BHP Billiton plc the past week has seen a gain of 7.49%. For the last month performance for BHP Billiton plc is -1.73%. While the last quarter is 16.35% and half year, 11.28%. Finally for the year, performance is -32.97%.
The 52-week high for BHP Billiton plc, is at -36.23%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 51.27%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.70% and -1.63% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.46%, and for the month it is 2.82%. BHP Billiton plc, has a target price of 28.61.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.58, and for total debt/equity BHP Billiton plc has 0.66. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is -17.70%, the profit margin is -22.60%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.2.
Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 3.20%. BHP Billiton plc has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 2822.36. The shares float is 2658.75, with the float short at 0.09%, with short ratio coming to 0.72.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see BHP Billiton plc, get -5.90%, with its returns on investment at 5.20%. Return on equity is -11.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 28.61, reached soon?
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