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Morning Recap: BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)

The company in question is, BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) currently with a stock price of 34.91 (0.61% today). The market cap for BHP Billiton Limited is 92.9 B, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Industrial Metals & Minerals industry. The target price for BHP Billiton Limited is 38.03. Currently BHP Billiton Limited is trading with a P/E of 37.46, and a forward P/E of 18.67. Average volume for BHP Billiton Limited is 2801.02 and so far today it is 4031901.

Performance in the last year for BHP Billiton Limited has been 25.98%. For EPS growth, BHP Billiton Limited has seen a growth of -287.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.61%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -17.90% 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 -24.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -17.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.88%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -4.02%.

Since the IPO date for BHP Billiton Limited on the 5/29/1987, BHP Billiton Limited has seen performance year to date to be -2.43%. With BHP Billiton Limited trading at 34.91, the dividend yield is 3.09%, and the EPS is 0.93.

So could BHP Billiton Limited, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 37.46. The PEG is 7.07, P/S is 2.73 and the P/B is at 1.64. The P/cash is 6.59, with P/free cash flow at 17.26.

BHP Billiton Limited ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.54, and total debt/equity at 0.6.

In terms of margins, BHP Billiton Limited has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 20.20% and a profit margin of 7.30%.Payout ratio for BHP Billiton Limited is 29.50%. Return on assets come to 2.10% with return on investment coming to -5.70%.

Insider ownership for BHP Billiton Limited, is at 5.40% and institutional ownership comes to 3.10%. Outstanding shares are at 2661. While shares float is 2657.92. The float short is currently 0.64%, and short ratio is 6.05.

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