BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE: BHP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 91.86 B. It is in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 37.04, a forward P/E of 18.46 and EPS of 0.93. At a stock price of 34.7 (0.52%) it has a dividend yield of 3.13%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been -17.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by -287.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 6.61% and more long-term 5.30% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -17.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -15.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -24.40%.
For performance, BHP Billiton Limited the past week has seen a gain of -3.01%. For the last month performance for BHP Billiton Limited is -4.35%. While the last quarter is -8.94% and half year, -10.96%. Finally for the year, performance is 28.23%.
The 52-week high for BHP Billiton Limited, is at -16.97%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 34.76%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.63% and -4.55% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.55%, and for the month it is 1.53%. BHP Billiton Limited, has a target price of 38.03.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.54, and for total debt/equity BHP Billiton Limited has 0.6. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 20.20%, the profit margin is 7.30%. The current ratio is 1.8 and the quick ratio is 1.5.
Insider ownership is at 5.40%, with instituitional ownership at 3.10%. BHP Billiton Limited has a payout ratio of 29.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 2661. The shares float is 2657.92, with the float short at 0.64%, with short ratio coming to 6.1.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see BHP Billiton Limited, get 2.10%, with its returns on investment at -5.70%. Return on equity is 4.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 38.03, reached soon?
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BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE: BHP)