Today’s top gainers include the company BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) which is in the industry Industrial Metals & Minerals, gaining 0.28% today. In the last week its performance is 7.02%, and 25.47% for the past quarter. Currently, BHP Billiton Limited, BHP has a target price of 30.58, so today’s gain of 0.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.06%.
BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP), has a market cap of 83378.14, and is based in Australia. Insider ownership is at 5.40%, and institutional ownership is 3.30%.
At the current price of 32.63, it has a dividend yield of 1.84%, and its target price is 30.58. This is with a profit margin of -20.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.67. BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 23.75.
With a current EPS of -2.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 54.73%,BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -17.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.30%.
Performance for the year is 4.56%. Since its IPO date on 5/29/1987, the total performance to date is 29.36%.
Volume today for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP), is 3157600, while its average volume is 3932.97. Whilst the total gain today was 0.28%, it did have a day high of -2.33%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.99%, and 2.48% for the month. The 52-week low for BHP Billiton Limited, BHP has been 80.52%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.54%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is -5.70%, and its return on assets is -5.00%. BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has an operating margin of -20.20%. With a sales growth of -73.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BHP Billiton Limited, BHP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.59, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1.2 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of BHP Billiton Limited? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.7, along with a P/B of 1.6. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.99.