Today’s top gainers include the company BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) which is in the industry Industrial Metals & Minerals, gaining 0.13% today. In the last week its performance is 11.41%, and 7.50% for the past quarter. Currently, BHP Billiton Limited, BHP has a target price of 28.34, so today’s gain of 0.13% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.16%.
BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP), has a market cap of 82357.95, and is based in Australia. Insider ownership is at 5.40%, and institutional ownership is 3.20%.
At the current price of 30.95, it has a dividend yield of 5.04%, and its target price is 28.34. This is with a profit margin of -22.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.66. BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 36.85.
With a current EPS of -2.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 154.55%,BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -22.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.30%.
Performance for the year is -17.35%. Since its IPO date on 5/29/1987, the total performance to date is 21.61%.
Volume today for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP), is 2415700, while its average volume is 5182.24. Whilst the total gain today was 0.13%, it did have a day high of -2.18%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.37%, and 2.91% for the month. The 52-week low for BHP Billiton Limited, BHP has been 69.70%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.74%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.20%, and its return on assets is -5.90%. BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has an operating margin of -17.70%. With a sales growth of -53.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BHP Billiton Limited, BHP is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.58, and has a current ratio of 1.6 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 2.32, along with a P/B of 1.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.7.