Today’s top gainers include the company BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) which is in the industry Industrial Metals & Minerals, gaining 1.76% today. In the last week its performance is 2.70%, and 8.31% for the past quarter. Currently, BHP Billiton plc, BBL has a target price of 28.09, so today’s gain of 1.76% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.15%.
BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL), has a market cap of 76723.82, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 3.20%.
At the current price of 26.66, it has a dividend yield of 2.44%, and its target price is 28.09. This is with a profit margin of -17.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.66. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 28.95.
With a current EPS of -2.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 138.16%,BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) 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 -25.71%. Since its IPO date on 6/25/2003, the total performance to date is 17.28%.
Volume today for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL), is 1654258, while its average volume is 2945.59. Whilst the total gain today was 1.76%, it did have a day high of -3.02%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.45%, and 2.53% for the month. The 52-week low for BHP Billiton plc, BBL has been 65.22%, while the 52-week-high has reached -26.40%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.20%, and its return on assets is -4.50%. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) has an operating margin of 6.70%. With a sales growth of -53.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that BHP Billiton plc, BBL 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 plc? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.16, along with a P/B of 1.25. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.22.