The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 1.76% or GBX 21.53 on November 8, hitting GBX 1243.03. About 10.67 million shares traded hands or 12.32% up from the average. BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has risen 60.62% since April 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.66% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the GBX 72.37 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 8 by Barchart.com. We have GBX 1876.98 PT which if reached, will make LON:BLT worth GBX 36.91B more.
BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Ratings Coverage
Out of 29 analysts covering BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 4 “Sell”, while 16 “Hold”. This means 31% are positive. BHP Billiton PLC has been the topic of 331 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, June 13 by BNP Paribas. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Deutsche Bank on Monday, April 4. On Monday, November 23 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, September 9 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, December 8. Haitong Securities downgraded the shares of BLT in a report on Tuesday, March 15 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 30. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) earned “Sell” rating by Liberum Capital on Friday, November 6. The stock has “Hold” rating given by Deutsche Bank on Monday, May 23. As per Tuesday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by UBS.
BHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The company has a market cap of 72.37 billion GBP. The Firm is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal.
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