The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 1.76% or GBX 23.42 on November 23, hitting GBX 1357.42. About 13.13 million shares traded hands or 29.36% up from the average. BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has risen 43.39% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.07% the S&P500.
The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the GBX 77.71 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 23 by Barchart.com. We have GBX 1438.87 PT which if reached, will make LON:BLT worth GBX 4.66 billion 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. GBX 1850 is the highest target while GBX 515 is the lowest. The GBX 1067.70 average target is -21.34% below today’s (GBX 1357.42) stock price. BHP Billiton PLC has been the topic of 339 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup on Thursday, August 27. On Tuesday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1700 target price in Thursday, November 10 report. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Performer” on Friday, July 29. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of BLT in a report on Thursday, May 5 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, March 4, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. As per Thursday, October 13, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. As per Thursday, September 24, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of BLT in a report on Monday, October 17 with “Outperform” rating.
BHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The company has a market cap of 77.71 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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