BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by Jefferies Group in a report released on Monday. They currently have a $40.00 price target on the mining company’s stock. Jefferies Group’s target price points to a potential downside of 7.58% from the company’s current price.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BHP Billiton from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $41.50.
BHP Billiton (NYSE BBL) opened at $43.28 on Monday. BHP Billiton has a 52-week low of $28.73 and a 52-week high of $43.63. The firm has a market cap of $123,510.00, a P/E ratio of 19.58, a PEG ratio of 2.93 and a beta of 1.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 1.53 and a current ratio of 1.85.
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BHP Billiton Company Profile
BHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas.
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