BHP Billiton plc’s (BLT) Sector Performer Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada
BLT has been the subject of several other research reports. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,060 ($13.84) price objective on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Canaccord Genuity reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 850 ($11.10) target price on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their target price on BHP Billiton plc from GBX 1,050 ($13.71) to GBX 1,150 ($15.01) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Monday, September 19th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on BHP Billiton plc from GBX 1,230 ($16.06) to GBX 1,290 ($16.84) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Macquarie reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 1,070 ($13.97) target price on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Monday, September 5th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 983.75 ($12.84).
BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) traded up 2.54% on Thursday, reaching GBX 1232.50. 8,771,756 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,058.73 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 930.31. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 65.60 billion. BHP Billiton plc has a one year low of GBX 571.60 and a one year high of GBX 1,255.00.
In related news, insider Frew,Anita bought 4,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 6th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 998 ($13.03) per share, for a total transaction of £44,910 ($58,621.59).
About BHP Billiton plc
BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, in respect of iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash, and exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas.
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