Citigroup Inc. reiterated their buy rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, May 15th.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($22.77) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 1,410 ($17.84) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Macquarie set a GBX 1,740 ($22.01) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. HSBC Holdings plc raised shares of BHP Billiton plc to a buy rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($18.98) price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 1,385 ($17.52) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 1,285.95 ($16.27).

Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) traded down 0.17% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 1158.00. 17,417,283 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,179.57 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,292.06. The firm’s market cap is GBX 61.63 billion. BHP Billiton plc has a 52-week low of GBX 793.40 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,518.50.

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BHP Billiton plc 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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