BHP Group PLC (BHP) Receives GBX 1,726.54 Consensus Target Price from Analysts
Shares of BHP Group PLC (LON:BHP) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eighteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,726.54 ($22.56).
Several research firms recently commented on BHP. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of BHP Group in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and issued a GBX 1,525 ($19.93) price target on shares of BHP Group in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of BHP Group in a report on Friday, January 18th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 1,940 ($25.35) price target on shares of BHP Group and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, March 29th. Finally, UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of BHP Group in a report on Wednesday, January 23rd.
LON:BHP traded down GBX 32.20 ($0.42) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,902.80 ($24.86). 3,579,183 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $40.19 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.58. BHP Group has a twelve month low of GBX 1,486.60 ($19.43) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,950 ($25.48). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 48.30, a current ratio of 2.55 and a quick ratio of 2.13.
BHP Group Company Profile
BHP Group discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical and energy coal.
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