BHP Group PLC (NYSE:BBL) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
BHP Group PLC (NYSE:BBL) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on BBL shares. UBS Group lowered shares of BHP Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $69.00 target price on shares of Daimler in a research report on Friday, July 12th. Liberum Capital upgraded shares of Rio Tinto from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of HB Fuller from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 3rd.
Shares of BHP Group stock traded up $0.58 on Friday, hitting $50.79. The company had a trading volume of 813,142 shares, compared to its average volume of 841,597. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $49.03. The company has a current ratio of 2.55, a quick ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. The stock has a market cap of $53.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.12, a PEG ratio of 2.57 and a beta of 0.87. BHP Group has a 52 week low of $38.04 and a 52 week high of $51.87.
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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