BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) Shareholders Are Liking The News That Liberum Capital Has Reiterated Their Sell Rating on the Stock

July 27, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

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BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) Rating Reaffirmed

In an analyst report revealed on Friday morning, Liberum Capital restate their Sell rating on BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) shares.

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Bhp Billiton (LON:BLT), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Bhp Billiton has GBX 1900 highest and GBX 800 lowest target. GBX 1632.63’s average target is -5.67% below currents GBX 1730.8 stock price. Bhp Billiton had 41 analyst reports since January 29, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has “Sector Performer” rating given on Wednesday, July 18 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, February 21, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, February 20. HSBC maintained BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) on Thursday, June 21 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 18 report. As per Thursday, May 17, the company rating was maintained by BNP Paribas. UBS maintained the shares of BLT in report on Thursday, July 19 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell” on Monday, April 9. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 6 by Deutsche Bank. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research.

The stock increased 3.47% or GBX 58 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1730.8. About 2.96 million shares traded. BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has 0.00% since July 27, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company has market cap of 92.14 billion GBP. It operates through four divisions: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. It has a 19.65 P/E ratio. The firm explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical coal, thermal energy coal, and gas and oil properties.

Another recent and important BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) news was published by Mining.com which published an article titled: “BHP final pay offer to Escondida workers falls short of union demands” on July 25, 2018.

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