Liberum Capital Reiterates “Buy” Rating for BHP Billiton (BLT)
BHP Billiton (LON:BLT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, ARN reports.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) from GBX 2,280 ($36.20) to GBX 2,345 ($37.23) in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) from GBX 2,100 ($33.34) to GBX 2,200 ($34.93) in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) in a research note to investors on Friday, September 13th. They now have a GBX 2,250 ($35.73) price target on the stock.
Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,059.57 ($32.70).
Shares of BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) traded down 0.55% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1884.50. The stock had a trading volume of 4,741,955 shares. BHP Billiton has a 52-week low of GBX 1644.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2251.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1914. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1883.68. The company’s market cap is £100.3 billion.
BHP Billiton plc is diversified natural resources company. The Company generally operates through customer sector groups (LON:BLT).
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