BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Given Sell Rating at Liberum Capital
BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)‘s stock had its “sell” rating restated by investment analysts at Liberum Capital in a report issued on Friday.
BLT has been the subject of several other research reports. Citigroup Inc restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,650 ($21.46) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,800 ($23.42) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Macquarie set a GBX 1,740 ($22.64) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 1,510 ($19.64) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 14th. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of BHP Billiton plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($19.51) price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,300.48 ($16.92).
Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) traded down 0.37% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1205.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 7,039,251 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,203.81 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,304.74. BHP Billiton plc has a 12-month low of GBX 786.40 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,518.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 64.13 billion.
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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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