BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, August 21st.

BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) opened at 35.03 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $33.76 and its 200-day moving average price is $32.48. The firm has a market cap of $93.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.59 and a beta of 1.05. BHP Billiton PLC has a 12 month low of $25.61 and a 12 month high of $37.44.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. UBS AG reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of BHP Billiton PLC in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BHP Billiton PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $37.00 price objective on shares of BHP Billiton PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of BHP Billiton PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating on shares of BHP Billiton PLC in a research note on Monday, May 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $33.50.

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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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