BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Rating Lowered to Hold at Jefferies Group LLC

Frederick Owens
July 9, 2017

With 1.23M avg volume, 15 days are for Pilgrims Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC)'s short sellers to cover PPC's short positions. The SI to Travelport Worldwide Limited's float is 1.2%. About 213,724 shares traded. (NASDAQ:MAT) has declined 26.92% since July 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.72% the S&P500. More interesting news about BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (NYSE:BBL) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: "31.65" published on December 21, 2009 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "Outlook For BHP Billiton's "4 Pillars" with publication date: July 06, 2015.

25/04/2017 - BHP Billiton was downgraded to "Sell" by analysts at Goldman Sachs.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 103.33% per annum.

Fny Managed Accounts Llc increased Bhp Billiton Limited Sponsored Adr (BHP) stake by 134.8% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The company has market cap of $94.81 billion. The Firm is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium.

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Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or Price to Earnings ratio. The Company's divisions include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC now owns 4,292 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 1,147 shares during the last quarter. About 13.72M shares traded or 56.98% up from the average. Therefore 35% are positive. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $41.79 and touched its 52-Week Low of $27.51.

As a result, the German bank has upgraded its rating for the FTSE 100-listed firm to "buy" from "hold" with an increased target price of 1,600p, up from 1,400p previously. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) has a current PEG Ratio of 0.000. The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Bernstein. As per Thursday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, May 16 by Credit Suisse. Investec raised shares of BHP Billiton Limited from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, March 17th. On Friday, December 2 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Neutral". The brokerage presently has a "hold" rating on the mining company's stock. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal Weight" rating in Monday, May 2 report. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research on Monday, October 17 with "Outperform". Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. JP Morgan has "Underweight" rating and GBX 1265 target.

27/04/2017 - BHP Billiton had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, April 18 with "Hold". AlphaValue maintained the shares of BLT in report on Thursday, August 13 with "Buy" rating. If the market is performing well and the stock is over-valued, BBL might be a good investment at this point but if the market is dropping down, you might not consider buying the stock. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 5 by Liberum Capital. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by IBC on Friday, January 8.

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