BHP Billiton (BHP) Rating Lowered to Hold at Citigroup


The beta factor is 1.15.Volatility shows sense of how far the stock will fall if the market takes a dive and how high stock will rise if the bull starts to climb.

Teradyne, Inc. (TER) stock analysis is based on price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio. The Company's aerospace and high strength products include heat treat plates and sheets, hard alloy extruded shapes, cold finish rods and bars, seamless drawn tubes, and billets for aerospace and defense industries. Citigroup cut shares of BHP Billiton to a "neutral" rating and set a GBX 1,550 ($21.41) price target on the a research report on Wednesday. Currently, 0.3% of the company's stock are sold short. Macquarie's target price means a potential upside of 22.51% from the company's last price. Bank Of America Corp /De/ owns $367.37 million in BHP Billiton plc, which represents roughly 0.3% of the company's market cap and approximately 8.79% of the institutional ownership.

"There were a number of operational issues in the half that while flagged to the market had a bigger than expected impact on the financials, things like operational issues in Queensland Coal, the fire and port outage in WA iron ore". 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. The stock decreased 2.44% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $48.69. Currently, Bhp Billiton Plc (BLT.L) has a 14-day ATR of 41.86. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

When looking at the investment recommendation on say a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell), VZ is given a 2.70 while 1.80 placed for BBL. Therefore 75% are positive.

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) touched its 1-Year High price of $50.79 on 01/12/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $33.37 on 05/04/17.

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Mining heavyweight BHP Billiton tumbled 3.5 percent despite the company reporting strong half-year underlying profit and hiking its interim dividend. The firm now has a "neutral" rating on the mining company's stock. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, December 2. Segantii Capital Management Ltd purchased a new position in shares of BHP Billiton during the fourth quarter worth approximately $147,421,000. As per Thursday, November 10, the company rating was initiated by HSBC. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of 1.10 per share by the mining company on Tuesday, March 27th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, January 19. Westwood Global Investments Llc acquired 131,713 shares as Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP)'s stock declined 8.86%.

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