BNP Paribas reissued their neutral rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) in a report issued on Thursday morning. They currently have a GBX 1,060 ($13.12) target price on the mining company’s stock.
Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on BLT. Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and set a GBX 990 ($12.25) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday, October 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an underweight rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($12.38) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday, October 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a sector performer rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday, October 6th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an outperform rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($14.23) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday, October 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG increased their price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc from GBX 1,230 ($15.22) to GBX 1,290 ($15.97) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, October 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 977.22 ($12.09).
Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) opened at 1239.00 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,074.56 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 941.64. The stock’s market cap is GBX 65.95 billion. BHP Billiton plc has a 52-week low of GBX 571.60 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,279.50.
In related news, insider Frew,Anita acquired 4,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 998 ($12.35) per share, with a total value of £44,910 ($55,581.68).
About BHP Billiton plc
BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, in respect of iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash, and exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas.
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