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As of Dec 22, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 43 polled investment analysts covering BHP Billiton Limited advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Apr 19, 2011. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to purchase equity in BHP Billiton Limited.
|Last year||3 months ago||2 months ago||4 weeks ago||Latest|
Share price forecast information is not available for BHP Billiton Ltd. View Full Financials
In 2014, BHP Billiton Ltd reported a dividend of 1.21 USD, which represents a 4.31% increase over last year. The 19 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.27 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 5.21%. View Full Financials
|Div growth (TTM)||+4.31%|
On Aug 19, 2014, BHP Billiton Limited reported semi annual 2014 earnings of 1.07 per share. This result under-performed the 1.19 consensus expectations of the 2 analysts following the company but under-performed last year's results for the same period by 6.66%. View Full Interim Financials
|Average growth rate||-3.23%|
BHP Billiton Limited reported annual 2014 earnings of 2.52 per share on Aug 19, 2014. View Full Annual Financials
|Average growth rate||+10.05%|
BHP Billiton Limited reported semi annual 2014 revenues of 33.26bn. This missed the 33.96bn consensus estimate of the 2 analysts following the company. This was 1.50% below the prior year's period results. View Full Interim Financials
|Average growth rate||-0.99%|
BHP Billiton Limited had revenues for the full year 2014 of 67.21bn. This was 1.88% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials
|Average growth rate||+7.44%|