BHP Billiton PLCBLT:LSE

1,913
3.50 / 0.18%
4.35m
7.53%
1.57
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As of Apr 17 2014 17:08 BST.Data delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 18, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 42 polled investment analysts covering BHP Billiton plc advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Aug 30, 2009. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in BHP Billiton plc.

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Buy10
Outperform10
Hold13
Underperform3
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Share price forecast

Share price forecast information is not available for BHP Billiton PLC. View Full Financials

Dividends

In 2013, BHP Billiton PLC reported a dividend of 1.16 USD, which represents a 3.57% increase over last year. The 26 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.22 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 5.34%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+3.57%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Feb 18, 2014, BHP Billiton plc reported semi annual 2014 earnings of 1.46 per share. This result exceeded the 1.36 consensus of the 4 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's results for the same period by 37.35%. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-3.30%

BHP Billiton plc reported annual 2013 earnings of 2.21 per share on Aug 20, 2013. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+10.71%
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Revenue

BHP Billiton plc reported semi annual 2014 revenues of 33.95bn. This bettered the 33.85bn consensus of the 4 analysts covering the company. This was 4.76% above the prior year's period results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-2.32%

BHP Billiton plc had revenues for the full year 2013 of 65.97bn. This was 8.66% below the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+8.26%
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