BHP Billiton PLCBLT:LSE

1,523
44.00 / 2.81%
7.48m
18.79%
1.58
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Consensus recommendation

As of Nov 22, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 54 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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Buy11
Outperform10
Hold17
Underperform3
Sell0
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Share price forecast

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

Dividends

In 2014, BHP Billiton PLC reported a dividend of 1.21 USD, which represents a 4.31% increase over last year. The 24 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.28 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 5.54%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+4.31%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Aug 19, 2014, BHP Billiton plc reported semi annual 2014 earnings of 1.06 per share. This result under-performed the 1.21 consensus expectations of the 2 analysts following the company but under-performed last year's results for the same period by 7.83%. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-3.52%

BHP Billiton plc reported annual 2014 earnings of 2.52 per share on Aug 19, 2014.
The next earnings announcement from BHP Billiton plc is expected the week of Aug 25, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+10.12%
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Revenue

BHP Billiton plc reported semi annual 2014 revenues of 33.26bn. This missed the 34.02bn 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-1.01%

BHP Billiton plc 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%
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