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Consensus recommendation

As of Jul 26, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 24 polled investment analysts covering BHP Billiton plc advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Jul 14, 2017. The previous consensus forecast advised that BHP Billiton plc would outperform the market.
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Dividends

In 2016, BHP Billiton PLC reported a dividend of 0.30 USD, which represents a 75.81% decrease from last year. The 22 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.84 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 179.67%.
Div growth (TTM)-75.81%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Feb 21, 2017, BHP Billiton plc reported semi annual 2017 earnings of 0.61 per share. This result exceeded the 0.58 consensus of the 4 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's results for the same period by 0.530.
Average growth rate+62.85%
BHP Billiton plc reported annual 2016 earnings of 0.23 per share on Aug 16, 2016.
The next earnings announcement from BHP Billiton plc is expected the week of Aug 21, 2017.
Average growth rate-36.76%
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Revenue history & estimates

BHP Billiton plc reported semi annual 2017 revenues of 18.80bn. This bettered the 18.45bn consensus of the 4 analysts covering the company. This was 19.63% above the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate-8.64%
BHP Billiton plc had revenues for the full year 2016 of 30.91bn. This was 40.86% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-17.47%
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