BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Jun 04, '18

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about BHP stock:

  • Is BHP a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold BHP stock today?
  • Is BHP a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are BHP analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are BHP stock buy reasons/signals:

1. BHP quarterly revenue growth was 13.50%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.54% and 5.09%, respectively).

2. BHP forward dividend yield is 4.70%, higher than the industry (0.09%) and sector (0.37%) forward dividend yields.

3. BHP average analyst rating is Buy.

Here are BHP stock sell reasons/signals:

1. BHP stock price ($50.24) is close to the 52-week high ($51.94). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. BHP Price/Book ratio is 2.35, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

3. BHP Price/Sales ratio is 3.21, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

4. BHP average analyst price target ($48.11) is below its current price ($50.24).

5. BHP short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.52. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on BHP?

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