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A statement released earlier today by Macquarie about BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) bumps the target price to 1,260.00GBX

Boasting a price of 1,035.75GBX, BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) traded 1.56% higher on the day. With the last stock price close up 14.91% relative to the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has decreased -0.01% over the same period. BLT has logged a 50-day moving average of 1,019.41GBX and two hundred day moving average of 903.76GBX. 1,014,806 shares of BHP Billiton PLC traded, down from ann avg. volume of 9,043,340

Macquarie bumped the estimated target of BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) to 1,260GBX, indicating a possible upside of 0.22%,

Previously on 9/19/2016, Haitong Securities reported on BHP Billiton PLC(LON:BLT) dropped the target price from 1,002.00GBX to 960.00GBX that indicated a possible downside of -0.06%.

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BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT)

A total of 23 brokerages have released a report on the company. Three analysts rate the stock a strong buy, four firms rate the company a buy, 16 analyts rate the stock a hold, two brokerages rate the company to underperform, and lastly one analystrate the company as sell with a consensus target price of 11.79GBX

BHP Billiton PLC has a 52 week low of 571.60GBX and a one-year high of 1,203.50GBX. BHP Billiton PLC’s market cap is currently 0.0 GBX.

Brief Synopsis On BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT)

BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, in respect of iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash, and exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas. The Company operates through segments, including Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Company’s Petroleum and Potash segment is engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas and potash pre-development. The Copper segment is engaged in mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, and uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment is engaged in mining of iron ore. The Coal segment is engaged in mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal.

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