BHP hits record iron ore production in WA

BHP Billiton has published full year production numbers

BHP chief executive officer Andrew McKenzie said the company's people had stepped up to unlock low-priced latent capacity and achieve productivity gains across its tier one assets. On November 10, 2016 HSBC added the stock to its research portfolio by announcing an initial rating of "Hold".

Australia-based mining group BHP Billiton has reported a 10% decline in natural gas production in the 12-month period from July 2016 to June 2017 to 668bn ft (1.83bn ft/d), mainly due to a decline in United States shale gas production, but also because of the divestment of Pakistan upstream gas business.

Ubs Oconnor Llc decreased Bhp Bill (BBL) stake by 18.2% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. On Wednesday, October 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Sell". The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 23 by Jefferies. BidaskClub raised BHP Billiton Limited from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Citigroup Inc upgraded BHP Billiton Limited from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Outperform" rating and GBX 1150 target in Tuesday, August 9 report. Apg Asset Management Us Inc acquired 99,357 shares as Public Storage (PSA)'s stock declined 5.00%. The Apg Asset Management Us Inc holds 16.49 million shares with $310.75M value, down from 27.00M last quarter.

Elliott Management launched a campaign back in April asking BHP to consider spinning off its oil and gas business, claiming that it could be worth $22 billion as a standalone business-or $15 billion more than their current valuation within BHP. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $39.43. (NYSE:SPN) has declined 25.14% since July 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 14.45% the S&P500. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. It has underperformed by 41.84% the S&P500.

BHP Billiton Limited now has a P/E ratio of 42.49 and market cap is 105.38B.

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The mining giant, still reeling from the fallout from the Samarco dam collapse in Brazil, today said that while iron-ore production rose 4% in the previous year, copper fell by 16%. It has a 36.67 P/E ratio.

The Melbourne-based giant said thanks to the continued ramp up of additional capacity at its Jimblebar operations in Western Australia production at its iron ore unit rose 4% year-on-year to 231m tonnes for the 12 months to end-June.

Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $4.08 million activity. It also upped Dunkin B (NASDAQ:DNKN) stake by 13,415 shares and now owns 55,000 shares. 2,341K shares changed hands on Wednesday.

Analysts await BioTelemetry, Inc. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.43. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 53% are positive. Host Hotels & Resorts had 49 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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