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BHP Group [NYSE:BHP] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of BHP Group been like?
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BHP Group's (NYSE:BHP) stock is 13.1% higher in the past 12 months and has outperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This equates to a 9.2% greater return over the period which puts the stock as an outperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for BHP Group?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 5 analysts that cover BHP Group's stock, the average rating is 4.2. This is a weighted average of 3 strong buys, 2 holds. This is 0.2 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 4/5.


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Insider Trades

What has BHP Group's insider trading been over the past year?
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BHP Group insider's have net been selling stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net selling. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's BHP Group's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of nan/5.


What is the ownership of BHP Group stock?
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For BHP Group, currently 3.9% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 96.1% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.0% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 5/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for BHP Group stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for BHP Group has been 0.56% of the shares outstanding which is 149 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 0.52% of the shares outstanding which is 138 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 5/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has BHP Group's revenue history been by year?
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BHP Group's revenue in the last 12 months ending 31 December 2018 is $44Bn. BHP Group's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is BHP Group's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield chart

BHP Group's free cash flow yield is 10.4% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for BHP Group 1 year ago was 14.7% and 3 years ago it was 7.5%.

Dividend History & yield

What has BHP Group's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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BHP Group pays dividends every 2 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily decreasing over the past 4 years from $1.24 (dividend yield of 4.34%) to $1.1 today (yield of 2.12%).


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PE Ratio

What is BHP Group's PE ratio?
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BHP Group's PE ratio is 23.8x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $48.81. BHP Group's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 80% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 4/5.

PEG Ratio

What is BHP Group's PEG ratio?
peg ratio

BHP Group's PEG ratio is 0.3x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 23.8x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.868%. This is more attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 2/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is BHP Group's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for BHP Group is 2.6x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 2.0x. The tea-score is 4/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is BHP Group's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

BHP Group's free cash flow yield is 10.4% which is ranked 2.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $12Bn (as reported for the 12 months ending 31 December 2018) divided by its current market capitalisation of $123Bn. The average free cash flow yield across BHP Group's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is BHP Group's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

BHP Group's return on investment is 16.7%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is BHP Group's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

BHP Group's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 2.5x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is BHP Group's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

BHP Group's debt to shareholder equity is 48.3%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is BHP Group's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

BHP Group's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 50.9%. This is in quintile 3 when measured against their comps.


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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for BHP Group?

BHP Group's has a poor overall ESG rating of nan/100. Their competitors have a score between nan and nan with the average at nan.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for BHP Group vs their competitors?
ESG environmental
We can see here what the environmental consciousness of BHP Group is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for BHP Group vs their peers?
ESG social
We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of BHP Group is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for BHP Group vs their challengers?
ESG corporate governance
With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of BHP Group is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of BHP Group?
BHP Group discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical and energy coal.

BHP Group [NYSE:BHP] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for BHP Group stock quote?

BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) hit a new 52-week high on 02 July 2019 at a price of $58.97 with 1,296,100 shares traded that day. This is 20.8% higher than than its current price of $48.81 and 43.2% higher than the 52-week low of $41.19 on 10 September 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 1 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price BHP Group stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for BHP Group stock were reached on 02 July 2019, 48 days ago at a price of $58.97. This equates to a market capitalisation of $156Bn. The highest price reached is 20.8% higher than the current price of $48.81 with a current market cap of $123Bn.

What is the beta of BHP Group stock?

BHP Group stock moves 0.4x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of BHP Group (BHP) stock?

BHP Group's stock has an annual volatility of 24.8% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have BHP Group's share buybacks been over the past year?

BHP Group is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 13.1% higher which is an outperformance of 9.2% vs the overall market. BHP Group still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most BHP Group stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in BHP Group with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of BHP Group. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 3.8% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did BHP Group beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters BHP Group has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is BHP Group's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

BHP Group is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is BHP Group's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for BHP Group's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is BHP Group's earnings per share (EPS)?

BHP Group's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is BHP Group's dividend growth rate?

BHP Group's dividends have grown at 27.91% in the past year and an average growth of -2.82% over the past 4 years. This is lower then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is BHP Group's dividend yield?

BHP Group's current dividend yield is 2.12%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $1.1 (the last payment which was on 07 March 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $48.81.

What is BHP Group's previous and next dividend date?

BHP Group's most recent dividend date was 07 March 2019 when the company paid $1.1 and the next dividend date is 02 May 2019 with an expected payment of $1.1.

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