News headlines about BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the mining company an impact score of 45.695166840487 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Iron Ore Prices Could React to China’s Demand and Supply Dynamics (finance.yahoo.com)
- BHP Billiton Sees Unusually High Options Volume (BHP) (americanbankingnews.com)
- What Teck Resources Investors Could Expect in 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Bitcoin can drop 50% and China miners will still make money (moneyweb.co.za)
- How the Secondary Market Could Impact Copper Prices in 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of BHP Billiton (BHP) traded up $1.02 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $50.69. 3,852,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,690,067. The firm has a market capitalization of $127,660.00, a PE ratio of 22.94, a P/E/G ratio of 3.29 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a current ratio of 1.85, a quick ratio of 1.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. BHP Billiton has a 12-month low of $33.37 and a 12-month high of $50.79.
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BHP Billiton Company Profile
BHP Billiton Limited is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas.
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