BHP Stock: BHP Billiton Limited Reaches $49.38 52-Week High

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The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) hit a new 52-week high and has $53.82 target or 9.00% above today’s $49.38 share price. The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $132.97 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 11 by Barchart.com. If the $53.82 price target is reached, the company will be worth $11.97B more. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $49.38. About 624,082 shares traded. BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has risen 34.32% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.62% the S&P500.

Goldentree Asset Management Lp increased Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) stake by 55.2% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Goldentree Asset Management Lp acquired 733,745 shares as Southwestern Energy Co (SWN)’s stock declined 18.09%. The Goldentree Asset Management Lp holds 2.06 million shares with $12.61M value, up from 1.33 million last quarter. Southwestern Energy Co now has $2.80B valuation. The stock increased 2.40% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $5.54. About 6.08 million shares traded. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 41.00% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.70% the S&P500.

Goldentree Asset Management Lp decreased Microsemi Corp (NASDAQ:MSCC) stake by 23,288 shares to 455,823 valued at $23.47M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Altaba Inc stake by 159,455 shares and now owns 108,315 shares. Phh Corp (NYSE:PHH) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 51 investors sold SWN shares while 94 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 429.64 million shares or 0.84% less from 433.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Elm Ridge Lc stated it has 658,959 shares or 1.69% of all its holdings. Riverhead Capital Limited Company has 0.01% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 32,061 shares. 47,492 are owned by Paloma Partners Mngmt. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Company holds 3.23 million shares. Convergence Investment Ptnrs Limited Liability Com holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 137,981 shares. Hartford Inv has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Comerica Fincl Bank reported 0.02% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Peoples Fincl Services holds 0.04% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) or 11,000 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama owns 0.02% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 656,972 shares. Federated Invsts Inc Pa holds 0% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 255,217 shares. Cornerstone Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Com stated it has 930,490 shares. Alphamark Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 409 shares. Amalgamated Comml Bank invested in 92,406 shares. Van Hulzen Asset Limited Liability Com reported 44,560 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. The United Kingdom-based Legal & General Public Limited Company has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN).

Among 32 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Southwestern Energy Company had 100 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) rating on Monday, December 11. Credit Suisse has “Hold” rating and $6.0 target. JP Morgan initiated Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) rating on Wednesday, December 9. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $8 target. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, July 22. On Tuesday, July 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Global Hunter Securities to “Buy”. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, February 2 by JP Morgan. GMP Securities reinitiated Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) on Wednesday, September 28 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Thursday, February 18. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Bank of America. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Wednesday, March 15. Barclays Capital maintained Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) rating on Monday, October 30. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $6 target.

BHP Billiton Limited discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company has market cap of $132.97 billion. It operates through four divisions: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. It has a 22.36 P/E ratio. The firm explores for, develops, produces, and markets gas and oil in the United States Gulf of Mexico, Australia, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Among 25 analysts covering BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) had 54 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 23 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, March 17 by Nomura. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, February 9. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Liberum Capital. The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, November 10. As per Friday, September 1, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas on Thursday, August 27 to “Underperform”. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of BHP in report on Wednesday, January 13 to “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, April 18. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Thursday, June 8 to “Hold”.

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