The Critical Facts About BHP Today

Large-cap Energy company BHP has logged a 2.4% change today on a trading volume of 3,522,181. The average volume for the stock is 2,580,780.

BHP Group Limited operates as a resources company in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, the rest of Asia, North America, South America, and internationally. Based in Melbourne, Australia the company has 49,089 full time employees and a market cap of $155,873,787,904. BHP currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.5% per year.

The company is now trading -2.97% away from its average analyst target price of $63.35 per share. The 5 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $53.0 to $72.75, and on average give BHP a rating of buy.

Over the last 52 weeks, BHP stock has risen 4.9%, which amounts to a -21.6% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $69.11 whereas its 52 week low is $54.28 per share. With its net margins declining an average -11.7% over the last 6 years, BHP may not have a strong enough profitability trend to support its stock price.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 53,817,000 14,324,000 27 -3.57
2022 25,713,000 7,126,000 28 -17.65
2021 30,527,000 10,506,000 34 54.55
2020 38,924,000 8,736,000 22 83.33
2019 44,288,000 5,190,000 12 -78.57
2018 7,397,000 4,149,000 56
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