BHP Billiton Limited Revenue Outlook

BHP Billiton Limited Revenue Outlook

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) has surged 0.83% and closed its last trading session at $41.14.

Now we will discuss the financial strength of BHP Billiton Limited. The company’s average Piotroski F-Score: 5 during the last 7 years. Its mean Altman Z-Score: 1.65 during the last 7 years, while average Beneish M-Score: -2.64 during the last 7 years.

Revenue growth shows increase or decrease in sales over time. It is used to find out how fast a business is expanding. The average revenue per share growth rate of BHP Billiton Limited during the past 12 months was -2.4 percent.

EBITDA margin is an indicator of a company’s operating profitability as a percentage of its overall revenue. It is equal to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) divided by overall revenue. BHP Billiton Limited’s average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 476 percent during the past 12 months.

The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) is at 77.26.

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company’s performance the analyst decides if their stock is a “buy,” sell” or hold.”

BHP Billiton Limited was covered by a number of analysts recently, 2 rated the stock as Buy, 0 rated Outperform, 3 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company’s profitability. Consensus earnings estimates are far from perfect, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company’s earnings power. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year’s and next year’s earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road.

The company’s Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $1.71, according to consensus of 5 analysts. They are also projecting the Low EPS estimate of $1.38 and the High EPS estimate of $2.64. Comparatively, BHP Billiton Limited posted earnings of $0.84 per share in the same quarter last year.

Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. It is the “top line” or “gross income” figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) is expected to post revenue of $39.17 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 3 analysts. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $40.84 Billion and $38.06 Billion, respectively. The company reported revenue of $32.52 Billion in the same period last year.

The market capitalization of BHP Billiton Limited is at $109.47 Billion. The company has an Average True Range (ATR) value of 0.72, while a Beta Value of 1.17. The YTD performance of the stock stands at 14.98 Percent. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility of the stock are 1.46% percent and 1.42% percent, respectively.

The SMA20 for the stock is at 7.16 percent, SMA50 stands at 12.72 percent, while SMA200 is 11.02 Percent.

Technical Analysis

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Short term: Prices are moving.

Intermediate term: Prices are trending.

The projected upper bound is: 0.15.

The projected lower bound is: 0.12.

The projected closing price is: 0.13.

Candlesticks

During the past 10 bars, there have been 1 white candles and 2 black candles for a net of 1 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 15 white candles and 17 black candles for a net of 2 black candles.

A long legged doji occurred. If this occurs during an uptrend (which appears to be the case with BENITEC BIOPHAR) it often signifies a top.

A long lower shadow occurred. This is typically a bullish signal (particularly when it occurs near a low price level, at a support level, or when the security is oversold).

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 50.0000. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 2 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 47.86. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 28 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -35. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a sell 4 period(s) ago.

MACD

The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 6 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

BENITEC BIOPHAR closed down -0.005 at 0.135. Volume was 9% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 46% narrower than normal.

Open   High   Low    Close   Volume
0.135   0.135  0.130  0.135   155,700

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bullish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period   50-period   200-period
Close:                       0.14             0.14             0.14
Volatility:                67                80                155
Volume:                  76,502        98,032        323,519

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.

Summary

BENITEC BIOPHAR is currently 3.7% below its 200-period moving average and is in an upward trend. Volatility is extremely low when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that there will be an increase in volatility along with sharp price fluctuations in the near future. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of BLT.AX at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bullish on BLT.AX and have had this outlook for the last 6 periods.

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Ivy Heffernan

Ivy Heffernan, student of Economics at Buckingham University. Junior Analyst at HeffX and experienced marketing director.

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