BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of per share. At a price of $74.85 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%. The average volume for BHP Billiton has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. BHP Billiton has a market cap of $197.7 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 6.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.81. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate BHP Billiton a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. You can view the full BHP Billiton Ratings Report now.
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