BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) went up by 1.83% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $81.82. The company’s stock price has collected 2.08% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 03/31/21 that Mining Stocks Had a Great Quarter, but UBS Says It’s Now Tougher to Find Value
Is It Worth Investing in BHP Group (NYSE :BHP) Right Now?
BHP Group (NYSE:BHP) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 25.89 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BHP is at 0.93. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 16 who provided ratings for BHP Group declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $78.23, which is $14.75 above the current price. BHP currently public float of 1.47B and currently shorts hold a 0.91% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BHP was 2.70M shares.
BHP’s Market Performance
BHP stocks went up by 2.08% for the week, with a monthly drop of -6.12% and a quarterly performance of 2.37%, while its annual performance rate touched 82.90%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.59% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.85% for BHP Group. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.60% for BHP stocks with a simple moving average of 18.07% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BHP
Argus, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BHP reach a price target of $87. The rating they have provided for BHP stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on March 09th, 2021.
BHP Trading at -1.46% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BHP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.85%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.59%, as shares sank -5.92% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.08% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BHP rose by +2.08%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +48.35% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $70.50. In addition, BHP Group saw 8.89% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for BHP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +37.15 for the present operating margin
- +47.58 for the gross margin
The net margin for BHP Group stands at +18.53. The total capital return value is set at 21.20, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.75. Equity return is now at value 14.50, with 6.80 for asset returns.
Based on BHP Group (BHP), the company’s capital structure generated 56.43 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 36.07. Total debt to assets is 25.81, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 45.97. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.39.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.24, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.19. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.17 and the total asset turnover is 0.43. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.45.