Stock price performance of BHP Billiton plc is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 5.56% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 26.26% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 70.38% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of BHP Billiton plc has a positive value of 38.41 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.93% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 8.6%.The 200 Day SMA reached 28.15%
BHP Billiton plc is having a Relative Strength Index of 47.51 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) has tumbled 4.15% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 7.48% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.26% during the past week but BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 6.53%.
BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 1.19 points or 3.3% at $34.91 with 2,057,357 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $35.09, the shares hit an intraday low of $34.73 and an intraday high of $35.29 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $92,903 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 2,661,221,500 shares. The 52-week high of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is $37.44 and the 52-week low is $18.19.
BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in production of minerals which includes iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium as well as oil, gas and energy coal. BHP Billiton Plc is based in Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria.