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Bhp Billiton ShareCast News (BLT)

ShareCast News for Bhp Billiton (BLT)

Share Price: 812.70Bid: 812.50Ask: 812.70Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Bhp Billiton
Spread: 0.20Spread as %: 0.02%Open: 806.00High: 819.70Low: 804.00Yesterday’s Close: 812.70

Wednesday broker round-up - UPDATE

Wed, 7th Mar 2012 08:33

John Wood: HSBC downgrades to underperform from neutral.

Aquarius Platinum: Panmure Gordon upgrades to buy from sell.

Lonmin: Panmure Gordon upgrades to buy from sell.

Admiral: Nomura maintains buy rating and 1,100p target.

Anglo American: AlphaValue upgrades to buy from add and lowers price target to 3,078.2p from 3,098.5p.

Ashtead: UBS ups target to 320p from 300p, buy rating kept; Credit Suisse upgrades from neutral to outperform, target lifted from 220p to 305p.

Aviva: AlphaValue upgrades to buy from add, lowers target to 440.9p from 441p..

BHP Billiton: AlphaValue upgrades to buy from add, lowers target to 2,385.1p from 2,403.2p.

Chariot Oil & Gas: UBS raises target from 300p to 365p, buy rating unchanged.

Cobham: Jefferies maintains buy rating and 230p target.

Drax Group: UBS upgrades from neutral to buy, 595p target unchanged.

Intertek: Credit Suisse raises target from 2,250p to 2,600p, outperform rating kept.

Perform Group: Credit Suisse raises target from 280p to 320p, outperform rating kept.

The Restaurant Group: Jefferies initiates coverage with a buy recommendation and 340p target.

Rotork: Credit Suisse lifts target from 2,000p to 2,200p, outperform rating kept.

RPS Group: Jefferies maintains buy rating and and 235p target.

Tullet Prebon: UBS lifts target from 264p to 275p, sell rating maintained.

William Hill: Jefferies keeps hold recommendation and 210p target.

BHP joint venture to be hit with £3.4bn lawsuit over dam breach

(ShareCast News) - Legal action against BHP Billiton's joint venture with Vale is expected to be launched today, after two dams were breached at the beginning of the month.
[30 Nov '15 07:13]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: BHP, Sports Direct, France

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton is reviewing the management of two big operations after the Samarco mudslide in Brazil that killed at least nine people. Andrew Mackenzie, the miner's chief executive, told analysts and investors yesterday that the company was reviewing all of its dams worldwide. He also revealed that BHP was considering moving away from the arrangement whereby mines that it partly owns are managed by committee rather than by a single operator. The Samarco mine
[17 Nov '15 07:23]

BHP Billiton confirms nine fatalities at Samarco; licence suspended

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton confirmed on Friday that there were nine fatalities at the incident at its Samarco Mineração SA joint venture with Brazilian miner Vale SA and said the operating licence for the mine has been suspended.
[13 Nov '15 07:19]

London pre-open: Investors are all ears ahead of ECB's Draghi, Fed's Yellen

(ShareCast News) - Will the European Central Bank pull the trigger on a new round of quantitative easing when it meets in December?
[12 Nov '15 07:51]

Thursday newspaper round-up: BHP Billiton, ECB QE, Home prices

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton faces worsening fallout from the Samarco mine dam disaster after the Brazilian government said the Anglo-Australian mining giant could face a fine for the "environmental catastrophe". As BHP's share price in Australia pushed near 10-year lows on Thursday, the government in Brasilia has become increasingly concerned over the rising death toll and contaminated mud flowing through two states as a result of the disaster. - The Guardian
[12 Nov '15 07:24]

Barclays cuts European mining sector to 'neutral' on cloudy outlook

(ShareCast News) - Barclays downgraded its stance on the European mining sector to 'neutral' from 'positive', noting that 2015 has been another bad year.
[10 Nov '15 10:36]

BHP to review 2016 iron ore production guidance after Brazil mine disaster

(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton's iron ore production guidance for the 2016 financial year is under review after a dam collapse at a Brazilian iron ore mine co-owned by the company left at least two people dead and dozens missing, the company said on Monday.
[9 Nov '15 07:23]

FTSE 100 movers: Mining millstone reverses, IHG and IAG jump

(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 spiked in mid afternoon on Friday, rebounding on the back of the US jobs report, before promptly being yanked back into negative territory by the millstone of depressed mining stocks.
[6 Nov '15 14:10]

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