The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for BHP Group Limited ADR (BHP) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.12, or 0.20%, to $60.72. The BHP Group Limited ADR has recorded 25,131 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that BHP approves C$6.4 billion for stage two of the Jansen potash project, doubling investment in Canada and potash.
BHP Group Limited ADR is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Basic Materials sector and is a part of the Other Industrial Metals & Mining industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $60.60 and fluctuated between $61.04 as its day high and $60.49 as its day low. The current market capitalization of BHP Group Limited ADR is $153.54B. A total of 2.13 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.55M shares.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. BHP Group Limited ADR pays an annual dividend of $3.01, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.97%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.92. BHP’s most recent ex-dividend date was 9/7/2023 when it declared a $1.60 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/28/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/30/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 3/9/2023. The BHP stock dividend was $1.80 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for BHP in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $60.97 with high estimates of $71.55 and low estimates of $48.41. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BHP has a high of $71.52 and a low of $54.28.
As of this writing, BHP has an earnings estimate of $0 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 0 estimates, with a high estimate of $0 per share and a lower estimate of $0.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. BHP’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $17.54B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $16.43B in debt and $16.92B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $17.57, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $48.77B.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for BHP is Buy with a score of 3.70.