Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. continued to hold its position in BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,900 shares of the mining company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A.’s holdings in BHP Billiton Limited were worth $103,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. CI Investments Inc. boosted its holdings in BHP Billiton Limited by 5.8% during the second quarter. CI Investments Inc. now owns 2,168,350 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $77,172,000 after acquiring an additional 119,700 shares during the period. LMR Partners LLP boosted its holdings in BHP Billiton Limited by 38.6% during the second quarter. LMR Partners LLP now owns 967,223 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $34,622,000 after acquiring an additional 269,303 shares during the period. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. boosted its holdings in BHP Billiton Limited by 12.9% during the second quarter. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. now owns 945,602 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $33,654,000 after acquiring an additional 107,948 shares during the period. Lazard Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in BHP Billiton Limited by 1.8% during the first quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 695,345 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $25,254,000 after acquiring an additional 12,511 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in BHP Billiton Limited by 111.3% during the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 682,899 shares of the mining company’s stock valued at $24,040,000 after acquiring an additional 359,682 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 2.98% of the company’s stock.

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A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. UBS AG upgraded shares of BHP Billiton Limited from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BHP Billiton Limited from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of BHP Billiton Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Cowen and Company set a $43.00 price target on shares of BHP Billiton Limited and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Finally, Argus decreased their price target on shares of BHP Billiton Limited from $46.00 to $34.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. BHP Billiton Limited presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.67.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) opened at 41.70 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $111.01 billion, a PE ratio of 18.89 and a beta of 1.12. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $42.09 and its 200-day moving average is $37.91. BHP Billiton Limited has a 52 week low of $31.42 and a 52 week high of $44.62.

The firm also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be issued a $0.86 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a yield of 4.04%. This is an increase from BHP Billiton Limited’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.32.

BHP Billiton Limited Company Profile

BHP Billiton Limited is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP)

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