Oddo Securities started coverage on shares of BHP Group (LON:BHP) in a research note released on Wednesday. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a GBX 1,900 ($24.83) target price on the stock.

BHP has been the subject of a number of other reports. UBS Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of BHP Group in a research report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of BHP Group in a research report on Monday, October 15th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of BHP Group in a research report on Friday, January 18th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of BHP Group in a research report on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, Barclays upped their price target on shares of BHP Group from GBX 2,100 ($27.44) to GBX 2,150 ($28.09) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Thursday, January 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. BHP Group has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,760.59 ($23.01).

Shares of BHP Group stock opened at GBX 1,609.40 ($21.03) on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 46.18, a current ratio of 2.51 and a quick ratio of 1.37.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 10th will be issued a $1.02 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 10th. This represents a yield of 4.87%. BHP Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1.28%.

BHP Group Company Profile

BHP Group Plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical and energy coal.

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