Investigating a stock’s 52-week price history, covering the range of low and high prices, can provide significant information about its present state and future potential. BHP Group Limited’s current trading price is -18.06% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 24.90%. The stock’s price range during this period has varied between $46.92 and $71.52. The company, active in the Basic Materials sector, saw a trading volume of around 1.85 million for the day, considerably lower average daily volume of 2.52 million observed over the last three months.
BHP Group Limited (BHP) currently has a stock price of $58.60. The stock saw a sharp increase in the last trading session, hitting a high of $56.54 after opening at $56.37. The lowest recorded price for the day was $56.005 before it closed at $56.16.
BHP Group Limited’s stock has had a calm market performance. The 1-year high for the company’s stock was $71.52 on 01/26/23, and the lowest price during the same period was recorded at $46.92 on 10/28/22.
How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization
BHP Group Limited (BHP) has experienced a quarterly decline of -6.58% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 150.69B and boasts a workforce of 37908 employees.
Decoding Analysts’ Ratings for BHP Group Limited
As of right now, 10 analysts are rating BHP Group Limited as a BUY, 1 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 10 analysts are recommending to HOLD this stock, 3 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 2 analysts are rating the stock as SELL.
The Role of Moving Averages and Trading Volume in Technical Analysis
Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 58.93, with a change in price of -0.09. Similarly, BHP Group Limited recorded 2,618,814 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of -0.15%.
How BHP’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Affects Financial Health
A company’s financial condition and market reputation can be evaluated using the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, indicates the proportion of debt a company employs to back its assets in relation to its shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for BHP stands at 0.35. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 0.30.
BHP Stock Stochastic Average
As of today, the raw stochastic average of BHP Group Limited over the past 50 days is 40.34%. This is a decrease compared to the raw stochastic average of the last 20 days, which was recorded at 88.13%. Additionally, the Stochastic %K and %D values for the company were 53.27% and 39.65%, respectively, over the past 20 days.
BHP Stock Price Performance Analysis
The stock price’s performance over the year has been unpredictable, resulting in a mix of pessimistic and optimistic outlooks among investors. Year to date metric has recorded a loss of -5.55%.However, over the last six months, we can see a weaker performance of 0.73%. Over the last 30 days, the price of BHP has fallen by 3.43%. And in the last five days, it has surged by 5.79%.