Bhp Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Short Interest Increased By 7.44%

The stock of Bhp Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) registered an increase of 7.44% in short interest. BHP’s total short interest was 19.43 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 7.44% from 18.09M shares, reported previously. With 6.18M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their BHP’s short positions. The short interest to Bhp Billiton Limited’s float is 1.21%. The stock is up 3.73% or $0.92 after the news, hitting $25.69 per share. About 1.74M shares traded hands. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) has declined 29.07% since September 2, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.13% the S&P500.

BHP Billiton Limited is a global resources company. The company has a market cap of $66.10 billion. The Firm is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, such as iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash. It currently has negative earnings. It is also engaged in exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional gas and oil.

Out of 4 analysts covering BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP), 0 rate it “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 0% are positive. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) was the topic in 30 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.

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