Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) : Fridays money flow analysis of BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) indicates the selling of stock on the strength of price. The investors sold the stock on every rise as seen in the downtick transactions of $15.3 million. In comparison, the inflow of money on upticks was a meager $10.6 million. The dollar value of composite uptick trades minus the downtick trades was negative $4.7 million. The uptick to downtick ratio of 0.69 in the money flow shows weakness. The uptick block trades were valued at $0.5 million. The downtick transaction value was high at $3.8 million, which denotes distribution on strength. The uptick to downtick ratio of block trades was 0.13. Hence, the net money flow in the stock was negative ($3.3 million). BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) gained $0.4 at $30.63, a change of 1.32% over the previous days close.


The company Insiders own 0.02% of BHP Billiton Limited shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 4.86% of BHP Billiton Limited shares.

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP): The stock opened at $30.84 and touched an intraday high of $30.94 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $30.375, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $30.62 with a gain of 1.29% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 3,838,959. The stock had closed at $30.23 in the previous trading session.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on BHP Billiton Limited (BHP), hence the stock is down -1.16% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -5.06% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -1.29% and the stock has fallen -4.58% in the past 1 week.

BHP Billiton Limited is a global resources company. The Company 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 is also engaged in exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas. The Company operates through segments: Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Companys Petroleum and Potash segment is engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas and potash pre-development. The Copper segment is engaged in mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment is engaged in mining of iron ore. The Coal segment is engaged in mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal.

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