Analysts at Cowen & Co. Reiterate their “Hold” rating for BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP) with $50.0000 TP; Hillhouse Capital Management LTD Lifted Its Enstar Group Limited (ESGR) Holding

Among 25 analysts covering BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP), 7 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) has $52.0 highest and $15 lowest target. $37.67’s average target is -14.39% below currents $44 stock price. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) had 57 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research downgraded BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) on Tuesday, March 15 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, August 5 to “Hold”. The stock of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Bernstein. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 23. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of BHP in report on Tuesday, November 10 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, February 20 to “Hold”. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Bernstein. The company was downgraded on Thursday, June 8 by Jefferies.

Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd increased Enstar Group Limited (ESGR) stake by 11.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd acquired 200,000 shares as Enstar Group Limited (ESGR)’s stock declined 4.23%. The Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd holds 1.95 million shares with $433.63 million value, up from 1.75M last quarter. Enstar Group Limited now has $3.99B valuation. The stock decreased 2.82% or $5.95 during the last trading session, reaching $205.25. About 41,125 shares traded or 1.76% up from the average. Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR) has risen 19.80% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.10% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.23, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 9 investors sold ESGR shares while 36 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 15.64 million shares or 2.12% more from 15.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Voya Invest Ltd Liability reported 5,330 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 0% invested in Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR) for 13,659 shares. 26,885 were accumulated by Daiwa Secs Group. Dean Capital Mgmt invested in 9,787 shares or 1.02% of the stock. Raymond James & Associate has invested 0% in Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR). Retail Bank Of America De holds 0% or 51,078 shares. Invesco Limited has 0% invested in Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR) for 15,638 shares. California Public Employees Retirement System owns 0.01% invested in Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR) for 39,786 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp accumulated 16,976 shares. Citigroup has 12,587 shares. Northern Trust invested in 218,465 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Fenimore Asset Management invested in 8,595 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP reported 322,663 shares. Moreover, Barr E S And has 2.98% invested in Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ:ESGR) for 126,081 shares. Brandywine Global Invest Management Limited reported 34,171 shares.

BHP Billiton Limited discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company has market cap of $118.12 billion. It operates through four divisions: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. It has a 24.97 P/E ratio. The firm explores for, develops, produces, and markets gas and oil in the United States Gulf of Mexico, Australia, and Trinidad and Tobago.

The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $44. About 2.58M shares traded. BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) has risen 34.32% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.62% the S&P500.