Two Stable Stocks: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL), NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW)


BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) represented a move of -1.43 percent or $-0.24 per share and closed its previous day trading session at $38.66. 1.32 Million Shares were traded in the last trading session with an Average Volume of 1.72 Million Shares. The stock currently has a Market Capitalization of 114.14 Billion.

BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in production of minerals which includes iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium as well as oil, gas and energy coal. BHP Billiton Plc is based in Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria.

The stock traded between $35.50 and $47.92 over 1-Year time period showing its price to sales ratio of 2.62. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is currently showing an INCREASING volatility over a period of 10-Days while the 20-Days Volatility showing a DECREASING trend.

Right now, the stock has a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $-7.18 and 200-Day Simple Moving Average of $-9.27. Its Price to Free Cash Flow is 9.23 and Price to Book of 1.85.

Analyst’s recommended the stock as 3 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.


In the last trading session, NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) added its value by -4.53% closing at the price of $13.49. The stock currently has market capitalization of 1.53 Billion, with average volume of 1.14 Million shares.

Beta is also a factor of measure of the relative volatility of a particular stock to the market. Currently NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) is showing beta of 1.33. This particular value of beta suggests that NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) has historically moved 133% for every 100% move in the benchmark, based on price level.

EPS is another important factor while making the decision of buying, selling or holding of particular share. Currently EPS for NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) is at $0.69.

The stock currently has RSI of 41.24. RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when below 30, currently the given RSI for the stock suggests that the stock is average and it has not entered in overbought or oversold territory.

NOW Inc. is a distributor to the energy and industrial sectors. It stocks and sells a comprehensive offering of products for the upstream, midstream, and downstream & industrial market segments. The Company offers stock keeping units, including pipe, valves and valve automation, fittings, instrumentation, mill and industrial supplies, tools, safety supplies, electrical products, drilling and production equipment, fabricated equipment, and industrial paints and coatings. NOW also provides supply chain management solutions to energy and industrial manufacturing companies around the world. It operates primarily under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. NOW Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) topped its 52-week high price of $18.56 on 08/03/18 and 52-Week Low Price of $ 9.12 on 02/09/18. The Stock currently has P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 19.49 and Weekly volatility of 4.40% and monthly volatility of 4.77% respectively.