BHP stock: buy or sell

BHP stock price: $70.61 -4.43% At close on Jan 15th, 2021

Updated on:
Jan 18th, 2021


BHP stock brief

  • After hitting new all-time highs last Thursday, BHP Group closed at $70.61 dropping a -4.43%
  • BHP Group engages in the natural resources business in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, rest of Asia, North America, South America, and internationally.

Should I buy BHP Group stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $BHP stock a buy?

In the current situation of BHP Group there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean we expect a selloff for $BHP in the next few days, or that it may not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell BHP Group stock?

When you are a novel trader and you own stock shares with some profit, it's really difficult to decide the good moment to sell and get your benefits. Similarly to when we have to buy shares, determining when is the best time to sell is not a haphazard decision, and we must follow our own trading strategy. When selling, as well as buying, detailed strategies are very easy to use but are only applicable for selling stocks you already own, not for selling short BHP Group stock

As a rule of thumb, you should not hold an investment that generates higher than expected losses by the time of the buy. When to sell your stock always has to be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell BHP Group stock?

In the current situation of BHP Group there is not any eligible sell setup, so BHP Group stock holders with operations in green can keep their positions

BHP Group ratings

We don't have any rating published in the last 30 days for BHP Group

BHP Group stock analysis

$BHP at new All-time Highs

BHP Group did it again, and marked all-time highs (ATH) last Thursday at $74.41. Stock hit new all-time highs 5 times in the last 10 sessions

SMAs overview

BHP stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $74.41 (5.38% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $67.81 (-3.97% below)
  • S2: $63.13 (-10.59% below)
  • S3: $62.23 (-11.87% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on January 8, the price corrected downwards by 4.31%

    BHP stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    After breaking out the line of 70 yesterday, sliced back below with a reading of 59.87. This is a weak signal for the stock and it must tip us off of weakness in the stock price

    BHP stock RSI chart

    BHP Group stock price history

    BHP Group went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $0.00 on Mar 1980. Since then, BHP stock has risen by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. If you had invested thousand dollars in BHP Group stock at that time, it would have a value of $inf today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    BHP stock price history chart

    Price target for BHP Group stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations issue their analysis forecasting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price target published by analysts in the last month. Again, these estimates are not direct recommendations for small traders and should not be followed blindly.

    In the last 30 days we couldn't find any price target published for BHP Group stock.

    Earnings and financials

    Last November, BHP Group ($BHP) hosted the financial call and released the report.

    This compares to Earnings of $1.19 per share a year ago, so posted EPS is -100.00%.

    BHP ($BHP) releases quarterly earnings report early next February.

    BHP Group performance

    BHP performance compared
    BHP Group ($BHP) 9.00% 36.40% 34.30%

    Please read:
    The thoughts expressed in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this report does not have any knowledge of the individual situations of the reader, his or her finances or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are posted for education motives only

    BHP summary

    Friday, January 15th, 2021
    Day range$70.34 - $71.86
    Previous close$73.88
    Session gain-4.43%
    Average true range$2.33
    50d mov avg$61.60
    100d mov avg$56.93
    200d mov avg$51.85
    Earnings dateFebruary 8th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is BHP Group stock symbol?

    BHP Group is a public company trading in the US stock market with the BHP symbol

    Is BHP Group stock a buy or sell?

    BHP Group had no ratings in the last 4 weeks Read the article to get additional tips on trading BHP stock.

    Will BHP go up?

    There were no predictions issued by analysts in the last 4 weeks for BHP Group.