Two Hot Stocks Under Limelight: BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL), bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE)

BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) closed at $43.76 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.11%, whereas, it previously closed at $44.25. The company has a market capitalization of $119.97 Billion. The company traded shares of 921365 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.48 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) produced diluted EPS of 3.73. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.64 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -0.7, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.64% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5.3% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -8.1%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is at 11.74 while the forward p/e is at 16.56. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) stands at 2.62 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.3. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 22.83. The quick ratio and the current ratio of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) are reported at 1.3 and 1.6 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) stands at 9, 18.7 and 14.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is reported at 45.84 Billion with income of 9.45 Billion. The outstanding shares of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) are 2.53 Billion. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 4.6 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 1.6 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is ticked at 0.2%, the figure is rose 0% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 44.43. The 52 week high of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) is placed at 51.87 and 52 week low is standing at 23.64.

Performance wise the shares of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) rose up 4.84% for the week, it also rise 26.66% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 42.59%. The shares decrease -1.95% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) shrinked -6.5% for the yearly performance.

bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE)

bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) closed at $66.77 on the last trading session with an decrease of -3.43%, whereas, it previously closed at $69.14. The company has a market capitalization of $4.16 Billion. The company traded shares of 744313 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 1.48 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) produced diluted EPS of -14.96. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at -12.12 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at -2.64. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at -34, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at -12.12% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 0% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at -50.8%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) is at 0 while the forward p/e is at 0. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) stands at 76.87 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 3.31. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 0. The quick ratio and the current ratio of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) are reported at 5.2 and 5.2 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) stands at -46.2, -60.1 and -63.4 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) is reported at 54.1 Million with income of -827800000. The outstanding shares of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) are 55.59 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 90.8 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -2.37 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) is ticked at 0.5%, the figure is plummeted -8.21% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 107.39. The 52 week high of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) is placed at 143.98 and 52 week low is standing at 38.95.

Performance wise the shares of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) rose up 2.52% for the week, it also rise 12.63% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 0.91%. The shares decrease -15.93% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) shrinked -43.56% for the yearly performance.