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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 3,391 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 30,900 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Bernard Horn 45,900 sh (+48.54%)
Ken Fisher 3,725 sh (+9.85%)
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Q4 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bernard Horn 45,900 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
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Q1 2015

BBL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Bernard Horn 80,900 sh (+76.25%)
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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.47
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BBL: 6.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 6.47
Dividend Payout 0.46
BBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. BBL: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.46
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.47
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. BBL: 6.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 6.47

Valuation & Return

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Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 54,542 43,811 48,349 52,310
EPS($) 1.44 1.11 1.31 1.72
EPS without NRI($) 1.44 1.11 1.31 1.72

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:BLT.UK, BIL.Germany, BLT.Switzerland, BHPBF.USA, BIL.South Africa, BIL1.Germany,
BHP Billiton PLC was incorporated on May 9, 1996. It is engaged in minerals exploration, development, production and processing, and oil and gas exploration, development and production. Its operating segments are Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore, Coal, & Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel. The Company has operations in Australia, United Kingdom, China, Japan, North America, South America, and Southern Africa.
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