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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.26
BBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. BBL: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity to Asset 0.52
BBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BBL: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.52
0.41
0.55
Interest Coverage 41.66
BBL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BBL: 41.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BBL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 20.07 Max: 318.13
Current: 41.66
0.78
318.13
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.60
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
10.07%
11.15%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.51
BBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BBL: 30.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.76  Med: 32.89 Max: 45.63
Current: 30.51
3.76
45.63
Net-margin (%) 15.76
BBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.07 vs. BBL: 15.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.62  Med: 20.58 Max: 32.96
Current: 15.76
4.62
32.96
ROE (%) 12.68
BBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.10 vs. BBL: 12.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.57  Med: 21.66 Max: 49.7
Current: 12.68
8.57
49.7
ROA (%) 6.66
BBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.28 vs. BBL: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.82  Med: 11.32 Max: 23.6
Current: 6.66
3.82
23.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.44
BBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. BBL: 17.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.61  Med: 28.39 Max: 53.1
Current: 17.44
11.61
53.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.30
BBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. BBL: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -81.1  Med: 16.00 Max: 559.6
Current: -2.3
-81.1
559.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.00
BBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -14.30 vs. BBL: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.75 Max: 60.2
Current: -5
0
60.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.60
BBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. BBL: -16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -66.1  Med: 21.85 Max: 702.2
Current: -16.6
-66.1
702.2
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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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

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 7.64
BBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. BBL: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.32  Med: 11.32 Max: 33.32
Current: 7.64
5.32
33.32
Forward P/E 35.97
BBL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. BBL: 35.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.60
BBL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. BBL: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BBL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.31  Med: 11.35 Max: 33.45
Current: 7.6
5.31
33.45
P/B 1.23
BBL's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BBL: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 3.38 Max: 7.71
Current: 1.23
1.23
7.71
P/S 1.55
BBL's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BBL: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.65 Max: 4.95
Current: 1.55
1.38
4.95
PFCF 11.56
BBL's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. BBL: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BBL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.6  Med: 18.24 Max: 52
Current: 11.56
7.6
52
POCF 4.19
BBL's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. BBL: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BBL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4  Med: 8.09 Max: 14.89
Current: 4.19
4
14.89
EV-to-EBIT 6.05
BBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. BBL: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.00 Max: 16.6
Current: 6.05
3.7
16.6
PEG 0.70
BBL's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BBL: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BBL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.78 Max: 10.57
Current: 0.7
0.11
10.57
Shiller P/E 7.04
BBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.61 vs. BBL: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.73  Med: 12.54 Max: 25.25
Current: 7.04
6.73
25.25
Current Ratio 1.23
BBL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. BBL: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.23
0.93
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.90
BBL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BBL: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.9
0.62
1.52
Days Sales Outstanding 37.40
BBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. BBL: 37.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BBL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.87  Med: 40.24 Max: 144.7
Current: 37.4
23.87
144.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.77
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BBL: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.88 Max: 6.77
Current: 6.77
0.96
6.77
Dividend Payout 0.65
BBL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
62% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BBL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.45 Max: 25
Current: 0.65
0.17
25
Dividend growth (3y) -4.30
BBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. BBL: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -11.1  Med: 28.80 Max: 56.9
Current: -4.3
-11.1
56.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.32
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. BBL: 10.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 4.39 Max: 9.91
Current: 10.32
1.46
9.91
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
BBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.80 vs. BBL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 78.8  Med: 1.50 Max: -445.1
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.37
BBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BBL: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.98  Med: 2.95 Max: 5.22
Current: 1.37
1.98
5.22
Price/Projected FCF 0.73
BBL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BBL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.73
0.78
1.89
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.46
BBL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
76% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. BBL: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
BBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BBL: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.02 Max: 98.23
Current: 0.63
0.73
98.23
Price/Graham Number 0.70
BBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BBL: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.7
0.95
1.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.50
BBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BBL: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6  Med: 12.40 Max: 27.1
Current: 16.5
6
27.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.24
BBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.29 vs. BBL: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 20.10 Max: 53.8
Current: 8.24
3.7
53.8

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 54,214 40,891 46,075 52,310
EPS($) 1.35 1.02 1.31 1.72
EPS without NRI($) 1.35 1.02 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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