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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.22
BBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. BBL: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.27 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22
Equity to Asset 0.52
BBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 747 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 Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.52
0.41
0.55
Interest Coverage 20.74
BBL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BBL: 20.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BBL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.27  Med: 29.02 Max: 129.33
Current: 20.74
14.27
129.33
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.07
M-Score: -3.54
WACC vs ROIC
9.16%
5.21%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.39
BBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.29 vs. BBL: 19.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.42  Med: 36.39 Max: 46.59
Current: 19.39
19.42
46.59
Net-margin (%) 4.25
BBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.93 vs. BBL: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.28  Med: 22.73 Max: 33.97
Current: 4.25
4.28
33.97
ROE (%) 2.61
BBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.77 vs. BBL: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 27.85 Max: 49.7
Current: 2.61
2.78
49.7
ROA (%) 1.39
BBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.53 vs. BBL: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 14.72 Max: 23.6
Current: 1.39
1.45
23.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.29
BBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.41 vs. BBL: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.73  Med: 34.61 Max: 52.15
Current: 8.29
8.73
52.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.80
BBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. BBL: -14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 16.60 Max: 26.9
Current: -14.8
-14.8
26.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.10
BBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.30 vs. BBL: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: 17.50 Max: 57.6
Current: -16.1
-16.1
57.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -39.10
BBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.80 vs. BBL: -39.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.1  Med: 23.50 Max: 84
Current: -39.1
-39.1
84
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-08-16)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

BBL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Bernard Horn 80,900 sh (+76.25%)
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Q2 2015

BBL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Bernard Horn 80,900 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

BBL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Bernard Horn 114,400 sh (+41.41%)
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Q4 2015

BBL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Howard Marks 61,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 301,400 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 152,900 sh (+33.65%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 35.56
BBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. BBL: 35.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BBL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.32  Med: 11.95 Max: 58.34
Current: 35.56
5.32
58.34
Forward P/E 45.05
BBL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. BBL: 45.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.44
BBL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. BBL: 19.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BBL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.32  Med: 11.99 Max: 33.45
Current: 19.44
5.32
33.45
P/B 1.05
BBL's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. BBL: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.19 Max: 7.72
Current: 1.05
0.79
7.72
P/S 1.53
BBL's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BBL: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.52 Max: 5.94
Current: 1.53
1.14
5.94
PFCF 9.35
BBL's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. BBL: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BBL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.04  Med: 18.32 Max: 29.93
Current: 9.35
7.04
29.93
POCF 3.50
BBL's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. BBL: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BBL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 7.94 Max: 15.54
Current: 3.5
2.65
15.54
EV-to-EBIT 11.53
BBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. BBL: 11.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BBL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.60 Max: 16.7
Current: 11.53
3.7
16.7
EV-to-EBITDA 5.52
BBL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
71% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. BBL: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BBL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 6.60 Max: 13
Current: 5.52
3.2
13
Shiller P/E 5.74
BBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.42 vs. BBL: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BBL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.33  Med: 14.08 Max: 33.81
Current: 5.74
4.33
33.81
Current Ratio 1.27
BBL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. BBL: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BBL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.27
0.93
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.94
BBL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. BBL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BBL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.94
0.62
1.52
Days Inventory 130.23
BBL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.36 vs. BBL: 130.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BBL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.52  Med: 84.93 Max: 120.38
Current: 130.23
62.52
120.38
Days Sales Outstanding 24.45
BBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.88 vs. BBL: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BBL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.87  Med: 28.90 Max: 60.88
Current: 24.45
23.87
60.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.46
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. BBL: 6.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.12 Max: 13.08
Current: 6.46
0.96
13.08
Dividend Payout 1.90
BBL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
70% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BBL: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BBL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.9
0.17
1.92
Dividend Growth (3y) -7.80
BBL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
60% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -19.80 vs. BBL: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BBL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: 28.20 Max: 56.9
Current: -7.8
-11.1
56.9
Forward Dividend Yield 2.48
BBL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. BBL: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.71
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. BBL: 7.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BBL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.72 Max: 15.61
Current: 7.71
1.15
15.61
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
BBL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.40 vs. BBL: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BBL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.3  Med: 1.40 Max: 3.1
Current: 0.1
-19.3
3.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.12
BBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. BBL: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BBL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.83 Max: 5.22
Current: 1.12
0.77
5.22
Price/Projected FCF 0.58
BBL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BBL: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.58
0.72
1.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
BBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BBL: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.6
0.64
1.52
Price/Graham Number 0.99
BBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BBL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BBL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.41 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.99
0.86
1.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.66
BBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. BBL: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 11.60 Max: 27
Current: 8.66
6
27
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.97
BBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.76 vs. BBL: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BBL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.8  Med: 22.60 Max: 50.9
Current: 1.97
-2.8
50.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $44636
EPS $ 0.72
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float0.08%
52-Week Range $16.36 - 47.09
Shares Outstanding(Mil)2660.59

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Revenue(Mil) 30,419 30,743 34,743 39,924
EPS($) 0.32 0.57 1.23 2.99
EPS without NRI($) 0.32 0.57 1.23 2.99

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:BIL.Germany, BIL.South Africa, BLT.Switzerland, BLT.UK, BHPBF.USA,
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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