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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
BBL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 2481 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 307.00 vs. BBL: 0.07 )
BBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.65
BBL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. BBL: 0.65 )
BBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.65

0.51
0.65
Interest Coverage 25.36
BBL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
60% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BBL: 25.36 )
BBL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.35   Max: 129.33
Current: 25.36

6.35
129.33
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 25.36
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 29.14
BBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.79 vs. BBL: 29.14 )
BBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 21.86   Max: 44.35
Current: 29.14

21.86
44.35
Net-margin (%) 16.49
BBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.18 vs. BBL: 16.49 )
BBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.7   Max: 32.96
Current: 16.49

11.7
32.96
ROE (%) 15.39
BBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2375 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.69 vs. BBL: 15.39 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.71   Max: 45.22
Current: 15.39

14.71
45.22
ROA (%) 7.87
BBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2458 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.55 vs. BBL: 7.87 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 22.98
Current: 7.87

6.7
22.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.68
BBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2377 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.75 vs. BBL: 18.68 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 14.57   Max: 46.47
Current: 18.68

14.57
46.47
Revenue Growth (%) 9.70
BBL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BBL: 9.70 )
BBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 9.7   Max: 28.4
Current: 9.7

9.7
28.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.90
BBL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.40 vs. BBL: 2.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 47.7
Current: 2.9

2.9
47.7
EPS Growth (%) -3.20
BBL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. BBL: -3.20 )
BBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 111.4
Current: -3.2

-11.7
111.4
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BBL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 187,300 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 30,900 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2013

BBL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 7,595 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 3,228 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 30,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 172,000 sh (-8.17%)
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Q1 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 3,391 sh (+5.05%)
Bernard Horn 30,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q2 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bernard Horn 30,900 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 3,391 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BBL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.01%$53.53 - $80.69 $ 64.62-4%13000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.50
BBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BBL: 8.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.84   Max: 17.79
Current: 8.5

7.84
17.79
P/S 2.42
BBL's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BBL: 2.42 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 262.13
Current: 2.42

2.08
262.13
EV-to-EBIT 8.60
BBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BBL: 8.60 )
BBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 1215
Current: 8.6

7.6
1215
PEG 0.58
BBL's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BBL: 0.58 )
BBL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.58

0.69
0.82
Current Ratio 0.50
BBL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. BBL: 0.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.5

0.5
2.2
Quick Ratio 0.50
BBL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1741 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BBL: 0.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.5

0.5
1.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.65
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. BBL: 3.65 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 6.07
Current: 3.65

3.4
6.07
Dividend Payout 0.58
BBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BBL: 0.58 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 144
Current: 0.58

0.19
144
Dividend growth (3y) 12.80
BBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. BBL: 12.80 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 12.8   Max: 55.7
Current: 12.8

12.8
55.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.67
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BBL: 6.67 )
BBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 10.94
Current: 6.67

6.13
10.94
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
BBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.70 vs. BBL: 1.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 0.4
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
BBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BBL: 1.01 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 100.79
Current: 1.01

0.67
100.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.60
BBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. BBL: 11.60 )
BBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 13.2
Current: 11.6

0.1
13.2

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:BLT.UK, BIL.Germany, BIL1.Germany, BHPBF.USA
BHP Billiton PLC was incorporated in 1996. It is engaged in minerals exploration, development, production and processing, and oil and gas exploration, development and production. Its operating segments are petroleum, aluminium & nickel, base metals, diamonds and specialty products, iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal, and energy coal. The Company has operations in Australia, United Kingdom, China, Japan, North America, South America, and Southern Africa.
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