Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
BBL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 2492 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. BBL: 0.26 )
BBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.39
Current: 0.26

0.08
2.39
Equity to Asset 0.52
BBL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 1423 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BBL: 0.52 )
BBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.52

0.41
0.55
Interest Coverage 39.35
BBL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BBL: 39.35 )
BBL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.35   Max: 63.38
Current: 39.35

6.35
63.38
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.79
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
10.51%
15.35%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 34.89
BBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BBL: 34.89 )
BBL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 21.86   Max: 44.35
Current: 34.89

21.86
44.35
Net-margin (%) 20.64
BBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.11 vs. BBL: 20.64 )
BBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.57   Max: 32.96
Current: 20.64

11.57
32.96
ROE (%) 17.97
BBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2448 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.67 vs. BBL: 17.97 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.35   Max: 50.21
Current: 17.97

16.35
50.21
ROA (%) 9.21
BBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2523 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.44 vs. BBL: 9.21 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 8.28   Max: 23.6
Current: 9.21

8.28
23.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.84
BBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2483 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.13 vs. BBL: 21.84 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.41   Max: 49.89
Current: 21.84

21.41
49.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.30
BBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. BBL: -2.30 )
BBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 27.4
Current: -2.3

-2.3
27.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.20
BBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -14.30 vs. BBL: -5.20 )
BBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 49
Current: -5.2

-5.2
49
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.60
BBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. BBL: -16.60 )
BBL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 113.1
Current: -16.6

-16.6
113.1
» BBL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BBL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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

BBL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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

BBL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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

BBL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Bernard Horn 45,900 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
» More
» Details

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%)



No Guru Trades Found!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Top Ranked Articles about BHP Billiton PLC

Why I Am Buying BHP Billiton PCL (BBL)
A third stock purchase this month. Woo-hoo! I didn’t plan on any more buying activity after the initiation of a position in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), which came not long after adding to my position in Unilever PLC (UL). October was a bit busier than usual for me in regards to capital allocation, and I dipped into my emergency fund to cover some of that activity. Maybe buying high-quality stocks at attractive valuations isan emergency? Read more...
Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: IBM, BBL, SNY, SAN, RIO
According to GuruFocus list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows. Read more...
Use Warnings Signs To Better Understand The Risks
The most important aspect of investing is understanding the risks involved. GuruFocus’ Warning Signs can help alert you to possible red flags. As recently highlighted by the Barron’s article, Where to Get the Best Accounting Analysis, the Warning Signs feature at GuruFocus prominently displays the warnings at the top of the stock summary page based on 32 measures of financial strength, profitability, growth and valuation. The warning signs are categorized as either “severe” or “medium.” Good signs are also displayed on the page. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 9.80
BBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 9.80 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 35.74
Current: 9.8

5.7
35.74
Forward P/E 14.66
BBL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 14.66 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.90
BBL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 9.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 50.14
Current: 9.9

5.7
50.14
P/B 1.70
BBL's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. BBL: 1.70 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 8.27
Current: 1.7

1.51
8.27
P/S 2.00
BBL's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 2.00 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 5.24
Current: 2

1.46
5.24
PFCF 15.50
BBL's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 15.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 40.42
Current: 15.5

8.27
40.42
POCF 5.37
BBL's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 5.37 )
BBL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.72   Max: 16.7
Current: 5.37

4.72
16.7
EV-to-EBIT 7.16
BBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 7.16 )
BBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 17.9
Current: 7.16

4.2
17.9
PEG 0.94
BBL's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.94 )
BBL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 18.89
Current: 0.94

0.13
18.89
Shiller P/E 9.00
BBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 9.00 )
BBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.93   Max: 26.45
Current: 9

7.93
26.45
Current Ratio 1.23
BBL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2493 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BBL: 1.23 )
BBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.23

0.87
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.90
BBL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 2491 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BBL: 0.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.9

0.58
1.52
Days Inventory 96.21
BBL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 96.21 )
BBL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 49.23   Max: 96.58
Current: 96.21

49.23
96.58
Days Sales Outstanding 24.67
BBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 24.67 )
BBL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.87   Max: 59.5
Current: 24.67

23.87
59.5

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.50
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BBL: 5.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 6.06
Current: 5.5

0.9
6.06
Dividend Payout 0.46
BBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.46 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.46

0.17
0.76
Dividend growth (3y) -4.30
BBL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. BBL: -4.30 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 56.9
Current: -4.3

-4.3
56.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.39
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. BBL: 8.39 )
BBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 9.24
Current: 8.39

1.37
9.24
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
BBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.50 vs. BBL: 1.20 )
BBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 0.4
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.90
BBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BBL: 1.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 5.6
Current: 1.9

2.14
5.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
BBL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.03
Current: 0.9

0.83
2.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
BBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.70 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.23
Current: 0.7

0.72
1.23
Price/Graham Number 0.90
BBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 2758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.9

1.02
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.90
BBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2479 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BBL: 13.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 24.1
Current: 13.9

5.6
24.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.24
BBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.87 vs. BBL: 6.24 )
BBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 46.6
Current: 6.24

3.1
46.6

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 55,743 54,884 60,588 66,892
EPS($) 1.78 1.53 1.84 2.36
EPS without NRI($) 1.78 1.53 1.84 2.36

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, BIL.South Africa, BLT.Switzerland,
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.
» More Articles for BBL

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: PKX, CM, PXD, BNS, BBL Feb 23 2015 
Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: BSBR, BBVA, PBR.A, BBL, PKX Jan 28 2015 
Why I Added to My ONEOK Position Dec 29 2014 
Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: PBR.A, CEO, WMB, APC, BBL Dec 28 2014 
Michael Dec 18 2014 
Why I Am Averaging Down on BHP Billiton Dec 18 2014 
Why I Am Buying BHP Billiton Again Dec 01 2014 
Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: IBM, BBL, DCM, EC, MFG Nov 26 2014 
Why I Am Buying BHP Billiton PCL (BBL) Nov 25 2014 
Why I Bought National Oilwell Varco, Inc Nov 19 2014 

More From Other Websites
Iron Ore Sinks to 10-Year Low as Rio Rebuts Fortescue’s Cap Call Mar 30 2015
Brazil Aluminium - São Luís (Alumar) Facility Mar 30 2015
BHP Billiton Provides Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Workplace Relations Mar 30 2015
BHP Billiton Submission to Productivity Commission Review of Workplace Relations Framework Mar 30 2015
[$$] Mining Looks on Steadier Ground Than Big Oil Mar 29 2015
FTSE 100 movers: Carnival lifted by strong results, airline stocks rebound Mar 27 2015
Australian mining row escalates as iron ore prices continue to slip Mar 26 2015
Rio Tinto dismisses 'harebrained' Fortescue iron ore plan Mar 26 2015
Australia shares fall on broad-based sell-off Mar 25 2015
Don’t Make These Mistakes With Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton plc And Fuller, Smith & Turner plc Mar 25 2015
Stock market new battleground for South African equality Mar 25 2015
3-Point Checklist: Should You Buy BHP Billiton plc, Rio Tinto plc or Anglo American plc? Mar 24 2015
Standard Chartered shares boosted by analyst talk of cost-cutting and a move away from the UK Mar 23 2015
Miners, StanChart help FTSE to set new record high Mar 23 2015
Sector Movers: Oilfield services and mining stock lead the UK market Mar 23 2015
Miners help push FTSE to new record high Mar 23 2015
Appointment of South32 Chief People Officer Mar 22 2015
COLUMN-Iron ore, an ugly market about to turn uglier still: Andy Home Mar 22 2015
Andrew Mackenzie – Annual Dinner of the Scottish Oil Club Mar 22 2015
Sector Movers: Mining, construction lead market charge as FTSE 100 jumps above 7000 Mar 20 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK