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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.29
BBL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. BBL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BBL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.29 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.46
BBL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BBL: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BBL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.46
0.41
0.55
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.73
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
9.50%
-8.25%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -19.51
BBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BBL: -19.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BBL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.17  Med: 38.92 Max: 44.35
Current: -19.51
-20.17
44.35
Net-margin (%) -20.24
BBL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.19 vs. BBL: -20.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BBL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.66  Med: 23.03 Max: 32.96
Current: -20.24
-20.66
32.96
ROE (%) -11.00
BBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.26 vs. BBL: -11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BBL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.27  Med: 21.71 Max: 48.12
Current: -11
-11.27
48.12
ROA (%) -5.30
BBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.42 vs. BBL: -5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BBL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.49  Med: 11.35 Max: 23.6
Current: -5.3
-5.49
23.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.23
BBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.11 vs. BBL: -7.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.55  Med: 28.96 Max: 53.1
Current: -7.23
-7.55
53.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.30
BBL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. BBL: -14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: 11.15 Max: 32.3
Current: -14.3
-15.4
32.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -55.30
BBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -18.30 vs. BBL: -55.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BBL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.3  Med: 5 Max: 61.6
Current: -55.3
-55.3
61.6
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-21)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

BBL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 301,400 sh (New)
Howard Marks 61,900 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 152,900 sh (+33.65%)
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Q1 2016

BBL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Bernard Horn 152,900 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 61,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2016

BBL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Singer 262,663 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,527 sh (New)
Jim Simons 593,700 sh (New)
Leucadia National 160,703 sh (New)
Bernard Horn 152,900 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks Sold Out
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Q3 2016

BBL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Singer 780,751 sh (+197.24%)
Leucadia National 230,315 sh (+43.32%)
Bernard Horn 152,900 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,527 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals    NAICS: 212299 
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Traded in other countries:BIL.Germany, BIL.South Africa, BLT.Switzerland, BLT.UK, BHPBF.USA,
BHP Billiton PLC is engaged in minerals exploration, development, production & processing, and oil & gas exploration, development and production.

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, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The Company has operations in Australia, United Kingdom, China, Japan, North America, South America, and Southern Africa.

Ratios

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industry
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Forward P/E 21.01
BBL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. BBL: 21.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.05
BBL's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. BBL: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BBL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.81 Max: 7.72
Current: 2.05
0.79
7.72
P/S 3.56
BBL's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BBL: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BBL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.61 Max: 4.94
Current: 3.56
1.14
4.94
PFCF 37.69
BBL's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. BBL: 37.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BBL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.82  Med: 16.9 Max: 38.32
Current: 37.69
7.82
38.32
POCF 10.35
BBL's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. BBL: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BBL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 7.19 Max: 14.71
Current: 10.35
2.65
14.71
EV-to-EBITDA 62.16
BBL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.51 vs. BBL: 62.16 )
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 Max: 63.01
Current: 62.16
3.2
63.01
Shiller P/E 11.68
BBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.55 vs. BBL: 11.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BBL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 13.55 Max: 33.34
Current: 11.68
4.3
33.34
Current Ratio 1.44
BBL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BBL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BBL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.23 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.44
0.93
1.93
Quick Ratio 1.16
BBL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BBL: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BBL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.16
0.62
1.52
Days Inventory 108.81
BBL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.44 vs. BBL: 108.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BBL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.06  Med: 91.63 Max: 131.66
Current: 108.81
65.06
131.66
Days Sales Outstanding 45.12
BBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.06 vs. BBL: 45.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BBL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.46  Med: 35.65 Max: 60.88
Current: 45.12
24.46
60.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.68
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BBL: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BBL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.89 Max: 13.08
Current: 1.68
0.96
13.08
Dividend Growth (3y) -9.70
BBL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
59% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. BBL: -9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BBL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: 23.75 Max: 56.9
Current: -9.7
-11.1
56.9
Forward Dividend Yield 1.69
BBL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. BBL: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.14
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BBL: 1.14 )
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: 0.65  Med: 2.65 Max: 8.91
Current: 1.14
0.65
8.91
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
BBL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.20 vs. BBL: 0.20 )
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: -37.7  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.2
-37.7
2.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.20
BBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. BBL: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BBL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.57 Max: 5.22
Current: 2.2
0.77
5.22
Price/Projected FCF 1.05
BBL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BBL: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BBL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.05
0.68
1.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.37
BBL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BBL: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BBL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.37
0.31
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.60
BBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BBL: -4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BBL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.61  Med: 13.3 Max: 27.4
Current: -4.6
-4.61
27.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -28.99
BBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.92 vs. BBL: -28.99 )
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: -30.7  Med: 20.6 Max: 51.6
Current: -28.99
-30.7
51.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30,912
EPS (TTM) $ -2.40
Beta1.20
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $16.36 - 35.91
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,661.22

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Revenue (Mil $) 35,207 36,440 37,964
EPS ($) 1.85 2.46 2.24
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.85 2.46 2.24
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
29.11%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.93 1.01 1.04
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