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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.26
BBL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 2683 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. BBL: 0.26 )
BBL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 4.06
Current: 0.26

0.08
4.06
Equity to Asset 0.52
BBL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. BBL: 0.52 )
BBL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.52

0.42
0.55
Interest Coverage 39.35
BBL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 1484 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: 129.33
Current: 39.35

6.35
129.33
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.75
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
10.72%
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 34.89
BBL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 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 1646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.38 vs. BBL: 20.64 )
BBL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 11.7   Max: 32.96
Current: 20.64

11.7
32.96
ROE (%) 17.97
BBL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2626 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.62 vs. BBL: 17.97 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.35   Max: 49.7
Current: 17.97

16.35
49.7
ROA (%) 9.21
BBL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2712 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.33 vs. BBL: 9.21 )
BBL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 23.6
Current: 9.21

8.27
23.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.84
BBL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.88 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
79% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. BBL: -2.30 )
BBL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 30.4
Current: -2.3

-2.3
30.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.00
BBL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1747 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.20 vs. BBL: -5.00 )
BBL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5   Max: 49
Current: -5

-5
49
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.60
BBL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.50 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
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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

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

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.30
BBL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 9.30 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.32   Max: 33.33
Current: 9.3

5.32
33.33
Forward P/E 34.60
BBL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 34.60 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 9.20
BBL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 9.20 )
BBL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.31   Max: 46.76
Current: 9.2

5.31
46.76
P/B 1.60
BBL's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BBL: 1.60 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 7.71
Current: 1.6

1.41
7.71
P/S 1.75
BBL's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 300.13 vs. BBL: 1.75 )
BBL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 4.89
Current: 1.75

1.36
4.89
PFCF 14.50
BBL's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 14.50 )
BBL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.15   Max: 52
Current: 14.5

8.15
52
POCF 5.00
BBL's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 5.00 )
BBL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 15.92
Current: 5

4.4
15.92
EV-to-EBIT 7.26
BBL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 7.26 )
BBL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 16.8
Current: 7.26

3.9
16.8
PEG 0.86
BBL's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.86 )
BBL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.86

0.12
1.82
Shiller P/E 8.60
BBL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 8.60 )
BBL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.44   Max: 24.95
Current: 8.6

7.44
24.95
Current Ratio 1.23
BBL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BBL: 1.23 )
BBL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.23

0.93
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.90
BBL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2639 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. BBL: 0.90 )
BBL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.9

0.62
1.52
Days Inventory 96.21
BBL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 96.21 )
BBL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 48.95   Max: 96.58
Current: 96.21

48.95
96.58
Days Sales Outstanding 24.67
BBL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 2993 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

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.62
BBL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. BBL: 5.62 )
BBL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 6.5
Current: 5.62

0.96
6.5
Dividend Payout 0.46
BBL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 2993 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
86% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.80 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) 8.54
BBL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BBL: 8.54 )
BBL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 9.91
Current: 8.54

1.46
9.91
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
BBL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. BBL: 1.20 )
BBL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 0.4
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
BBL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BBL: 1.80 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 5.6
Current: 1.8

2.14
5.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
BBL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2993 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
90% of the 2993 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: 0.73   Max: 1.23
Current: 0.7

0.73
1.23
Price/Graham Number 0.80
BBL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
94% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BBL: 0.80 )
BBL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.8

1.02
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.60
BBL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2647 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. BBL: 13.60 )
BBL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 25.6
Current: 13.6

5.9
25.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.48
BBL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.02 vs. BBL: 6.48 )
BBL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 46.8
Current: 6.48

2.4
46.8

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 54,446 50,106 56,647 58,495
EPS($) 1.43 1.27 1.59 1.82
EPS without NRI($) 1.43 1.27 1.59 1.82

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.
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