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Also traded in: Argentina, Australia, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, USA

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.

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Interest Coverage 20.74
BHP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BHP: 20.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BHP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 20.74
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.

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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-08-16)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

BHP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Buckingham 42,455 sh (+0.32%)
Pioneer Investments 214,735 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio 294,911 sh (-0.10%)
David Dreman 97,391 sh (-11.20%)
Ken Fisher 39,745 sh (-98.25%)
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Q3 2015

BHP Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 283,700 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 320,011 sh (+8.51%)
John Buckingham 42,956 sh (+1.18%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ken Fisher 27,837 sh (-29.96%)
David Dreman 42,673 sh (-56.18%)
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Q4 2015

BHP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ray Dalio 417,111 sh (+30.34%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Buckingham 22,164 sh (-48.40%)
David Dreman 20,058 sh (-53.00%)
Ken Fisher 10,973 sh (-60.58%)
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Q1 2016

BHP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Signature Select Canadian Fund 395,800 sh (New)
John Burbank 276,699 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 554,511 sh (+32.94%)
John Buckingham 23,012 sh (+3.83%)
Ken Fisher 8,793 sh (-19.87%)
David Dreman 1,600 sh (-92.02%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:BHP.Argentina, BHP.Australia, BHP1.Germany, BHPN.Mexico, BHP.Switzerland, BHPLF.USA,
BHP Billiton Ltd is a natural resources company. The Company is engaged in the producing commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, conventional and unconventional oil and gas, copper, aluminium, manganese, uranium, nickel and silver.

BHP Billiton Ltd was incorporated and registered in Australia in 1885. The Company is a natural resources company. It is engaged in the producing commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, conventional and unconventional oil and gas, copper, aluminium, manganese, uranium, nickel and silver. The Company's segments include Petroleum and Potash, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The Petroleum and Potash segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas, and also engaged in potash pre-development. The Copper segment is engaged in mining of copper, silver,lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment is engaged in mining of iron ore. The Coal segment is engaged in mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal. The Company's geographical segments include Australia, United Kingdom, Rest of Europe, Japan, India, South Korea, Rest of Asia, North America, South America, Southern Africa and Rest of world.

Guru Investment Theses on BHP Billiton Ltd

Signature Select Canadian Fund Comments on BHP Billiton - Mar 09, 2016

In materials, BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) was negatively affected by a major mining accident in Brazil, where a tailing dam breeched and flooded an inhabited area with toxic material.

From the Signature Select Canadian Fund (Trades, Portfolio) Q4 Market Commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about BHP Billiton Ltd

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Ratios

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Forward P/E 30.21
BHP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.51 vs. BHP: 30.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.45
BHP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. BHP: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BHP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 5.46
Current: 5.45
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Dividend Payout 1.90
BHP's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
86% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BHP: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BHP' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 1.9
Forward Dividend Yield 5.46
BHP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. BHP: 5.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.45
BHP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BHP: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BHP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 5.46
Current: 5.45
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Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $44,636
EPS (TTM) $ 0.71
Beta1.41
Short Percentage of Float0.63%
52-Week Range $18.46 - 41.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,660.59

Analyst Estimate

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Revenue (Mil $) 31,463 32,494 39,498
EPS ($) 0.49 0.90 1.51
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.49 0.90 1.51
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
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