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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.29
BHP'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. BHP: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BHP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.23 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.46
BHP'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. BHP: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BHP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.46
0.28
0.55
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.68
M-Score: -3.22
WACC vs ROIC
9.19%
-8.34%
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -20.44
BHP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BHP: -20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BHP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.44  Med: 38.92 Max: 44.35
Current: -20.44
-20.44
44.35
Net-margin (%) -20.82
BHP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.19 vs. BHP: -20.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BHP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.82  Med: 23.03 Max: 32.96
Current: -20.82
-20.82
32.96
ROE (%) -11.26
BHP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.26 vs. BHP: -11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BHP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.26  Med: 22.24 Max: 46.86
Current: -11.26
-11.26
46.86
ROA (%) -5.43
BHP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.42 vs. BHP: -5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BHP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.43  Med: 11.63 Max: 23
Current: -5.43
-5.43
23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.53
BHP'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. BHP: -7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BHP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.53  Med: 29.01 Max: 51.16
Current: -7.53
-7.53
51.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.80
BHP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. BHP: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 3 Max: 33.6
Current: -9.8
-11.6
33.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -52.90
BHP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -18.30 vs. BHP: -52.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.9  Med: 3.7 Max: 82
Current: -52.9
-52.9
82
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2016

BHP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 227,679 sh (New)
Jim Simons 398,600 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 359,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 115,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,936 sh (+83.50%)
John Buckingham 23,054 sh (+0.18%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Ray Dalio 551,911 sh (-0.47%)
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Q3 2016

BHP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Stanley Druckenmiller 325,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 1,200,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 446,415 sh (+96.07%)
Steven Cohen 135,600 sh (+17.91%)
David Dreman 2,936 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Buckingham 21,849 sh (-5.23%)
Ray Dalio 468,611 sh (-15.09%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 334,400 sh (-15.51%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals    NAICS: 212234 
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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, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The Petroleum 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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Ratios

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Forward P/E 17.83
BHP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. BHP: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.92
BHP's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. BHP: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BHP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.43 Max: 7.4
Current: 1.92
0.96
7.4
P/S 3.39
BHP's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. BHP: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BHP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.92 Max: 4.68
Current: 3.39
1.39
4.68
PFCF 31.15
BHP's PFCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. BHP: 31.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BHP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.61  Med: 21.45 Max: 34.67
Current: 31.15
8.61
34.67
POCF 9.81
BHP's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.91 vs. BHP: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BHP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 8.43 Max: 14.09
Current: 9.81
3.21
14.09
EV-to-EBITDA 60.49
BHP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.51 vs. BHP: 60.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BHP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 7 Max: 60.77
Current: 60.49
4.1
60.77
Shiller P/E 11.99
BHP'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. BHP: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BHP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.73  Med: 16.25 Max: 60.68
Current: 11.99
5.73
60.68
Current Ratio 1.44
BHP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BHP: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BHP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.44
0.89
1.93
Quick Ratio 1.16
BHP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BHP: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BHP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.16
0.57
1.52
Days Inventory 158.82
BHP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.44 vs. BHP: 158.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BHP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.3  Med: 98.28 Max: 168.38
Current: 158.82
71.3
168.38
Days Sales Outstanding 43.47
BHP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.06 vs. BHP: 43.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BHP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.46  Med: 35.41 Max: 49.1
Current: 43.47
24.46
49.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.51
BHP's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BHP: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BHP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.91 Max: 15.2
Current: 1.51
1.45
15.2
Dividend Growth (3y) -4.30
BHP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. BHP: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BHP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.2  Med: 10.5 Max: 48.5
Current: -4.3
-25.2
48.5
Forward Dividend Yield 1.51
BHP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. BHP: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.07
BHP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BHP: 2.07 )
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: 1.99  Med: 5.36 Max: 20.83
Current: 2.07
1.99
20.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
BHP'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. BHP: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BHP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.2  Med: 0.2 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.2
-19.2
2.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.08
BHP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. BHP: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BHP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.68 Max: 5.76
Current: 2.08
1.46
5.76
Price/Projected FCF 1.07
BHP'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. BHP: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BHP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.07
0.76
2.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
BHP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BHP: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BHP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.25
Current: 1.15
0.32
1.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.68
BHP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. BHP: -4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BHP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 11.4 Max: 21
Current: -4.68
-4.7
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -25.19
BHP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.92 vs. BHP: -25.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BHP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.19  Med: 13.3 Max: 48.5
Current: -25.19
-25.19
48.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30,912
EPS (TTM) $ -2.40
Beta1.29
Short Percentage of Float0.29%
52-Week Range $18.46 - 40.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2,661.22

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 34,604 33,286
EPS ($) 2.04 1.88
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.04 1.88
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.28 1.34
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