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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.29
BHPLF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. BHPLF: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF'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. BHPLF: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BHPLF' 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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -20.44
BHPLF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BHPLF: -20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.44 vs. BHPLF: -20.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.56 vs. BHPLF: -11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.59 vs. BHPLF: -5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.48 vs. BHPLF: -7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.10 vs. BHPLF: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHPLF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 3 Max: 25.4
Current: -9.8
-11.6
25.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -52.90
BHPLF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -18.40 vs. BHPLF: -52.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BHPLF' 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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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, BHP.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.

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 17.99
BHPLF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. BHPLF: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.91
BHPLF's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. BHPLF: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BHPLF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.43 Max: 7.4
Current: 1.91
0.96
7.4
P/S 3.36
BHPLF's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BHPLF: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BHPLF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.09 Max: 4.68
Current: 3.36
1.39
4.68
PFCF 31.04
BHPLF's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. BHPLF: 31.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BHPLF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.61  Med: 21.5 Max: 34.67
Current: 31.04
8.61
34.67
POCF 9.77
BHPLF's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.12 vs. BHPLF: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BHPLF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 8.43 Max: 14.09
Current: 9.77
3.21
14.09
EV-to-EBITDA 60.25
BHPLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.74 vs. BHPLF: 60.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BHPLF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 7.2 Max: 60.5
Current: 60.25
4.1
60.5
Shiller P/E 11.95
BHPLF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.90 vs. BHPLF: 11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BHPLF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.75  Med: 16.24 Max: 60.68
Current: 11.95
5.75
60.68
Current Ratio 1.44
BHPLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. BHPLF: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. BHPLF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.43 vs. BHPLF: 158.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BHPLF' 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
BHPLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.05 vs. BHPLF: 43.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BHPLF' 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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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.50
BHPLF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BHPLF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BHPLF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.93 Max: 15.2
Current: 1.5
1.45
15.2
Dividend Growth (3y) -4.30
BHPLF'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. BHPLF: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BHPLF' 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 1.50
BHPLF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BHPLF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.06
BHPLF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. BHPLF: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BHPLF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 5.38 Max: 20.83
Current: 2.06
1.99
20.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
BHPLF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.30 vs. BHPLF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BHPLF' 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 2.07
BHPLF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. BHPLF: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BHPLF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 2.68 Max: 5.76
Current: 2.07
1.46
5.76
Price/Projected FCF 1.07
BHPLF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BHPLF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BHPLF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.56
Current: 1.07
0.76
2.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
BHPLF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BHPLF: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BHPLF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.22
Current: 1.09
0.31
1.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.70
BHPLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. BHPLF: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BHPLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 11.2 Max: 21
Current: -4.7
-4.7
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -25.19
BHPLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.91 vs. BHPLF: -25.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BHPLF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.19  Med: 13.3 Max: 48.1
Current: -25.19
-25.19
48.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $30,912
EPS (TTM) $ -1.20
Beta1.28
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $9.24 - 20.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5,322.44

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Revenue (Mil $) 30,596 31,819 26,037
EPS ($) 0.94 1.07 0.67
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.94 1.07 0.67
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.61 0.75 0.64
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