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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.41
BHPLF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 291.20 vs. BHPLF: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BHPLF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.25 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.41
Equity-to-Asset 0.47
BHPLF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BHPLF: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BHPLF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.47
0.38
0.57
Interest Coverage 7.18
BHPLF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. BHPLF: 7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BHPLF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.18  Med: 28.31 Max: 129.33
Current: 7.18
7.18
129.33
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.25
Beneish M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
7.03%
2.28%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 20.20
BHPLF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BHPLF: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BHPLF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.17  Med: 33.87 Max: 46.59
Current: 20.2
-20.17
46.59
Net Margin % 7.36
BHPLF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
73% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. BHPLF: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BHPLF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.66  Med: 20.97 Max: 33.97
Current: 7.36
-20.66
33.97
ROE % 4.48
BHPLF's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.31 vs. BHPLF: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BHPLF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.97  Med: 22.2 Max: 46.86
Current: 4.48
-10.97
46.86
ROA % 2.09
BHPLF's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1566 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.58 vs. BHPLF: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BHPLF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.36  Med: 11.62 Max: 23.65
Current: 2.09
-5.36
23.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.89
BHPLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1487 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.76 vs. BHPLF: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BHPLF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.36  Med: 28.43 Max: 53.62
Current: 7.89
-7.36
53.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -15.70
BHPLF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.70 vs. BHPLF: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BHPLF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 4.8 Max: 26
Current: -15.7
-15.7
26
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -51.70
BHPLF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -18.10 vs. BHPLF: -51.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BHPLF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.7  Med: 4.3 Max: 82
Current: -51.7
-51.7
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,
Headquarter Location:Australia
BHP Billiton Ltd is a natural resources company. The Company is engaged in producing commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, conventional and unconventional oil and gas, copper, aluminium, manganese, uranium, nickel and silver.

BHP Billiton is a leading global diversified miner supplying iron ore, copper, oil, gas, and coal. A 2001 dual-listed merger of BHP Limited (now BHP Billiton Ltd.) and Billiton PLC (now BHP Billiton PLC) created the present-day BHP Billiton. The two operate as separate firms but are overseen by the same board and management team. Shareholders in each company have equivalent economic and voting rights in BHP as a whole.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 37.80
BHPLF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.78 vs. BHPLF: 37.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BHPLF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.08  Med: 12.69 Max: 61.23
Current: 37.8
7.08
61.23
Forward PE Ratio 12.66
BHPLF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. BHPLF: 12.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 37.80
BHPLF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
69% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. BHPLF: 37.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BHPLF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.08  Med: 12.51 Max: 39.35
Current: 37.8
7.08
39.35
PB Ratio 1.64
BHPLF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. BHPLF: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BHPLF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.39 Max: 7.4
Current: 1.64
0.96
7.4
PS Ratio 3.04
BHPLF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. BHPLF: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BHPLF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.8 Max: 5.69
Current: 3.04
1.39
5.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 28.10
BHPLF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
64% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.07 vs. BHPLF: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BHPLF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.73  Med: 21.35 Max: 39.07
Current: 28.1
8.73
39.07
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.84
BHPLF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. BHPLF: 8.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BHPLF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 8.69 Max: 14.42
Current: 8.84
3.21
14.42
EV-to-EBIT 12.30
BHPLF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.02 vs. BHPLF: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BHPLF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 8.7 Max: 17.3
Current: 12.3
-21.9
17.3
EV-to-EBITDA 5.64
BHPLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. BHPLF: 5.64 )
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: 62.4
Current: 5.64
4.1
62.4
Shiller PE Ratio 10.79
BHPLF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.05 vs. BHPLF: 10.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BHPLF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.75  Med: 17.31 Max: 60.68
Current: 10.79
5.75
60.68
Current Ratio 1.79
BHPLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. BHPLF: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BHPLF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.79
0.85
2.2
Quick Ratio 1.50
BHPLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. BHPLF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BHPLF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.5
0.57
1.8
Days Inventory 158.82
BHPLF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 76.92 vs. BHPLF: 158.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BHPLF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.67  Med: 88.53 Max: 158.82
Current: 158.82
65.67
158.82
Days Sales Outstanding 40.73
BHPLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.83 vs. BHPLF: 40.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BHPLF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.87  Med: 28.9 Max: 49.1
Current: 40.73
23.87
49.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.80
BHPLF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. BHPLF: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BHPLF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 4 Max: 15.2
Current: 0.8
0.77
15.2
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.65
BHPLF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. BHPLF: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BHPLF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.71
Current: 0.65
0.24
2.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -4.30
BHPLF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. BHPLF: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BHPLF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 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 % 1.68
BHPLF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
77% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. BHPLF: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.07
BHPLF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
90% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. BHPLF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BHPLF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 5.48 Max: 20.83
Current: 1.07
1.05
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 1131 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.90 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: 6.2
Current: 0.2
-19.2
6.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.77
BHPLF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BHPLF: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BHPLF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.11 Max: 6.08
Current: 1.77
1.34
6.08
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.02
BHPLF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. BHPLF: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BHPLF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.02
0.8
2.1
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.09
BHPLF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BHPLF: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BHPLF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.09
0.5
1.46
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.73
BHPLF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BHPLF: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BHPLF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.73
0.99
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.14
BHPLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. BHPLF: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BHPLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 11.1 Max: 21
Current: 8.14
5.8
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -24.80
BHPLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.06 vs. BHPLF: -24.80 )
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: -24.8  Med: 13 Max: 47.7
Current: -24.8
-24.8
47.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $33,996
EPS (TTM) $ 0.47
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $12.86 - 20.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5,322.44

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Revenue (Mil $) 40,188 41,657 26,037
EPS ($) 1.37 1.34 0.67
EPS without NRI ($) 1.37 1.34 0.67
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.03 0.90 0.64
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