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BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)
Total Equity
\$56,649 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

BHP Billiton Ltd's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$56,649 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. BHP Billiton Ltd's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$21.23. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. BHP Billiton Ltd's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.60.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 118953 - 64663 = 54,290

BHP Billiton Ltd's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 119535 - 62886 = 56,649

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (56649 - 0) / 2668.000 = 21.23

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (3374 + 30670) / 56649 = 0.60

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

 Jun07 Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Total Equity 29,667 38,335 39,954 48,525 56,762 65,870 70,664 79,143 64,768 54,290

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Total Equity 65,870 66,934 70,664 76,559 79,143 79,845 64,768 55,786 54,290 56,649
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