BHP.AX - BHP Billiton Limited

ASX - ASX Delayed price. Currency in AUD
31.72
+0.43 (+1.37%)
At close: 4:10PM AEDT
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Previous close31.29
Open31.45
Bid31.70 x 0
Ask31.72 x 0
Day's range31.26 - 31.75
52-week range27.53 - 35.68
Volume14,788,786
Avg. volume8,248,973
Market cap168.862B
Beta (3Y monthly)1.05
PE ratio (TTM)45.71
EPS (TTM)0.69
Earnings date19 Feb. 2019
Forward dividend & yield1.71 (5.47%)
Ex-dividend date2018-09-06
1y target est25.98
  • Chinese Copper Imports Fell: Not a Reason to Panic Yet
    Market Realist14 hours ago

    Chinese Copper Imports Fell: Not a Reason to Panic Yet

    In the previous articles, we discussed China’s steel and aluminum exports. While China (FXI) accounts for the bulk of global steel and aluminum capacity, it lacks in copper deposits and is the largest copper importer. China imported 423,000 metric tons of unwrought copper last month, a YoY fall of 3.0%.

  • Vale Has Delivered on Deleveraging Plan: What’s Next?
    Market Realist16 hours ago

    Vale Has Delivered on Deleveraging Plan: What’s Next?

    At Vale Day in December 2017, Vale (VALE) had committed to reducing its net debt to $10 billion from $21 billion. While it was at that time seen as quite an ambitious target by analysts, Vale has achieved its aim. During Q3 2018 results, Vale reported that its net debt totaled $10.7 billion, which is the lowest level since Q3 2009.

  • What Will Drive Vale’s Iron Ore EBITDA?
    Market Realist3 days ago

    What Will Drive Vale’s Iron Ore EBITDA?

    Vale (VALE) has changed its product portfolio and quality in iron ore according to market demand. Vale made the major shift to selling high-quality ore in 2017, as China’s fight against pollution intensified, resulting in a huge variance between high-grade and low-grade material.

  • Is the AFIC share price and dividend safe from market crashes?
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    Is the AFIC share price and dividend safe from market crashes?

    I think it’s worth considering whether the Australian Foundation Investment Co.Ltd. (ASX:AFI) share price and dividend is safe from market crashes.

  • Barrons.com5 days ago

    Australian Miner BHP Billiton Faces China Problems of Its Own

    Where we were: Worries about China’s economic slowdown have weighed on the Australian miner. Where we’re headed: Goldman Sachs thinks that BHP Billiton will be able to overcome worries about China, while JPMorgan is more downbeat. It’s been tough to be in many commodity-producer stocks lately, and BHP Billiton is no exception.

  • BHP Billiton Downgraded by JPMorgan, Added to Goldman’s Buy List
    Market Realist5 days ago

    BHP Billiton Downgraded by JPMorgan, Added to Goldman’s Buy List

    BHP Billiton Downgraded by JPMorgan, Added to Goldman's Buy ListJPMorgan Chase downgrades BHP Billiton

  • 5 things to watch on the ASX 200 on Thursday
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    5 things to watch on the ASX 200 on Thursday

    BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP), Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG), and Nufarm Limited (ASX:NUF) shares will be on watch on Thursday. Here's why...

  • Copper Miners Expect Higher Production, Labor Threat Eases
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Copper Miners Expect Higher Production, Labor Threat Eases

    In 2018, labor contracts at several leading copper mines came up for negotiation. Analysts expected disruptions in the copper supply due to labor disruptions. However, the copper supply has been smooth in 2018. Analysts build a disruption allowance in their models due to copper’s unpredictable supply. Most copper mining companies provide a guidance range instead of a specific guidance. In this part, we’ll discuss leading copper miners’ production guidance.

  • Copper Miners’ Production Profiles in 2018
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Copper Miners’ Production Profiles in 2018

    In this part, we’ll discuss leading copper miners’ third-quarter production data. By looking at top copper miners’ production profiles, we can get crucial insight into the global copper supply.

  • How Are Copper Miners Placed in Q4 2018?
    Market Realist12 days ago

    How Are Copper Miners Placed in Q4 2018?

    The third-quarter earnings season is nearly over. Most copper miners (XME) including First Quantum Minerals (FM) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) have released their third-quarter results. Diversified miners like Rio Tinto (RIO) and BHP Billiton (BHP) have only released their operating performance. They only release their half-yearly and annual financial results.

  • What is the BHP Billiton Limited special dividend amount and when will it be paid?
    Motley Fool13 days ago

    What is the BHP Billiton Limited special dividend amount and when will it be paid?

    BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) shareholders will be looking forward to some big dividends around Christmas.

  • Investing.com15 days ago

    Asian Stocks Mixed; Brexit Deal, Energy Stocks in Focus

    Investing.com - Asian stocks were mixed in morning trade on Monday, with energy stocks under-performing after oil prices plunged to their lowest levels in more than a year last week.

  • Investing.com15 days ago

    Asian Stocks Mixed; Energy Stocks Underperform Amid Lower Oil Prices

    Investing.com - Asian stocks were mixed in morning trade on Monday. Energy stocks underperformed as oil prices plunged to their lowest levels in more than a year last week.

  • Why BHP Billiton Limited is among 4 shares falling today
    Motley Fool15 days ago

    Why BHP Billiton Limited is among 4 shares falling today

    Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX:WPL) and Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) are falling with commodity prices today.

  • Freeport-McMoRan’s Outlook Is Cloudy, Earnings Peak
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Freeport-McMoRan’s Outlook Is Cloudy, Earnings Peak

    While copper prices have been weak in 2018, higher gold shipments have helped Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) post higher earnings in the last few quarters. The company posted an adjusted EBITDA of $1.8 billion in the third quarter. The company’s EBITDA in the last 12 months ending on September 30 is $7.9 billion.

  • Physical Copper Markets Might Tighten More in 2019
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Physical Copper Markets Might Tighten More in 2019

    Previously, we discussed some Chinese copper demand indicators (SCCO). China’s copper demand indicators don’t look as strong as what we saw at the beginning of 2018. End consumers like the construction and automotive sectors have shown signs of moderation.

  • China’s Housing Indicators Show a Continued Slowdown
    Market Realist22 days ago

    China’s Housing Indicators Show a Continued Slowdown

    Is There More Heat Left in Freeport-McMoRan’s Rally? The real estate sector is the largest metal end consumer in China (FXI). China’s real estate investment grew 9.7% YoY (year-over-year) in the first ten months of 2018.

  • Is There More Heat Left in Freeport-McMoRan’s Rally?
    Market Realist22 days ago

    Is There More Heat Left in Freeport-McMoRan’s Rally?

    Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), the leading US-based copper miner, has seen a significant upside after the stock fell to its 52-week low after its third-quarter earnings were released. Although Freeport-McMoRan managed to beat its earnings estimates in the third quarter for the top line and bottom line, investors gave a thumbs down to its earnings.

  • Why Iron Ore Stocks Could Struggle to Hold Ground
    Market Realist28 days ago

    Why Iron Ore Stocks Could Struggle to Hold Ground

    As we saw in the previous part of this series, iron ore prices have stood their ground despite growing headwinds for China (FXI). As we discussed in the previous part, one of the factors driving iron ore’s resilience is the stocking up by mills ahead of winter production curbs. As restocking completes and winter cuts kick in, the demand for iron ore from China could take a hit.

  • What’s Driving Iron Ore Prices despite Weakness Everywhere Else?
    Market Realist29 days ago

    What’s Driving Iron Ore Prices despite Weakness Everywhere Else?

    Chinese authorities imposed curbs on steel production last year ahead of winter months to reduce pollution. Steel mills are therefore in restocking mode to advance steel production before the curbs kick in. China’s iron ore import data for September also underscored this fact.