|Bid||32.17 x 100|
|Ask||35.00 x 600|
|Day's Range||34.71 - 35.11|
|52 Week Range||24.90 - 39.50|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||29.80|
|Earnings Date||Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017|
|Dividend & Yield||0.48 (1.38%)|
|1y Target Est||36.91|
For commodity companies like BHP Billiton (BHP) and Glencore (GLNCY), the EV-to-EBITDA multiple is the preferred valuation metric.
Along with shipments and profits, the market is also interested in mining companies' cash flows and leverage positions.
For companies in the commodity space, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) is the most common metric.