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Is Freeport Cheaper Now Compared to Its 2016 Lows?

Mark O'Hara
Is Freeport Cheaper Now Compared to Its 2016 Lows?

In the previous article, we noted that several miners, including BHP Billiton (BHP), Vale (VALE), and Rio Tinto (RIO), have announced share buybacks. While stock prices get all the attention, for mining companies with a significant amount of debt, we should also look at EV (enterprise value). Freeport has an EV of ~$28 billion.