BBL - BHP Billiton plc

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
44.22
+1.17 (+2.72%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT

44.22 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:01PM EDT

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Previous Close43.05
Open43.50
Bid37.73 x 2900
Ask44.95 x 4000
Day's Range43.40 - 44.29
52 Week Range33.58 - 47.92
Volume1,555,211
Avg. Volume1,757,004
Market Cap118.841B
Beta1.22
PE Ratio (TTM)25.10
EPS (TTM)1.76
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.20 (5.01%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-03-08
1y Target Est45.54
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  • This could be 'as good as it gets' for Australian commodi...
    CNBC Videos22 hours ago

    This could be 'as good as it gets' for Australian commodi...

    Hugh Dive of Atlas Fund Management explains why "the next stop" for companies such as BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto is down.

  • Copper was the 'real big leg up' for BHP's production num...
    CNBC Videos23 hours ago

    Copper was the 'real big leg up' for BHP's production num...

    David Lennox of Fat Prophets says BHP Billiton reported a "pretty solid result" in its recent production report.

  • The Wall Street Journal15 hours ago

    [$$] Wednesday's European Corporate Roundup

    Forecast-beating 2Q figures from telecoms giant Ericsson was the highlight on a busy day of corporate news in Europe.

  • BHP posts record annual iron ore output, beats fourth-quarter forecasts
    Reuters20 hours ago

    BHP posts record annual iron ore output, beats fourth-quarter forecasts

    Iron ore output at the world's biggest miner rose to 72 million tonnes during the three months through June, compared with 70 million tonnes a year ago. BHP set a fiscal 2019 production target of 273-283 million tonnes. "We have delivered a strong finish to the 2018 financial year with an 8 per cent increase in annual production and record output at Western Australia Iron Ore, Queensland Coal and at our Spence copper mine in Chile," BHP Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said.

  • The Wall Street Journal21 hours ago

    [$$] BHP Billiton Iron Ore Output Rises, Copper Jumps

    Ltd. (BHP.AU) said it produced 3% more iron ore last fiscal year, as its Australian mining operations churned out the commodity at record rates, while the company’s output of copper jumped and petroleum fell. The world’s biggest miner by market value on Wednesday reported iron-ore production totaling 238 million metric tons in the year through June. The company said its Australian operations hit a record annualized output rate during its fiscal fourth-quarter of 289 million tons, including the share of joint venture partners.

  • World's Biggest Miners Want More Copper But Nobody's Selling
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    World's Biggest Miners Want More Copper But Nobody's Selling

    It’s the mining world’s biggest dilemma: everyone’s hunting for copper deals, but even the richest producers just can’t pull the trigger. The industry has deep pockets for deals right now -- Rio Tinto Group may end the year having raised $8.5 billion from asset sales and rivals like BHP Billiton Ltd. and Glencore Plc are churning out massive profits.

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  • Barrick (ABX) Releases Preliminary Q2 Production Numbers
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  • When Rio Tinto Met China’s Iron Hand
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    When Rio Tinto Met China’s Iron Hand

    For eight years, Stern Hu rose every morning at 6 a.m. in Qingpu Prison near Shanghai. Everyone in Brigade No. 8, the foreign prisoners unit, knew Hu. Chinese-born, with an Australian passport and a shock of white hair, he’d been a star at Rio Tinto Group, one of the world’s largest mining companies, before being sent to prison in 2010 for stealing trade secrets and taking bribes.

  • Reuters7 days ago

    BHP makes contract offer to union at Escondida mine in Chile

    BHP Billiton Plc (BLT.L) (BHP.AX) handed in a proposal for a new labour contract to the union at its Escondida copper mine in Chile that includes a salary readjustment linked to inflation and a $23,000 (17,432.17 pounds) bonus per worker, the company said on Wednesday. "We hope our workers value the effort the company is making to deliver this offer, which is sustainable," said Patricio Vilaplana, vice president of corporate affairs at Escondida. Labour talks at Escondida are in the final stretch before a 30-month contract expires at the end of July.

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  • BP Turns Out to be Leading Bidder for BHP's U.S. Assets
    Zacks9 days ago

    BP Turns Out to be Leading Bidder for BHP's U.S. Assets

    In order to compete with other majors, BP (BP) is attempting to expand footprint in the Permian via efforts to acquire BHP Billiton's U.S. assets.

  • BP Is Front-Runner to Buy BHP's U.S. Shale Unit
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    BP Is Front-Runner to Buy BHP's U.S. Shale Unit

    BP Plc has emerged as the front-runner to buy BHP Billiton Ltd.’s onshore oil and gas operations in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the matter. The London-based oil major has made the highest offer for the assets, which BHP prefers selling in a single package, said the person, who asked to not be identified because the matter isn’t public. The Australian mining conglomerate, based in Melbourne, received initial offers about two months ago from BP, Chevron Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, among others, people familiar with the matter said in June.

  • Exclusive - BP in lead to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore shale assets: sources
    Reuters12 days ago

    Exclusive - BP in lead to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore shale assets: sources

    The move represents a big bet by BP on U.S. oil and gas production at a time when energy prices are rebounding. It would allow it to significantly rebalance its business with oil production, after focusing largely on natural gas assets. BHP said in August it aimed to sell onshore shale assets in the Eagle Ford, Permian, Haynesville and Fayetteville basins, which it acquired at the height of the oil boom.

  • BP in lead to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore shale assets: sources
    Reuters12 days ago

    BP in lead to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore shale assets: sources

    The move represents a big bet by BP on U.S. oil and gas production at a time when energy prices are rebounding. It would allow it to significantly rebalance its business with oil production, after focusing largely on natural gas assets. BHP said in August it aimed to sell onshore shale assets in the Eagle Ford, Permian, Haynesville and Fayetteville basins, which it acquired at the height of the oil boom.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    EXPLAINER-Labor talks at BHP´s Escondida mine in Chile enter 'home stretch'

    Labor negotiations at BHP Billiton Plc Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, are entering into the final three weeks before a 30-month contract expires at the end of July. The proposals include a one-time bonus equivalent to 4 percent of dividends distributed to shareholders in 2017, or between approximately $34,000 and $40,000 per worker, depending on the exchange rate and other factors. The union also requested a 5 percent increase in workers' salaries.

  • Why BHP Billiton PLC Stock Rallied 11.5% in the First Half of 2018
    Motley Fool12 days ago

    Why BHP Billiton PLC Stock Rallied 11.5% in the First Half of 2018

    The global resources company is off to a good start this year even though commodity prices have been all over the place.

  • Reuters13 days ago

    BHP, workers at Escondida mine in Chile 'far from agreement'

    The official, Carlos Allendes, said the union was preparing a $400,000 (£302,755) emergency fund to support workers if they opt to strike after the company offers its final proposal on July 24. Escondida's vice president for corporate affairs, Patricio Vilaplana, told reporters on Thursday that the company was "calm" about the negotiations and said the union had shown "good faith" at the negotiating table. Escondida's costs are just over one third of the current price of the raw material, he added, and the mine made a $483 million profit in the first quarter of this year compared to a loss of $184 million the previous year because of the strike.

  • Reuters13 days ago

    BHP, workers at Escondida mine in Chile 'far from agreement'

    The official, Carlos Allendes, said the union was preparing a $400,000 emergency fund to support workers if they opt to strike after the company offers its final proposal on July 24. Escondida's vice president for corporate affairs, Patricio Vilaplana, told reporters on Thursday that the company was "calm" about the negotiations and said the union had shown "good faith" at the negotiating table. Escondida's costs are just over one third of the current price of the raw material, he added, and the mine made a $483 million profit in the first quarter of this year compared to a loss of $184 million the previous year because of the strike.

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  • BHP pays out $211 million towards Samarco dam accident rehabilitation
    Reuters20 days ago

    BHP pays out $211 million towards Samarco dam accident rehabilitation

    Most of the allocated sum, $158 million, would be used to fund remediation and compensation programmes identified under an agreement with Brazilian authorities, BHP said in a statement. The rest would be allocated to carrying out ongoing repair works, maintain Samarco’s facilities and supporting restart planning. The announcement from BHP comes after Samarco and parent companies Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd signed a deal with Brazilian authorities that settles a 20 billion reais ($5.2 billion) lawsuit related to the 2015 dam burst that killed 19 people.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    Brazil's Vale to pay 557.7 million reais for Samarco damage in 2018

    Brazilian miner Vale said on Thursday it would pay 557.7 million reais ($144.42 million) in the second half of the year to restore the environment and communities damaged by a 2015 disaster at Samarco, a joint venture it has with BHP Billiton. The money, Vale said, will come from a separate provision made by the company in the second quarter of 2016. Brazil's worst environmental catastrophe ocurred when a dam designed to hold back mine waste burst in November, 2015, killing 19 people and leaving a trail of destruction for hundreds of kilometers.

  • BHP pays out $211 million towards Samarco dam accident rehabilitation
    Reuters20 days ago

    BHP pays out $211 million towards Samarco dam accident rehabilitation

    Most of the allocated sum, $158 million, would be used to fund remediation and compensation programs identified under an agreement with Brazilian authorities, BHP said in a statement. The rest would be allocated to carrying out ongoing repair works, maintain Samarco’s facilities and supporting restart planning. The announcement from BHP comes after Samarco and parent companies Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd signed a deal with Brazilian authorities that settles a 20 billion reais ($5.2 billion) lawsuit related to the 2015 dam burst that killed 19 people.

  • Is BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?
    Simply Wall St.22 days ago

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