|Bid||40.65 x 1800|
|Ask||40.66 x 1100|
|Day's Range||40.25 - 40.99|
|52 Week Range||35.50 - 47.92|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.30|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||29.23|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.52 (6.08%)|
|1y Target Est||47.00|
BHP (BHP.AX) on Monday said it had signed an agreement with Australia's tax authorities to settle a long-running dispute over the global miner's operations in Singapore. The settlement removes a thorn from the side of BHP which alongside fellow miner Rio Tinto (RIO.L) (RIO.AX) was accused of not paying its fair share of tax as governments cracked down on multinationals in the wake of the global financial crisis. Tax authorities had been in dispute with both firms over the amount of Australian tax payable from sales of Australian commodities to their Singapore marketing businesses.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's Samarco Mineracao SA, a joint venture between BHP Billiton (BHP.Ax)(BLT.L) and Vale SA (VALE3.SA), on Wednesday named former Usiminas (USIM5.SA) mining executive Cristina ...
Brazil's Samarco Mineracao SA, a joint venture between BHP Billiton and Vale SA, on Wednesday named former Usiminas mining executive Cristina Cavalcanti as its new chief financial officer. Cavalcanti joins ...
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Global miner BHP Billiton will meet its iron ore commitments to customers despite a supply disruption after it had to derail a runaway ore train in Western Australia, Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Thursday. The miner suspended its rail operations after the incident on Monday that wrecked track and left a locomotive and wagons upturned nearly 120 km (75 miles) south of Australia's iron ore export hub of Port Hedland. Asked whether BHP would invoke force majeure, Mackenzie told media after the company's annual general meeting in South Australia that he did not expect the miner would let down any of its customers.
Global miner BHP Billiton (BHP.AX) (BLT.L) said on Thursday that it intends to meet its contractual supply commitments to its customers after it forcibly derailed a runaway iron ore train in Western Australia. BHP said in a statement that it was engaging with its customers and intends to meet its contractual commitments. The miner said it plans to use stockpile reserves at the export hub of Port Hedland to maintain its port operations, but they are not expected to cover the entire period of disruption.
Mining giant BHP Billiton expects some interruption to its Australian iron ore exports after a nearly 3-km-long train loaded with the commodity was forcibly derailed this week after running away en route to a key shipping hub. One of BHP's customers in China, a steel producer, has, however, not yet received any notice from the miner. "We have a long-term contract with BHP and we haven't received a notification so far," said an official at the mill in southern China who declined to be named as he was not authorised to speak to media.
Monday’s journey was meant to be a regular rail movement from BHP’s iron-ore mines in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, where temperatures can top 100 degrees Fahrenheit in summer and vast distances separate communities. BHP is taking a more patient approach to the technology, as it worries about congestion on the more than 800-mile rail network that it operates in the Pilbara.
The company was forced Monday to derail the train that traveled 92 kilometers (57 miles) without a driver across the Pilbara, the nation’s major iron ore producing region. BHP’s iron ore mine operations are unaffected and it’s working with authorities to investigate the cause of the incident, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday. Stockpiles at Port Hedland will be used over the coming days to maintain port operations, BHP said in a statement.
MLP rollups drove the largest deals of the quarter, and three of the top five deals had deep roots in Houston.
BHP Billiton Plc fell 0.7 percent and Ashtead Group Plc was down 3.5 percent. Industrials and miners both outperformed last week. European equities rallied last week as reports suggested that the U.S. and China are nearing a trade deal.
Investors cheered the massive return and the split between a $5.2 billion off-market buyback and a $5.2 billion special dividend, sending BHP's Australian shares up as much as 6.2 percent. BHP had promised to return all of the net proceeds from the $10.8 billion sale of its U.S. shale business to shareholders when the deal was announced in July. "It's good that 100 percent is going back to shareholders," said Stephen Butel, an analyst with Platypus Asset Management, which owns shares in BHP.
The stock rose the most in six weeks in Sydney trading. The off-market buyback of the Sydney-listed shares will start this month and will return $5.2 billion to holders, while the balance will then be paid out as a special dividend, the company said Thursday in a statement. This latest capital management steps will bring the total cash returned to shareholders to $21 billion over the past two years, the company said.
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Ltd. said it would hand $10.4 billion to shareholders via a stock buyback and special dividend, as the miner continues to face a campaign against its strategy and structure by activist investor Elliott Management Corp. Analysts said the stock gains reflected an earlier payout to shareholders than many in the market had expected. Like many of its competitors in the global resources industry, BHP had used cash generated during earlier booms in commodity prices to buy assets or invest in expanding its mining operations from Australia to North America.
The closely watched Caixin manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index for China came in above expectations on Thursday.
BHP plans to use the net proceeds from the BP deal and another recent sale to return $10.4 billion to shareholders.
Moody's Investors Service has today upgraded the long-term issuer ratings of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc to A2 from A3. Moody's has also taken action on other ratings of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc and their subsidiaries.
The big oil company delivered another quarter of outstanding performance and announced that its recent shale acquisition will be financed on more attractive terms.
BP's profits thundered to a five-year high, boosted by stronger oil prices with production set to rise further thanks to the $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP Billiton's U.S. shale business this week. In the fourth quarter, BP expects lower refining margins and more refinery turnarounds mainly at its Whiting site in the United States.
A nearly 3-km-long train carrying BHP Billiton iron ore is forcibly derailed in northern Australia, as it headed to a key shipping hub. No reporter narration.