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BHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas. The Copper... (more)


Beta: 1.37
Market Cap(Mil.): £70,523.91
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 5,322.97
Dividend: 32.94
Yield (%): --


  BLT.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 33.51 23.51 37.17
EPS (TTM): 0.36 -- --
ROI: 2.93 5.48 11.57
ROE: 4.43 8.81 14.92

BHP applies to dig new nickel mines in Western Australia

SYDNEY BHP Billiton is seeking environmental approval to dig two new mines to extend the life of its Nickel West unit in the state of Western Australia, which is facing a shortfall in ore supply.

May 24 2017

Australian shares hit 8-week low on weak banks, Wall Street slump

May 18 Australian shares fell on Thursday as Westpac Banking Corp traded ex-dividend, posting its worst day in nearly eleven months, while a slump in Wall Street due to the worsening White House turmoil added to the gloom.

May 17 2017

UPDATE 1-Elliott Management says Barcelona meeting with BHP CEO was "constructive"

SYDNEY, May 18 Activist investor Elliott Management on Thursday said a meeting with BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie in Barcelona had been "constructive".

May 17 2017

UPDATE 2-Undaunted by glut, new potash players bank on fertilizer rebound

NEW YORK, May 17 The owners of several new potash mines that are adding fertilizer to an already over-supplied market are banking on better times, bucking industry thinking that the projects may snuff a modest price recovery.

May 17 2017

Colombia coal output up 3 pct in first quarter

BOGOTA, May 16 Colombia's coal output rose 3 percent to 22.2 million tonnes in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2016, the national mining agency said in a statement on Tuesday.

May 16 2017

Miners increase green energy use to power their pits

* Rio uses most renewable power for energy-intensive aluminium

May 16 2017

Elliott increases pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum

SYDNEY/LONDON Activist investor Elliott Management raised the pressure for strategic changes at BHP on Tuesday, calling for an independent review of the mining giant's petroleum business.

May 16 2017

Elliott wants BHP to remain Australia-incorporated

SYDNEY, May 16 Elliott Management on Tuesday revised its proposal for an overhaul of BHP Billiton's corporate structure, calling for the mining giant to remain incorporated in Australia.

May 15 2017

RPT-Wooing investors after Elliott, BHP boss to play up shale

SYDNEY/LONDON, May 12 BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie, batting off an attack by activist funds, will tell investors in Barcelona next week that the top global miner can pump more for less out of its unloved shale assets.

May 14 2017

Australia's BHP heads back to roots, drops Billiton from its name

SYDNEY One of the last reminders of a merger 16 years ago that created the world's biggest mining house will be erased on Monday when BHP Billiton changes its name back to just BHP.

May 14 2017

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