BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP)

34.40
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 34.40
Day Low/High 0.00 / 0.00
52 Wk Low/High 18.46 / 38.10
Avg Volume 3.76M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2.66B
Market Cap 90.75B
EPS 0.70
P/E Ratio 48.71
Div & Yield 0.56 (1.60%)

Latest News

European Stock Markets Close Up As Banks Rebound

European Stock Markets Close Up As Banks Rebound

Deutsche Bank rises on sale of Abbey Life and denial of government bailout plan.

BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Closed Lower, Samarco Mine Misses Interest Payment

BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Closed Lower, Samarco Mine Misses Interest Payment

BHP Billiton's (BHP) Samarco mine in Brazil missed an interest payment due late yesterday on a $500 million bond payment.

Fed Non-Move Better for Gold Than Stocks

Fed Non-Move Better for Gold Than Stocks

Oil is the biggest beneficiary of Fed inaction and the subsequent dollar weakness.

Brexit Three Months On: Airlines and Banks Still the Big Losers

Brexit Three Months On: Airlines and Banks Still the Big Losers

Miners are the clear winners following the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union.

Asian Stock Markets Mixed; Japanese Indices Deflate as Banks, Insurers Fall

Asian Stock Markets Mixed; Japanese Indices Deflate as Banks, Insurers Fall

Financial stocks give up Bank of Japan-inspired gains as Japanese markets reopen after a public holiday.

European Markets Rally Following Fed Decision; Oil Price Increase

European Markets Rally Following Fed Decision; Oil Price Increase

Gainers include ArcelorMittal, Lafargeholcim, Nokia, Maersk

European Markets Up; Miners Pull Up Indices

European Markets Up; Miners Pull Up Indices

Markets are up as investors absorb the Fed's decision.

BHP Billiton Digs In Over Australian Tax Demand

BHP Billiton Digs In Over Australian Tax Demand

The Australian miner is in dispute with Canberra over $772 billion of back taxes, mostly relating to a marketing business which routes sales through Singapore. It may go to court.

Big Miners Can't Win as Coking Coal Rally Promises Iron Ore Squeeze

Big Miners Can't Win as Coking Coal Rally Promises Iron Ore Squeeze

A surge in coal prices may stifle demand from Chinese steel producers, which are being counted on to mop up as much as 50 million tons of new iron ore.

Asian Markets Mixed; Australian Indices Edge Higher After RBA Minutes

Asian Markets Mixed; Australian Indices Edge Higher After RBA Minutes

The central bank signals near-term rate status quo, while observing a softening in the housing market.

European Stocks Rise With Commodities

European Stocks Rise With Commodities

Oil gains on possible cooperation between OPEC countries.

With Commodities Low, Rate Hike Unlikely

Copper and crude have been a good measure of economic activity, but both are at historically low levels.

BHP Billiton Has Mined as Much as It Can From This Uptrend

BHP Billiton Has Mined as Much as It Can From This Uptrend

Look for a relatively shallow pullback in the weeks ahead.

Australia's Teflon Economy Goes a Quarter Century Without a Recession

Australia's Teflon Economy Goes a Quarter Century Without a Recession

The Lucky Country has now gone a quarter of a century without a recession. A Teflon-coated economy indeed.

Gold Gains While the Dollar Dips

Gold has become a more permanent piece of macroinvesting hedges.

Woodside Fills Reserves With Deal for 50% of BHP's West Australian Fields

Woodside Fills Reserves With Deal for 50% of BHP's West Australian Fields

The $400 million deal eases pressure on Woodside to fill its pipeline of long-term projects after it shelved its $40 billion Browse project earlier this year.

European Markets Follow Asia Up

European Markets Follow Asia Up

Miners pull London benchmark index up.

Asia Stocks Gain Payrolls Boost; Bank of Japan's Kuroda Digs in Heels on Easing

Asia Stocks Gain Payrolls Boost; Bank of Japan's Kuroda Digs in Heels on Easing

The central bank chief pledges to stick with its easing measures as it strives to get inflation up to its elusive 2% goal.

European Stock Markets Fall as Crude Declines

European Stock Markets Fall as Crude Declines

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May reiterates 'Brexit means Brexit' and that there will be no attempts to stay in the EU 'by the back door'.

European Markets Mixed; Prime Minister Reiterates 'Brexit Means Brexit'

European Markets Mixed; Prime Minister Reiterates 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Commerzbank gains on Deutsche Bank merger rumors.

Asia Markets Mostly Up as Futures Slip

Asia Markets Mostly Up as Futures Slip

Slater & Gordon shares continue to fall on yesterday's lackluster results.

Will BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Rise on Elimination of CEO Bonus?

Will BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Rise on Elimination of CEO Bonus?

BHP Billiton (BHP) will be cutting CEO Andrew Mackenzie's annual bonus following a dam collapse in Brazil last year.

BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Down, Probe Finds Design Flaws Caused Samarco Collapse

BHP Billiton (BHP) Stock Down, Probe Finds Design Flaws Caused Samarco Collapse

A collapse in a Brazilian mine co-owned by BHP Billiton (BHP) and Vale (VALE) was caused by drainage and design flaws, according to an investigation report released late Monday.

European Markets Up; Miners Weigh on FTSE

European Markets Up; Miners Weigh on FTSE

Benchmark indices across Europe are up but the FTSE falls after a holiday Monday.

European Stock Markets Close Higher After Yellen Comments

European Stock Markets Close Higher After Yellen Comments

Friday's strong finish failed to save stock markets from a second week of losses.

Asian Markets Mixed Ahead of Yellen's Jackson Hole Speech

Asian Markets Mixed Ahead of Yellen's Jackson Hole Speech

Macau's Galaxy Entertainment rises as mass-market gamblers from the Chinese mainland drive forecast-busting profit, while ChinaMengniu milks a 12% gain from a mixed set of first-half numbers.

Brexit, Schmexit: Low Rates Are Still Good for European Stocks

Brexit, Schmexit: Low Rates Are Still Good for European Stocks

BHP Billiton, for one, continues to benefit from easy central bank money.

European Markets Up as Jackson Hole Meeting Nears

European Markets Up as Jackson Hole Meeting Nears

U.K. supermarkets are up on market share data.