BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP)

36.56
0.73 2.00
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 35.83
Open 36.04
Day Low/High 35.91 / 36.59
52 Wk Low/High 23.40 / 41.79
Volume 2.03M
Avg Volume 2.96M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2.66B
Market Cap 97.16B
EPS -2.40
P/E Ratio 52.16
Div & Yield 1.60 (4.40%)

Latest News

Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2017 as Patience Over Trump Reform Promise Runs Thin

Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2017 as Patience Over Trump Reform Promise Runs Thin

Stocks slump to session lows on Tuesday as uncertainty over when and how the Trump administration will implement regulatory reform spooks the financial sector.

Stocks Extend Declines as Basic Materials, Financials Slump

Stocks Extend Declines as Basic Materials, Financials Slump

Stocks extend declines on Tuesday as a selloff in the basic materials and financials sector taints broader markets.

Political Capital Is Being Misspent in D.C.

Political Capital Is Being Misspent in D.C.

Washington kerfuffles should bode well for gold and other 'portfolio protection' assets.

Trump Budget Cuts EPA Funding 31%, Eliminates 3,200 Positions

Trump Budget Cuts EPA Funding 31%, Eliminates 3,200 Positions

The EPA will have a budget of $5.7 billion.

Here's How You Can Make Easy Money from the Monster Blizzard Known as Stella

Here's How You Can Make Easy Money from the Monster Blizzard Known as Stella

As the megastorm wallops the Northeast, the best stocks to own may not be so obvious.

Europe Benchmarks Post Strong Gains on M&A, Commodity Rebound

Europe Benchmarks Post Strong Gains on M&A, Commodity Rebound

Merger talk in telecoms, deals in oil services and a resurgent iron ore price all conspired to drive European benchmarks higher.

Bullish and Bearish Reversals for This Week

Bullish and Bearish Reversals for This Week

Energy and materials names dominate the bearish ledger.

Geopolitical Fears Weigh on Gold

Geopolitical Fears Weigh on Gold

Such things used to be shrugged off as non-events, but they're becoming cause for concern.

Geopolitical Worries, Financials Selloff Leads Wall Street to Losses

Geopolitical Worries, Financials Selloff Leads Wall Street to Losses

Wall Street falls on Monday in a broad pullback from a recent rally and on brewing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Stocks Fall in Broad Pullback From Recent Records

Stocks Fall in Broad Pullback From Recent Records

Wall Street falls on Monday in a broad pullback from a recent rally that pushed markets to fresh records.

Stocks Retreat From Records as Deutsche Bank Drags on Financials

Stocks Retreat From Records as Deutsche Bank Drags on Financials

Wall Street's retreat from records accelerates on Monday morning as geopolitical tensions in Asia flare up and a selloff in Deutsche Bank shares pressures financial stocks.

Soaring Iron Ore Prices May Prompt China to Reopen Closed Mines

Soaring Iron Ore Prices May Prompt China to Reopen Closed Mines

Some Chinese iron ore producers may reopen some mills now that prices are on the rise.

Trump to Lift Coal Ban Next Week

Trump to Lift Coal Ban Next Week

Coal stocks were climbing on the news.

South32's Recent Dip is a Buying Opportunity: Goldman Sachs

South32's Recent Dip is a Buying Opportunity: Goldman Sachs

South32's strong cash flows and the prospect of an 8% yield from capital returns has won it a place on Goldman Sachs conviction list.

Euro Benchmarks Broadly Higher as Banks, Commodities Recover

Euro Benchmarks Broadly Higher as Banks, Commodities Recover

Banks and commodity stocks pared losses Monday, while arms firms received a boost late in the day from President Trump's plans for the defense budget.

OPEC Productions Cuts Are Having an Impact

OPEC Productions Cuts Are Having an Impact

Meanwhile, warmer weather in Northeast and Midwest isn't helping natural gas prices.

Global Financial News: European Economic Activity Surges to a 6-Year High

Global Financial News: European Economic Activity Surges to a 6-Year High

European stocks traded mixed Tuesday, with futures prices pointing to an uncertain open on Wall Street, as investors continued to focus on mounting regional political risks amid stronger-than-expected economic data

Commodity Price Surge Bolsters BHP's First-Half Profits

Commodity Price Surge Bolsters BHP's First-Half Profits

BHP Billiton posted stronger-than-expected first-half earnings Tuesday and boosted its interim divided thanks to a surge in global commodity prices and an optimistic outlook for 2017.

BHP Lifts Dividend, Cuts Debt as Commodity Price Surge Bolsters First Half Profits

BHP Lifts Dividend, Cuts Debt as Commodity Price Surge Bolsters First Half Profits

BHP Billition posted stronger-than-expected first half earnings Tuesday and boosted its interim divided thanks to a surge in global commodity prices and an optimistic outlook for 2017.

5 Earnings to Watch Next Week

5 Earnings to Watch Next Week

Keep an eye on these earnings reports.

European Benchmarks Rise on Hawkish Yellen; Surge in Bank Stocks

European Benchmarks Rise on Hawkish Yellen; Surge in Bank Stocks

A hawkish tone from Janet Yellen in Washington sent European markets surging on Wednesday.

Sanchez Makes a Good Long-Term Buy for Eagle Ford Exposure

Sanchez Makes a Good Long-Term Buy for Eagle Ford Exposure

This small-cap firm has managed to cut costs and has been a serial buyer.

Banking Sector Surge Pushes European Stocks Higher

Banking Sector Surge Pushes European Stocks Higher

Stocks took heart from Janet Yellen's hawkish remarks to the Senate committee and more corporate earnings

European Benchmarks Boosted by Commodity Rally and Resurgent Risk Appetite

European Benchmarks Boosted by Commodity Rally and Resurgent Risk Appetite

Continental indices led the charge following strong gains for auto stocks.

Cramer: Trade the Miners, Don't Invest in Them

Cramer: Trade the Miners, Don't Invest in Them

And be aware that the trade is already long in the tooth.

European Stocks Gain as Basic Resource Stocks Power Benchmarks

European Stocks Gain as Basic Resource Stocks Power Benchmarks

European stocks climbed higher in early Monday trading as rising commodity price lifted basic resources firms amid growing optimism over the pace of growth in major Asian economies.

Strikes at Chile's Leading Copper Mine Won't Likely Spike Prices

Strikes at Chile's Leading Copper Mine Won't Likely Spike Prices

Labor stoppages fan the headlines of supply cut-offs, but there is more to the story, for better or worse.

European Benchmarks Surge on Corporate Earnings, Chinese Trade Data

European Benchmarks Surge on Corporate Earnings, Chinese Trade Data

European benchmarks surged on Friday following another volley of corporate earnings numbers and solid trade data from China for January