BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP)

39.25
0.33 0.85
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 38.92
Open 39.73
Day Low/High 38.80 / 39.80
52 Wk Low/High 18.46 / 39.16
Volume 1.93M
Avg Volume 3.51M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2.66B
Market Cap 102.03B
EPS -2.40
P/E Ratio 54.77
Div & Yield 0.56 (1.50%)

Latest News

Citigroup Tips Oil, Zinc and Copper for Strong 2017; Cautions on Gold

Citigroup Tips Oil, Zinc and Copper for Strong 2017; Cautions on Gold

Citi upgraded a host of mining companies, claiming that commodity markets were rebalancing and investors will respond by plowing cash into funds.

Don't Bet Against Metals and Mining Momentum

Don't Bet Against Metals and Mining Momentum

We like to see broad participation among stocks that have been latent for years.

Asian Markets Rise; Japan Notches up Seventh Day of Gains

Asian Markets Rise; Japan Notches up Seventh Day of Gains

Another month of falling "core" consumer prices keeps a Bank of Japan rate cut on the agenda.

Any OPEC Meeting Oil Rally Is Made to Fade

Any OPEC Meeting Oil Rally Is Made to Fade

There's no reason to think any resolution on the table will offset the current supply glut.

Asian Stock Markets Move Higher; Mining Gains Lift Australian Indices

Asian Stock Markets Move Higher; Mining Gains Lift Australian Indices

Emerging market currencies including the rupee and the Malaysian ringgit slip further against the dollar.

Asian Stocks Join Global Rally Despite Trump, Earthquakes; Futures Rise

Asian Stocks Join Global Rally Despite Trump, Earthquakes; Futures Rise

Miners and oil companies pull indices higher ahead of next week's OPEC meeting.

China Takes Aim at High Coal Prices With Production Boost

China Takes Aim at High Coal Prices With Production Boost

Thermal coal prices are tipped to fall after China eases restrictions on mine output, but coking coal's bull run still has legs.

Asian Markets Mixed, Bond Yields Fall After BoJ Bond Purchase Offer

Asian Markets Mixed, Bond Yields Fall After BoJ Bond Purchase Offer

The Japanese central bank gets no takers for the inaugural step in its new yield curve control program.

Asian Stocks Mixed; Samsung Slips After $8 Billion Harman Deal

Asian Stocks Mixed; Samsung Slips After $8 Billion Harman Deal

Banks and insurers gain ground, while falling mining stocks weigh on the Australian benchmark.

Copper Tops $6000 Amid Global Commodity Surge on Trump Infrastructure Bet

Copper Tops $6000 Amid Global Commodity Surge on Trump Infrastructure Bet

Copper prices extended gains Friday and are on pace for the biggest weekly advance for at least three decades.

Asian Markets Shrug off Trump Slump; Futures, Mining Stocks Rise

Asian Markets Shrug off Trump Slump; Futures, Mining Stocks Rise

BHP and Rio Tinto gain as iron ore rises on excitement about the President-Elect's plan to ramp up infrastructure spending.

Asian Stocks Mixed After Chinese Trade Data; U.S. Futures Soften

Asian Stocks Mixed After Chinese Trade Data; U.S. Futures Soften

Dollar-denominated Chinese imports and exports continue to contract, but at a slower pace than a month earlier.

Gold Price, Equities Taking a Hit

Gold Price, Equities Taking a Hit

But base metals are doing well in today's risk-on rally.

Gold Price Pop of 20% Possible Post-Nov. 8

Gold Price Pop of 20% Possible Post-Nov. 8

Assuming a Clinton win, she may be handicapped, by both federal investigators and Republicans.

Hard Assets Like Gold for Portfolio Safety

Hard Assets Like Gold for Portfolio Safety

But it's probably premature to buy crude oil on the current dip.

Short-Interest Tables Show Traders Are Watching the Wrong Stocks

It's just as dumb to short energy companies as it is to short mining companies.

European Stocks Mixed After Earnings Reports as Pound Plunges

European Stocks Mixed After Earnings Reports as Pound Plunges

The U.K. currency falls to its lowest intra-day level since the Oct. 7 'flash crash' before testimony from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Brazilian Prosecutor Charges BHP and Vale Executives With Manslaughter

Brazilian Prosecutor Charges BHP and Vale Executives With Manslaughter

The mining companies have vowed to fight charges against 21 current and former executives linked to last year's lethal dam burst at the Samarco mine.

Rio Tinto Cuts 2016 Iron Ore Production Guidance

Rio Tinto Cuts 2016 Iron Ore Production Guidance

A disappointing third quarter means iron ore shipments could be five million tons lower.

Energy Sector Rebounding, Gold Gaining

Energy Sector Rebounding, Gold Gaining

Base metals are trading in a narrow range as investors eye Chinese production.

CAT, F, GM: Jim Cramer's Views

CAT, F, GM: Jim Cramer's Views

Cramer shares his views on why it's hard to take this market seriously and the loss of investible sectors. Caterpillar, Ford and General Motors are among the stocks discussed.

Market-Moving News From Europe's Major Economies, Earnings From Heavyweights: Week Ahead

Market-Moving News From Europe's Major Economies, Earnings From Heavyweights: Week Ahead

U.K. inflation and unemployment data, the ECB's interest rate decision and a raft of earnings await from industry titans awaits investors

European Stocks Extend Gains as China Data Sets Positive Tone

European Stocks Extend Gains as China Data Sets Positive Tone

Faster inflation data from China and solid car sales figures from Europe add a positive tone to early trading.

China Slowdown Hits Industrial Metals

China Slowdown Hits Industrial Metals

As the Fed is the monetary policymaker of the globe, this slowdown may pause Fed action.

European Stocks Close Lower on Concerns Over China, Brexit Woes

European Stocks Close Lower on Concerns Over China, Brexit Woes

Weak trade data from China sparks renewed concern over the global economy, while revived jitters over Brexit reverberate across Europe.

Cramer: We've Lost Large Areas of Investible Sectors

Cramer: We've Lost Large Areas of Investible Sectors

This is what's behind the fall of such magnitude that we are seeing.

European Markets Fall, Pound Rebounds on Brexit Debate Promise

European Markets Fall, Pound Rebounds on Brexit Debate Promise

Ericsson falls more than 16% after issuing a third-quarter profit warning.