BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP)

41.47
1.10 2.80
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 40.32
Open 41.51
Day Low/High 41.49 / 41.79
52 Wk Low/High 20.12 / 40.43
Volume 997.12K
Avg Volume 3.17M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2.66B
Market Cap 106.26B
EPS -2.40
P/E Ratio 57.04
Div & Yield 0.56 (1.40%)

Latest News

Boost in Small-Business Confidence Is a Big Deal: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap

Boost in Small-Business Confidence Is a Big Deal: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap

The small business survey signals more building, more hiring, and more buying, Jim Cramer says.

Cramer: How Small Business Can Have a Big Impact on the Market

Cramer: How Small Business Can Have a Big Impact on the Market

Survey says: Maybe business is getting better.

BHP Billiton Is Ready for Fresh Gains

BHP Billiton Is Ready for Fresh Gains

With hindsight, I hope you bought a month ago when I recommended it.

Trump Worries Help Precious Metals Rebound

Trump Worries Help Precious Metals Rebound

Gold is trading an above-average 20-25 million oz. per day so far this week.

How Investors Can Generate Higher Returns From the January Effect

How Investors Can Generate Higher Returns From the January Effect

The outperformance of stocks in January has been linked to the sale of assets that have performed poorly and year-end tax selling, but a different market could occur in 2017.

Oil's Strong Start Doesn't Last

Oil's Strong Start Doesn't Last

Reminders of uncertainty give safe havens like gold some traction.

Britain's FTSE 100 Hits Record Close as Miners Drive Benchmark Past 7,100

Britain's FTSE 100 Hits Record Close as Miners Drive Benchmark Past 7,100

Britain's benchmark FTSE 100 closed at a record high Wednesday as mining stocks lifted the index past 7,100

Hot Spots Justify Hitting the 'Hard Stuff'

Hot Spots Justify Hitting the 'Hard Stuff'

A trade war can be as significant to gold prices as one with real guns.

Why I'm Digging BHP Billiton

Why I'm Digging BHP Billiton

Slowing momentum suggests a pullback to buy BHP.

Trump Infrastructure Hype in Perspective

Trump Infrastructure Hype in Perspective

A 10% rise in U.S. copper demand can be offset by a 1% drop in Chinese copper demand.

China Just Grabbed a Big Stake in Mexico's Gulf Oil and Paid Plenty for It

China Just Grabbed a Big Stake in Mexico's Gulf Oil and Paid Plenty for It

CNOOC paid almost five times more than needed for one block, while Chevron, ExxonMobil and Total also coughed up for currently unprofitable deepwater reserves.

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.