BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP)

40.28
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 40.99
Day Low/High 40.07 / 40.36
52 Wk Low/High 21.88 / 41.79
Avg Volume 2.76M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2.66B
Market Cap 109.08B
EPS -2.40
P/E Ratio 58.56
Div & Yield 0.56 (1.40%)

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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

Sinking Treasury Yield Lifts Gold

Sinking Treasury Yield Lifts Gold

Political risk both domestically and abroad is a contributing factor.

Risk-On Trade Rising Means Gold Falling

Risk-On Trade Rising Means Gold Falling

Base metals are giving back some of their early week gains, as oil prices rise to nearly $54.

Dow Scores Triple-Digit Gain; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Post New Records

Dow Scores Triple-Digit Gain; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Post New Records

The Dow Jones Industrial Average's rocks triple-digit gains on Tuesday for the first time in three weeks, settling within 100 points of its 20,000 milestone.

Dow's Solid Gains Put Index Within Range of 20,000; S&P and Nasdaq Hit Fresh Highs

Dow's Solid Gains Put Index Within Range of 20,000; S&P and Nasdaq Hit Fresh Highs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average's gains on Tuesday put the index within range of the 20,000 milestone

How Rio Tinto May Spend $6 Billion in Free Cash This Year

How Rio Tinto May Spend $6 Billion in Free Cash This Year

An analyst opines.

Commodity and Industrial Stocks Boost European Markets

Commodity and Industrial Stocks Boost European Markets

London's FTSE 100 set another record thanks to an extended rally in commodity stocks and buoyant retailers.

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.