BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP)

48.20
0.39 0.82
NYSE : Non-Energy Minerals
Prev Close 47.81
Open 47.93
Day Low/High 47.76 / 48.19
52 Wk Low/High 40.19 / 52.62
Volume 860.55K
Avg Volume 2.13M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.61B
Market Cap 119.89B
EPS 1.40
P/E Ratio 68.13
Div & Yield 2.36 (4.95%)

Latest News

Commodities in Short Term Macro Trading Selloff; Watch the Dollar

Commodities in Short Term Macro Trading Selloff; Watch the Dollar

The dollar rally is driving commodity prices at the moment.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

The Dow was able to trim losses, but still closed Wednesday's session down triple digits.

Miners Get Slammed as Copper Prices Enter Bear Market Territory

Miners Get Slammed as Copper Prices Enter Bear Market Territory

Copper futures contracts are down nearly 3% on the Comex Wednesday.

3 Stocks to Inflation-Proof Your Portfolio

3 Stocks to Inflation-Proof Your Portfolio

The era of low inflation could be coming to an end.

3 Stocks to Inflation-Proof Your Portfolio

3 Stocks to Inflation-Proof Your Portfolio

Carrizo Oil & Gas, BHP Billiton and Wells Fargo could benefit should inflation kick in.

Stocks Recover From Trade Jitters to End Mostly Higher

Stocks Recover From Trade Jitters to End Mostly Higher

After starting with a sharp selloff on the latest trade tensions with China, U.S. stocks bounced back to end mostly higher Thursday.

Miners Getting Crushed as China Prepares for Tariff Retaliation

Miners Getting Crushed as China Prepares for Tariff Retaliation

Rio Tinto, Arcelor Mital and Glencore were all falling.

Stocks End Mixed on Fed, Trade Worries

Stocks End Mixed on Fed, Trade Worries

U.S. stocks ended the day mixed after the Fed left rates unchanged and the White House signaled further escalation of trade tensions with China.

BP Posts Largely Positive Second-Quarter Results

BP continues to execute on its plan to increase production out to 2021, while the burden of Macondo payments abates.

BP Shale Assets Purchase Will Transform Company

BP Shale Assets Purchase Will Transform Company

Move to acquire BHP's U.S. onshore assets will sharply increase BP's oil and gas output in the U.S.

Podcast: BP Is Doubling Down on U.S. Shale, Announces Dividend Raise

Podcast: BP Is Doubling Down on U.S. Shale, Announces Dividend Raise

BP is acquiring the shale oil and gas assets from BHP Billiton for $10.5 billion.

BP Marks Major US Return with $10.5 Billion Shale Oil Purchase From BHP Billiton

BP Marks Major US Return with $10.5 Billion Shale Oil Purchase From BHP Billiton

BP made one of its biggest investments in decades Friday with the $10.5 billion purchase of shale oil and gas assets from BHP Billiton that marks a major return to the U.S. market following the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster off the coast of Houston eight years ago.

Calling BP Up From the Bullpen

Petroleum giant seems well-positioned amid today's rising oil prices.

We Are Adding BP to the Bullpen

BP is attractive because of what it is doing to augment its reserves and for income.

Stocks Log Third Day of Strong Gains

Stocks Log Third Day of Strong Gains

Stocks on Wall Street logged a third straight day of strong gains Monday as worries over trade tensions faded into the background.

Stocks Pounded as Bond Yields Rise Before $260 Billion Treasury Auction Bonanza

Stocks Pounded as Bond Yields Rise Before $260 Billion Treasury Auction Bonanza

U.S. bonds yields crept higher Tuesday as investors braced for a near $260 billion deluge in new debt sales that could send benchmark 10-year yields to 3% and trigger a new wave of volatility in global equity markets.

Europe Stocks Gain, Wall Street Slips as Investors Await Bond Auction Tsunami

Europe Stocks Gain, Wall Street Slips as Investors Await Bond Auction Tsunami

U.S. bonds yields crept higher Tuesday as investors braced for a near $260 billion deluge in new debt sales that could send benchmark 10-year yields to 3% and trigger a new wave of volatility in global equity markets.

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Finish Higher After Late Rally

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Finish Higher After Late Rally

A late rally pushed all three indices into the green for the day.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Dow gains some 28 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq inch higher in quiet post-holiday trading.

Freeport-McMoRan Is On the Run

Freeport-McMoRan Is On the Run

The copper miner's stock has closed higher for seven consecutive days, a significant breakout.

A Boring Day In the Stock Market, Sorta

A Boring Day In the Stock Market, Sorta

There were no big surprises from the Federal Reserve so markets held at the same levels as before the announcement.

Stocks Hold at Prior Levels After Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged

Stocks Hold at Prior Levels After Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged

Stocks retreat from all-time highs set earlier in the day Wednesday as the Fed opts to leave rates unchanged, but did signal that further rate increases were forthcoming.

Wall Street Reaches Intraday Records as U.S. Steel Kicks Off Materials Rally

Wall Street Reaches Intraday Records as U.S. Steel Kicks Off Materials Rally

Stocks rally to begin November as strong earnings continue to drive gains and investors take a small delay in the GOP's tax cut plan in stride.

Smith & Nephew Surges to Record High on Reports of Elliott Stake

Smith & Nephew Surges to Record High on Reports of Elliott Stake

Paul Singer's Elliott is said to have started building a stake in the maker of artificial hips and knees, sending shares higher.

Iron Ore Poised for Further Falls as Beijing Clamps Down on Polluting Smelters

Iron Ore Poised for Further Falls as Beijing Clamps Down on Polluting Smelters

China's efforts to ease winter smog will lead to reduced steel smelting, weighing further on iron ore prices that have already dipped 20% this month.

BHP Sees Copper as 'Metal of the Future' as Electric Car Demand Booms

BHP Sees Copper as 'Metal of the Future' as Electric Car Demand Booms

2017 is a 'tipping point' for electric vehicles, BHP says.

Tesla Bull Market Is Dying Even as European Firms Bet Big on Electric Cars

Tesla Bull Market Is Dying Even as European Firms Bet Big on Electric Cars

Tesla's second stock "correction" of the year is worrying, but the future of electric cars certainly isn't.

BHP Billiton to Exit $10 Billion Shale Business With Help From Barclays, Citi

BHP Billiton to Exit $10 Billion Shale Business With Help From Barclays, Citi

The business has underperformed for BHP.