Momentum
Relative Strength (%)
1m -3.9%
3m -15.8%
1yr -11.3%
Volume Change (%)
10d v 3m +44.7%
Price vs... (%)
52w High -21.1%
50d MA -7.98%
200d MA -12.0%
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market
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industry
Growth & Value
12m Forecast Rolling
PE Ratio (f) 11.2
PEG Ratio (f) n/a
EPS Growth (f) -6.51 %
Dividend Yield (f) 4.90 %
Valuation (ttm)
Price to Book Value 1.79
Price to Tang. Book 1.92
Price to Free Cashflow 15.4
Price to Sales 2.11
EV to EBITDA 5.63

Margin of Safety (beta)
Screens Passed 2 / 1
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Quality
Return on Capital 17.6 %
Return on Equity 18.5 %
Operating Margin 34.8 %
Balance Sheet · Income Statement · Cashflow Financial Summary
Year End 30th Jun 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015E 2016E CAGR / Avg
Revenue $m 50,211 52,798 71,739 70,477 65,953 67,206 65,058 67,987 +6.0%
Operating Profit $m 12,160 20,031 31,966 24,600 21,002 23,412 +14.0%
Net Profit $m 5,877 12,722 23,798 15,473 11,223 13,832 12,404 13,670 +18.7%
EPS Reported $ 1.05 2.28 4.30 2.89 2.10 2.59 +19.7%
EPS Normalised $ 2.56 2.16 3.95 3.22 2.57 2.64 2.32 2.50 +0.7%
EPS Growth % -7.7 -15.6 +83.0 -18.7 -20.1 +3.0 -12.3 +7.68
PE Ratio x 10.1 11.5 10.7
PEG x n/a 1.49 0.83
Profitability
Operating Margin % 24.2 37.9 44.6 34.9 31.8 34.8 +34.7%
ROA % 15.2 24.8 13.3 8.4 9.5
ROCE % 18.2 26.4 38.4 22.9 17.6 17.6 +23.5%
ROE % 28.8 45.2 25.2 16.4 18.5 +26.8%
Cashflow
Op. Cashflow ps $ 3.19 3.02 5.43 4.72 3.77 4.75 +8.3%
Capex ps $ 1.72 1.68 2.05 3.53 4.24 3.03 +12.0%
Free Cashflow ps $ 1.47 1.34 3.38 1.20 -0.47 1.72 +3.2%
Last ex-div: 12th Mar, paid: 31st Mar more... Dividends
Dividend ps $ 0.82 0.87 1.01 1.12 1.16 1.21 1.28 1.35 +8.1%
Dividend Growth % +17.1 +6.10 +16.1 +10.9 +3.57 +4.31 +6.05 +5.28
Dividend Yield % 4.55 4.82 5.08
Dividend Cover x 1.29 2.62 4.25 2.58 1.81 2.14 1.81 1.85
Balance Sheet
Cash etc $m 10,833 12,456 10,084 4,781 5,677 8,803 -4.1%
Working Capital $m 10,636 12,092 5,542 -1,583 -1,186 4,232 -16.8%
Net Fixed Assets $m 55,623 63,031 76,184 103,710 114,729 123,678 +17.3%
Net Debt $m 5,586 3,308 5,823 23,549 27,510 25,786
Book Value $m 39,954 48,525 56,762 65,870 70,667 79,143 +14.6%
Average Shares m 5,598 5,595 5,540 5,346 5,340 5,338 -1.0%
Book Value ps $ 7.18 8.72 10.7 12.4 13.3 14.9 +15.7%

FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 30 June 2014, BHP Billiton plc revenues increased 2% to $67.21B. Net income increased 23% to $13.83B. Revenues reflect Iron Ore segment increase of 15% to $21.36B, Petroleum segment increase of 12% to $14.83B, China segment increase of 16% to $23.29B, North America segment increase of 19% to $10.15B. Net income benefited from Impairment of property, plant decrease of 86% to $623M (expense), Imp. Previously Cap. more »

Health Trend

Bankruptcy Risk

Earnings Manipulation Risk

676     80%    B+
Magic Formula Score
B+
B+

Other Ratios
Leverage (ttm) Total Ex Intang
Gross Gearing % 43.7 46.9
Net Gearing % 32.6 35.0
Cash / Assets % 5.81
Liquidity (ttm)
Curr. Ratio 1.23
Quick Ratio 0.91
Interest Cov. 34.5
Efficiency (ttm)
Asset Turnover 0.45
Rec's Turnover 10.3
Stock Turnover 1.97

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Recent History
Latest interim period (ended 30th Jun '14) vs. prior year
Sales Growth -1.86 %
EPS Growth -9.22 %
3yr Compound Annual Growth Rate
Sales Growth -2.15 %
EPS Growth -12.6 %
DPS Growth 6.21 %
Graphical History Current Fiscal Year 2015

Broker Forecasts
30th Jun 2015
30th Jun 2016

Price Target: $33.4 (+26.21% above Price) Net Profit EPS DPS Net Profit EPS DPS
Est. Long Term Growth Rate: +6.8% ($) ($) ($) ($) ($) ($)
Consensus Estimate 12.25bn 2.29 1.28 13.57bn 2.48 1.35
1m Change -1.12bn -0.24 +0.002 -936.6m -0.23 +0.005
3m Change -1.77bn -0.28 -0.017 -1.11bn -0.18 -0.022
24 brokers Broker Consensus Trend
Broker Recommendations for BHP Billiton
Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 1 15 6 5

Named Brokers and Analysts
Jefferies & Company, Inc. , Credit Suisse Paul McTaggart , Sanford Bernstein Paul Gait , Investec Bank (UK) Plc Hunter Hillcoat , Canaccord Genuity Peter Mallin-Jones , Renaissance Capital Johann Pretorius , Nomura Securities Patrick Jones , Santander GBM , Natixis Raoudha Bouzekri , Macquarie Research Jeff Largey , Societe Generale Alain William , Hamburger Sparkasse (HASPA) Ingo Schmidt , Charles Stanley Tom Gidley-Kitchin , Espirito Santo Investment Bank Nicholas Mellor , Morningstar, Inc. Mark Taylor , Day by Day Valérie GASTALDY , Imara S.P. Reid Pty Ltd Steve Meintjes , Liberum Richard Knights , Standard Chartered Bank Subu Varada , and 1 unnamed other

BHP Billiton plc is diversified natural resources company. The Company generally operates through customer sector groups (CSGs). The Company operates in nine segments: Petroleum, Aluminium, Base Metals, Diamonds and Specialty Products, Stainless Steel Materials, Iron Ore, Manganese, Metallurgical Coal and Energy Coal. As of June 30, 2012, the Company was working in more than 100 locations worldwide. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 (fiscal 2012), the Company total petroleum production was 222.3 millions of barrels of oil equivalent. During fiscal 2012, its aluminium had a total production in 1.2 million tones (Mt) of aluminium. In August 2011, the Company acquired Petrohawk Energy Corporation. On September 30, 2011, it acquired HWE Mining Subsidiaries from Leighton Holdings. On September 7, 2012, the Company announced the sale of its 37.8 % non-operated interest in Richards Bay Minerals.

Directors: Andrew Mackenzie (CEO) 56, Peter Beaven (CFO) 46, Edgar Basto Baez (CEX) , Tim Cutt (CEX) 53, Mike Fraser (CEX) , Daniel Malchuk (CEX) 48, Dalla Valle (CEX) 54, Jimmy Wilson (CEX) 51, Mike Henry (CMO) 47, Geoff Healy (OTH) 47, Jacques Nasser (NEC) 66, Malcolm Brinded (NID) 61, Malcolm Broomhead (NID) 61, John Buchanan (NID) 65, Carlos Cordeiro (NID) 57,

No. of Employees: 47,044 No. of Shareholders: 599,743


Last Annual June 30th, 2014
Last Interim June 30th, 2014
Shares in Issue 5,322,278,672
Free Float 2.11bn (39.6%)
ISIN GB0000566504

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