BHP Billiton PLC (BLT.L)

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BHP Billiton Plc is engaged in exploration, development, production, processing and marketing of minerals, in respect of iron ore, metallurgical and energy coal, copper, aluminum, manganese, uranium, nickel, silver and potash, and exploration, development, production and marketing of conventional and unconventional oil and gas.... (more)


Beta: 1.57
Market Cap(Mil.): £55,152.28
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 5,322.02
Dividend: 11.11
Yield (%): 5.55


  BLT.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): -- 12.45 43.94
EPS (TTM): -0.88 -- --
ROI: -5.04 -0.07 8.08
ROE: -9.01 -2.23 8.97

Brazil state could ban dam design used at Samarco mine

RIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian state law to ban upstream tailings dams, the design used at a dam that collapsed at the Samarco iron ore mine in November, could be approved this year, an environmental official for the state of Minas Gerais told Reuters on Wednesday.

21 Jul 2016

Brazil state law to ban dam used at Samarco mine could pass this year

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 20 A Brazilian state law to ban upstream tailings dams, the design used for the dam that collapsed at the Samarco mine last November, could be passed this year, an environmental official for the state of Minas Gerais told Reuters on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2016

UPDATE 2-BHP, Anglo see only slight setbacks for iron ore production

* Less petroleum output this year (Updates with Anglo outlook)

20 Jul 2016

BHP misses full-yr iron ore guidance by 3 mln/t

SYDNEY, July 20 BHP Billiton said on Wednesday it fell three million tonnes short of its iron ore production guidance for fiscal 2016 due to its Samarco disaster in Brazil.

20 Jul 2016

Rio Tinto's new boss sees no BHP-style spin off for unloved assets

SYDNEY Rio Tinto will keep a newly formed division that includes troublesome coal and uranium assets, its newly appointed chief executive told Reuters, brushing off expectations it would consider a spin off and eventual sale.

03 Jul 2016

UPDATE 2-BHP boosts exploration spend as focus narrows to oil, copper

* Says investing more in exploration while others cut (Recasts, adds analyst comments, detail)

27 Jun 2016

BHP Billiton to spend $900m on copper and petroleum exploration

SYDNEY, June 27 Australian mining giant BHP Billiton said on Monday it will spend $900 million, or 18 percent of its capital budget, in exploration next financial year.

27 Jun 2016

CORRECTED-BHP's part-owned infrastructure group pulls coal terminal financing plan

SYDNEY, June 23 Australian mining giant BHP Billiton's part-owned Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group pulled a $500 million debt refinancing plan at one of Australia's biggest coal export terminals after banks were reluctant to lend to the sector, said three sources with knowledge of the process.

24 Jun 2016

BHP Billiton steps up coking coal output, slices costs

MELBOURNE, June 21 Top global miner BHP Billiton expects to boost its coal output by 8 percent over the three years to June 2018, and plans to cut costs by 16 percent over the next year to boost profits in a tough market.

21 Jun 2016

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Samarco, owners hire banks for debt talks -source

SAO PAULO, June 20 Brazilian mining company Samarco Mineração SA and owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton Plc have hired banks to sound out creditors on a potential renegotiation of $3.8 billion in debt, after a deadly dam spill led to the shutdown of a key mine, a source with direct knowledge of the plan said on Monday.

21 Jun 2016

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