BHP Billiton PLCBLT:LSE

1,662
79.50 / 5.02%
17.27m
12.96%
1.59
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Income statement in USD

Year on year BHP Billiton PLC had relatively flat revenues (65.95bn to 67.21bn), though the company grew net income 23.25% from 11.22bn to 13.83bn. A reduction in the selling, general and administrative costs as a percentage of sales from 30.82% to 28.86% was a component in the net income growth despite flat revenues. View full income statement

REVENUE
Gross margin--
Net profit margin22.65%
Operating margin34.84%
NET INCOME
Return on assets10.48%
Return on equity18.47%
Return on investment12.61%

Growth rates in USD

Year on year, both dividends per share and earnings per share excluding extraordinary items growth increased 4.31% and 23.29%, respectively. The positive trend in dividend payments is noteworthy since very few companies in the Metal Mining industry pay a dividend. Additionally when measured on a five year annualized basis, dividend per share growth is in-line with the industry average relative to its peers, while earnings per share growth is the highest in its industry.

DIVIDEND PER SHARE
Div yield(5 year avg)0.06%
Div growth rate (5 year)8.09%
Payout ratio (TTM)46.57%
EARNINGS PER SHARE
EPS growth(5 years)19.72
EPS (TTM) vs
TTM 1 year ago
23.31

Cash flow in USD

In 2014, BHP Billiton PLC increased its cash reserves by 54.44%, or 3.09bn. The company earned 25.36bn from its operations for a Cash Flow Margin of 37.74%. In addition the company used 15.83bn on investing activities and also paid 6.47bn in financing cash flows. View full cash flow statement

CASH FLOW
Cash flow per share2.86
Price/Cash flow per share5.96
CASH
Book value per share9.50
Tangible book value per share8.85

Balance sheet in USD

BHP Billiton PLC has a Debt to Total Capital ratio of 28.83%, a lower figure than the previous year's 39.76%. View full balance sheet

TOTAL ASSETS
Current ratio1.23
Quick ratio0.9014
TOTAL DEBT
Total debt/total equity0.437
Total debt/total capital0.2883
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