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About the company

BHP Billiton Plc is a global resources company. The Company is a producer of various commodities, including iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper and uranium. Its segments include Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore and Coal. The Petroleum segment is engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas. The Copper segment is engaged in mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium and gold. The Iron Ore segment is engaged in mining of iron ore. The Coal segment is engaged in mining of metallurgical coal and thermal (energy) coal. Its businesses include Minerals Australia, Minerals Americas, Petroleum and Marketing. It extracts and processes minerals, oil and gas from its production operations located primarily in Australia and the Americas. It manages product distribution through its global logistics chain, including freight and pipeline transportation. It sells its products through direct supply agreements with its customers and on global commodity exchanges.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)28.90bn
  • Net income in GBP4.45bn
  • Incorporated1996
  • Employees26.15k
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Anglo American plc17.79bn2.88bn20.80bn80.00k6.711.314.,335.208.57-1.6911.03-2.10--25.8518.60-4.391.39--0.3282--4.51-6.91128.34-23.71-17.17--
Rio Tinto plc28.38bn4.69bn68.67bn51.02k14.362.098.312.422.592.5915.6817.800.4149--15.18556,305.806.981.438.371.77--76.7816.813.491.2213.860.245160.22-3.01-11.01633.14-4.61-24.862.71
BHP Billiton plc28.90bn4.45bn81.56bn26.15k17.061.757.632.820.83320.83325.428.120.3245--12.781,105,
GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO529.41bn133.97bn1.71tn82.01k12.688.109.943.22850.22850.223,357.631,330.590.54472.2045.406,455,796.0013.7512.0618.4715.1847.7847.3025.2520.120.752347.080.6927139.628.385.7359.636.5211.3538.47
Data as of Oct 17 2017. Currency figures normalised to BHP Billiton PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

28.66%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 12 Aug 2016156.09m7.39%
Elliott Management Corp.as of 14 Aug 2017106.45m5.04%
Public Investment Corp. Ltd.as of 22 Sep 201762.72m2.97%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 02 Oct 201760.07m2.84%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 02 Oct 201751.75m2.45%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 02 Oct 201747.48m2.25%
Aberdeen Asset Managers Ltd.as of 12 Aug 201636.27m1.72%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 02 Oct 201730.87m1.46%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 02 Oct 201727.12m1.28%
State Street Global Advisors Ltd.as of 02 Oct 201726.57m1.26%
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Data from 31 Dec 2016 - 12 Oct 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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