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BHP Billiton corporate - reported results analysis


BHP Billiton corporate - reported results analysis

Report summary

BHP reported a strong set of results for the half year to December 2016. Improving commodity prices drove net profit to USS$3.2 billion, triggering the company to announced an interim dividend of US$0.40/share, up from US$0.16/share a year ago. The focus remains balance sheet strength and BHP has made significant progress, with net debt down 23% since June 2016 to US$20.1 billion, and gearing now sitting at 24%. It plans to reduce debt further and has launched a bond re-purchase for up to US$2.5 billion targeting short-dated US$ notes.

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The upstream oil and gas industry conducts activities against a backdrop of growing energy and environmental challenges. Political instabilities, international conflicts and government and environmental regulation have all impacted the production process.

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  • Q4 2016
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • Exploration
  • Operational Review October 2016
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
    • M&A
  • October 2016 Petroleum strategy review
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
    • M&A
  • Q2 2016
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • Exploration
  • Operational Review July 2016
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • May 2016 Strategy Review
  • Operational Review April 2016
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q4 2015
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
  • Operational Review January 2016
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • Exploration
  • Operational review October 2015
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • Exploration
  • Q2 2015
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • M&A
  • Operational Review July 2015
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • Exploration
  • Guidance Update May 2015
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
  • Q4 2014
    • Overview
    • Strategy/Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Financial performance
    • Exploration
  • October 2014 Investor Day
    • Onshore liquids-rich US resource plays underpin investment and cash flow growth
    • High-grading on gas
    • Stable conventional production outlook
  • Q3 2014
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q2 2014
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q1 2014
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q4 2013
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q3 2013
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q2 2013
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
  • Q1 2013
    • Overview
    • Strategy / Investment
    • Operational performance
    • Exploration
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