BHP Group engages in the natural resources business worldwide.
Average dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has BHP Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BHP has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
AU Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
AU Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: BHP underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 5.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BHP underperformed the Australian Market which returned 14.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BHP Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
6 days ago | Simply Wall StBHP Group (ASX:BHP) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of BHP Group (ASX:BHP)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StBHP Group (ASX:BHP) Shareholders Booked A 52% Gain In The Last Three Years
Is BHP Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BHP (A$38.22) is trading above our estimate of fair value (A$29.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BHP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BHP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.6x) compared to the Metals and Mining industry average (13x).
PE vs Market: BHP is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.6x) compared to the Australian market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BHP's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BHP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (1.4x).
How is BHP Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BHP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.5% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BHP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BHP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BHP's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BHP's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BHP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.5%).
How has BHP Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BHP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BHP's current net profit margins (20.5%) are higher than last year (20.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BHP's earnings have grown significantly by 37.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BHP's earnings growth over the past year (7%) is below its 5-year average (37.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BHP earnings growth over the past year (7%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 14.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BHP's Return on Equity (19.6%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is BHP Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BHP's short term assets ($22.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($13.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: BHP's short term assets ($22.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($36.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BHP's debt to equity ratio (47.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BHP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 35% to 47.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BHP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (71.9%).
Interest Coverage: BHP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (30.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: BHP has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: BHP's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x debt).
What is BHP Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BHP's dividend (5.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.29%).
High Dividend: BHP's dividend (5.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.35%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BHP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BHP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (76.5%), BHP's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BHP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (70.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Henry (53yo)
Mr. Mike P. Henry, BSc (Chem), has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of BHP Group since January 01, 2020 and served as its President of Operations for Minerals Australia since Februar ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD4.73M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD3.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Executive Director||0.08yrs||US$4.73m||0.0063% $11.3m|
|Chief Financial Officer||5.3yrs||US$4.45m||0.0052% $9.4m|
|President of Operations for Minerals Americas||4yrs||US$4.38m||0.0039% $7.0m|
|President of Operations Petroleum||0.9yrs||US$1.24m||0.0014% $2.6m|
|Acting Chief Technology Officer||0.2yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||5yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel & Group Company Secretary||3.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Group Sales & Marketing Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief People Officer||5.1yrs||US$2.52m||no data|
Experienced Management: BHP's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
|CEO & Executive Director||0.08yrs||US$4.73m||0.0063% $11.3m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.8yrs||US$85.00k||0.00024% $434.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||9.9yrs||US$263.00k||0.00038% $688.3k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2.4yrs||US$912.00k||0.0010% $1.9m|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||0.8yrs||US$69.00k||0.000060% $108.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||4.4yrs||US$268.00k||0.00030% $543.4k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.3yrs||US$223.00k||0.00022% $398.5k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||2.3yrs||US$248.00k||0.00024% $434.7k|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||8.9yrs||US$252.00k||0.00036% $652.0k|
|Senior Independent Director||9.1yrs||US$301.00k||0.00049% $887.5k|
Experienced Board: BHP's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BHP Group's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BHP Group
- Ticker: BHP
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1885
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$181.123b
- Shares outstanding: 5.06b
- Website: https://www.bhp.com
Number of Employees
- BHP Group
- 171 Collins Street
- Level 18
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BHP||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||ADR EACH REP 2 ORD NPV(MGT)||US||USD||Dec 1972|
|BHP N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||ADR EACH REP 2 ORD NPV(MGT)||MX||MXN||Dec 1972|
|BHP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||ADR EACH REP 2 ORD NPV(MGT)||DE||EUR||Dec 1972|
|0HN3||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||ADR EACH REP 2 ORD NPV(MGT)||GB||USD||Dec 1972|
|BHPL.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||LTD Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1975|
|BHP||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||LTD Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1975|
|BHP1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||LTD Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1975|
|BHP||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||LTD Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jan 1975|
|BHP||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||LTD Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Jan 1975|
|BBL||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||SPONS ADR EACH REP 2 ORD USD0.50||US||USD||Jul 2001|
|BHPB.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||PLC Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jul 2001|
|BHP||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||PLC Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jul 2001|
|BIL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||PLC Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2001|
|BHP||JSE (The Johannesburg Securities Exchange)||PLC Ordinary Shares||ZA||ZAR||Jul 2001|
|BIL||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||PLC Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jul 2001|
|BIL1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||SPONS ADR EACH REP 2 ORD USD0.50||DE||EUR||Jul 2001|
|BLT||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||PLC Ordinary Shares||CH||CHF||Jul 2001|
BHP Group engages in the natural resources business worldwide. It operates through Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal segments. The company engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of copper, silver, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, iron ore, and metallurgical and energy coal. It is also involved in mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; the provision of towing, freight, marketing and trading, marketing support, finance, administrative, and other services; and potash development activities. BHP Group was incorporated in 1885 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 10:35|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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