BHP Group engages in the natural resources business in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, rest of Asia, North America, South America, and internationally.
BHP Group Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$39.16|
|52 Week High||AU$33.73|
|52 Week Low||AU$54.55|
|1 Month Change||-11.68%|
|3 Month Change||-16.11%|
|1 Year Change||4.85%|
|3 Year Change||15.76%|
|5 Year Change||81.72%|
|Change since IPO||856.52%|
Recent News & Updates
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|BHP||AU Metals and Mining||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: BHP underperformed the Australian Metals and Mining industry which returned 10.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BHP underperformed the Australian Market which returned 27.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: BHP is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BHP's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
BHP Group engages in the natural resources business in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, rest of Asia, North America, South America, and internationally. 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.
Is BHP Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BHP (A$39.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$68.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BHP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BHP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the Australian Metals and Mining industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: BHP is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.8x) compared to the Australian market (18.7x).
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 (2.8x) compared to the AU Metals and Mining industry average (2.7x).
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 (-4.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BHP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.3% 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 (-7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BHP's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-7.2% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BHP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.4%)
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 (18.5%) are higher than last year (18.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BHP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: BHP's earnings growth over the past year (42.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (25.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BHP earnings growth over the past year (42.1%) underperformed the Metals and Mining industry 44.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BHP's Return on Equity (24.2%) is considered high.
How is BHP Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BHP's short term assets ($26.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($16.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: BHP's short term assets ($26.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($36.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BHP's debt to equity ratio (31.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BHP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 62.9% to 31.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BHP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (154.1%).
Interest Coverage: BHP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (75x coverage).
What is BHP Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BHP's dividend (10.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.3%).
High Dividend: BHP's dividend (10.57%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.41%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BHP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BHP's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (134.7%), BHP's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BHP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (68.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Henry (55 yo)
Mr. Mike P. Henry, BSc (Chem), has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of BHP Group since January 01, 2020 and served as its President of Operations for Minerals Australia(formerly know...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD6.03M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD3.55M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BHP's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
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: BHP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BHP Group's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BHP Group
- Ticker: BHP
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1851
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: AU$115.524b
- Shares outstanding: 2.95b
- Website: https://www.bhp.com
Number of Employees
- BHP Group
- 171 Collins Street
- Level 18
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/20 01:20|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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