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BHP Group Limited (BHP.L)

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp (0.01 GBP)
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2,243.00-3.50 (-0.16%)
At close: 05:08PM BST
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Previous close2,246.50
Open2,236.00
Bid2,241.00 x 0
Ask2,243.00 x 0
Day's range2,221.50 - 2,284.00
52-week range1,774.56 - 3,040.00
Volume1,031,631
Avg. volume3,113,423
Market cap159.137B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.76
PE ratio (TTM)8.80
EPS (TTM)2.55
Earnings date14 Aug 2022 - 18 Aug 2022
Forward dividend & yield2.57 (11.43%)
Ex-dividend date24 Feb 2022
1y target est29.79
  • Reuters

    BHP to boost nickel exploration spending amid EV boom

    BHP Group will increase its spending on nickel exploration over the next two years to meet growing demand for the raw material used in making electric vehicle batteries, the chief of its nickel operations said on Wednesday. The miner said it has the second largest nickel sulphide resource base globally, based on its land holding, totalling 120,000 hectares, in the Agnew-Wiluna belt in Western Australia. The area has in excess of 7.4 million tonnes of nickel that still remains largely unexplored, Jessica Farrell, Asset President for BHP Nickel West, said.

  • Financial Times

    Rio Tinto signals end to era of record mining returns

    Rio Tinto has signalled an end to the era of record returns in the mining sector, as the Anglo-Australian group reported a sharp drop in half-year profit and more than halved its dividend payment. Rio, the world’s largest producer of steelmaking ingredient iron ore, reported underlying earnings of $8.6bn for the six months to June, down from a record $12.2bn last year, on sales of almost $30bn. While that is still the second-highest half-year payout on record and in line with its dividend policy, the dividend is significantly lower than last year’s payment of $9.1bn and below what analysts had expected.