BHP Billiton Limited operates in the Iron ores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares BHP Billiton Limited with three other
iron ore producers in Australasia:
Rio Tinto Limited
sales of 52.05 billion Australian Dollars [US$38.44 billion]
of which 46%
was Iron Ore),
Atlas Iron Limited
(871.05 million Australian Dollars [US$643.31 million]
of which 100%
was Mining Industry), and
Fortescue Metals Group Limited
(11.20 billion Australian Dollars [US$8.27 billion]
of which 100%
was Iron Ore).
BHP Billiton Limited reported sales of A$50.77 billion (US$37.50 billion)
June of 2017.
increase of 19.4%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were A$42.52 billion.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2015, when BHP Billiton Limited
reported sales of A$53.94 billion.
Sales of Coal saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
61.7% in 2017, from
A$6.21 billion to A$10.05 billion.
BHP Billiton Limited also saw significant increases in sales in
Iron Ore (up 33.8% to A$19.39 billion)
Not all segments of BHP Billiton Limited experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Petroleum fell 3.9% to A$9.11 billion.
BHP Billiton Limited also experienced decreases in sales in
Copper (down 2.6% to A$11.05 billion)