ANALYST VIEWS: WERE YOU IMPRESSED BY BHP BILLITON’S RESULTS?

 
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DAMIEN HACKETT | CANACCORD GENUITY
BHP has particularly impressed me with its confidence in extending the share buyback. This is a firm that doesn’t need to put padding round its balance sheet.

NIK STANOJEVIC | BREWIN DOLPHIN
It was a bit mixed. This is a company that makes phenomenal profits, but some were expecting more capital returns and there’s little available for BHP to acquire.

CHARLES KERNOT | EVOLUTION SECURITIES
Strong results, impressive growth outlook, major share buyback – what’s not to like? This must be the core mining holding. ‘Add’.