BHP (ASX:BHP) has reported its net profit after tax fell 37 per cent to US$2 billion dollars for the half year to December 2017
Meantime the company announced a lift of 16 per cent in revenue to $22 billion dollars when compared with the prior period.
Underlying earnings (EBIT) for the company rose 15 per cent to $6.9 Billion
The mining company declared an interim dividend of 55 US cents fully franked
BHP says the fall in profit is due to accounting losses as a result of the recent US company tax cuts
Shares in BHP (ASX:BHP) closed 0.41% down to $31.30