Rio Tinto plc Company Profile (LON:RIO)

About Rio Tinto plc

Rio Tinto plc logoRio Tinto plc (Rio Tinto) is a global mining company. Rio Tinto focuses on finding, mining, and processing the Earth's mineral resources. The Company operates through five product groups, including aluminum, copper, diamonds and minerals, energy product and iron ore. Its aluminum product group includes business includes bauxite mines, large-scale alumina refineries aluminum smelters. The Company's copper core properties include Rio Tinto Kennecott, Oyu Tolgoi, Escondida and Grasberg. Rio Tinto Kennecott supplies approximately 20% of United States refined copper requirements, and is a mining, concentrating, smelting and refining operations property. Rio Tinto Diamonds is a diamond producer, engaged in mining, manufacturing, selling and marketing diamonds. Rio Tinto's Energy product group produces coal and uranium. Rio Tinto operates iron ore portfolio. Exploration joint ventures were established in Canada, the United States, Chile, Mexico and Australia.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: RIO
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.52
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2489.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2283.51
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,557 - GBX 2,800
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1212.95
  • P/E Growth: -1.75
  • Market Cap: $48.00B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,798,800,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 15 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,645.56

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/21/2016MacquarieSet Price TargetBuyGBX 3,400View Rating Details
10/20/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,640View Rating Details
10/20/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,130View Rating Details
10/20/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 3,150 -> GBX 3,200View Rating Details
10/20/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,245 -> GBX 3,245View Rating Details
10/14/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,750View Rating Details
10/14/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,800 -> GBX 3,100View Rating Details
10/13/2016Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetSellGBX 1,590 -> GBX 1,485View Rating Details
10/13/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeSellGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,450View Rating Details
10/6/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,000View Rating Details
10/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,400View Rating Details
9/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/19/2016Haitong BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,783 -> GBX 2,790View Rating Details
9/8/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuyGBX 3,400View Rating Details
8/4/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/20/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,500View Rating Details
7/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,925View Rating Details
7/4/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,600View Rating Details
6/21/2016Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,520View Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/11/2016BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeOutperformGBX 2,250View Rating Details
1/19/2016S&P Equity ResearchSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,800View Rating Details
1/12/2016HSBCSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,080View Rating Details
1/1/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,826View Rating Details
11/28/2015Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon RussellReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/25/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 2,200View Rating Details
10/7/2015SBG SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,350View Rating Details
9/14/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
8/6/2015SP AngelReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/3/2015Renaissance CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,100View Rating Details
2/12/2015Davy ResearchReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
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Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.11 EPS


Dividend History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2016GBX 33.801.39%8/11/20168/11/20169/22/2016
2/11/2016GBX 74.214.35%2/25/20162/25/20164/7/2016
8/6/2015GBX 68.922.68%8/13/20158/13/20159/10/2015
8/7/2014GBX 56.901.68%8/13/20148/13/20149/11/2014
2/13/2014GBX 65.821.84%3/5/20143/5/20144/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/20/2016Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderSell2GBX 2,611GBX 5,222
10/17/2016Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderBuy14GBX 2,612£365.68
7/19/2016Jacques,Jean-SébastienInsiderSell6GBX 2,369£142.14
7/18/2016Jacques,Jean-SébastienInsiderBuy15GBX 2,433£364.95
4/19/2016Jacques,Jean-SébastienInsiderSell6GBX 2,302£138.12
4/18/2016Jacques,Jean-SébastienInsiderBuy17GBX 2,222£377.74
3/30/2016Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy363GBX 1,974£7,165.62
2/29/2016Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy760GBX 1,885£14,326
12/23/2015Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy356GBX 2,014£7,169.84
11/25/2015Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy318GBX 2,254£7,167.72
10/27/2015Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy333GBX 2,450£8,158.50
9/29/2015Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy306GBX 2,148£6,572.88
8/27/2015Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy576GBX 2,279£13,127.04
6/29/2015Tellier,PaulInsiderBuy243GBX 27.05GBX 6,573.15
2/27/2015Paul TellierInsiderBuy414GBX 3,169.29£13,120.86
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
News IconRio Tinto plc (RIO) Price Target Cut to GBX 1485 by Analysts at Liberum Capital - DailyQuint (LON:RIO) - October 21 at 10:36 AM logoRio Tinto plc 29.5% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:RIO) - October 21 at 10:36 AM logoAJC to Acquire Riversdale Anthracite Colliery from Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) - October 19 at 3:41 PM
News IconNews Alerts on Active Notes- Platform Specialty Products (NYSE:PAH), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), Exact Sciences ... - Seneca Globe (LON:RIO) - October 18 at 12:23 PM logoRio Tinto: Leave It Alone - Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) | Seeking Alpha - Seeking Alpha (LON:RIO) - October 18 at 12:23 PM logoEuropean shares rise led by miners, banks; Burberry slumps (LON:RIO) - October 18 at 12:23 PM logoRio Tinto Stock Downgraded to "Sell" at Citigroup (RIO) - Investopedia (LON:RIO) - October 16 at 11:23 AM logoRio Tinto : *CREDIT SUISSE RAISES RIO TINTO PRICE TARGET TO 2750 PENCE - 'NEUTRAL' (LON:RIO) - October 14 at 10:20 AM
News IconHigh Market Cap Stock of the Day – Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 7:13 PM
News IconRating Buzzer: Citigroup: Time To Decrease Faith In Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 7:13 PM
News IconHot Stock's Alert: Rio Tinto plc (ADR)(NYSE:RIO), Integrated Device Technology Inc (NASDAQ:IDTI), Laredo Petroleum ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 10:47 AM
News IconStock Momentum Curbed Pre-Bell, Gapping Down: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) - CSZ News (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 10:47 AM logoMiners drag down FTSE 100, hit by gloomy Chinese trade data (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 10:47 AM logoThis stock is set to soar after reporting record production levels (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 10:47 AM logoMarkets swing lower on China trade data, retail row (LON:RIO) - October 13 at 10:47 AM
News IconFresnillo Plc Stays Ahead Of Tullow Oil plc, BP plc, Rio Tinto plc And Randgold Resources Limited After Production ... - Investomania (blog) (LON:RIO) - October 12 at 6:59 PM logoFTSE 100 and FTSE 250 equity indexes lose ground (LON:RIO) - October 12 at 12:31 PM logoSavannah and Rio Tinto will be “an effective combination” (LON:RIO) - October 11 at 7:23 PM logoRio Tinto to reduce gross debt by $1.5bn (LON:RIO) - October 10 at 11:50 AM logoFast Money Traders Share Their Coal And Energy Picks - Benzinga (LON:RIO) - October 8 at 11:33 AM logoEyeCatching Stocks Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) - Wall Street 24 (LON:RIO) - October 8 at 11:33 AM logoThese FTSE 100 stocks still seem way too cheap (LON:RIO) - October 5 at 12:18 PM
News IconBHP Billiton plc (BBL) Shares are Up 6.63% (LON:RIO) - October 4 at 6:37 PM logoChina iron ore imports rise in September - Thomson Reuters data (LON:RIO) - October 3 at 11:42 AM logoBonds of GlaxoSmithKline, BAE Systems Among First BOE Purchases (LON:RIO) - September 28 at 12:17 PM logoRIO Tinto ( (LON:RIO) - September 28 at 12:17 PM logoRio Tinto aims to cut debt with bond buyback (LON:RIO) - September 27 at 11:41 AM logoFive Rio Tinto Workers Arrested for Fraud at Canadian Smelter ... - Bloomberg (LON:RIO) - September 23 at 6:31 PM
News IconRio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) Overweight Rating Kept by Barclays Capital; With GBX 2800.00 Target - Post News (LON:RIO) - September 23 at 6:31 PM logoGeneral Electric Company Steps Forward to Support Rio Tinto plc's Pilbara Rail Segment - TCC (LON:RIO) - September 23 at 6:31 PM logoAnglo American Hires Fortescue’s Debt Slashing Finance Chief (LON:RIO) - September 23 at 11:47 AM logoFortescue Says CFO Pearce to Resign to Take Up New Post Overseas (LON:RIO) - September 23 at 11:47 AM logoRio Tinto Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:RIO) : September 23, 2016 (LON:RIO) - September 23 at 11:47 AM logoRio Tinto Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RIO-GB : September 22, 2016 (LON:RIO) - September 22 at 11:52 AM
News IconWill Rio Tinto plc (ADR) Short Squeeze Soon? The Stock Just Gapped Up - Post News (LON:RIO) - September 21 at 6:40 PM
News IconEarnings Analysis & Update for Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO)? - Frisco Fastball (LON:RIO) - September 21 at 6:40 PM logoFive Rio Tinto Workers Arrested for Fraud at Canadian Smelter (LON:RIO) - September 21 at 6:40 PM logoPolice arrest five after two-year investigation at Rio smelter (LON:RIO) - September 21 at 6:40 PM logoMost Traded Stocks by Value at 16:00 (LON:RIO) - September 21 at 11:06 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) (LON:RIO) - September 21 at 11:06 AM logoPRESS: Rio Tinto Chief Supplies Much Needed Optimism Over China (LON:RIO) - September 20 at 12:20 PM logoAs Mongolia teeters, bond investors bank on China for bailout (LON:RIO) - September 20 at 12:20 PM
News IconRio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) – Top Stock from Basic Materials Sector - The Daily Leicester (LON:RIO) - September 12 at 6:40 PM logoTop Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Callon Petroleum, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lululemon, Nike, Rio ... - 24/7 Wall St. (LON:RIO) - September 9 at 11:49 AM
News IconUpdate on Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) for the day (LON:RIO) - September 7 at 7:10 PM logoRio versus BHP boils down to investors' choice of commodity (LON:RIO) - September 7 at 10:42 AM logoRio Tinto Will Likely Underperform - Seeking Alpha (LON:RIO) - September 6 at 11:48 AM
News IconRio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) Sell Rating Reiterated at Axiom Securities - BNB Daily (blog) (LON:RIO) - September 1 at 10:12 AM logoS&P Lifts Outlook on Rio Tinto plc (RIO) to Stable; Ratings Affirmed - (LON:RIO) - August 31 at 12:17 PM
News IconShares of Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) & Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) Stocks News Update: Friday (LON:RIO) - August 29 at 6:57 PM


Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff