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: $32.88
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2397.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2199.90
  • 52-Week Range: £17,988,000 - GBX 1,557
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1144.90
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $45.31B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,798,800,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 15 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,595.73

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/20/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,590View Rating Details
9/20/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,300View Rating Details
9/20/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/19/2016Haitong BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,783 -> GBX 2,790View Rating Details
9/19/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,300View Rating Details
9/15/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 3,050 -> GBX 3,150View Rating Details
9/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeOutperformGBX 2,200 -> GBX 3,400View Rating Details
9/8/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuyGBX 3,400View Rating Details
9/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,230View Rating Details
8/26/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,800 -> GBX 3,130View Rating Details
8/24/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,600View Rating Details
8/23/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,000View 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
7/14/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,300View 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 9/25/2014 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: $1.92 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
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)
DateHeadline 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 logoEuropean shares rise as Yellen keeps options open (LON:RIO) - August 26 at 6:48 PM logoRio Tinto to Abandon Indian Diamond Project (LON:RIO) - August 23 at 7:16 PM logoRio Tinto plc 32.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:RIO) - August 22 at 11:42 AM logoRio Tinto Reach, Earnings Growth a Good Reason to Buy Shares (LON:RIO) - August 22 at 11:42 AM logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Rio Tinto, Vale S.A, Freeport-McMoRan and BHP Billiton (LON:RIO) - August 22 at 11:42 AM logoA Look at BHP Billiton’s Balance Sheet after Fiscal 2016 (LON:RIO) - August 22 at 11:42 AM logoWill Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) Hit $35 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (LON:RIO) - August 21 at 11:05 AM
News IconVedanta CEO says response from Cairn India shareholders to sweetened bid positive (LON:RIO) - August 19 at 10:04 AM
News IconIs Rio Tinto plc(NYSE: RIO), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester (LON:RIO) - August 17 at 7:30 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) from Industrial Metals & Minerals (LON:RIO) - August 16 at 7:15 PM logoBHP Billiton books record loss, says commodity price 'free fall' over (LON:RIO) - August 16 at 7:15 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Rio Tinto Plc : August 16, 2016 (LON:RIO) - August 16 at 7:15 PM
News IconHow has Rio Tinto plc:(NYSE:RIO) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester (LON:RIO) - August 15 at 7:33 PM logoRio Tinto Plc :RIO-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2016 : August 15, 2016 (LON:RIO) - August 15 at 7:33 PM logoRCR Wins Major Contract for Rio Tinto's Silvergrass Project (LON:RIO) - August 15 at 7:33 PM logoRio Tinto plc & BHP Billiton plc face a £4bn tax threat - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:RIO) - August 15 at 9:19 AM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Rio Tinto plc, RIO - The Daily Leicester (LON:RIO) - August 9 at 7:26 PM logoRio Tinto Plc (RIO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10, 2016 - Nasdaq (LON:RIO) - August 9 at 7:26 PM logoGrylls iron ore tax plan outrages BHP, Rio (LON:RIO) - August 9 at 10:20 AM logoRio Tinto Rejects Proposed $7.2 Billion Iron Ore Mining Tax Hike (LON:RIO) - August 9 at 10:20 AM logoA Look at Factors Driving Rio’s Energy and Minerals Division (LON:RIO) - August 9 at 10:20 AM logo3 to buy on Friday’s news? (LON:RIO) - August 5 at 10:09 AM logoRio Tinto to invest $338 million in Silvergrass iron ore mine - Yahoo Finance (LON:RIO) - August 3 at 7:30 PM logoRio Tinto cuts dividend as earnings slide - Seeking Alpha (LON:RIO) - August 3 at 7:30 PM logoAre Rio Tinto plc and Next plc a buy after today's results? - AOL Money UK (LON:RIO) - August 3 at 7:30 PM logoRio Tinto Plc (RIO) Shares are Up 4.69% - Trade Calls (LON:RIO) - August 2 at 12:05 PM logoA report released earlier today by Credit Suisse about Rio Tinto PLC(LON:RIO) holds the target price at 2,300GBX (LON:RIO) - August 1 at 11:48 AM


Last Updated on 9/25/2016 by Staff