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: $31.36
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2430.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2124.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1112.95
  • P/E Growth: -1.65
  • Market Cap: $44.04B
  • 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, 13 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.39)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,470.08

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,000View Rating Details
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
8/22/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,900View Rating Details
8/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,230View Rating Details
8/4/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/4/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,600View Rating Details
8/3/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,800View Rating Details
8/3/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/3/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,590View Rating Details
8/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 3,000 -> GBX 3,050View Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,300View Rating Details
7/20/2016Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,500View Rating Details
7/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 2,200View Rating Details
7/14/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,300View Rating Details
7/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Set 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
6/30/2016Haitong BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,515 -> GBX 2,783View 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 8/23/2014 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: $1.86 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 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 logo[$$] China's stimulus-driven growth bolsters metal prices (LON:RIO) - August 1 at 8:36 AM logoCanaccord Genuity reported on (LON:RIO) Rio Tinto PLC, stepping up its target price to 2,800GBX earlier today (LON:RIO) - July 27 at 10:11 AM logo[$$] Thermal coal bears gripped by Chinese capacity squeeze (LON:RIO) - July 25 at 10:58 AM logoBritain's FTSE recovers on BoE stimulus expectations (LON:RIO) - July 22 at 5:32 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today's market: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) - Twin County News (LON:RIO) - July 21 at 7:29 PM logoRio Tinto : *RPT/SOCGEN CUTS RIO TINTO TO 'HOLD' (BUY) - PRICE TARGET 2500 PENCE (LON:RIO) - July 21 at 9:58 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) stock price target held steady at 2,600GBX as disclosed today by Barclays Capital (LON:RIO) - July 21 at 9:58 AM
News IconRio Tinto plc's Trend Down, Especially After Today's Weak Session - Consumer Eagle (LON:RIO) - July 20 at 7:58 PM logoA statement released earlier today by JP Morgan Cazenove about Rio Tinto PLC(LON:RIO) holds the target price at ... - Breaking Finance News (LON:RIO) - July 20 at 7:58 PM logoIN THE KNOW: UBS Keeps Rio Tinto At Buy After "Broadly In Line" Update (LON:RIO) - July 20 at 9:58 AM logoBHP, Anglo see only slight setbacks for iron ore production (LON:RIO) - July 20 at 7:37 AM logoRio Tinto’s Quarterly Iron Ore Shipments Rise (LON:RIO) - July 19 at 7:17 PM logoEXTRA: Rio Tinto Shares Fall As Iron Ore Shipments Lag Behind Guidance (LON:RIO) - July 19 at 7:17 PM logoInvestec recorded (LON:RIO) Rio Tinto PLC, hiking its target price to 2,948GBX earlier today (LON:RIO) - July 19 at 7:17 PM logoDeutsche Bank Gives Rio Tinto PLC Price Target With Potential 28.57% Upside - FTSE News (LON:RIO) - July 19 at 8:06 AM logoShares Of Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) Rated As Buy By Analysts At Investec - Fiscal Standard (LON:RIO) - July 19 at 8:06 AM
News IconWPP Group PLC reiterated as Overweight By JP Morgan (LON:RIO) - July 18 at 12:40 PM logoRio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) stock price target upped to 2,300GBX as disclosed today by Credit Suisse (LON:RIO) - July 18 at 12:40 PM logoBritain's FTSE hits 11-month closing high as ARM soars 41 pct (LON:RIO) - July 18 at 12:34 PM logoNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) - Fiscal Standard (LON:RIO) - July 17 at 6:33 PM logoRio Tinto sells coal mine for less than a cup of coffee (LON:RIO) - July 15 at 11:28 AM logoExactly why are Rio Tinto plc & BHP Billiton plc up 20% after Brexit? - AOL Money UK (LON:RIO) - July 14 at 10:46 AM logoShould you buy Rio Tinto plc, PlayTech plc and B&M European Value Retail SA following today's news? - AOL Money UK (LON:RIO) - July 13 at 10:01 AM logoAtalaya Mining plc: Result of AGM (LON:RIO) - July 7 at 9:56 AM logoRio Tinto : *JEFFERIES RAISES RIO TINTO PRICE TARGET TO 2600 PENCE - 'BUY' (LON:RIO) - July 7 at 9:56 AM


Last Updated on 8/23/2016 by Staff