Rio Tinto plc Company Profile (LON:RIO)

About Rio Tinto plc

Rio Tinto plc logoRio Tinto plc is a mining company. The Company focuses on finding, mining, processing and marketing the Earth's mineral resources. The Company's segments include aluminum, copper and coal, diamonds and minerals, and iron ore. The Company's aluminum business includes bauxite mines, alumina refineries and aluminum smelters. The Company's copper and coal business includes approximately four copper operating assets, including in the United States, Mongolia, Chile and Indonesia, and over six coal operations in Australia and South Africa, as well as development projects. The Company's diamonds and minerals businesses include mining, refining and marketing operations across approximately five sectors. The Company operates an iron ore portfolio, supplying the seaborne iron ore trade across the world. Its iron ore mines are located in Australia and Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: RIO
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $43.70
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $3463.07
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2924.09
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,795 - GBX 3,718.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.69
  • P/E Growth: 2.47
  • Market Cap: $62.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,799,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.52)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,532.18

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,600View Rating Details
2/20/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,015 -> GBX 4,525View Rating Details
2/16/2017Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,600View Rating Details
2/16/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,600View Rating Details
2/15/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 3,220 -> GBX 3,300View Rating Details
2/14/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,335View Rating Details
2/13/2017RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuyGBX 4,000View Rating Details
2/13/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 3,700 -> GBX 4,000View Rating Details
2/10/2017Haitong BankBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,070 -> GBX 3,220View Rating Details
2/9/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,000View Rating Details
2/9/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,800View Rating Details
2/8/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,500View Rating Details
2/8/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,400View Rating Details
2/7/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 3,800 -> GBX 4,000View Rating Details
2/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,770View Rating Details
2/3/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 3,600View Rating Details
1/26/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,490View Rating Details
11/25/2016S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,200View Rating Details
8/4/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView 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
1/1/2016AlphaValueReiterated 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 CorpReiterated 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
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.09 EPS


Dividend History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/8/2017GBX 100.562.98%2/23/20172/23/20174/6/2017
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
2/20/2017Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderSell3,325GBX 3,618£120,298.50
1/19/2017Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderSell5GBX 3,469£173.45
1/17/2017Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderBuy11GBX 3,451£379.61
12/5/2016Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderBuy8,259GBX 3,036£250,743.24
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)
DateHeadline logoEscondida will wait 30 days into strike to replace workers (LON:RIO) - February 22 at 9:36 AM
News IconMining Companies Soar Back to Profit--3rd Update (LON:RIO) - February 21 at 5:19 PM logoRio Tinto plc goes ex-dividend tomorrow (LON:RIO) - February 21 at 5:19 PM logoVale scraps controlling bloc, merges shares in major transparency move (LON:RIO) - February 20 at 9:10 AM
News Icon5 Mining Shares Rising 32%+ In The Last 6 Months: Rio Tinto plc ... - Investomania (blog) (LON:RIO) - February 20 at 9:10 AM logoCan the price of Rio Tinto plc & BHP Billiton plc double again? - Motley Fool UK (LON:RIO) - February 18 at 8:18 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley Reiterated Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) As 'Equal Weight' (LON:RIO) - February 17 at 7:55 PM
News IconMorgan Stanley Gives Rio Tinto PLC Price Target With Potential -9.63% Downside (LON:RIO) - February 17 at 7:55 PM logoMongolia votes to nationalise former Russian copper mine stake (LON:RIO) - February 16 at 7:10 PM logoMongolia votes to nationalise former Russian copper mine stake (LON:RIO) - February 16 at 7:10 PM logoRio Tinto plc 10% Potential Upside Indicated by RBC Capital Markets - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:RIO) - February 15 at 5:56 AM logoDavid Dreman Buys Rio Tinto PLC, Twenty-First Century Fox, The Kroger Co, Sells Chubb, Aetna, Phillips 66 - (LON:RIO) - February 15 at 12:53 AM logoRio Tinto plc 18.9% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:RIO) - February 15 at 12:53 AM logoAre high-risk Lloyds Banking Group plc and Rio Tinto plc worth a punt at current prices? - AOL Money UK (LON:RIO) - February 14 at 5:51 AM logoHooded vandals attack Chile's Escondida mine during strike (LON:RIO) - February 12 at 7:27 PM logoRio Tinto plc 6.9% Potential Decrease Indicated by Haitong Securities - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:RIO) - February 11 at 7:38 PM logoRio Tinto recruits three energy executives to board - Seeking Alpha (LON:RIO) - February 11 at 7:38 PM logoRio Tinto board changes (LON:RIO) - February 10 at 4:25 AM logoRio Tinto to appoint three new independent directors (LON:RIO) - February 10 at 4:25 AM
News IconRio Tinto makes board changes (LON:RIO) - February 10 at 4:25 AM logoFINAL DEADLINE ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Rio Tinto ... - (LON:RIO) - February 9 at 11:24 PM logoRio Tinto plc 32.4% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:RIO) - February 9 at 11:24 PM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of Rio Tinto plc of Commencement of a Class Action ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (LON:RIO) - February 9 at 11:24 PM logoBrexit Is Making Wealthiest U.K. CEOs Richer (LON:RIO) - February 9 at 4:14 AM logoRio Tinto pleases with US$3.6bn cash return after 2016 results beat expectations (LON:RIO) - February 9 at 4:14 AM logoRio Tinto Turns To Profit, Revenue Dips, Plans Share Buyback; Cuts Dividend (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 11:12 PM
News IconRio Tinto Gifts Would-Be Bunder Mine to Indian Government (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 11:12 PM
News IconRio Tinto Rewards Investors After Return to Profit (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 11:12 PM
News IconRio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) Receives Sell Rating From Liberum Capital Analysts (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 11:12 PM logoMiners weigh on Aust market gains (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 11:12 PM logoFormer Centrica chief Laidlaw in talks to join Rio Tinto board (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 11:12 PM logoEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Rio Tinto plc - RIO (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM
News IconRio Tinto plc 17.1% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM logoRio Tinto Posts Profit, Revenues Down, Plans $500 Mln Buyback; Cuts Dividend (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM
News IconRio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM
News IconMacquarie Research Gives Rio Tinto PLC Price Target With Potential 25.75% Upside (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM logoEuropean Stocks Rise With Asia While Crude Slumps: Markets Wrap (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM logoRio Tinto Swings to Profit on Upturn in Commodity Prices (LON:RIO) - February 8 at 4:21 AM logoMining stocks upstage oil as investors scour for reflation trades (LON:RIO) - February 7 at 8:24 AM
News IconGrowth Analysis of Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) - The Newburgh Press (LON:RIO) - February 7 at 12:40 AM logoRio Tinto, Other Miners Get Pickup From Prices - Wall Street Journal (LON:RIO) - February 4 at 7:36 PM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of ... - Business Wire (press release) (LON:RIO) - February 3 at 11:01 PM logoDEADLINE ALERT: Brower Piven Reminds Investors Of The February 10, 2017 Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Investors With Losses In Excess of $100,000 From ... (LON:RIO) - February 2 at 11:58 PM
News IconNYSE:RIO Investor Alert: Deadline on February 10, 2017in Lawsuit against Rio Tinto plc upcoming (LON:RIO) - February 2 at 11:58 PM
News IconStock to Watch: Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO), Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ ... - The Newburgh Press (LON:RIO) - February 2 at 11:58 PM logoUPCOMING DEADLINE ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces ... - Yahoo Finance (LON:RIO) - February 2 at 11:57 PM logoRio receives approaches for last coal assets - Seeking Alpha (LON:RIO) - February 2 at 11:57 PM logoMinneapolis Portfolio Management Group, LLC Buys Rio Tinto PLC, Caterpillar, Canadian Pacific ... - Nasdaq (LON:RIO) - February 2 at 11:57 PM logoNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:RIO) - January 30 at 8:14 PM
News IconEquity In Focus: Stock Strength Indicator Watch On Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) - Wall Street Beacon (LON:RIO) - January 30 at 8:14 PM


What is Rio Tinto plc's stock symbol?

Rio Tinto plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "RIO."

How often does Rio Tinto plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rio Tinto plc?

Rio Tinto plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, February 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 100.56 per share on Thursday, April 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd. This is a positive change from Rio Tinto plc's previous dividend of $33.80. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Rio Tinto plc's stock going? Where will Rio Tinto plc's stock price be in 2017?

23 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Rio Tinto plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,400 to GBX 4,525. On average, they expect Rio Tinto plc's stock price to reach GBX 3,532.18 in the next year.

When will Rio Tinto plc announce their earnings?

Rio Tinto plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 8th 2017.

How do I buy Rio Tinto plc stock?

Shares of Rio Tinto plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Rio Tinto plc stock cost?

One share of Rio Tinto plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,608.

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff