Rio Tinto plc Company Profile (LON:RIO)

About Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc logoRio Tinto plc is a mining and metals company. The Company's business is finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The Company's segments include Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals and Other Operations. The Company operates an iron ore business, supplying the global seaborne iron ore trade. Its Iron Ore product operations are located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The Aluminium business includes bauxite mines, alumina refineries and aluminum smelters. Its bauxite mines are located in Australia, Brazil and Guinea. The Copper & Diamonds segment has managed operations in Australia, Canada, Mongolia and the United States, and non-managed operations in Chile and Indonesia. The Energy & Minerals segment consists of mining, refining and marketing operations in over 10 countries, across six sectors: borates, coal, iron ore concentrate and pellets, salt, titanium dioxide and uranium.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector:
  • Industry: N/A
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  • Symbol: LON:RIO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £57.51 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,799,110,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,090.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,226.31
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,853 - GBX 3,718.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.521
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £33.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.70
  • Book Value: GBX 21.84 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.46
  • Dividend Yield: 6.2%
  • EBIDTA: £10.74 billion
  • Average Volume: 4.68 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)

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. Investors of record on Thursday, February 23rd will be given 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 accessed at this link. View Rio Tinto plc's Dividend History.

When will Rio Tinto plc make its next earnings announcement?

Rio Tinto plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto plc.

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

22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Rio Tinto plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,400 to GBX 4,525. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto plc's stock price to reach GBX 3,556.81 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Rio Tinto plc.

Who are some of Rio Tinto plc's key competitors?

Who are Rio Tinto plc's key executives?

Rio Tinto plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jean-Sebastien Jacques, Chief Executive, Executive Director

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.

What is Rio Tinto plc's stock price today?

One share of Rio Tinto plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,196.61.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto plc (LON RIO)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  1,296 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  616 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,912
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rio Tinto plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 3,556.81

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/29/2017MacquarieSet Price TargetBuyGBX 4,100View Rating Details
5/26/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/22/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,150View Rating Details
5/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuyGBX 4,400View Rating Details
5/15/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,800View Rating Details
5/4/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,000View Rating Details
5/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,140View Rating Details
5/3/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,300View Rating Details
4/26/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,800View Rating Details
4/20/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,340View Rating Details
4/20/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetBuyGBX 3,400View Rating Details
4/19/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,000View Rating Details
3/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,650View Rating Details
2/21/2017Citigroup IncReiterated 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
2/10/2017Haitong BankBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,070 -> GBX 3,220View Rating Details
11/25/2016S&P Global IncSet 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 5/30/2015 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: $4.710 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter 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 and Institutional Ownership History for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/24/2017Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderBuy12GBX 3,043£365.16
4/20/2017Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderSell5GBX 3,031£151.55
4/19/2017Jean-Sébastien JacquesInsiderSell12GBX 3,031£363.72
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)


Headline Trends for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
Latest Headlines for Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)
DateHeadline logo2 Reasons Why Rio Tinto Can Increase Dividends - Seeking Alpha - May 28 at 12:55 AM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Sell Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - May 26 at 9:10 PM logoHow Iron Ore Miners Are Seeing the Recent Price Correction - May 24 at 9:45 AM logoRio Tinto Leads Miners Higher On Debt Buyback - - May 23 at 9:37 AM logoRio Tinto plc's (RIO) Overweight Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - May 22 at 6:26 PM logoRio Tinto Launches New Debt Reduction Program For Up To $2.5 Bln - May 22 at 9:21 AM logoMiner Rio Tinto launches $2.5 billion bond buyback - May 22 at 9:21 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) PT Set at GBX 4,100 by Macquarie - May 21 at 1:08 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Analysts Give Rio Tinto plc (RIO) a GBX 4,400 Price Target - May 20 at 1:50 PM logoForm 6-K RIO TINTO PLC For: May 19 Filed by: RIO TINTO LTD - - May 19 at 8:08 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Group LLC - May 15 at 6:34 AM logoMacquarie Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - May 13 at 2:05 PM logoRio Tinto increases share buyback - May 13 at 3:23 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Rio Tinto Non-Executive Director Buys Shares - May 9 at 10:48 AM logoRio Tinto plc's (RIO) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG - May 7 at 6:58 PM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - May 7 at 1:02 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given "Outperform" Rating at Macquarie - May 6 at 10:02 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - May 5 at 12:54 PM logoRio Tinto Expects Further Growth In Asia - May 4 at 12:26 AM logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms  Overweight Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - May 3 at 12:00 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives Outperform Rating from Royal Bank of Canada - April 30 at 8:38 AM logoETFs with exposure to Rio Tinto Plc : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 5:44 PM logoRio Tinto Plc :RIO-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 24, 2017 - April 25 at 10:10 AM logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - April 24 at 6:26 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG - April 23 at 9:20 PM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates Buy Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - April 23 at 7:58 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie - April 22 at 4:39 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG - April 22 at 4:38 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Earns Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 22 at 12:45 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) PT Lowered to GBX 4,300 - April 21 at 9:16 PM logoFreeport warns Indonesia copper mine workers as Grasberg strike looms - April 21 at 8:32 AM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - April 20 at 9:03 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Royal Bank of Canada - April 20 at 8:22 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc - April 20 at 6:20 PM logoMorgan Stanley Analysts Give Rio Tinto plc (RIO) a GBX 3,340 Price Target - April 20 at 2:53 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given a GBX 3,400 Price Target at S&P Global - April 20 at 6:56 AM logoRio Tinto Q1 Iron Ore Production Down 3% - April 20 at 12:31 AM logoMarkets Will Await These Updates from Alcoa’s 1Q17 Earnings Call - April 19 at 9:34 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Price Target Raised to GBX 4,490 at Barclays PLC - April 15 at 9:52 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital - April 15 at 12:26 PM logoMacquarie Reiterates Outperform Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - April 13 at 3:06 PM logoRio Tinto: 2016 Returns To Shareholders Exceeds Top End Of Dividend Policy - April 12 at 1:29 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 10 at 1:21 PM logoRio Tinto Publishes Details Of A$4 Bln In Taxes Paid In 2016 - April 10 at 9:25 AM logoHow Analyst Recommendations Changed for Iron Ore Miners in 1Q17 - April 10 at 9:25 AM logoRio Tinto plc's (RIO) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC - April 10 at 4:26 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Neutral Rating at BNP Paribas - April 9 at 1:50 PM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - April 8 at 8:34 PM logoMacquarie Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - April 7 at 7:36 PM logoMacquarie Raises Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Price Target to GBX 4,300 - April 2 at 2:13 PM


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