Rio Tinto PLC Company Profile (NYSE: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:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: RIO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.41
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.53
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.49
  • 52-Week Range: $1,798,800,000.00 - $21.89
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1473.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.34
  • P/E Growth: 0.99
  • Market Cap: $58.30B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,798,800,000
  • Beta: 1.69
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $34.29 (5.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/15/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$35.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> OverweightView Rating Details
9/8/2016RBC Capital MarketsUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$25.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
9/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/30/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$36.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$35.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
8/3/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/20/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
6/28/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$52.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/7/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/27/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/14/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
3/18/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/10/2015Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
8/6/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
7/14/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/9/2015Redburn PartnersReiterated RatingBuy -> SellView Rating Details
5/19/2015Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
4/2/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
3/16/2015HSBCDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/12/2015Davy ResearchReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
1/9/2015CIBCUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
10/16/2014S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
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Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.26 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:4.66%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:72.95% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
66.81% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
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Latest Headlines for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
News IconRio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) Shorted Shares Decreased By 6.25% - Post News (NYSE:RIO) - September 24 at 6:20 PM logo2:17 pm Rio Tinto completes sale of 74% interest in Zululand Anthracite Colliery for an undisclosed sum (NYSE:RIO) - September 23 at 6:31 PM logoGlobal Copper Inventory Stabilizes, Supports Prices (NYSE:RIO) - September 23 at 11:47 AM
News IconRio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie (NYSE:RIO) - September 22 at 11:52 AM logoRio Tinto Turns China Optimist (NYSE:RIO) - September 20 at 12:20 PM logoBig Miners Can't Win as Coking Coal Rally Promises Iron Ore Squeeze (NYSE:RIO) - September 20 at 12:20 PM
News IconRio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:RIO) - September 19 at 6:59 PM logoRio CEO Turns Optimistic on China as Construction Improves (NYSE:RIO) - September 19 at 6:58 PM logoIs this resources stock a better buy than Rio Tinto plc? - AOL Money UK (NYSE:RIO) - September 17 at 11:29 AM logoIs this resources stock a better buy than Rio Tinto plc? - Motley Fool UK (NYSE:RIO) - September 16 at 10:36 AM logoIs this resources stock a better buy than Rio Tinto plc? (NYSE:RIO) - September 16 at 10:36 AM logoCopper Takes A Back Seat In The Ore Mining Industry Cycle (NYSE:RIO) - September 16 at 10:36 AM logoAre things finally looking up for BHP Billiton plc and Rio Tinto plc? - AOL Money UK (NYSE:RIO) - September 15 at 10:38 AM logoRio Tinto plc 38.8% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO) - September 15 at 10:38 AM logoVale Iron Ore Fueling Q3 Supply Spike? (NYSE:RIO) - September 15 at 10:38 AM
News IconIs Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:RIO) - September 14 at 11:25 AM
News IconRio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) Stock Upgraded to Overweight at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:RIO) - September 13 at 11:54 AM logoShould Freeport Investors Bank on Crude Oil Production Cuts? (NYSE:RIO) - September 13 at 11:54 AM logoVale, Rio Tinto Stocks Rise On Upgrade: Iron Ore Recovery (NYSE:RIO) - September 12 at 11:46 AM
News IconRio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) From The Analysts Point of View | National ... - National Daily Press (NYSE:RIO) - September 10 at 11:14 AM logoWhy Did Copper Weaken on Friday, September 9? (NYSE:RIO) - September 9 at 6:40 PM logoThe Bear's Moving In on Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) - September 8 at 6:46 PM logoNorway’s sovereign wealth fund drops Duke Energy over environmental record (NYSE:RIO) - September 8 at 10:52 AM logoOverexposure to Iron Ore Pressures This Key Fundamental for RIO (NYSE:RIO) - September 8 at 10:52 AM logo[$$] Norway Sovereign-Wealth Fund to No Longer Invest in Duke Energy (NYSE:RIO) - September 7 at 7:10 PM
News IconRio Tinto reiterated as Outperform By Macquarie (NYSE:RIO) - September 7 at 10:42 AM logoCopper Stable on Tuesday, September 6, amid the Weaker Dollar (NYSE:RIO) - September 6 at 7:10 PM logoRio Tinto plc 38% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO) - September 5 at 11:06 AM
News IconChanges to Broker Targets on Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO ... - Post Registrar (NYSE:RIO) - September 5 at 11:06 AM
News IconRio Tinto chief calls for international cooperation (NYSE:RIO) - September 4 at 6:17 PM logoRio Tinto completes sale of Zululand Anthracite Colliery (NYSE:RIO) - September 2 at 11:58 AM logoRio Tinto calls mining for more gains (NYSE:RIO) - September 2 at 11:58 AM logoHow Are Analysts Rating Southern Copper This Month? (NYSE:RIO) - September 2 at 11:58 AM logoWhy Is Rio Tinto Giving Diamonds Away For Free? (NYSE:RIO) - September 1 at 7:00 PM logoPerformance of Copper amid Upbeat Chinese Manufacturing PMI (NYSE:RIO) - September 1 at 7:00 PM logoS&P Lifts Outlook on Rio Tinto plc (RIO) to Stable; Ratings Affirmed (NYSE:RIO) - August 31 at 12:17 PM logoRio Tinto Looks Poised To Capitalize On An Industry Turnaround (NYSE:RIO) - August 30 at 10:24 AM logoIndia may auction diamond mine abandoned by Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) - August 30 at 10:23 AM
News IconVolatile Stocks to Watch: Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT), Rio Tinto plc (ADR)(NYSE:RIO), Horizon Pharma ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:RIO) - August 29 at 11:40 AM logoWhy Iron Ore Price Could Collapse: China Steel Glut? (NYSE:RIO) - August 29 at 11:40 AM logoStillwater Mining (SWC) in Focus: Stock Adds 6.7% in Session (NYSE:RIO) - August 26 at 10:03 AM logoThe 3 Biggest Opportunities for Cameco Corporation (NYSE:RIO) - August 25 at 12:12 PM
News IconRio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) from Industrial Metals & Minerals – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:RIO) - August 24 at 6:50 PM logoRio Tinto (RIO) Growth Prospects Bright Despite Macro Headwinds - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:RIO) - August 23 at 11:38 AM logoRio Tinto plc 16.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Jefferies International - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO) - August 23 at 11:38 AM
News IconIndustrial Metals & Minerals: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) Position of the day (NYSE:RIO) - August 19 at 7:01 PM logoThis Miner Could Surprise Traders With A Big Rally (NYSE:RIO) - August 19 at 7:01 PM logoWA tax plan puts jobs at risk: mine giants (NYSE:RIO) - August 19 at 10:04 AM logoAust shares up on mining, banks strength (NYSE:RIO) - August 19 at 10:04 AM logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Vale, Alcoa and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:RIO) - August 19 at 10:04 AM


Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) Chart for Sunday, September, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 9/25/2016 by Staff