NYSE:RIO - Rio Tinto Stock Price, News & Analysis

$47.98
-0.57 (-1.17 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.88
Now: $47.98
$49.10
50-Day Range
$48.31
MA: $55.37
$61.35
52-Week Range
$44.62
Now: $47.98
$64.02
Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume2.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$61.03 billion
P/E Ratio9.46
Dividend Yield6.22%
Beta0.83
Rio Tinto Group engages in finding, mining, and processing mineral resources worldwide. The company offers aluminium, silver, molybdenum, copper, diamonds, gold, borates, titanium dioxide, salt, iron ore, and uranium. It is also involved in the alumina production; primary aluminium smelting; bauxite mining; alumina refining; and ilmenite mining, as well as provision of gypsum. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7781-1623

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.52 billion
Cash Flow$9.7323 per share
Book Value$34.83 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees47,458
Outstanding Shares1,271,975,000
Market Cap$61.03 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rio Tinto's stock symbol?

Rio Tinto trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RIO."

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

Rio Tinto announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $1.806 per share on Thursday, April 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is a boost from Rio Tinto's previous semiannual dividend of $1.27. View Rio Tinto's Dividend History.

How will Rio Tinto's stock buyback program work?

Rio Tinto declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for RIO?

19 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Rio Tinto's shares. Their predictions range from $55.23 to $56.08. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto's stock price to reach $55.6550 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Rio Tinto.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rio Tinto?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rio Tinto in the last year. There are currently 7 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Rio Tinto.

Has Rio Tinto been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about RIO stock have trended positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rio Tinto earned a news sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the mining company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Rio Tinto.

Are investors shorting Rio Tinto?

Rio Tinto saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,693,600 shares, a decrease of 12.9% from the June 30th total of 7,686,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,430,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Rio Tinto's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Rio Tinto's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Rio Tinto own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Rio Tinto investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Bank of America (BAC) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Rio Tinto's key executives?

Rio Tinto's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jean-Sébastien Jacques M.Sc., CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jakob Stausholm M.S., MS, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Philip Richards BA, Group Exec. & Group Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Ms. Vera Kirikova MBA, HR Group Exec. (Age 45)
  • Ms. Joanne Margaret Farrell, Group Exec. of Health, Safety & Environment and MD of Australia (Age 61)

Who are Rio Tinto's major shareholders?

Rio Tinto's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.83%), Earnest Partners LLC (0.17%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.14%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.13%), Northern Trust Corp (0.11%) and Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. (0.11%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rio Tinto.

Which institutional investors are selling Rio Tinto stock?

RIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Van ECK Associates Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Jennison Associates LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Gabelli Funds LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto.

Which institutional investors are buying Rio Tinto stock?

RIO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Bank of Nova Scotia, BlackRock Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Aperio Group LLC, Northern Trust Corp and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto.

How do I buy shares of Rio Tinto?

Shares of RIO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Rio Tinto's stock price today?

One share of RIO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.98.

How big of a company is Rio Tinto?

Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $61.03 billion and generates $40.52 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $13.64 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.07 on an earnings per share basis. Rio Tinto employs 47,458 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Rio Tinto.

What is Rio Tinto's official website?

The official website for Rio Tinto is http://www.riotinto.com/.

How can I contact Rio Tinto?

Rio Tinto's mailing address is 6 ST JAMES`S SQUARE, LONDON X0, 12207-2543. The mining company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7781-1623 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto (NYSE RIO)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,333 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  804 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,137
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rio Tinto and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RIO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RIO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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