NYSE:RIO - Rio Tinto Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.64 -0.02 (-0.04 %) (As of 01/22/2019 03:47 AM ET)Previous Close$51.66Today's Range$51.45 - $52.0052-Week Range$44.62 - $60.72Volume2.37 million shsAverage Volume2.19 million shsMarket Capitalization$66.95 billionP/E Ratio10.78Dividend Yield4.91%Beta0.76 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Rio Tinto plc, a mining and metals company, explores for, develops, produces, and processes minerals and metals worldwide. It finds, mines, and processes mineral resources, including aluminum, copper, diamonds, gold, industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide, and salt), iron ore, thermal and metallurgical coal, and uranium, as well as sulphuric acid, rhenium, lead carbonate, and selenium. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Rio Tinto plc operates as a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Group. Receive RIO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RIO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Metal mining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:RIO Previous SymbolNYSE:RTP CUSIPN/A Webwww.riotinto.com Phone44-20-7781-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio1.77 Quick Ratio1.41Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.78 Forward P/E Ratio10.94 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$40.03 billion Price / Sales1.67 Cash Flow$9.6343 per share Price / Cash Flow5.36 Book Value$37.87 per share Price / Book1.36Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees46,807 Outstanding Shares1,296,500,000Market Cap$66.95 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $1.271 per share on Thursday, September 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. View Rio Tinto's Dividend History. How will Rio Tinto's stock buyback program work? Rio Tinto declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. When is Rio Tinto's next earnings date? Rio Tinto is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto. What price target have analysts set for RIO? 17 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Rio Tinto's shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Rio Tinto's share price to reach $56.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Rio Tinto. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rio Tinto? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rio Tinto in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 7 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 been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rio Tinto earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the mining company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Rio Tinto's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Rio Tinto include BHP Group (BHP), Vale (VALE), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Southern Copper (SCCO), Anglo American (NGLOY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), SOUTH32 LTD/S (SOUHY), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), EXXARO RESOURCE/S (EXXAY), VEDA RESO/PAR VTG FPD 0.1 (VDNRF) and Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF). 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. Philip Richards BA, Group Exec. & Group Gen. Counsel (Age 63)Ms. Vera Kirikova MBA, HR Group Exec. (Age 45)Mr. Alfredo Barrios Ph.D., BSc Physics, MSc, Chief Exec. of Rio Tinto Aluminium (Age 53)Mr. Chris Salisbury, Chief Exec. of Iron Ore Group (Age 52) Who are Rio Tinto's major shareholders? Rio Tinto's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.00%), Bourgeon Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%), BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.00%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.00%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.00%). 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 Confluence Investment Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Bourgeon Capital Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. 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 Quadrant Capital Group LLC, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., Moody National Bank Trust Division and Coastline Trust Co. 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 $51.64. How big of a company is Rio Tinto? Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $66.95 billion and generates $40.03 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $8.76 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.79 on an earnings per share basis. Rio Tinto employs 46,807 workers across the globe. 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 44-20-7781-2000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto (NYSE RIO)Community Ranking: 3.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,291 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 679 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,970MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are no-load funds?