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

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$56.83 +0.18 (+0.32 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.65
Today's Range$56.34 - $57.08
52-Week Range$44.62 - $60.72
Volume2.15 million shs
Average Volume2.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$72.29 billion
P/E Ratio11.21
Dividend Yield6.35%
Beta0.83
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, iron ore, thermal and metallurgical coal, and uranium, as well as industrial minerals, such as borates, titanium dioxide, and salt. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Rio Tinto plc is a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Group.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7781-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.52 billion
Cash Flow$9.9527 per share
Book Value$38.43 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees46,807
Outstanding Shares1,271,975,000
Market Cap$72.29 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $1.806 per share on Thursday, April 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for RIO?

18 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Rio Tinto's shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto's share price to reach $54.8275 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Rio Tinto.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rio Tinto?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rio Tinto in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 10 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 articles about RIO stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Rio Tinto earned a news impact score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the mining company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), IBM (IBM) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 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)
  • Mr. Simon C. Trott BSc(Hon), GradDipFin, GAICD, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 44)

Who are Rio Tinto's major shareholders?

Rio Tinto's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.73%), Boston Partners (0.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.22%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.17%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.12%) and Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. (0.10%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, BlackRock Inc., Aviance Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Boston Partners. 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Greystone Managed Investments Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Sustainable Insight Capital Management LLC. 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 $56.83.

How big of a company is Rio Tinto?

Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $72.29 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 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:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,303 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  719 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,022
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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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