NYSE:RIO - Rio Tinto Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.66 -0.48 (-0.96 %) (As of 10/18/2018 10:13 AM ET)Previous Close$50.14Today's Range$49.48 - $50.0952-Week Range$45.62 - $60.72Volume30,445 shsAverage Volume2.98 million shsMarket Capitalization$67.37 billionP/E Ratio10.39Dividend Yield5.12%Beta1.08 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions 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 SymbolNYSE:RIO CUSIPN/A Webwww.riotinto.com Phone44-20-7781-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio1.77 Quick Ratio1.41 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.39 Forward P/E Ratio10.89 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$40.03 billion Price / Sales1.64 Cash Flow$9.3698 per share Price / Cash5.30 Book Value$37.87 per share Price / Book1.31 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees46,807 Outstanding Shares1,320,460,000Market Cap$67.37 billion 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 Thursday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $1.271 per share on Thursday, September 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.9%. The ex-dividend date 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 authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. What price target have analysts set for RIO? 18 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Rio Tinto's stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto's share price to reach $55.6740 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.1% from the stock's current price. 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 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Rio Tinto. Who are some of Rio Tinto's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Rio Tinto include BHP Billiton (BHP), Vale (VALE), Southern Copper (SCCO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), SOUTH32 Ltd/S (SOUHY), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), VEDA RESO/PAR VTG FPD 0.1 (VDNRF), Centamin (CELTF) and Nexa Resources (NEXA). 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 47)Mr. Philip Richards BA, Group Exec. & Group Gen. Counsel (Age 62)Ms. Vera Kirikova MBA, HR Group Exec. (Age 44)Mr. Alfredo Barrios Ph.D., BSc Physics, MSc, Chief Exec. of Rio Tinto Aluminium (Age 52)Mr. Chris Salisbury, Chief Exec. of Iron Ore Group (Age 51) Who are Rio Tinto's major shareholders? Rio Tinto's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.04%), Greenline Partners LLC (0.01%), Grassi Investment Management (0.01%) and Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rio Tinto. Which major investors are selling Rio Tinto stock? RIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., World Asset Management Inc, Bremer Trust National Association, Greenline Partners LLC and Grassi Investment Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto. Which major investors are buying Rio Tinto stock? RIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Hawaiian Bank, Valicenti Advisory Services Inc., BLB&B Advisors LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A, Manning & Napier Group LLC and Neville Rodie & Shaw 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 $49.66. How big of a company is Rio Tinto? Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $67.37 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: 1,262 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 637 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,899MarketBeat'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 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is the S&P 500 index different from the DJIA?