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: $31.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.26
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $29.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1433.64
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.23
  • P/E Growth: 0.97
  • Market Cap: $56.73B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,798,800,000
  • Beta: 1.7
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $35.83 (13.61% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/23/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$35.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView 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
7/19/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/28/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$52.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$36.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/7/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/27/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/23/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/3/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$27.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
4/14/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
3/18/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/29/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformView 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 8/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.84 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.83 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:4.82%
Payout Ratio:82.61% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
83.06% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/4/2016$0.458/10/20168/12/20169/22/2016
2/11/2016$1.072/24/20162/26/20164/7/2016
2/17/2015special$1.203/4/20153/6/20154/9/2015
8/8/2014semiannual$0.963.33%8/13/20148/15/20149/11/2014
2/21/2014special$1.103/5/20143/7/20144/10/2014
2/20/2013semiannual$0.933.38%3/6/20133/8/20134/11/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
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finance.yahoo.com logoStillwater Mining (SWC) in Focus: Stock Adds 6.7% in Session (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 26 at 10:03 AM
fool.com logoThe 3 Biggest Opportunities for Cameco Corporation (NYSE:RIO)
www.fool.com - August 25 at 12:12 PM
News IconRio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) from Industrial Metals & Minerals – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:RIO)
twincountynews.com - August 24 at 6:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto (RIO) Growth Prospects Bright Despite Macro Headwinds - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 11:38 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoRio Tinto plc 16.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Jefferies International - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - August 23 at 11:38 AM
News IconIndustrial Metals & Minerals: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) Position of the day (NYSE:RIO)
twincountynews.com - August 19 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Miner Could Surprise Traders With A Big Rally (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWA tax plan puts jobs at risk: mine giants (NYSE:RIO)
au.finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 10:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAust shares up on mining, banks strength (NYSE:RIO)
au.finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 10:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Vale, Alcoa and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 10:04 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Evraz plc a better buy than Rio Tinto plc and BHP Billiton plc after ... - Yahoo Finance UK (NYSE:RIO)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 7:23 PM
moodys.com logoRio Tinto plc -- Moody's changes Rio Tinto Group's and all subsidiary outlooks to stable; affirms all ratings (Baa1 sr. unsecured) (NYSE:RIO)
www.moodys.com - August 18 at 7:23 PM
investopedia.com logoTop 5 Mining Stocks of 2016 (NYSE:RIO)
www.investopedia.com - August 18 at 7:23 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMongolia jacks up interest rates in effort to halt currency's plunge (NYSE:RIO)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 10:10 AM
News IconLarge Cap Industrial Metals & Minerals: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) (NYSE:RIO)
twincountynews.com - August 17 at 7:30 PM
bloomberg.com logoGuinea Blames Rio’s ‘Rambling’ London Team for Mine Delay (NYSE:RIO)
www.bloomberg.com - August 17 at 10:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGuinea Blames Rio Tinto’s ‘Rambling’ London Team for Mine Delay (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 10:08 AM
marketwatch.com logoMiners roll out huge losses — but their shares are still rallying. Why? (NYSE:RIO)
www.marketwatch.com - August 16 at 10:28 AM
marketrealist.com logoDo Chinese Imports Paint a True Picture of Copper Demand? (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - August 16 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Silica (SLCA) Touches Fresh 52-Week High at $40.24 (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 10:28 AM
marketrealist.com logoCopper Has Underperformed Other Metals This Year (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - August 15 at 7:33 PM
wsj.com logoRio Tinto Iron-Ore Chief Slams Australian Lawmaker's Tax Plan - WSJ - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:RIO)
www.wsj.com - August 14 at 11:34 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 struggles to keep the winning streak alive (NYSE:RIO)
www.marketwatch.com - August 12 at 10:21 AM
marketrealist.com logoCopper, Gold, and Silver Are Weaker Early on August 12 (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - August 12 at 10:21 AM
marketrealist.com logoThe Love-Hate Relationship between Freeport and Indonesia (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - August 12 at 10:21 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThe key difference between Rio Tinto plc and BHP Billiton plc - Yahoo Finance UK (NYSE:RIO)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 7:40 PM
News IconRio Tinto cautions on commodity markets (NYSE:RIO)
southernafrican.news - August 8 at 7:22 PM
News IconIs Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:RIO)
twincountynews.com - August 8 at 7:22 PM
News IconStock Performance to Track: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) - News Oracle (NYSE:RIO)
www.newsoracle.com - August 8 at 11:52 AM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoRio Tinto plc 28.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - August 8 at 11:52 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoRio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) Receives 'Overweight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays Capital - FTSE News (NYSE:RIO)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - August 6 at 7:08 PM
investornewswire.com logoStrong Sell Calls For Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:RIO)
www.investornewswire.com - August 6 at 7:08 PM
seekingalpha.com logoRio Tinto rises after Mount Pleasant coal sale - Rio Tinto plc (NYSE ... - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:RIO)
seekingalpha.com - August 6 at 7:08 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoRio Tinto plc 34.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - August 6 at 7:08 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) (NYSE:RIO)
twincountynews.com - August 5 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto company secretary to depart (NYSE:RIO)
au.finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 10:09 AM
marketrealist.com logoHow Freeport-McMoRan’s Mining Business Performed in 2Q16 (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - August 5 at 10:09 AM
News IconUpdate on Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) for the day (NYSE:RIO)
twincountynews.com - August 4 at 7:37 PM
publicnow.com logoRio Tinto completes sale of Mount Pleasant thermal coal assets (NYSE:RIO)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 7:37 PM
News IconMining Stocks Under Review -- Vale, Cliffs Natural Resources, Teck Resources, and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)
www.kswo.com - August 4 at 10:20 AM
zacks.com logoRio Tinto (RIO) 1H16 Earnings Hindered by Pricing Woes (NYSE:RIO)
www.zacks.com - August 4 at 10:20 AM
nasdaq.com logoRio Tinto Cautions on Commodity Markets as Profit Sinks (NYSE:RIO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto sees volatile conditions ahead (NYSE:RIO)
au.finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Rio Tinto PLC Earnings Call (NYSE:RIO)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 10:25 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoRio Tinto sounds a note of caution (NYSE:RIO)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - August 3 at 10:25 AM
marketwatch.com logoRio Tinto underlying earnings fall 47% (NYSE:RIO)
www.marketwatch.com - August 3 at 10:25 AM
wsj.com logoRio Tinto Net More Than Doubles, Technically (NYSE:RIO)
www.wsj.com - August 3 at 10:25 AM
money.aol.co.uk logoAre Rio Tinto plc and Next plc a buy after today's results? (NYSE:RIO)
money.aol.co.uk - August 3 at 10:25 AM
nasdaq.com logoRio Tinto H1 Profit Climbs, Revenues Down On Lower Prices; Declares Dividend (NYSE:RIO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 10:24 AM
blogs.barrons.com logoRio Tinto Down 1% On Earnings: Commodity Caution, Dividend Cut (NYSE:RIO)
blogs.barrons.com - August 3 at 10:24 AM

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Last Updated on 8/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff