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: $44.89
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $43.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $36.97
  • 52-Week Range: $25.07 - $47.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.52
  • P/E Growth: 0.57
  • Market Cap: $79.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,799,000,000
  • Beta: 1.19
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 1.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.30%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $37.67 (11.39% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/18/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/10/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/6/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/27/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
12/5/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
12/1/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
11/29/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
11/10/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$35.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016CIBCUpgradeSector Underperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
9/8/2016RBC Capital MarketsUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$25.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView 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
3/18/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/12/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
2/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView 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 CorpReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
4/2/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 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: $4.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.04 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:3.55%
Dividend Growth:-4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:31.52% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.38% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/10/2017semiannual$1.265.54%2/22/20172/24/20174/6/2017
2/9/2017$1.262/22/20172/24/20172/24/2017
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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nasdaq.com logoRio Tinto Plc (RIO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 22 ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:RIO)
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 8:26 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Cashed Up Glencore Heads Back Into The Fray (NYSE:RIO)
www.wsj.com - February 23 at 8:26 AM
iii.co.uk logoDirector Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) (NYSE:RIO)
www.iii.co.uk - February 22 at 7:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoRio Tinto Plc : RIO-US: Dividend Analysis : February 24th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : February 22, 2017 (NYSE:RIO)
www.capitalcube.com - February 22 at 7:43 PM
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twincountynews.com - February 22 at 9:35 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Mining Companies Are Back in the Black (NYSE:RIO)
www.wsj.com - February 22 at 9:35 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFreeport-McMoRan Lowers Production Estimates After Failing to Reach Grasberg Deal (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 5:19 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Canaccord Genuity Raises Its Price Target On Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) to GBX 4,525 (NYSE:RIO)
marketexclusive.com - February 20 at 6:45 PM
News IconRio Tinto PLC (rio) to Issue Dividend of $1.26 on February 24th (NYSE:RIO)
ekosvoice.com - February 18 at 8:18 AM
News IconExane BNP Paribas reiterated Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) as 'Neutral' (NYSE:RIO)
techknowbits.com - February 18 at 8:18 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoCan the price of Rio Tinto plc & BHP Billiton plc double again? (NYSE:RIO)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto Gaining Traction (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:55 PM
trustnet.com logoBroker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
www.trustnet.com - February 16 at 7:10 PM
bloomberg.com logoRio Tinto Seeks Bank Pitches on $1.5 Billion Coal Sale (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:10 PM
News IconRio Tinto taps three energy execs for board of directors (NYSE:RIO)
petroglobalnews.com - February 15 at 12:53 AM
News IconThe Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates (NYSE:RIO)
www.graffiotech.com - February 14 at 5:52 AM
News IconComprehensive Stock Analysis of: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) (NYSE:RIO)
techknowbits.com - February 14 at 5:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron ore price spike boosts mining shares (NYSE:RIO)
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:51 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre high-risk Lloyds Banking Group plc and Rio Tinto plc worth a punt at current prices? (NYSE:RIO)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:51 AM
News IconBroker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
www.youinvest.co.uk - February 13 at 8:48 AM
News IconSynthomer PLC's (SYNT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Investec (NYSE:RIO)
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graffiotech.com - February 13 at 8:48 AM
News IconRio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives GBX 3395.24 Average Price Target from Brokerages (NYSE:RIO)
prensariotiretail.com - February 13 at 8:48 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhat to Watch for in Teck Resources’ 4Q16 Earnings Call (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - February 13 at 8:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto CFO Says Alcoa Merger Wouldn't Make Much Sense (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 12:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto CFO Says We Have Planned for Downside Scenarios (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 12:27 AM
News IconRio Tinto appoints three new board members (NYSE:RIO)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 11 at 7:38 PM
News IconRio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Deutsche Bank (NYSE:RIO)
nyhetsbanken.info - February 10 at 10:46 PM
News IconRio Tinto plc's (RIO) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc (NYSE:RIO)
eleganthomesinla.com - February 10 at 10:46 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoRio Tinto best of the big miners, says Deutsche Bank (NYSE:RIO)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 9 at 11:24 PM
News IconLiberum Capital retained Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) as 'Sell' (NYSE:RIO)
nyhetsbanken.info - February 9 at 11:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoRio Tinto To Appoint Three New Independent Non-executive Directors (NYSE:RIO)
www.nasdaq.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFINAL DEADLINE ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Rio Tinto plc (RIO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: February 10, 2017 (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDEADLINE TOMORROW FOR RIO INVESTORS: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Rio Tinto plc and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoRio Tinto Plc :RIO-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 9, 2017 (NYSE:RIO)
www.capitalcube.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto CEO on M&A Strategy and Mining Market (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFINAL DEADLINE ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Rio Tinto plc (RIO) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: February 10, 2017 (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFrance's 'Atomic Anne' leaves Rio Tinto board (NYSE:RIO)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 11:24 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Rio Tinto plc and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 11:14 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto focusing on costs: Expert (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 11:14 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto CEO Says M&A Threshold Is High (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 11:14 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBig turnaround for Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 11:14 PM
marketwatch.com logoLondon Markets: FTSE 100 in holding pattern, but Rio Tinto roars higher after earnings (NYSE:RIO)
www.marketwatch.com - February 8 at 4:33 AM
globenewswire.com logoDEADLINE ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Rio Tinto plc (RIO ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NYSE:RIO)
globenewswire.com - February 7 at 11:20 PM
prnewswire.com logoEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Rio Tinto plc - RIO - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:RIO)
www.prnewswire.com - February 7 at 11:20 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoRio Tinto plc 26% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie - DirectorsTalk Interviews (NYSE:RIO)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - February 7 at 8:24 AM
marketwatch.com logoRio Tinto gifts diamond project to Madhya Pradesh - MarketWatch - MarketWatch (NYSE:RIO)
www.marketwatch.com - February 7 at 8:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto Gifts India Diamond Mine to Madhya Pradesh Government (NYSE:RIO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:24 AM
bloomberg.com logoRio Gifts India Diamond Mine to Madhya Pradesh Government (NYSE:RIO)
www.bloomberg.com - February 7 at 8:24 AM
marketrealist.com logoMust Know: Does Alcoa Look Set for a Solid 2017? (NYSE:RIO)
marketrealist.com - February 7 at 8:24 AM

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What is Rio Tinto PLC's stock symbol?

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

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

Rio Tinto PLC announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $1.2582 per share on Thursday, April 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 22nd. This is an increase from Rio Tinto PLC's previous semiannual dividend of $0.96.

Where is Rio Tinto PLC's stock going? Where will Rio Tinto PLC's stock price be in 2017?

22 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Rio Tinto PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Rio Tinto PLC's share price to reach $37.67 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Rio Tinto PLC stock?

Rio Tinto PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (1.20%), Impala Asset Management LLC (0.25%), Luminus Management LLC (0.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.09%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.08%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (0.04%).

Who sold Rio Tinto PLC stock? Who is selling Rio Tinto PLC stock?

Rio Tinto PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Capital Guardian Trust Co., Pacad Investment Ltd., Fiera Capital Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA and William Blair Investment Management LLC.

Who bought Rio Tinto PLC stock? Who is buying Rio Tinto PLC stock?

Rio Tinto PLC's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Luminus Management LLC, Impala Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Van ECK Associates Corp, Marshall Wace LLP, Gabelli Funds LLC, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS.

How do I buy Rio Tinto PLC stock?

Shares of Rio Tinto PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Rio Tinto PLC stock cost?

One share of Rio Tinto PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.51.

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff