Rio Tinto plc Company Profile (NYSE:RIO)

About Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc logoRio Tinto plc is a mining and metals company. The Company's business is finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The Company's segments include Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals and Other Operations. The Company operates an iron ore business, supplying the global seaborne iron ore trade. Its Iron Ore product operations are located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The Aluminium business includes bauxite mines, alumina refineries and aluminum smelters. Its bauxite mines are located in Australia, Brazil and Guinea. The Copper & Diamonds segment has managed operations in Australia, Canada, Mongolia and the United States, and non-managed operations in Chile and Indonesia. The Energy & Minerals segment consists of mining, refining and marketing operations in over 10 countries, across six sectors: borates, coal, iron ore concentrate and pellets, salt, titanium dioxide and uranium.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:RIO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.riotinto.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $73.73 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,799,110,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.86
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $40.78
  • 52 Week Range: $26.95 - $47.11
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.05
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.73
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.18
  • Book Value: $21.84 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.88
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.51
  • Dividend Yield: 4.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $10.74 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 1.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.30%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.59 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.19
  • Short Ratio: 2.22
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

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 declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, February 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be given a dividend of $1.2582 per share on Thursday, April 6th. This represents a yield of 5.54%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 22nd. This is an increase from Rio Tinto plc's previous semiannual dividend of $0.96. View Rio Tinto plc's Dividend History.

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

21 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Rio Tinto plc's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Rio Tinto plc's share price to reach $42.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Rio Tinto plc.

What are analysts saying about Rio Tinto plc stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Rio Tinto plc stock:

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  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Rio Tinto PLC is an international mining company. The Company has interests in mining for aluminum, borax, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, silver, tin, uranium, zinc, titanium, dioxide feedstock, diamonds, talc and zircon. RTZ's various mining operations are located in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Europe and Canada. " (4/12/2017)

Who are some of Rio Tinto plc's key competitors?

Who are Rio Tinto plc's key executives?

Rio Tinto plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jean-Sebastien Jacques, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Christopher James Lynch, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Bold Baatar, Chief Executive - Energy & Minerals
  • Alfredo Antonio Barrios, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Aluminium
  • Chris Salisbury, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Group
  • Arnaud Soirat Ph.D., Chief Executive - Copper & Diamonds
  • Joanne Farrell, Group Executive - Health, Safety & Environment
  • Vera Kirikova, Group Executive - Human Resources
  • Stephen McIntosh, Group Executive - Growth & Innovation
  • Simone Niven, Group Executive - Corporate Relations

Who owns Rio Tinto plc stock?

Rio Tinto plc's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (0.75%), Impala Asset Management LLC (0.20%), Morgan Stanley (0.16%), Wellington Management Group LLP (0.15%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.14%) and Earnest Partners LLC (0.13%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rio Tinto plc.

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 York Capital Management Global Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Impala Asset Management LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., TD Asset Management Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto plc.

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

Rio Tinto plc's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Todd Asset Management LLC, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Bank of America Corp DE, Karp Capital Management Corp, Cadinha & Co. LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Grassi Investment Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto plc.

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.

What is Rio Tinto plc's stock price today?

One share of Rio Tinto plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.98.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE RIO)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  967 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  373 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,340
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rio Tinto plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings, 2 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $42.40 (3.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperform -> Top PickMediumView Rating Details
5/11/2017ValuEngineUpgradeBuy -> Strong-BuyLowView Rating Details
4/20/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
4/20/2017Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
3/16/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/18/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/10/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$35.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
9/29/2016CIBCUpgradeSector Underperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/20/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
3/18/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/6/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
7/14/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
6/9/2015Redburn PartnersReiterated RatingBuy -> SellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 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: $4.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.21 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
Most Recent Dividend:4/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.51
Dividend Yield:3.68%
Dividend Growth:-4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:31.79% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
35.87% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Dividend History by Quarter 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

Headline Trends for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
Latest Headlines for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
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finance.yahoo.com logoWestern Australia May Ask BHP, Rio to Cash Out Iron Ore Levy
finance.yahoo.com - May 28 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs This Top 10 Mining Destination Turning Negative For Investment?
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 6:31 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoPRESS: Former Rio Tinto CEO Says Does Not Fear Truth Of Guinea Probe
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 24 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEuropean stock gains limited as auto, mining shares fall; Draghi on deck
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 9:45 AM
prnewswire.com logoRio Tinto launches new debt reduction programme for up to $2.5 billion - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - May 23 at 6:57 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Rio Tinto To Pay Down USD2.5 Billion Worth Of Debt (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 22 at 6:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTraders Purchase High Volume of Rio Tinto plc Put Options (RIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 6:30 PM
seekingalpha.com logoRio Tinto (RIO) Presents At BofAML 2017 Global Metals, Mining and Steel Conference
seekingalpha.com - May 19 at 8:08 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoRio Tinto To Seek Shareholder Okay For Coal & Allied Sale In Late June
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 19 at 12:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoAs Women Stall on U.K. Boards, $330 Billion Fund Takes a Stand
www.bloomberg.com - May 19 at 12:26 PM
marketwatch.com logoRio Tinto Insider Trade Report Filing in Relation to Turquoise Hill Resources and Mason Resources
www.marketwatch.com - May 19 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAluminum Prices: Did Trump Effect Really Help the Rally?
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Upgrades Rio Tinto plc (RIO) to Top Pick
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRio Tinto CEO Sees $2.7 Billion Cash Return to Investors in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 7:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 12:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Freeport fights for future of Grasberg mine
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFreeport-McMoRan’s 2017 Outlook: Grasberg Remains the Wild Card
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 11:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Brand New Nation Is Gearing Up For Mineral Exploration
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 7:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs the Physical Aluminum Market Really Tightening?
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBulls Should Beware—Alcoa Bears Also Have a Valid Point
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 advances with BP rising; manufacturing report on deck
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Getting Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Wall Street Analysts View Alcoa Stock
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrump Aluminum Probe Evokes 1949 Cheese and Wool Threat
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 10:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMongolia Expects IMF Bailout to Happen 'Soon' After Postponement
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 10:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Unlikely to Impact Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Takeaways from Freeport-McMoRan’s 1Q17 Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlcoa’s 1Q17 Earnings: What Investors Need to Know
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Comments on Rio Tinto plc's FY2018 Earnings (RIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron Ore: Selloff Is Overdone, Time to Buy Rio Tinto?
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 wobbles after retail sales, on course for worst week in 5 months
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Increased to Outperform at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Comments on Rio Tinto plc's FY2017 Earnings (RIO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 12:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever shares push FTSE toward first win in 5 days
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Raised to Buy at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo'See iron ore at $60/ton this quarter'
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 12:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron ore: Looking ahead to H2
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 12:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhere are iron ore prices headed?
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 12:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWood Mackenzie's Griffin on Iron Ore Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Freeport Deliver Free Cash Flow in 1Q17?
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCould Alcoa’s 1Q17 Earnings Help Revive Investor Optimism?
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 1:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:23 PM
reuters.com logoRio Tinto to continue talks on Grasberg mine stake future - Reuters
www.reuters.com - April 13 at 7:21 PM
rttnews.com logoRio Tinto's $2.45 bln coal mines sale to Yancoal gets Australian FIRB approval - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - April 13 at 7:21 PM
nasdaq.com logoRio Tinto's $2.45 Bln Coal Mines Sale To Yancoal Gets Australian FIRB Approval
www.nasdaq.com - April 13 at 9:50 AM

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