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

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$46.53 +1.22 (+2.69 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 03:44 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.31
Today's Range$46.01 - $46.68
52-Week Range$44.62 - $60.72
Volume266,918 shs
Average Volume2.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$59.60 billion
P/E Ratio9.70
Dividend Yield5.52%
Beta0.99
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:RIO
Previous SymbolNYSE:RTP
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7781-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27
Current Ratio1.77
Quick Ratio1.41

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.70
Forward P/E Ratio9.78
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.03 billion
Price / Sales1.51
Cash Flow$9.7547 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.77
Book Value$37.87 per share
Price / Book1.23

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 Shares1,296,500,000
Market Cap$59.60 billion
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 Thursday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $1.271 per share on Thursday, September 20th. This represents a yield of 4.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for RIO?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Rio Tinto's shares. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto's stock price to reach $57.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Rio Tinto.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rio Tinto?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rio Tinto in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 7 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?

Media stories about RIO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rio Tinto earned a news impact score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the mining company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Rio Tinto's key competitors?

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (1.04%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.70%), Impala Asset Management LLC (0.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.21%), Earnest Partners LLC (0.17%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.12%). 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 Jennison Associates LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, Capital Fund Management S.A., BlackRock Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Eaton Vance Management and Credit Suisse AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto.

Which institutional investors are buying Rio Tinto stock?

RIO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Impala Asset Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Luminus Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $46.55.

How big of a company is Rio Tinto?

Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $59.60 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  666 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,947
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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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