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: Integrated Mining
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:RIO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $86.72 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,792,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $48.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $43.88
  • 52 Week Range: $32.84 - $50.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.49
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $37.6 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.31
  • Book Value: $23.59 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.05
  • Annual Dividend: $2.37
  • Dividend Yield: 4.6%
  • EBITDA: $15.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 17.01%
  • Return on Equity: 16.16%
  • Return on Assets: 7.28%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.31%
  • Current Ratio: 1.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.34%
  • Average Volume: 2.99 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.95

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 announced a None dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Thursday, September 21st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. 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?

18 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Rio Tinto plc's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto plc's share price to reach $48.67 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:

  • 1. 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. " (10/7/2017)
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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 Barometer Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.00%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%) and Shikiar Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). 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 Shikiar Asset Management Inc.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barometer Capital Management Inc., Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. 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 $48.37.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE RIO)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,046 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  446 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,492
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) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.61)
Consensus Price Target: $48.67 (0.61% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
Price Target History for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$47.00N/AView Rating Details
10/17/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/16/2017Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$55.00N/AView Rating Details
9/26/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
8/15/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeTop Pick -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
8/14/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
7/25/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
6/30/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> BuyLowView Rating Details
4/20/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/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
1/6/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/1/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 -> $44.00N/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
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
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Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.75 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.21 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
Most Recent Dividend:9/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.37
Dividend Yield:4.90%
Dividend Growth:-4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:49.89% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.29% (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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
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Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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