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: $60.51229 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,799,110,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $42.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $41.67
  • 52 Week Range: $29.62 - $47.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.45
  • Book Value: $21.84 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.10
  • Annual Dividend: $1.70
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
  • EBIDTA: $10.71 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 1.61%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.30%
  • Average Volume: 3.13 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.96
  • Short Ratio: 3.4
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 semiannual dividend on Friday, February 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be given 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 a positive change 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?

20 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Rio Tinto PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto PLC's stock price to reach $40.00 in the next year. 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. " (6/21/2017)
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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.03%), Pacific Heights Asset Management LLC (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%), Grassi Investment Management (0.01%) and Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC (0.01%). 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 Nepsis Capital Management Inc., ING Groep NV, US Bancorp DE, Capstone Asset Management Co., Wright Investors Service Inc., CENTRAL TRUST Co, Regent Investment Management LLC and Creative Planning. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Aperio Group LLC, Greenleaf Trust, Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC, Bremer Trust National Association, Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. 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 $45.93.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE RIO)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  1,002 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,405
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: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.65)
Consensus Price Target: $40.00 (12.91% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/25/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
7/25/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$47.00 -> $45.00LowView Rating Details
6/30/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> BuyLowView Rating Details
5/17/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeOutperform -> Top PickMediumView Rating Details
4/20/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
4/20/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView 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
1/6/2017J 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
11/29/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralN/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
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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: $4.12 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.62 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Most Recent Dividend:4/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.70
Dividend Yield:3.70%
Dividend Growth:-4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.26% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
46.96% (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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Headline Trends for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Latest Headlines for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
DateHeadline logoWhy Rio Tinto Is Better Than South32, BHP Billiton - July 26 at 6:49 AM logoAxiom Securities Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) - July 25 at 5:08 PM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company - July 25 at 11:10 AM logoUK's SFO says opens investigation into Rio Tinto Group - July 25 at 5:25 AM logoU.K. Serious Fraud Office investigating suspected corruption by Rio Tinto in Guinea - July 25 at 5:25 AM logo[$$] UK Serious Fraud Office probes Rio Tinto payment - July 25 at 5:25 AM logoU.K. Serious Fraud Office Probes Rio Tinto - July 25 at 5:25 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) & New Gold (NGD) - July 24 at 12:11 PM logoThe 4 Best Iron Ore Stocks for 2017's Second Half - July 22 at 8:13 AM logoBrazil's Vale eyes 2017 iron ore output at low end of forecast - July 21 at 6:38 AM logoRio Narrows Iron Ore Guidance on Weather, Rail Maintenance - July 17 at 8:21 PM logoAlcoa’s 2Q17: The Divergent Impact of Aluminum and Alumina - July 14 at 7:54 AM logoAtalaya Mining PLC: Result of AGM - July 13 at 8:45 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Earns "Sell" Rating from Axiom Securities - July 13 at 8:22 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine - July 8 at 2:52 PM logoBidaskClub Upgrades Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) to "Buy" - July 5 at 6:20 PM logoThe Big Question: Has Alcoa’s Split Really Added Value? - July 5 at 10:09 AM logoWhat’s Driving the Divergence between Alcoa and Aluminum? - July 5 at 10:09 AM logoInvestors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) - July 5 at 7:24 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 4 at 12:32 AM logoRio Tinto Will Reward Investors - Seeking Alpha - July 2 at 6:53 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Stock Rating Upgraded by Bank of America Corporation - June 30 at 1:36 PM logoRio Tinto Shareholders Approve Coal & Allied Industries Sale to China's Yancoal - - June 29 at 6:31 AM logoRio Tinto Shareholders Approve Coal & Allied Industries Sale to China's Yancoal - June 29 at 6:31 AM logoTechnical Research on Metals and Minerals Equities -- Fairmount Santrol, Rio Tinto, Turquoise Hill Resources, and Vedanta - June 27 at 7:51 AM logoRio Tinto confirms China-backed Yancoal as preferred buyer for coal assets - June 27 at 7:51 AM logoShipping Magnate Bets On Oil's Recovery---Energy Journal - June 27 at 7:51 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) to Strong Sell - June 25 at 10:32 PM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub - June 24 at 4:26 PM logoTraders Purchase Large Volume of Rio Tinto PLC Put Options (RIO) - June 23 at 7:08 AM logoJohn Varley resigns from Rio Tinto board - MarketWatch - June 21 at 4:17 AM logoRio Tinto starts new exploration in Mongolian desert - Seeking Alpha - June 21 at 4:17 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Lowered to Buy at ValuEngine - June 20 at 11:40 PM logoBHP Billiton PLC (BBL) vs. Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Critical Review - June 20 at 8:20 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - June 17 at 4:12 PM logoRio Tinto's Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway wins the grand prize awarded by the Quebec Transport Association - June 15 at 12:07 AM logoIron Ore: More Downside to Come? - June 14 at 8:28 AM logo[$$] Glencore/Rio: stoked - June 13 at 10:03 AM logoRio Shares Slip After it Gets New Bid For Australian Coal Business From Glencore - June 12 at 8:17 AM logoGrasberg Impasse: What Are Freeport’s Options? - June 12 at 8:17 AM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Cut by Jefferies Group - June 12 at 7:36 AM logoCritical Review: Tahoe Resources (TAHO) & Rio Tinto plc (RIO) - June 11 at 8:26 AM logoInvestors Purchase High Volume of Rio Tinto plc Put Options (RIO) - June 9 at 7:06 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) & Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) Financial Comparison - June 8 at 2:22 PM logo[$$] Rio Digs Deeper for Copper - June 8 at 12:36 AM logoRio Tinto Prices Notes Under USD2.5 Billion Debt Reduction Programme (ALLISS) - June 7 at 10:48 AM logoThe Morning Download: Rio Tinto Takes Data Mining to New Depths - June 7 at 10:48 AM logoRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - June 7 at 12:44 AM logo8 Metals Headlines In Review As Prices Tumble - June 5 at 8:16 PM logoWestern Australia May Ask BHP, Rio to Cash Out Iron Ore Levy - May 28 at 8:05 AM



Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Chart for Wednesday, July, 26, 2017

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