NYSE:RIO - Rio Tinto Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $57.15 +0.87 (+1.55 %) (As of 02/18/2019 01:10 PM ET)Previous Close$56.28Today's Range$56.79 - $57.3552-Week Range$44.62 - $60.72Volume2.43 million shsAverage Volume3.06 million shsMarket Capitalization$74.10 billionP/E Ratio11.93Dividend Yield4.51%Beta0.85 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive RIO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RIO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Metal mining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:RIO Previous SymbolNYSE:RTP CUSIPN/A Webwww.riotinto.com Phone44-20-7781-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio1.77 Quick Ratio1.41Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.93 Forward P/E Ratio11.88 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$40.03 billion Price / Sales1.85 Cash Flow$9.7692 per share Price / Cash Flow5.85 Book Value$37.87 per share Price / Book1.51Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees46,807 Outstanding Shares1,296,502,000Market Cap$74.10 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 announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be paid 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 initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 7th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. When is Rio Tinto's next earnings date? Rio Tinto is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto. What price target have analysts set for RIO? 18 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Rio Tinto's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto's share price to reach $54.6933 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Rio Tinto. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rio Tinto? 18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rio Tinto in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 6 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? News coverage about RIO stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 coverage optimism score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the mining company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Rio Tinto's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Rio Tinto include BHP Group (BHP), Vale (VALE), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Anglo American (NGLOY), Southern Copper (SCCO), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), SOUTH32 LTD/S (SOUHY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), EXXARO RESOURCE/S (EXXAY), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) and IMPALA PLATINUM/S (IMPUY). 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 48)Mr. Philip Richards BA, Group Exec. & Group Gen. Counsel (Age 62)Ms. Vera Kirikova MBA, HR Group Exec. (Age 45)Mr. Alfredo Barrios Ph.D., BSc Physics, MSc, Chief Exec. of Rio Tinto Aluminium (Age 53)Mr. Chris Salisbury, Chief Exec. of Iron Ore Group (Age 52) Who are Rio Tinto's major shareholders? Rio Tinto's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.73%), Boston Partners (0.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.21%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.17%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.12%) and Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rio Tinto. Which major investors are selling Rio Tinto stock? RIO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, BlackRock Inc., Aviance Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Boston Partners. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rio Tinto. Which major investors are buying Rio Tinto stock? RIO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD., Greystone Managed Investments Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Sustainable Insight Capital Management LLC. 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 $57.15. How big of a company is Rio Tinto? Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $74.10 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,296 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 695 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,991MarketBeat'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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are earnings reports?