NYSE:RIO - Rio Tinto Stock Price, Price Target & More

$56.60 +0.04 (+0.07 %)
(As of 04/23/2018 01:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.60
Today's Range$56.19 - $56.93
52-Week Range$37.66 - $59.25
Volume2.49 million shs
Average Volume3.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$76.24 billion
P/E Ratio11.82
Dividend Yield1.96%
Beta1.16

About Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:RIO
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7781-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.30%
Current Ratio1.71%
Quick Ratio1.40%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.82
Forward P/E Ratio10.99
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$40.03 billion
Price / Sales1.90
Cash Flow$9.6259 per share
Price / Cash5.88
Book Value$37.87 per share
Price / Book1.49

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees51,018
Outstanding Shares1,346,930,000

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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 Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $1.7955 per share on Thursday, April 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. This is a positive change from Rio Tinto's previous semiannual dividend of $1.26. View Rio Tinto's Dividend History.

How will Rio Tinto's stock buyback program work?

Rio Tinto declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan 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 buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for RIO?

16 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Rio Tinto's stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $68.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto's share price to reach $55.8740 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Rio Tinto.

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:
  • Simon Robert Thompson, Chairman of the Board (Age 58)
  • Jean-Sebastien Jacques, Chief Executive, Executive Director (Age 46)
  • Christopher James Lynch, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director (Age 64)
  • Bold Baatar, Chief Executive - Energy & Minerals (Age 44)
  • Alfredo Antonio Barrios, Chief Executive - Rio Tinto Aluminium (Age 52)
  • Chris Salisbury, Chief Executive - Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore Group (Age 51)
  • Arnaud Soirat Ph.D., Chief Executive - Copper & Diamonds (Age 53)
  • Philip Richards, Group executive, Group General Counsel (Age 62)
  • Joanne Farrell, Group Executive - Health, Safety & Environment (Age 60)
  • Vera Kirikova, Group Executive - Human Resources (Age 44)

Has Rio Tinto been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about RIO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rio Tinto earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the mining company an impact score of 45.81 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 $56.60.

How big of a company is Rio Tinto?

Rio Tinto has a market capitalization of $76.24 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 51,018 workers across the globe.

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 (RIO)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,111 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  531 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,642
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.

Analyst Ratings

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
16 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Rio Tinto in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $55.8740, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 1.28%. The high price target for RIO is $68.00 and the low price target for RIO is $41.00. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.252.332.362.53
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $55.8740$59.8425$54.79$48.5925
Price Target Upside: 1.28% downside17.09% upside2.63% downside0.46% upside

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/18/2018HSBCUpgradeHold -> BuyMediumView Rating Details
4/9/2018Vertical GroupInitiated CoverageSell$41.00LowView Rating Details
4/9/2018Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$68.00LowView Rating Details
4/6/2018BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
3/5/2018UBSReiterated RatingBuyMediumView Rating Details
2/20/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
2/14/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$61.00LowView Rating Details
1/18/2018CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform -> Market Perform$54.00 -> $61.00LowView Rating Details
12/14/2017JPMorgan ChaseDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
12/5/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
11/8/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$47.87 -> $48.37N/AView Rating Details
10/16/2017Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/26/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
8/14/2017Goldman SachsReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
7/25/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/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
(Data available from 4/23/2016 forward)

Earnings

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.15 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.09 EPS

Rio Tinto (NYSE RIO) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
6/5/2009Q1 2009$3.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Dividend Information

Rio Tinto pays an annual dividend of $1.11 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.96%. RIO's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Thursday, April 12. Rio Tinto pays out 23.17% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Most Recent Dividend:4/12/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.11
Dividend Yield:1.96%
Dividend Growth:5.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.17% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.55% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.81% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/9/2018semiannual$1.79556.68%3/1/20183/2/20184/12/2018
8/3/2017None$1.108/9/20178/11/20179/21/2017
8/2/2017$1.108/9/20178/11/20178/11/2017
2/10/2017semiannual$1.25825.54%2/22/20172/24/20174/6/2017
2/9/2017$1.25802/22/20172/24/20172/24/2017
8/4/2016$0.458/10/20168/12/20169/22/2016
2/11/2016$1.07302/24/20162/26/20164/7/2016
2/17/2015special$1.19843/4/20153/6/20154/9/2015
8/8/2014semiannual$0.95843.33%8/13/20148/15/20149/11/2014
2/21/2014special$1.09613/5/20143/7/20144/10/2014
2/20/2013semiannual$0.93383.38%3/6/20133/8/20134/11/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Rio Tinto (NYSE RIO) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 7.20%
Insider Trading History for Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto (NYSE RIO) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/12/2017Alexander BlackDirectorBuy10,000$0.81$8,100.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Rio Tinto (NYSE RIO) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Comparing Rio Tinto (RIO) and Vedanta Resources (VDNRF)Comparing Rio Tinto (RIO) and Vedanta Resources (VDNRF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 5:14 AM
FY2018 EPS Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Decreased by AnalystFY2018 EPS Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Decreased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:26 AM
BHP Trims Iron Ore Guidance—How Iron Ore Prices Could RespondBHP Trims Iron Ore Guidance—How Iron Ore Prices Could Respond
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 5:19 PM
What to Watch for on Freeport-McMoRan’s 1Q18 Earnings CallWhat to Watch for on Freeport-McMoRan’s 1Q18 Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:27 PM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClubRio Tinto (RIO) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:18 PM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchRio Tinto (RIO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:44 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Upgraded to Buy by HSBCRio Tinto (RIO) Upgraded to Buy by HSBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:41 AM
Rio Tinto reports 5% rise in Q1 iron ore shipments, maintains forecastRio Tinto reports 5% rise in Q1 iron ore shipments, maintains forecast
seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 8:39 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"Rio Tinto (RIO) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 8:49 AM
What Updates Can Investors Expect from Alcoa’s Earnings Release?What Updates Can Investors Expect from Alcoa’s Earnings Release?
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:05 PM
BidaskClub Lowers Rio Tinto (RIO) to BuyBidaskClub Lowers Rio Tinto (RIO) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 12:48 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Given a $47.00 Price Target at CowenRio Tinto (RIO) Given a $47.00 Price Target at Cowen
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 6:39 PM
US-China Trade War and Copper: Is there a Connection?US-China Trade War and Copper: Is there a Connection?
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:15 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Clarkson CapitalRio Tinto (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Clarkson Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 12:29 AM
FY2018 EPS Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Cut by AnalystFY2018 EPS Estimates for Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Cut by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 8:58 AM
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: Rio Tinto Non-Executive Director Buys SharesDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Rio Tinto Non-Executive Director Buys Shares
www.lse.co.uk - April 10 at 5:13 PM
Kinross Gold seen as loser, Rio Tinto a winner in US sanctions on RussiaKinross Gold seen as loser, Rio Tinto a winner in US sanctions on Russia
seekingalpha.com - April 10 at 5:13 PM
Rio Tinto stands to win from Rusal sanctions; US consumers to loseRio Tinto stands to win from Rusal sanctions; US consumers to lose
www.reuters.com - April 10 at 5:13 PM
Vale Stock Falls: Could the Rest of the Year Be Different?Vale Stock Falls: Could the Rest of the Year Be Different?
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 5:04 PM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Given a $68.00 Price Target at Jefferies GroupRio Tinto (RIO) Given a $68.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 7:55 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Research Coverage Started at Vertical GroupRio Tinto (RIO) Research Coverage Started at Vertical Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 7:54 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Downgraded by Canaccord GenuityRio Tinto (RIO) Downgraded by Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 5:25 PM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Rating Lowered to Neutral at CitigroupRio Tinto (RIO) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 11:32 PM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Downgraded to "Sector Perform" at Royal Bank of CanadaRio Tinto (RIO) Downgraded to "Sector Perform" at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 11:31 AM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Given Neutral Rating at BNP ParibasRio Tinto (RIO) Given Neutral Rating at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 11:11 AM
Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsRio Tinto plc (RIO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 9:34 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 3:55 PM
Seaborne Iron Ore Prices Fall Again: Impact on Cleveland-CliffsSeaborne Iron Ore Prices Fall Again: Impact on Cleveland-Cliffs
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 3:55 PM
China’s Auto Sales: Growth Remains LacklusterChina’s Auto Sales: Growth Remains Lackluster
finance.yahoo.com - April 2 at 9:04 AM
China’s Steel Production Rises Despite Curbs: Pressures PricesChina’s Steel Production Rises Despite Curbs: Pressures Prices
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:12 PM
Could Iron Ore and Miners Fall More amid Trade War Fears?Could Iron Ore and Miners Fall More amid Trade War Fears?
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 5:11 PM
March was a Tough Month for Iron Ore Miners: What about April?March was a Tough Month for Iron Ore Miners: What about April?
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 5:11 PM
Strike disruption may cut revenues at Rio Tintos IOC, support pellet demandStrike disruption may cut revenues at Rio Tinto's IOC, support pellet demand
seekingalpha.com - March 28 at 5:03 PM
Rio Tinto (RIO) Rating Lowered to Hold at HSBCRio Tinto (RIO) Rating Lowered to Hold at HSBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 2:05 PM
How the Section 232 Tariffs Could Impact US Aluminum ProducersHow the Section 232 Tariffs Could Impact US Aluminum Producers
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:58 PM
What Should Base Metal Companies Focus On?What Should Base Metal Companies Focus On?
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 4:59 PM
Rio Tinto CEO predicts 'common sense would prevail' amid escalating trade tensionsRio Tinto CEO predicts 'common sense would prevail' amid escalating trade tensions
finance.yahoo.com - March 25 at 5:56 PM
Rio Tinto expects balanced iron ore market through 2019 - Rio Tinto ... - Seeking AlphaRio Tinto expects balanced iron ore market through 2019 - Rio Tinto ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 23 at 5:20 PM
Active-Investors: Wired News - Rio Tintos Stake in Hail Creek Coal Mine and Valeria Coal Project Acquired by GlencoreActive-Investors: Wired News - Rio Tinto's Stake in Hail Creek Coal Mine and Valeria Coal Project Acquired by Glencore
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 22 at 8:50 AM
Swiss probe Rio Tinto over possible bribes, ex-Mongolian minister expects to be clearedSwiss probe Rio Tinto over possible bribes, ex-Mongolian minister expects to be cleared
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 5:21 PM
Rio Tinto To Use Surplus Cash To Reduce Debt By Up To USD2.25 BillionRio Tinto To Use Surplus Cash To Reduce Debt By Up To USD2.25 Billion
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 20 at 8:52 AM
PRESS: Rio Tinto Considering Australian Float For Pacific Aluminium (ALLIPO)PRESS: Rio Tinto Considering Australian Float For Pacific Aluminium (ALLIPO)
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 19 at 8:45 AM
Former Lazard Banker’s Home Raided in Rio Tinto ProbeFormer Lazard Banker’s Home Raided in Rio Tinto Probe
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:46 PM
Is It Too Late To Buy Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)?Is It Too Late To Buy Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)?
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:39 PM
Alcoa Isn’t Enthusiastic about President Trump’s TariffsAlcoa Isn’t Enthusiastic about President Trump’s Tariffs
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 8:51 AM
Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesRio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 9:42 PM
Workers at Canadas Iron Ore Company reject two-tier retirement planWorkers at Canada's Iron Ore Company reject two-tier retirement plan
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:14 PM
[$$] Advocacy group says Rio denies UK investor vote on fossil fuel memberships[$$] Advocacy group says Rio denies UK investor vote on fossil fuel memberships
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:14 PM
Why You Shouldn’t Give Up on Alcoa despite Its Recent WeaknessWhy You Shouldn’t Give Up on Alcoa despite Its Recent Weakness
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 6:06 PM
Rio Tinto calls SEC fraud charges plainly wrongRio Tinto calls SEC fraud charges 'plainly wrong'
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 5:25 PM

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