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: $61.38009 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,792,900,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $45.16
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.11
  • 52 Week Range: $29.62 - $48.03
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.01
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.97
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $37.6 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.13
  • Book Value: $23.59 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.89
  • Annual Dividend: $2.36
  • Dividend Yield: 5.3%
  • EBIDTA: $15.22 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.31%
  • Current Ratio: 1.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.34%
  • Average Volume: 3.26 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.98
  • 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 declared a None dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid 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 targets for Rio Tinto PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Rio Tinto PLC's stock price to reach $42.00 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. " (8/5/2017)
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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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (1.33%), State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (0.98%), Impala Asset Management LLC (0.24%), Earnest Partners LLC (0.13%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.17%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.16%). 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 Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Impala Asset Management LLC, RiverPoint Capital Management LLC, Bridgewater Associates LP, TD Asset Management Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, Nepsis Capital Management Inc. and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC. 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 Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sei Investments Co., GQG Partners LLC and Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group LLC. 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 $44.64.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE RIO)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,016 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  415 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,431
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, 3 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.72)
Consensus Price Target: $42.00 (5.91% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$52.00LowView Rating Details
8/15/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeTop Pick -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
8/14/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
8/2/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
8/2/2017Cowen and CompanySet Price TargetHold$47.00LowView 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
4/20/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView 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
2/10/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/21/2015 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: $4.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.73 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Next Dividend:9/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.36
Dividend Yield:5.29%
Dividend Growth:-4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:55.79% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
63.27% (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 logoETFs with exposure to Rio Tinto Plc : August 18, 2017 - August 19 at 7:02 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - August 18 at 12:00 PM logoRio Tinto No Longer 'Top Pick' At RBC, But Still Viewed Favorably - August 16 at 7:18 AM logoWhy Rio Tinto Is a Better Bet Than BHP Billiton - August 16 at 7:17 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Lowered to Outperform at Royal Bank Of Canada - August 15 at 8:34 PM logoThis Copper Giant Is Buying Into An Unexpected Frontier - August 15 at 6:45 AM logo[$$] Israeli Billionaire Detained in Fraud Investigation, Police Official Says - August 15 at 6:45 AM logoRio Tinto PLC's (NYSE:RIO) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - August 14 at 3:34 PM logoStock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) - August 14 at 9:06 AM logoContrasting Turquoise Hill Resources (IVN) & Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) - August 14 at 4:22 AM logoWhy Rio Tinto Is 'Top Dividend-Paying Rock Stock' With 4.77% Yield (RIO) - August 11 at 8:04 AM logoMajor Miners' Battle to Get Into Batteries Steps Up a Notch - August 11 at 8:04 AM logoFTSE 100 heads for 1-month low as Trump ‘ups the ante’ in North Korea standoff - August 11 at 8:04 AM logoRio Tinto’s Aluminum Business Depends on This - August 11 at 8:04 AM logoRio Tinto goes ex-dividend tomorrow - August 9 at 6:59 AM logoRio Tinto Plc :RIO-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 8, 2017 - August 9 at 6:59 AM logoEuropean stocks edge lower on downbeat German, Chinese export data - August 8 at 6:39 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - August 5 at 7:14 AM
News IconBRIEF-Rio Tinto says to sell Mason Resources Corp stake - August 5 at 6:40 AM logoRio Tinto's First Half Takeaways: Favorable Pricing Environment Driving Growth - August 5 at 6:40 AM logoRio Tinto to sell Mason Resources Corp. shareholding - August 5 at 6:40 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) to Issue None Dividend of $1.10 - August 4 at 11:50 AM logoJefferies Group Equities Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) - August 4 at 10:28 AM logoHow Glencore’s 2Q17 Production Compares with Freeport-McMoRan - August 4 at 7:41 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO) Announces $1.10 Dividend - August 3 at 12:10 PM logoRio Tinto PLC Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:RIO) - August 3 at 7:00 AM logoMidday Report: Rio Tinto Pulls Materials Lower; Dow Hovers Around 22000 Milestone - - August 2 at 8:56 PM logoAsia markets in the red after Dow cracks 22,000 with Caixin services PMI due; Kospi down 1.2% - August 2 at 8:56 PM logoHead to Head Survey: A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK) & Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) - August 2 at 6:27 PM logoRio Rewards Investors With More Cash on Iron Ore Rebound - August 2 at 7:13 AM logoRio Posts Mixed H1 Earnings, Plans $3 Billion in Shareholder Returns Via Dividend and Buybacks - August 2 at 7:13 AM logo$3 billion of cash returns happening today: Rio Tinto CEO - August 2 at 7:13 AM logoRio Tinto's 1H Underlying Profit Misses Estimates - August 2 at 7:13 AM logoRio Tinto: $1 Billion Buyback as 1H Profit Soars 93% - August 2 at 7:13 AM logo[$$] Rio Tinto delivers bumper pay-out for investors - August 2 at 7:12 AM logoMining giant Rio Tinto is returning a record $2 billion to shareholders - August 2 at 7:12 AM logoEuropean stocks struggle as oil and bank shares are dragged down - August 2 at 7:12 AM logoDon't Be Blinded by Rio Tinto's Cash - August 2 at 7:12 AM logo[$$] Rio Tinto in Giving Mood After Strong First Half of Year - August 2 at 7:12 AM logoFTSE 100 sags as Rio Tinto, Standard Chartered shares shoved lower - August 2 at 7:12 AM logoHydro-powered smelters charge premium prices for "green" aluminium - August 2 at 7:12 AM logoVale (VALE) Tops Q2 Earnings Amid Challenging Price Scenario - August 1 at 5:52 AM logoRules Help Combat Self Doubt And Lead To More Profits - July 29 at 6:48 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 29 at 12:43 AM logoRio Tinto PLC (RIO) to Release Earnings on Wednesday - July 27 at 3:30 PM 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



Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Chart for Monday, August, 21, 2017

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