RIO - Rio Tinto plc

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
49.28
+0.94 (+1.94%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

50.70 +1.41 (2.86%)
Pre-Market: 5:29AM EDT

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Previous Close48.34
Open49.23
Bid50.71 x 900
Ask50.76 x 900
Day's Range49.19 - 49.81
52 Week Range45.62 - 60.72
Volume3,317,624
Avg. Volume3,046,723
Market Cap82.546B
Beta1.00
PE Ratio (TTM)8.87
EPS (TTM)5.55
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield2.54 (5.38%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-09
1y Target Est61.32
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Reuters2 hours ago

    European shares add to gains as trade war fears fade

    European shares extended their rally on Thursday as U.S.-China trade war fears were set aside and investors focused on bullish macroeconomic and corporate news. At 0722 GMT, the pan-European STOXX 600 ...

  • The Wall Street Journal8 hours ago

    [$$] Rio Tinto Plans Buybacks to Return Cash to Shareholders

    MELBOURNE, Australia—Rio Tinto (RIO) unveiled plans to buy back a swath of its Australia-listed shares before the end of the year as part of its move to return about $3.2 billion in proceeds from the sale of coal assets to its shareholders. It comes on top of an ongoing program to buy back London-listed Rio Tinto PLC shares, where the company said it has A$1.7 billion still to repurchase by no later than Feb. 27. The cash comes from the sale of the company’s Hail Creek and Valeria coal operations, and Winchester South and Kestrel mines.

  • CNBCyesterday

    European markets open higher, brushing off trade dispute

    European markets opened higher on Wednesday with investors appearing to brush off escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The Stoxx 600 index opened 0.17 percent higher with most sectors in positive territory. European markets are trading on Wednesday morning with investors appearing to brush off escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China.

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  • The Wall Street Journal6 days ago

    [$$] Norway's Norsk Hydro Pulls $345M Acquisition of Rio Tinto Assets

    Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro said it has pulled its planned $345 million acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Icelandic aluminum plant

  • Copper Miners: Tough to Love, Even Tougher to Hate
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Copper Miners: Tough to Love, Even Tougher to Hate

    Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), the leading US-based copper miner (DIA), is having a tough year. The stock has lost 27.7% YTD (year-to-date) based on the closing prices on September 12. Other copper miners are also feeling the heat. Copper is caught in the US-China trade war. Copper prices are hovering near $6,000 per metric ton. In June, copper rose past $7,200 per metric ton to a four-year high.

  • Why It’s Tough to Hate Alcoa at These Prices
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  • What’s Holding Back Alcoa Stock This Year?
    Market Realist7 days ago

    What’s Holding Back Alcoa Stock This Year?

    Alcoa (AA), the leading US-based aluminum producer, is having a terrible year. Century Aluminum (CENX) has lost almost 40%, while Rio Tinto (RIO) has fallen 5.5%. Aluminum has seen a selling spree after prices hit multiyear highs in April after President Trump imposed sanctions on Russian aluminum producer RUSAL.

  • Reuters9 days ago

    RJP-Power vacuum: Rio Tinto scours for electricity to run giant Mongolia copper mine

    LONDON/ULAANBAATAR, Sept x (Reuters) - Mining giant Rio Tinto is racing against time to find the electricity needed to run its giant copper-gold mine in Mongolia, as wrangles with the government threaten a further setback for the flagship project. Oyu Tolgoi, located in the South Gobi region near landlocked Mongolia's southern border with China, is scheduled to complete a $5.3 billion underground expansion by 2022, creating one of the world's biggest copper suppliers.

  • Reuters9 days ago

    RJP-Power vacuum: Rio Tinto scours for electricity to run giant Mongolia copper mine

    LONDON/ULAANBAATAR, Sept x (Reuters) - Mining giant Rio Tinto is racing against time to find the electricity needed to run its giant copper-gold mine in Mongolia, as wrangles with the government threaten a further setback for the flagship project. Oyu Tolgoi, located in the South Gobi region near landlocked Mongolia's southern border with China, is scheduled to complete a $5.3 billion underground expansion by 2022, creating one of the world's biggest copper suppliers.

  • Rio Tinto Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know
    Motley Fool10 days ago

    Rio Tinto Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know

    Profits are rising, and could rise even more, but the stock hasn't responded as expected.

  • Are Miners Looking Cheap? J.P. Morgan Thinks So, Upgrades Rio Tinto
    Market Realist10 days ago

    Are Miners Looking Cheap? J.P. Morgan Thinks So, Upgrades Rio Tinto

    Today, J.P. Morgan (JPM) upgraded Rio Tinto (RIO), believing that demand from China (FXI) should pick up over the coming months. It also believes that miners’ valuations are cheap compared to the same stages of previous cycles.

  • All You Need To Know About Rio Tinto plc’s (LON:RIO) Financial Health
    Simply Wall St.11 days ago

    All You Need To Know About Rio Tinto plc’s (LON:RIO) Financial Health

    Investors looking for stocks with high market liquidity and little debt on the balance sheet should consider Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO). With a market valuation of UK£60.15b, RIO is aRead More...

  • Why Do Analysts Love Vale SA?
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  • Factors that Analysts Expect to Drive Rio Tinto’s Earnings Growth
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Factors that Analysts Expect to Drive Rio Tinto’s Earnings Growth

    On August 31, Rio Tinto (RIO)(TRQ) stock had returned -9.3% year-to-date. Similar to BHP Billiton (BHP) stock, it fell 2.6% in the first quarter. As commodity prices firmed up, the miners’ stocks picked up in April.

  • Rio Tinto Stock: Are Analysts Turning Away?
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Rio Tinto Stock: Are Analysts Turning Away?

    Of the 14 analysts covering Rio Tinto (RIO) stock, 57.0% recommend a “buy,” 29.0% recommend a “hold,” and 14.0% recommend a “sell.” One year ago, 80.0% of analysts recommended a “buy.”

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  • Zacks14 days ago

    BHP Billiton Buys Stake in SolGold, Ups Copper Exposure

    BHP Billiton (BHP), in a bid to capitalize on surging demand for copper, buys share in the promising Cascabel porphyry copper-gold project in Ecuador.

  • Inside Copper Miners’ 2018 Operating Plans
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Inside Copper Miners’ 2018 Operating Plans

    Rio Tinto (RIO) and Antofagasta (ANTO) kept their 2018 copper production guidances unchanged during their respective second-quarter production report releases. Rio Tinto has assumed its copper share in Grasberg to be zero in 2018. Anglo American (AAL-L) has also maintained its 2018 copper production guidance of 630,000–660,000 metric tons.

  • How Freeport’s Q2 2018 Shipments Compared to Its Peers’
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    How Freeport’s Q2 2018 Shipments Compared to Its Peers’

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  • How Copper Miners Stacked Up in the First Half
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    The second-quarter earnings season is over, and most copper miners, including Southern Copper (SCCO), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), and First Quantum Minerals (FM), have released their quarterly financial performance results.

  • Reuters16 days ago

    Aluminium producers offer Japanese buyers lower premiums for Q4 shipments -sources

    Two global aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers lower premiums for primary metal shipments for the October to December quarter, two sources directly involved in the pricing talks said on Tuesday. The producers offered shipments at premiums of $112 and $115 per tonne above the London Metal Exchange (LME) cash price , the sources said. The offers reflect the weak supply and demand fundamentals in Asia and low spot premiums of below $100 per tonne, the sources said.

  • Should You Buy Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) For Its Dividend?
    Simply Wall St.20 days ago

    Should You Buy Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) For Its Dividend?

    A sizeable part of portfolio returns can be produced by dividend stocks due to their contribution to compounding returns in the long run. Historically, Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) has paidRead More...

  • How Long Can China’s Steel Prices Keep Supporting the Sector?
    Market Realist21 days ago

    How Long Can China’s Steel Prices Keep Supporting the Sector?

    Has Trade War Affected China’s Steel and Iron Ore Demand? Stronger steel demand is the key driving factor behind the rising output. While steel margins are still strong due to robust demand, concerns over the Chinese growth outlook were weighing on steel prices.