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Rio Tinto

Current Price 4624.50p Bid 4623.50p Ask 4624.50p Change 0.52%
Last Updated: 23/04/2019 11:02. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Rio Tinto is a world leader in finding, mining and processing the earth's mineral resources. The Group's worldwide operations supply essential minerals and metals that help to meet global needs and contribute to improvements in living standards. Rio Tinto encourages strong local identities and has a devolved management philosophy, entrusting responsibility with accountability to the workplace. Major products include aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy products (coal and uranium), gold, industrial minerals (borax, titanium dioxide, salt, talc and zircon), and iron ore. The Group's activities span the world but are strongly represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa. Rio Tinto comprises wholly owned subsidiaries (such as Borax, Comalco, Hamersley, Rio Tinto Coal Australia, Kennecott and Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium), partly owned subsidiaries (Coal & Allied and Palabora) and non-managed, (Escondida) and joint ventures (Grasberg) in which public shareholders, other companies or governments are partners.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£40,522.00m
Operating Profit
£17,687.00m
Dividend Yield
5.06
Dividend Per Share
232.78
Dividend Cover
3.41
P/E Ratio
5.80

Key Personnel

Jean Sebastien Dominique Francois Jacques
Chief Executive Officer
Jakob Stausholm
Chief Financial Officer
Simon Robert Thompson
Non-Executive Chairman
Prof Michael Gerard L`Estrange
Non-Executive Director
William Samuel Hugh Laidlaw
Non-Executive Director
Simon Peter Henry
Non-Executive Director
Ann Frances Godbehere
Non-Executive Director
David Edward Constable
Non-Executive Director
Dr Megan Elizabeth Clark
Non-Executive Director
Simon Vincent McKeon
Non-Executive Director
Moya Marguerite Greene
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
RIO
ISIN
GB0007188757
Shares in Issue
1,273,051,869
Market cap
£58,560.39m
Sector

Analyst Views (14)

Strong Buy
 
21.43%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
57.14%
Sell
 
14.29%
Strong Sell
 
7.14%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
4624.00p
Bid Price
4623.50p
Ask Price
4624.50p
Volume
522931
Change Today
24.00p
% Change Today
0.52%
Open
4633.00p
Previous Close
4600.00p
Intraday High
4640.00p
Intraday Low
4612.00p
52 Week High
4790.50p
52 Week Low
3460.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Rio Tinto Intra-day Chart

Rio Tinto News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Investec issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 17 Apr 2019 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 17 Apr 2019 | 08:40 Rio Tinto health and safety executive to retire 17 Apr 2019 | 07:22 FTSE remains upbeat as Wall Street rises 16 Apr 2019 | 16:47 Upbeat speculation over Chinese economy boosts FTSE 100 16 Apr 2019 | 12:07 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 16 Apr 2019 | 11:10 UK stocks open 0.5% higher on China optimism 16 Apr 2019 | 09:02 Rio Tinto downgrades iron ore output guidance after cyclones in Australia 16 Apr 2019 | 07:07 FTSE slightly firmer on trade, US earnings 15 Apr 2019 | 12:06 UK stocks open 0.1% lower as pound strengthens 15 Apr 2019 | 09:02 Rio Tinto commits $302m to Resolution copper project in Arizona 15 Apr 2019 | 07:06 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 12 Apr 2019 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 11 Apr 2019 | 12:40 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 11 Apr 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 10 Apr 2019 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 10 Apr 2019 | 09:40 Global equities rise on upbeat Chinese data ahead of US-China trade war talks 01 Apr 2019 | 16:48 UK stocks open 0.7% higher, buoyed by positive China factory data 01 Apr 2019 | 08:45 Rio Tinto warns on iron ore output after cyclone damage in Australia 01 Apr 2019 | 07:06 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 29 Mar 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 07 Mar 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 06 Mar 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 05 Mar 2019 | 11:10 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 04 Mar 2019 | 17:00 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 04 Mar 2019 | 17:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 04 Mar 2019 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 01 Mar 2019 | 11:10 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 01 Mar 2019 | 11:00 Global equities struggle with political concerns and trade jitters 27 Feb 2019 | 16:49 FTSE opens lower on India-Pakistan tensions; pound strength 27 Feb 2019 | 09:02

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
56,361.0
62,093.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
3,691.0
4,156.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
9,995.0
10,305.0
Total Non-Current Assets
70,047.0
76,554.0
Inventory
3,447.0
3,472.0
Trade & Receivables
3,179.0
3,443.0
Cash & Receivables
10,773.0
10,550.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
3,503.0
1,707.0
Total Assets
90,949.0
95,726.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
10,571.0
11,225.0
Long Term Liabilities
30,261.0
33,262.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
294.0
124.0
Total Liabilities
41,126.0
44,611.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Net Assets
49,823.0
51,115.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Share Capital
3,688.0
4,360.0
Minority Interests
6,137.0
6,404.0
Retained Earnings
27,025.0
23,761.0
Share Premium Account
4,312.0
4,306.0
Other Equity
8,661.0
12,284.0
Total Equity
49,823.0
51,115.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
11,821.0
13,884.0
Cashflow Before Financing
13,142.0
11,511.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
342.0
2,358.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2017
Turnover
40,522.0
40,030.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
17,687.0
14,474.0
Pre-Tax Profit
18,167.0
12,816.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
13,925.0
8,851.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Special Dividend
07 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
H2 Dividend
07 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
H1 Dividend
09 Aug 2018
20 Sep 2018
H2 Dividend
01 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
H1 Dividend
10 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
H2 Dividend
23 Feb 2017
06 Apr 2017
H1 Dividend
11 Aug 2016
22 Sep 2016
H2 Dividend
25 Feb 2016
07 Apr 2016
H1 Dividend
13 Aug 2015
10 Sep 2015
H2 Dividend
05 Mar 2015
09 Apr 2015
H1 Dividend
13 Aug 2014
11 Sep 2014
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