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Rio Tinto

Current Price 3924.00p Bid 3909.50p Ask 3910.00p Change 2.88%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 01:27. 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 31/12/2017

Turnover
£40,030.00m
Operating Profit
£14,474.00m
Dividend Yield
5.95
Dividend Per Share
212.56
Dividend Cover
2.17
P/E Ratio
7.75

Key Personnel

Jean Sebastien Dominique Francois Jacques
Chief Executive Officer
Christopher James Lynch
Finance Director
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

Stock Details

EPIC
RIO
ISIN
GB0007188757
Shares in Issue
1,296,502,761
Market cap
£49,273.59m
Sector

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
36.36%
Buy
 
9.09%
Hold
 
36.36%
Sell
 
9.09%
Strong Sell
 
9.09%
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
3910.00p
Bid Price
3909.50p
Ask Price
3910.00p
Volume
5259630
Change Today
109.50p
% Change Today
2.88%
Open
3871.00p
Previous Close
3910.00p
Intraday High
3935.00p
Intraday Low
106.50p
52 Week High
4541.00p
52 Week Low
3399.00p
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 MoneyAM

Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 14 Nov 2018 | 08:00 Rio Tinto buys back £1.61bn worth of its shares 12 Nov 2018 | 07:07 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 31 Oct 2018 | 12:10 FTSE buoyant ahead of the Budget 29 Oct 2018 | 11:53 UK stocks open 0.6% higher; buoyed by positive HSBC result 29 Oct 2018 | 08:42 Rio Tinto agreement to sell Simandou iron ore stake to Chinalco lapses 29 Oct 2018 | 07:05 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 25 Oct 2018 | 11:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 17 Oct 2018 | 14:00 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 17 Oct 2018 | 13:50 UK stocks open lower as geopolitical tensions simmer 16 Oct 2018 | 08:53 Rio Tinto iron ore production falls after fatality at Australian mine 16 Oct 2018 | 07:13 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 12 Oct 2018 | 10:40 UK stocks open 0.3% lower amid global rate rise fears 05 Oct 2018 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 02 Oct 2018 | 12:30 FTSE falls on weak housebuilders and miners 01 Oct 2018 | 17:04 Rising utilities push FTSE higher 01 Oct 2018 | 12:15 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 27 Sep 2018 | 10:40 FTSE boosted by China stimulus hopes 21 Sep 2018 | 11:38 Miners underpin strong open for UK stocks 21 Sep 2018 | 09:05 Brexit impasse hits sterling, lifts the FTSE 20 Sep 2018 | 16:39 Miners struggle to offset weak utilities 20 Sep 2018 | 09:01 Rio Tinto details $3.2bn share buyback prograrmme 20 Sep 2018 | 07:16 Hydro withdraws $345m bid for Rio Tinto aluminium assets 14 Sep 2018 | 13:43 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 10 Sep 2018 | 09:00 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 22 Aug 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 06 Aug 2018 | 16:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 06 Aug 2018 | 15:40 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 02 Aug 2018 | 08:40 Trump tariff threat throws European equities into the red 01 Aug 2018 | 16:45 Reignited trade war tensions hit FTSE 01 Aug 2018 | 11:46

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
62,093.0
58,855.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
4,156.0
4,230.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
10,305.0
11,092.0
Total Non-Current Assets
76,554.0
74,177.0
Inventory
3,472.0
2,937.0
Trade & Receivables
3,443.0
3,460.0
Cash & Receivables
10,550.0
8,201.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1,707.0
488.0
Total Assets
95,726.0
89,263.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
11,225.0
9,362.0
Long Term Liabilities
33,262.0
34,133.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
124.0
38.0
Total Liabilities
44,611.0
43,533.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
51,115.0
45,730.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
4,360.0
4,139.0
Minority Interests
6,404.0
6,440.0
Retained Earnings
23,761.0
21,631.0
Share Premium Account
4,306.0
4,304.0
Other Equity
12,284.0
9,216.0
Total Equity
51,115.0
45,730.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
13,884.0
8,465.0
Cashflow Before Financing
11,511.0
6,361.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
2,358.0
-1,165.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
40,030.0
33,781.0
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
14,474.0
7,116.0
Pre-Tax Profit
12,816.0
6,343.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
8,851.0
4,776.0

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H2 Dividend
05 Mar 2014
10 Apr 2014
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