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Rio Tinto

Current Price 4205.67p Bid 4211.50p Ask 4212.50p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 18/02/2020 03:19. 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
6.15
Dividend Per Share
232.78
Dividend Cover
3.06
P/E Ratio
5.32

Key Personnel

Jean Sebastien Dominique Francois Jacques
Chief Executive Officer
Jakob Stausholm
Chief Financial Officer
Simon Robert Thompson
Non-Executive Chairman
Simon Vincent McKeon
Non-Executive Director
William Samuel Hugh Laidlaw
Non-Executive Director
Prof Michael Gerard L`Estrange
Non-Executive Director
Simon Peter Henry
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
1,256,398,507
Market cap
£53,001.17m

Analyst Views (10)

Strong Buy
 
20.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
60.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
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
0.00p
Bid Price
4211.50p
Ask Price
4212.50p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
0.00p
Previous Close
4212.50p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
52 Week High
5039.00p
52 Week Low
3900.50p
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

Rio Tinto cuts iron ore shipment guidance following Australia cyclone 17 Feb 2020 | 13:08 Rio Tinto reviewing viability of ISAL aluminum smelter in Iceland 12 Feb 2020 | 09:48 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 11 Feb 2020 | 10:00 Rio Tinto shareholders request disclosure of emissions targets 07 Feb 2020 | 10:04 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 20 Jan 2020 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 20 Jan 2020 | 10:30 FTSE finishes positive week by hitting 6-month peak 17 Jan 2020 | 16:44 FTSE firms on better than expected China data 17 Jan 2020 | 11:58 FTSE opens 0.5% higher, buoyed by positive Chinese economic data 17 Jan 2020 | 08:59 Rio Tinto annual iron ore, copper output fall; bauxite production rises 17 Jan 2020 | 07:19 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 09 Jan 2020 | 08:30 UK stocks fall on slow trading day 30 Dec 2019 | 16:47 FTSE falls further on lack of newsflow 30 Dec 2019 | 11:58 UK stocks open 0.2% lower after strong December run 30 Dec 2019 | 09:01 Rio Tinto starts resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa 30 Dec 2019 | 07:13 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 19 Dec 2019 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 17 Dec 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 16 Dec 2019 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 11 Dec 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 05 Dec 2019 | 13:40 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 04 Dec 2019 | 16:10 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 04 Dec 2019 | 16:10 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 04 Dec 2019 | 16:10 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 04 Dec 2019 | 16:05 UK stocks open 0.1% lower as US-China optimism fades 04 Dec 2019 | 09:01 Rio Tinto halts mining operation in South Africa due to escalating violence 04 Dec 2019 | 07:26 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 02 Dec 2019 | 09:20 FTSE advances as Trump brightens trade outlook 27 Nov 2019 | 16:44 FTSE firms as Trump hails China trade deal progress 27 Nov 2019 | 11:42 FTSE opens 0.3% higher as Trump hails progress on China trade deal 27 Nov 2019 | 08:43

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
08 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
H1 Dividend
08 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
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
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