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Rio Tinto

Current Price 3990.00p Bid 4000.50p Ask 4001.50p Change -0.53%
Last Updated: 24/02/2018 15:58. 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
5.29
Dividend Per Share
212.56
Dividend Cover
2.31
P/E Ratio
8.19

Key Personnel

Jean Sebastien Dominique Francois Jacques
Chief Executive Officer
Christopher John Lynch
Finance Director
Simon Robert Thompson
Non-Executive Chairman
Jan Petrus du Plessis
Non-Executive Chairman
Simon Peter Henry
Non-Executive Director
William Samuel Hugh Laidlaw
Non-Executive Director
David Edward Constable
Non-Executive Director
Dr Megan Elizabeth Clark
Non-Executive Director
Ann Frances Godbehere
Non-Executive Director
Prof Michael Gerard L`Estrange
Non-Executive Director
Paul Mathias Tellier
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
RIO
ISIN
GB0007188757
Shares in Issue
1,346,026,009
Market cap
£54,056.41m
Sector

Analyst Views (9)

Strong Buy
 
55.56%
Buy
 
11.11%
Hold
 
22.22%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
11.11%
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
4001.50p
Bid Price
4000.50p
Ask Price
4001.50p
Volume
3175156
Change Today
-21.50p
% Change Today
-0.53%
Open
4020.50p
Previous Close
4001.50p
Intraday High
4030.00p
Intraday Low
3978.00p
52 Week High
4189.50p
52 Week Low
2882.50p
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 MoneyAM

Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 22 Feb 2018 | 12:40 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 22 Feb 2018 | 12:40 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 22 Feb 2018 | 12:40 Director Deals - Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) 22 Feb 2018 | 12:40 Weaker sterling pushes FTSE higher 16 Feb 2018 | 16:45 FTSE lifted by miners and utilities 16 Feb 2018 | 11:48 Rio Tinto mulling construction of new power plant in Mongolia 16 Feb 2018 | 08:15 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 08 Feb 2018 | 09:40 FTSE rises as global recovery begins 07 Feb 2018 | 11:37 Rio Tinto profit rises 90% on higher commodity prices 07 Feb 2018 | 07:15 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 18 Jan 2018 | 14:20 Rio Tinto annual production meets guidance 16 Jan 2018 | 07:09 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 15 Jan 2018 | 12:50 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 11 Jan 2018 | 15:00 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 08 Jan 2018 | 16:10 FTSE grinds to a halt amid lack of large cap news 28 Dec 2017 | 16:39 Supermarkets and miners help boost FTSE at start of new trading week 27 Dec 2017 | 16:25 Rio Tinto completes $1.5bn buyback and starts another worth $1.925bn 27 Dec 2017 | 07:32 Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 05 Dec 2017 | 10:40 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 05 Dec 2017 | 08:10 FTSE resilient despite spike in sterling 04 Dec 2017 | 16:49 US tax cut approval in Senate pushes FTSE higher 04 Dec 2017 | 11:52 Rio Tinto appoints new chairman 04 Dec 2017 | 07:05 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 27 Nov 2017 | 10:50 Weaker housebuilders halt FTSE's advance 24 Nov 2017 | 16:57 FTSE flat on weak utilities 24 Nov 2017 | 11:56 Rio Tinto extends JV with Sinosteel 24 Nov 2017 | 07:05 Rio Tinto completes Australian share buy back 13 Nov 2017 | 07:19 Broker Forecast - Societe Generale issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC 09 Nov 2017 | 11:10 Uplift in utilities fails to boost FTSE 06 Nov 2017 | 16:54

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
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
H1 Dividend
14 Aug 2013
12 Sep 2013
H2 Dividend
06 Mar 2013
11 Apr 2013
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