Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): Price and Financial Metrics

Rio Tinto Plc (RIO)

Today's Latest Price: $78.69 USD

2.44 (-3.01%)

Updated Jan 27 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 40 in Industrial - Metals

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RIO Stock Summary

  • RIO has a market capitalization of $102,170,626,668 -- more than approximately 97.86% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Rio Tinto Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.47% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, RIO has reported earnings growth of 1,349.37%, putting it ahead of 99.01% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to RIO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BTI, TOT, VALE, DEO, and BP.
  • RIO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Rio Tinto Ltd's official web site, go to

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RIO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $78.69 52-week high $86.90
Prev. close $81.13 52-week low $35.35
Day low $77.46 Volume 2,437,101
Day high $79.95 Avg. volume 2,033,416
50-day MA $74.84 Dividend yield 3.82%
200-day MA $61.73 Market Cap 98.21B

Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) Company Bio

Rio Tinto mines for and produces aluminum, copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum, nickel, diamonds, titanium dioxide feedstocks, borates, salt, iron, metal powders, zircon, thermal coal, coking or metallurgical coal, uranium, and iron ore. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

RIO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$78.69$213.85 164%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Rio Tinto Ltd. To summarize, we found that Rio Tinto Ltd ranked in the 71th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 164.83% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for RIO, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 22.94; that's higher than 88.32% of US stocks in the Basic Materials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • RIO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 27.78% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

NGVT, SXC, JELD, VALE, and PGTI can be thought of as valuation peers to RIO, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest RIO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Rio Tinto Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate RIO as an investment opportunity.

Rio Tinto: Strong Credit Profile But Performance Tied To Iron Ore Outlook And Social License

Introductory thesis I am positioning my rating recommendation on Rio Tinto Plc (RIO), a leading international metals and mining company as ‘Neutral’. In my opinion, the company’s strong operating performance, backed by iron ore prices has well rewarded shareholders over the past year, leading the stock to outperform main indices...

Investing Room on Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2021

Is Rio Tinto (RIO) Outperforming Other Basic Materials Stocks This Year?

Is (RIO) Outperforming Other Basic Materials Stocks This Year?

Yahoo | January 25, 2021

TIMELINE-The battle for Simandou

Simandou in Guinea is home to the world's richest untapped deposits of iron ore but legal wrangling, alleged corruption and the difficulty of access to the mountain region mean it has yet to be developed. On Friday, a Swiss criminal court found Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption and sentenced him to five years in jail over a mining deal his company secured for the Simandou project. Steinmetz has said he will appeal the verdict.

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

Rio Tinto Group's (RIO) Shares March Higher, Can It Continue?

As of late, it has definitely been a great time to be an investor in Rio Tinto Group (RIO).

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

What’s next for Rio Tinto’s dividend?

Given the current macroeconomic conditions and Rio Tinto’s past, Jay Yao writes what he thinks management will do with the dividend in the coming years. The post What’s next for Rio Tinto’s dividend? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK .

The Motley Fool UK | January 21, 2021

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RIO Price Returns

1-mo 4.10%
3-mo 38.91%
6-mo 32.08%
1-year 52.39%
3-year 78.81%
5-year 353.26%
YTD 4.61%
2020 36.22%
2019 37.52%
2018 -2.93%
2017 44.85%
2016 39.25%

RIO Dividends

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