Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): Price and Financial Metrics

Rio Tinto Plc (RIO)

Today's Latest Price: $82.39 USD

0.29 (-0.35%)

Updated Jan 21 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 40 in Industrial - Metals

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RIO Stock Summary

  • Rio Tinto Ltd's market capitalization of $104,122,610,784 is ahead of 97.86% of US-listed equities.
  • 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 98.99% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Rio Tinto Ltd 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 $82.39 52-week high $86.90
Prev. close $82.68 52-week low $35.35
Day low $81.42 Volume 1,410,300
Day high $83.27 Avg. volume 2,168,846
50-day MA $73.38 Dividend yield 3.75%
200-day MA $61.06 Market Cap 102.83B

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:
$82.39$209.36 153%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Rio Tinto Ltd with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Rio Tinto Ltd ranked in the 71th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 154.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Rio Tinto Ltd ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 22.94 -- which is good for besting 88.46% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Basic Materials sector with positive 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 28.46% of tickers in our DCF set.

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

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as RIO, try IBP, JELD, VMC, VALE, and NGVT.

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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.

​ATP banishes Rio Tinto and eight others after detailed fact-finding

Content moderation outsourcing company kept in the Danish pension fund’s fold

IPE News | January 20, 2021

Brief: FTSE 100 Points Higher With Lloyds, Barclays, Entain, and BHP In Focus

The FTSE 100 is pointing higher today as investors focus on mining stocks like Rio Tinto, Antofagasta, and Barclays

InvestingCube | January 20, 2021

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Yahoo | January 20, 2021

Shares in Rio Tinto gap higher after its Q4 production update

(Kitco News) - Rio Tinto (RIO:LSE) updated the market with its Q4 production results today. The firm said it's Iron ore production was up 2% at 333.4 million tons.

KITCO | January 19, 2021

Rio Tinto increases iron ore production targets to keep pace with booming China

First of the miners reporting this week sets the pace for strong sales

Evening Standard | January 19, 2021

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RIO Price Returns

1-mo 9.43%
3-mo 38.24%
6-mo 38.91%
1-year 46.39%
3-year 86.75%
5-year 392.14%
YTD 9.53%
2020 36.22%
2019 37.52%
2018 -2.93%
2017 44.85%
2016 39.25%

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