Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): Price and Financial Metrics

Rio Tinto Plc (RIO)

Today's Latest Price: $59.82 USD

0.57 (-0.94%)

Updated Oct 1 4:10pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 33 in Industrial - Metals

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RIO Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $76,051,819,850, Rio Tinto Ltd has a greater market value than 97.48% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Rio Tinto Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.32% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Rio Tinto Ltd is reporting a growth rate of 1,349.37%; that's higher than 98.67% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Rio Tinto Ltd, a group of peers worth examining would be TOT, BTI, CNI, NEM, and PTR.
  • 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 $59.82 52-week high $66.55
Prev. close $60.39 52-week low $35.35
Day low $59.54 Volume 1,692,054
Day high $60.71 Avg. volume 2,401,832
50-day MA $61.89 Dividend yield 5.13%
200-day MA $54.74 Market Cap 74.66B

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:
$59.82$144.53 139%

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 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 140.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Rio Tinto Ltd, consider:

  • As a business, RIO is generating more cash flow than 97.7% of positive cash flow stocks in the Basic Materials.
  • Rio Tinto Ltd's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 24.79% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • RIO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 24.79% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as RIO, try CLW, CCR, GFI, CNR, and ROCK.

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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.

BHP Group Could Be At A Disadvantage Against Rio Tinto

BHP Group (BHP) and Rio Tinto Group (RIO) are similar in some ways, yet different in other ways. Lately, both companies have come to depend more and more on iron ore for most of their earnings, despite the two having a diverse portfolio of products to fall back on. How...

MarketGyrations on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Mining giant accused of poisoning PNG rivers

More than 150 people in Bougainville have filed a complaint against the embattled Rio Tinto company.

BBC | September 29, 2020

Rio Tinto completes summer exploration at Janice Lake

A total of 25 holes for 818 m on seven targets were completed, all located on historical copper showings. | September 29, 2020

Rio Tinto hit with human rights claims over Bougainville mine

Rio Tinto is facing accusations it "side-stepped" responsibility to clean up poisonous waste from a closed mine on Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island in a complaint filed Tuesday in Australia.

Channel NewsAsia | September 29, 2020

New Zealand PM promises to seek 3-5 year delay in smelter closure

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern says her government will negotiate to extend the operations of Rio Tinto's (RIO) Tiwai Point aluminum smelter by 3-5 years if she is returned to power in the upcoming election.The planned closure is a hot election topic as it puts thousands of jobs at riskat...

Seeking Alpha | September 28, 2020

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RIO Price Returns

1-mo -3.84%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 36.08%
1-year 29.26%
3-year 59.70%
5-year 144.21%
YTD 8.33%
2019 37.52%
2018 -2.93%
2017 44.85%
2016 39.25%
2015 -33.39%

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