Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): Price and Financial Metrics

Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): $59.83

-1.17 (-1.92%)

POWR Rating

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  • RIO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 94.51% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for RIO is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • RIO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 15.75% of US stocks).

RIO Stock Summary

  • Rio Tinto Ltd's market capitalization of $127,525,129,313 is ahead of 98.09% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Rio Tinto Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Rio Tinto Ltd is higher than it is for about 94.45% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Rio Tinto Ltd are RACE, MRNA, AMAT, AMD, and GOLD.
  • Visit RIO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

RIO Valuation Summary

  • RIO's price/sales ratio is 2.1; this is 8.7% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, RIO's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 4.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, RIO's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for RIO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
RIO 2021-09-03 2.1 2 9.8 6.6
RIO 2021-09-02 2.1 2 9.7 6.5
RIO 2021-09-01 2.1 2 9.6 6.5
RIO 2021-08-31 2.1 2 9.6 6.5
RIO 2021-08-30 2.1 2 9.8 6.6
RIO 2021-08-27 2.1 2 9.7 6.6

RIO Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 73.49%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 32.06%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -3.64%.
RIO's revenue has moved up $20,330,000,000 over the prior 24 months.

The table below shows RIO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 63,495 35,367 21,094
2020-12-31 44,611 22,416 9,769
2019-12-31 43,165 20,374 8,010
2018-12-31 40,522 16,455 13,638
2017-12-31 40,030 17,487 8,762
2016-12-31 33,781 11,621 4,617

RIO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • RIO has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 90.73% of graded US stocks.
  • RIO's asset turnover comes in at 0.482 -- ranking 12th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
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The table below shows RIO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2020-12-31 0.482 0.411 0.182
2019-12-31 0.483 0.367 0.159
2018-12-31 0.434 0.331 0.222
2017-12-31 0.433 0.326 0.158
2016-12-31 0.374 0.207 0.082
2015-12-31 0.349 0.198 0.009

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RIO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $59.83 52-week high $89.51
Prev. close $61.00 52-week low $58.06
Day low $58.06 Volume 3,875,500
Day high $60.22 Avg. volume 4,256,129
50-day MA $69.03 Dividend yield 13.92%
200-day MA $70.44 Market Cap 75.13B

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.

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Rio Tinto Board Change

MELBOURNE, Australia, February 24, 2022--Hinda Gharbi has notified the Board of her intention to step down as a non-executive director of Rio Tinto at the conclusion of the Rio Tinto plc AGM on 8 April 2022. Ms Gharbi, who has served on the Rio Tinto Board since 2020, is stepping down in order to concentrate on joining Bureau Veritas, initially as Chief Operating Officer and transitioning in 2023 to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Mining Stocks: Teck Stock Shrugs Off Earnings Miss, Vale On Deck

Mining stocks, among the stock market's best groups lately, are in focus this week with earnings from Teck, Vale and Rio Tinto.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Anglo American more than triples annual payout with $6.2bn in dividends

Global mining company Anglo American posted record full year earnings of $20.6bn (£15.3bn) and more than tripled its annual payout to shareholders, as soaring commodity prices boosted profits.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Rio Tinto Non-GAAP EPS of $13.21 misses by $0.74, revenue of $63.49B beats by $2.08B

Rio Tinto press release (NYSE:RIO): FY Non-GAAP EPS of $13.21 misses by $0.74. Revenue of $63.49B (+42.3% Y/Y) beats by $2.08B. Underlying EBITDA of $37.7 billion was 58% above 2020, with an underlying EBITDA margin1 of 57%. Net cash at year end of $1.6 billion, compared with net debt of...

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) CEO Jakob Stausholm on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 22, 2022, 03:30 ET Company Participants Menno Sanderse - Head, IR Jakob Stausholm - CEO & Executive Director Peter Cunningham - CFO & Executive Director Conference Call Participants Paul Young - Goldman Sachs Group Jason Fairclough - Bank of America...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

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RIO Price Returns

1-mo -20.08%
3-mo -26.48%
6-mo -5.58%
1-year -18.45%
3-year 26.36%
5-year 114.40%
YTD -4.76%
2021 -0.40%
2020 36.22%
2019 37.52%
2018 -2.93%
2017 44.85%

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