Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): Price and Financial Metrics

Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): $67.36

-2.78 (-3.96%)

POWR Rating

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  • RIO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 91.14% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for RIO is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 47 weeks.
  • RIO's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 11.54% of US stocks).

RIO Stock Summary

  • RIO has a higher market value than 97.12% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $88,078,746,601.
  • Of note is the ratio of Rio Tinto Ltd's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.43% 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 89.71% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Rio Tinto Ltd are BMY, ADI, EQNR, GILD, and BIIB.
  • RIO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Rio Tinto Ltd's official 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 cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -2.12%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 82.07%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 121.54%.
Over the past 24 months, RIO's revenue has gone up $4,089,000,000.

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
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
2015-12-31 34,829 12,312 -866

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 91.03% of graded US stocks.
  • RIO's asset turnover comes in at 0.482 -- ranking 11th of 41 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 $67.36 52-week high $95.97
Prev. close $70.14 52-week low $55.39
Day low $66.84 Volume 3,712,936
Day high $68.00 Avg. volume 2,464,652
50-day MA $79.58 Dividend yield 10.72%
200-day MA $81.91 Market Cap 84.05B

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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Jim Cramer's September stock market warning overlooks these 3 key sectors

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Yahoo | September 16, 2021

Rio Tinto statement on penalty assessment

MELBOURNE, September 16, 2021--On 2 March 2021 the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued Rio Tinto Limited with amended assessments related to the denial of interest deductions on an isolated borrowing used to pay an intragroup dividend in 2015. The borrowing was repaid in 2018.

Yahoo | September 16, 2021

Rio Tinto and Caterpillar team up on green autonomous trucks

Aimed at creating zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks.

Mining Monthly | September 15, 2021

Miners Embracing Autonomous Trucks for a Carbon-Neutral Future

Rio Tinto (RIO) and Caterpillar (CAT) partner to develop zero-emissions autonomous haul trucks - a testament to the initiatives taken by major companies to ensure a carbon-neutral future.

Yahoo | September 15, 2021

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RIO Price Returns

1-mo -9.13%
3-mo -11.09%
6-mo -5.87%
1-year 16.49%
3-year 88.30%
5-year 239.56%
YTD 0.23%
2020 36.22%
2019 37.52%
2018 -2.93%
2017 44.85%
2016 39.25%

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