What Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) Investors Need to Know

Rio Tinto Plc, a large-cap Industrial Metals & Mining stock, moved 0.19% this afternoon. Here are some facts about the company that we're keeping an eye on:

  • Rio Tinto Plc has logged a -17.65% 52 week change, compared to -13.21% for the S&P 500

  • RIO has an average analyst rating of buy and is -12.31% away from its mean target price of $73.89 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $6.23, which brings its trailing Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio to 10.4. The Basic Materials sector's average P/E ratio is 10.03

  • The company's forward earnings per share (EPS) is $4.21 and its forward P/E ratio is 15.39

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.324 in contrast to the Basic Materials sector's average P/B ratio is 2.08

  • The current ratio is currently 1.64, which consists in its liquid assets divided by any liabilities due within in the next 12 months

  • The company's free cash flow for the last fiscal year was $9,384,000,000.00 and the average free cash flow growth rate is 17.58%

  • Rio Tinto Plc's revenues have an average growth rate of 7.94% with operating expenses growing at 26.67%. The company's current operating margins stand at 35.88%

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