It's Time For a Quick Look at Rio Tinto Plc (RIO)'s Fundamentals

Shares of Large-cap basic materials company Rio Tinto Plc moved -3.3 this afternoon, and are now trading at $61.2 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $80.1.

Rio Tinto Group engages in exploring, mining, and processing mineral resources worldwide.

Potential Rio Tinto Plc Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • Rio Tinto Plc has moved 14.0% over the last year.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.92

  • Rio Tinto Plc currently returns an annual dividend yield of 6.3%.

Understanding Rio Tinto Plc's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2021-01-01 44,611,000 -624,000 40 14.29
2020-01-01 43,165,000 -614,000 35 12.9
2019-01-01 40,522,000 -11,578,600 31 -3.12
2018-01-01 40,030,000 -11,560,000 32 68.42
2017-01-01 33,781,000 -11,728,000 19 11.76
2016-01-01 34,829,000 -11,939,000 17

Over the last 6 years, Rio Tinto Plc's operating margins have averaged 29.0%, which is better than the 22.89% Industrial Metals & Mining industry average. We also note that the company's operating margins have a high coefficient of variability at 31.4%. In addition, the firm's margins benefit from a 15.2% yearly growth rate.

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