What Rio Tinto Plc Investors Are Talking About Today.

Rio Tinto Plc logged a 0.5% change during today's evening session, and is now trading at a price of $72.83 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 1.0%. RIO's trading volume is 2,647,852 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,163,931.

Rio Tinto Plc trades -13.98% away from its average analyst target price of $84.67 per share. The 3 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $75.0 to $98.0, and on average have given Rio Tinto Plc a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in RIO, you'll want to know the following:

  • Rio Tinto Plc has moved 5.2% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.6%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 5.27, Rio Tinto Plc has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • RIO has a forward P/E ratio of 17.3 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $4.21 per share

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.29 compared to its sector average of 2.07

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

  • Based in London, the company has 54,000 full time employees and a market cap of $118.17 Billion. Rio Tinto Plc currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.5%.

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