Rio Tinto Group engages in exploring, mining, and processing mineral resources worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Rio Tinto Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RIO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RIO's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Metals and Mining
1 Year Return
GB Metals and Mining
Return vs Industry: RIO underperformed the UK Metals and Mining industry which returned 79.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RIO exceeded the UK Market which returned 26.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Rio Tinto Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 hours ago | Simply Wall StIs Rio Tinto Group (LON:RIO) Worth UK£64.8 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StTrade Alert: The Chief Commercial Officer Of Rio Tinto Group (LON:RIO), Alfredo Barrios, Has Sold Some Shares Recently
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Rio Tinto Group's(LON:RIO) Recent Stock Performance Tethered To Its Strong Fundamentals?
Is Rio Tinto Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RIO (£64.77) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£53.27)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RIO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RIO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.9x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (11.8x).
PE vs Market: RIO is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.9x) compared to the UK market (25.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RIO's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RIO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the GB Metals and Mining industry average (2x).
How is Rio Tinto Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RIO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: RIO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RIO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RIO's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RIO's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RIO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.7%).
How has Rio Tinto Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RIO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: RIO's current net profit margins (21.9%) are higher than last year (18.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RIO has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 26.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: RIO's earnings growth over the past year (22%) is below its 5-year average (26.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: RIO earnings growth over the past year (22%) exceeded the Metals and Mining industry 18.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: RIO's Return on Equity (20%) is considered high.
How is Rio Tinto Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RIO's short term assets ($20.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: RIO's short term assets ($20.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($33.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RIO's debt to equity ratio (24.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: RIO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 52.7% to 24.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RIO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (125.5%).
Interest Coverage: RIO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (63.3x coverage).
What is Rio Tinto Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RIO's dividend (6.23%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.36%).
High Dividend: RIO's dividend (6.23%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.06%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RIO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RIO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (77.2%), RIO's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: RIO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (64.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jakob Stausholm (52 yo)
Mr. Jakob Stausholm, MS Economics, serves as Executive Director at Rio Tinto, Rio Tinto Ltd, Rio Tinto plc. since September 3, 2018. He serves as Chief Executive Officer at Rio Tinto, Rio Tinto Ltd, Rio Ti...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jakob's total compensation ($USD3.27M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.60M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jakob's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: RIO's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: RIO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: RIO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Rio Tinto Group's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Rio Tinto Group
- Ticker: RIO
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1873
- Industry: Diversified Metals and Mining
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: UK£106.885b
- Shares outstanding: 1.62b
- Website: https://www.riotinto.com
Number of Employees
- Rio Tinto Group
- 6 St James’s Square
- Greater London
- SW1Y 4AD
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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