RIO - Rio Tinto plc

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
51.58
+0.43 (+0.84%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT

51.73 +0.15 (0.29%)
Pre-market: 7:23AM EDT

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Previous close51.15
Open51.60
Bid51.72 x 1100
Ask51.76 x 900
Day's range51.41 - 51.92
52-week range45.62 - 60.72
Volume2,754,515
Avg. volume3,133,791
Market cap86.399B
Beta1.00
PE ratio (TTM)9.29
EPS (TTM)5.55
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield2.54 (5.38%)
Ex-dividend date2018-08-09
1y target est61.93
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Rio Tinto details $3.2bn share buyback

    Rio Tinto on Thursday laid out the details of a share buyback programme that will return $3.2bn to shareholders following the Anglo-Australian miner’s disposal of coal assets. “Returning $3.2 billion of coal disposal proceeds demonstrates our commitment to capital discipline and providing sector leading shareholder returns,” said Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Rio’s chief executive.

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    Reuters4 days ago

    Rio Tinto announces new $3.2 billion share buyback, stock rises

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  • The Wall Street Journal4 days ago

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  • The Wall Street Journal10 days ago

    [$$] Norway's Norsk Hydro Pulls $345M Acquisition of Rio Tinto Assets

    Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro said it has pulled its planned $345 million acquisition of Rio Tinto’s Icelandic aluminum plant

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  • Reuters13 days ago

    RJP-Power vacuum: Rio Tinto scours for electricity to run giant Mongolia copper mine

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