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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) which is in the industry Industrial Metals & Minerals, gaining 0.86% today. In the last week its performance is 9.77%, and 13.60% for the past quarter. Currently, Rio Tinto plc, RIO has a target price of 32.78, so today’s gain of 0.86% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.70%.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), has a market cap of 56704.45, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 6.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.50%.

At the current price of 31.57, it has a dividend yield of 6.75%, and its target price is 32.78. This is with a profit margin of -2.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.63. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 14.44.

With a current EPS of -0.49, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 37.83%,Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -15.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 16.80%.

Performance for the year is -17.82%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1990, the total performance to date is 12.74%.

Volume today for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), is 4130987, while its average volume is 4876.29. Whilst the total gain today was 0.86%, it did have a day high of -10.79%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.46%, and 2.51% for the month. The 52-week low for Rio Tinto plc, RIO has been 49.97%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.10%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.30%, and its return on assets is -0.80%. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has an operating margin of 10.40%. With a sales growth of -36.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Rio Tinto plc, RIO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.57, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Rio Tinto plc? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.63, along with a P/B of 1.53. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 5.91.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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