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How has Rio Tinto plc:(NYSE:RIO) performed recently?

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 60745.77. It is in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of *TBA, a forward P/E of 13.56 and EPS of -0.49. At a stock price of 32.65 (-0.43%) it has a dividend yield of 6.50%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -15.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by -113.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 42.40% and more long-term 16.80% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -188.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -8.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -36.80%.

For performance, Rio Tinto plc the past week has seen a gain of 1.23%. For the last month performance for Rio Tinto plc is 3.86%. While the last quarter is 4.36% and half year, 46.65%. Finally for the year, performance is -7.25%.

The 52-week high for Rio Tinto plc, is at -16.33%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 55.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.66% and 10.84% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.90%, and for the month it is 2.24%. Rio Tinto plc, has a target price of 34.15.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.57, and for total debt/equity Rio Tinto plc has 0.63. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 10.40%, the profit margin is -2.50%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 6.50%, with instituitional ownership at 6.60%. Rio Tinto plc has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1852.57. The shares float is 1189.66, with the float short at 1.18%, with short ratio coming to 3.03.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Rio Tinto plc, get -0.80%, with its returns on investment at 4.30%. Return on equity is -2.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 34.15, reached soon?

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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