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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 -0.88% today. In the last week its performance is -1.62%, and 11.30% for the past quarter. Currently, Rio Tinto plc, RIO has a target price of 35.6, so today’s gain of -0.88% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.73%.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), has a market cap of 59306.56, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 6.50%, and institutional ownership is 7.00%.

At the current price of 31.54, it has a dividend yield of 2.85%, and its target price is 35.6. This is with a profit margin of 0.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.58. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has a P/E of 1261.6, as well as a forward P/E of 12.8.

With a current EPS of 0.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 27.72%,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 -9.05%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1990, the total performance to date is 14.19%.

Volume today for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), is 6796652, while its average volume is 4303.76. Whilst the total gain today was -0.88%, it did have a day high of -5.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.23%, and 1.96% for the month. The 52-week low for Rio Tinto plc, RIO has been 51.91%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.97%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.30%, and its return on assets is 0.00%. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has an operating margin of 7.40%. With a sales growth of -36.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Rio Tinto plc, RIO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.55, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Rio Tinto plc? Well its PEG is 75.1, and the P/S is 1.83, along with a P/B of 1.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.07.

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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