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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 1.66% today. In the last week its performance is 0.45%, and 2.98% for the past quarter. Currently, Rio Tinto plc, RIO has a target price of 38.08, so today’s gain of 1.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.78%.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), has a market cap of 63337.72, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 6.50%, and institutional ownership is 7.00%.

At the current price of 33.71, it has a dividend yield of 4.48%, and its target price is 38.08. 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 1348.4, as well as a forward P/E of 12.83.

With a current EPS of 0.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.44%,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 -10.57%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1990, the total performance to date is 22.05%.

Volume today for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), is 3035900, while its average volume is 3638.59. Whilst the total gain today was 1.66%, it did have a day high of -1.83%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.15%, and 2.09% for the month. The 52-week low for Rio Tinto plc, RIO has been 62.36%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.26%.

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 80.26, and the P/S is 1.96, along with a P/B of 1.62. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.55.

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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