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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 2.33% today. In the last week its performance is -0.09%, and 7.15% for the past quarter. Currently, Rio Tinto plc, RIO has a target price of 38.08, so today’s gain of 2.33% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.83%.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), has a market cap of 61229.8, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 6.50%, and institutional ownership is 7.00%.

At the current price of 32.55, it has a dividend yield of 4.64%, 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 1302, as well as a forward P/E of 11.76.

With a current EPS of 0.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 19.98%,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 -9.12%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1990, the total performance to date is 17.85%.

Volume today for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), is 2708900, while its average volume is 3575.4. Whilst the total gain today was 2.33%, it did have a day high of -5.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.77%, and 2.06% for the month. The 52-week low for Rio Tinto plc, RIO has been 56.77%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.23%.

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 77.5, and the P/S is 1.89, along with a P/B of 1.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.3.

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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