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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 60752.39. It is in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 1243.2, a forward P/E of 12.44 and EPS of 0.03. At a stock price of 31.68 (1.93%) it has a dividend yield of 2.90%.

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 30.99% and more long-term 16.80% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -60.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -8.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -36.30%.

For performance, Rio Tinto plc the past week has seen a gain of -3.75%. For the last month performance for Rio Tinto plc is -5.85%. While the last quarter is 11.39% and half year, 23.56%. Finally for the year, performance is -14.76%.

The 52-week high for Rio Tinto plc, is at -16.60%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 52.58%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.59% and 9.58% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.89%, and for the month it is 1.96%. Rio Tinto plc, has a target price of 34.85.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.55, and for total debt/equity Rio Tinto plc has 0.58. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 7.40%, the profit margin is 0.10%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 6.50%, with instituitional ownership at 6.70%. Rio Tinto plc has a payout ratio of *TBA. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1954.71. The shares float is 1183.38, with the float short at 1.08%, with short ratio coming to 2.87.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Rio Tinto plc, get 0.00%, with its returns on investment at 4.30%. Return on equity is 0.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 34.85, 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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