Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RIO), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 73.36 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Rio Tinto plc is 39.25 (with a change from open of -0.73%), this in conjunction with a target price of 48.3. Volume today has so far reached 2431525, with an average volume of about 3152.59. The GAP for this stock, is 0.61%.
The P/E ratio is 15.38, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 10.1. The current EPS for Rio Tinto plc, is 2.55, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 637.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 2.05%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Rio Tinto plc, EPS is looking like it will grow -16.23% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 16.80%. Quarter over quarter is 40.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -21.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -3.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -11.00%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 6.50% and institutional ownership is 6.80%. Shares outstanding is 1868.93, while shares float is at a value of 1183.27. Float short for Rio Tinto plc is 0.87% and the short ratio is 3.27.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.44, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.47. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.3. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 20.10%. The profit margin is 13.70%.
Rio Tinto plc has seen returns on assets of 5.00%, and on investment, 8.60%. Return on equity is 11.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 0.92. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.17, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.8 and Price/cash is 8.57, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 26.89.
The simple moving averages are -4.21% and 1.10% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -16.68% and the 52 week low is 41.49%.
Rio Tinto plc has a dividend yield of 4.33%, with a current price of 39.25. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 65.80%. This is in an industry, Industrial Metals & Minerals, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Rio Tinto plc is based in United Kingdom.
Performance in the Industrial Metals & Minerals industry means that Rio Tinto plc has seen performance for the past week of -4.36%, with performance for the month coming to -2.87%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -9.27%, and for the half year the performance is 34.46%. Volatility for this week is 1.99% and for the month this is 1.63%.
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