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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 0.62% today. In the last week its performance is -1.16%, and 6.43% for the past quarter. Currently, Rio Tinto plc, RIO has a target price of 34.15, so today’s gain of 0.62% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.31%.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), has a market cap of 60134.42, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 6.50%, and institutional ownership is 6.60%.

At the current price of 32.66, it has a dividend yield of 6.56%, and its target price is 34.15. This is with a profit margin of -2.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.63. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 13.42.

With a current EPS of -0.49, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 42.40%,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 -12.14%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1990, the total performance to date is 15.91%.

Volume today for Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO), is 2285816, while its average volume is 4598.22. Whilst the total gain today was 0.62%, it did have a day high of -3.29%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.18%, and 2.19% for the month. The 52-week low for Rio Tinto plc, RIO has been 55.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.30%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.30%, and its return on assets is -0.80%. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has an operating margin of 10.40%. With a sales growth of -36.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Rio Tinto plc, RIO is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.57, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Rio Tinto plc? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.73, along with a P/B of 1.57. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.27.

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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