Rio Tinto PLC (RIO)

40.98
NYSE : Basic Materials
Prev Close 41.39
Day Low/High 40.95 / 41.47
52 Wk Low/High 26.95 / 47.11
Avg Volume 3.62M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.81B
Market Cap 74.86B
EPS -0.50
P/E Ratio 21.01
Div & Yield 2.52 (6.10%)

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European Stocks Mixed as London Rises and Continental Benchmarks Fall

European Stocks Mixed as London Rises and Continental Benchmarks Fall

European stocks were mixed Tuesday as London's blue chip benchmark set a new record while indices on the Continent were hit by losses at the region's big automakers.

Rio Tinto CEO Sees $2.7 Billion Cash Return to Investors in 2017

Rio Tinto CEO Sees $2.7 Billion Cash Return to Investors in 2017

Rio Tinto returned $2.7 billion in cash to its shareholders in 2016, a figure CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques argued the firm could match this year.

China Has Enough Iron Ore to Build 13,000 Eiffel Towers, That's Bad News for These Stocks

China Has Enough Iron Ore to Build 13,000 Eiffel Towers, That's Bad News for These Stocks

The combination of declining demand, falling ore prices and enormous Chinese stockpiles of the raw material is creating a perfect storm for some of the world's heavyweight industrial firms.

Analyst Favorites: Rio Tinto Ranks As a Top Metals Pick

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Rio Tinto plc is the #17 broker analyst pick, on average, out of the 50 stocks making up the Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index, according to Metals Channel. The Metals Channel Global Mining Titans Index is comprised of the top fifty global leaders from the metals and mining sector.

Steelmakers, Miners Lead European Gainers After Trump Targets China Exporters

Steelmakers, Miners Lead European Gainers After Trump Targets China Exporters

European steelmakers traded firmly higher Friday, with mining stocks following suit, after a jump in iron ore prices linked to a brewing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

Gold Has Plenty of Uncertainty Behind It

Gold Has Plenty of Uncertainty Behind It

Even without North Korea, there's plenty of uncertainty coming from U.S. allies.

Why Elliott's Plan Doesn't Stack Up and BHP Stock Could Shed a Third of Its Value

Why Elliott's Plan Doesn't Stack Up and BHP Stock Could Shed a Third of Its Value

Elliott's $22 billion valuation for the Petroleum assets is already in the price while vulnerable iron ore and copper prices are a risk to BHP.

Europe Benchmarks Sink on Geopolitics, French Election Twists

Europe Benchmarks Sink on Geopolitics, French Election Twists

Last week's missile strike and an increasingly unpredictable French election race saw investors take risk off the table Monday

European Stocks Edge Lower, BHP Surges on Elliott Intervention

European Stocks Edge Lower, BHP Surges on Elliott Intervention

London's blue chip index avoided the Monday blues thanks to gains at a handful of index heavyweights

Risky Stocks Rise in Europe but Banks Lag

Risky Stocks Rise in Europe but Banks Lag

Benchmarks were higher on Tuesday following strong gains among commodity, consumer and airline stocks

European Benchmarks Weighed Down by Miner and Industrials

European Benchmarks Weighed Down by Miner and Industrials

European stocks slipped after the opening bell on the final day of what has been an otherwise solid quarter

Is Rio Tinto Weighing a Takeover of Alcoa?

Is Rio Tinto Weighing a Takeover of Alcoa?

TheFlyOnTheWall.com reported that rumors are surfacing regarding the potential takeover of Alcoa.

Rio Tinto CEO: China's Recovering Economy Will Help Drive Demand for Commodities

Rio Tinto CEO: China's Recovering Economy Will Help Drive Demand for Commodities

Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques said that China would meet its economic targets in the coming year.

Investing in Europe May Not Be a Bad Idea; Tech Is the Place to Be: Jim Cramer's View

Investing in Europe May Not Be a Bad Idea; Tech Is the Place to Be: Jim Cramer's View

Cramer shares his views on Europe and tech earnings.

Cramer: Investing in Europe May Not Be Such a Bad Idea

Cramer: Investing in Europe May Not Be Such a Bad Idea

I am not calling for the end of the Trump trade, but Europe looks good.

Trump Rally Wanes as Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2017; Financials Sell Off

Trump Rally Wanes as Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2017; Financials Sell Off

Patience with the slow progress of health care and financial reforms wears thin on Tuesday, sending stocks spiralling to their worst losses of the year.

Europe Benchmarks Sank by Perfect Cocktail of Risk and Uncertainty

Europe Benchmarks Sank by Perfect Cocktail of Risk and Uncertainty

Unease over the outlook for global trade, monetary policies and politica stability torpedoed markets from early on Tuesday

Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2017 as Patience Over Trump Reform Promise Runs Thin

Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2017 as Patience Over Trump Reform Promise Runs Thin

Stocks slump to session lows on Tuesday as uncertainty over when and how the Trump administration will implement regulatory reform spooks the financial sector.

Stocks Extend Declines as Basic Materials, Financials Slump

Stocks Extend Declines as Basic Materials, Financials Slump

Stocks extend declines on Tuesday as a selloff in the basic materials and financials sector taints broader markets.

Cramer: Europe Is Much More Bullish Than You Believe

Cramer: Europe Is Much More Bullish Than You Believe

People there are far less worried than people in the U.S. about currency breakdowns or political stress.

European Benchmarks Close Higher After Investors Cheer Rising Interest Rates and Better Politics

European Benchmarks Close Higher After Investors Cheer Rising Interest Rates and Better Politics

The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to rate hikes lifted commodity stocks and London's benchmarks while politics and earnings boosted continental Europe.

Europe Benchmarks Post Strong Gains on M&A, Commodity Rebound

Europe Benchmarks Post Strong Gains on M&A, Commodity Rebound

Merger talk in telecoms, deals in oil services and a resurgent iron ore price all conspired to drive European benchmarks higher.

Banks and Politics Conspire to Push European Benchmarks Lower

Banks and Politics Conspire to Push European Benchmarks Lower

Germany's DAX led the decline on Tuesday following Deutsche Bank capital call

Soaring Iron Ore Prices May Prompt China to Reopen Closed Mines

Soaring Iron Ore Prices May Prompt China to Reopen Closed Mines

Some Chinese iron ore producers may reopen some mills now that prices are on the rise.

Rio Tinto Defers Former CEO Walsh's Bonuses Amid Guinea Payment Probe

Rio Tinto Defers Former CEO Walsh's Bonuses Amid Guinea Payment Probe

Walsh agreed to defer millions in payments pending the results of an inquiry into a potentially unlawful $10.5 million handed to a consultant on the Simandou iron ore project.

Trump to Lift Coal Ban Next Week

Trump to Lift Coal Ban Next Week

Coal stocks were climbing on the news.

Euro Benchmarks Broadly Higher as Banks, Commodities Recover

Euro Benchmarks Broadly Higher as Banks, Commodities Recover

Banks and commodity stocks pared losses Monday, while arms firms received a boost late in the day from President Trump's plans for the defense budget.

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Score New Records for Third Straight Day

Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Score New Records for Third Straight Day

The good vibes that carried Wall Street to new records last week lingered on into Monday's session.