Stocks News Roundup: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)


Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) retreated -2.81% and closed its last session at $38.34. The stock has the market capitalization of $69.9 Billion with the total outstanding shares of 1.82 Billion. Rio Tinto plc. has Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 2.13 between the scale of 1 to 5 (1 represents Strong Buy and 5 means Sell). The stock currently has P/E of 1533.6 for trailing twelve months while its Forward P/E is 11.32.

Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) touched its 52-Week High of $40.19 on Nov 10, 2016 while it’s 52-Week Low of $21.89 on Jan 20, 2016. The company currently has Return on Assets of 0 percent, Return on Equity of 0.1% and Return on Investment of 4.3 percent. The stock currently showing Weekly Volatility of 2.32%% and Monthly Volatility of 2.02% Percent with Average True Range of 1.06 and Beta of 1.38.

The 23 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Rio Tinto have a median target of 39.07, with a high estimate of 46.80 and a low estimate of 25.59. The median estimate represents a +1.90% increase from the last price of 38.34.

Company Profile:

Rio Tinto PLC is an international mining company.  The Company has interests in mining for aluminum, borax, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, silver, tin, uranium, zinc, titanium, dioxide feedstock, diamonds, talc and zircon.  RTZ’s various mining operations are located in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Europe and Canada.