Worth Watching Stock: Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)


In case of Revenue Estimates, 4 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Rio Tinto plc as 34.75 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Rio Tinto plc is 34.01 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 35.27 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 34.83 Billion.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Rio Tinto plc, where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 1 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 5 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Rio Tinto plc might touch $49.27 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $43.79 and $35.24 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Rio Tinto plc got Upgrade on 7-Dec-16 where investment firm Credit Suisse Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Outperform.

Rio Tinto plc closed its last trading session at $38.36 with the gain of 6.88%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 76.21 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $42.61 and 52-week low of $21.89. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 4.75% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 7.24% and 25.62% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.56 and Average Volume (3 months) is 3.65 million. Rio Tinto plc P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 1640 and Forward P/E ratio of 10.69.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0.1%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 4.3%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Rio Tinto plc currently shows a Weekly Performance of 5.24%, where Monthly Performance is -2.66%, Quarterly performance is 21.63%, 6 Months performance is 25.25% and yearly performance percentage is 74.72%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 6.6%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.72% and Monthly Volatility of 1.59%.