Rio Tinto Group (RIO): What is Its Dividend Yield?


Rio Tinto Group (NYSE:RIO) saw an upside of 0.29% to close Tuesday at $78.99 after adding $0.23 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 3,116,360 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $79.83 in the past week and touched a new high 4 times within the past 5 days. An average of 2,404,415 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,982,266.

RIO’s 1-month performance is 11.66% or $8.20 on its low of $70.55 reached on 12/28/22. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $50.92 and high of $84.01, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/24/23. YTD, RIO has achieved 10.94% or $7.79 and has reached a new high 11 times. However, the current price is down -5.98% from the 52-week high price.

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Valuation Metrics

RIO stock has a beta of 0.68. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 2.14 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.53.

Rio Tinto Group’s quick ratio for the recent period was 1.30, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.80. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 52.94%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $53.54 billion against revenue of $63.49 billion.

Earnings Surprise

Rio Tinto Group’s cash and short-term investments amounted to $72.0 million against total debt of $12.86 billion. Net income grew 53.69% to $21.09 billion, while revenue of $0.0 was 100.0% off the previous quarter. RIO stock balance sheet for the recent quarter shows that total liabilities totaled 44.81 billion, with total debt at $12.86 billion.

Let’s look briefly at Rio Tinto Group (RIO) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 24 January was 78.09% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 20.42%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $77.97, reflecting a +3.98% or $3.02 change from its current price. RIO is currently trading +12.38% above its 20-day SMA, +39.14% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +35.37% and SMA200 by-1.96%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 96.77% and 93.86% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.53. The RSI (14) points at 75.00%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 90.56% with the period’s ATR at 1.52. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 1.33 and 2.73 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Rio Tinto Group (NYSE: RIO), Berenberg upgraded it to a Buy rating. They previously had a Sell rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for RIO stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate RIO as a “sell,”, while 6 advise that investors “Hold.” 1 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 4 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is RIO’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $64.50 and a high of $95.00, with their median price target at $70.72. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Rio Tinto Group (RIO) stock is $77.22.


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