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Rio Tinto PLC (RIO.L)

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Rio Tinto plc is a mining and metals company. The Company's business is finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The Company's segments include Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals and Other Operations. The Company operates an iron ore business, supplying the global seaborne iron ore trade. Its Iron... (more)


Beta: 1.17
Market Cap(Mil.): £56,770.42
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,802.96
Dividend: 100.56
Yield (%): --


  RIO.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 15.21 21.96 36.16
EPS (TTM): 2.01 -- --
ROI: 6.45 5.70 11.69
ROE: 12.05 9.00 14.97

Glencore in bidding war with China to buy Rio coal assets

Miner and trader Glencore on Friday hit back with an increased offer of $2.675 billion in cash to buy Australian coal assets from Rio Tinto that earlier this week said it was favoring a Chinese bid.

Jun 23 2017

UPDATE 3-Glencore in bidding war with China to buy Rio coal assets

* Rio no immediate comment (Adds Rio statement, updates share price)

Jun 23 2017

BRIEF-Rio Tinto to adjourn general meeting if Glencore offer deemed superior

* Acknowledges it received revised proposal from Glencore to buy Coal & Allied Industries Limited

Jun 23 2017

Glencore increases offer to buy Rio's stake in Coal & Allied

June 23 Miner and trader Glencore Plc said on Friday it had submitted an improved proposal to buy Australian miner Rio Tinto's, stake in Coal & Allied Industries Ltd for $2.675 billion in cash plus a coal price-linked royalty.

Jun 23 2017

BRIEF-Glencore increases offer for Coal & Allied

* Says Glencore increases fully funded offer for Coal & Allied

Jun 23 2017

Rio flags $180 million hit to first-half underlying profit after bond buyback

Rio Tinto said on Friday it has completed a planned bond buyback, reducing gross debt by $2.5 billion, with the early redemption costs likely to reduce first-half underlying profit by about $180 million.

Jun 22 2017

Glencore misreads Chinese tea leaves in bid battle

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Rio Tinto prefers Chinese money today to Swiss cash tomorrow. Late on Tuesday, the Anglo-Australian miner's board opted for an upgraded $2.45 billion bid from Yancoal, instead of taking $100 million more from Glencore. Concerns about Chinese regulators must have played a role. The Swiss trader might need to come up with lots more money to stay in the game.

Jun 21 2017

Rio Tinto recommends Yancoal coal offer over Glencore

SYDNEY/LONDON Rio Tinto selected Yancoal on Tuesday to buy its Coal & Allied division in Australia for $2.45 billion, surprising commodities trading giant Glencore, which had put in a higher bid.

Jun 20 2017

UPDATE 3-Rio Tinto recommends Yancoal coal offer over Glencore

* Shareholders to vote later this month (Adds detail of termination fee, updates share prices)

Jun 20 2017

Rio Tinto starts new exploration in Mongolia's Gobi desert

ULAANBAATAR, June 20 Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto has started new exploration work in Mongolia's Gobi desert after a gap of around five years, in a sign that Mongolia is having some success at bringing back foreign investors.

Jun 20 2017

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