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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.03
RIO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 2400 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 170.20 vs. RIO: 2.03 )
RIO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 2.03
Current: 2.03

0.03
2.03
Equity to Asset 0.41
RIO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. RIO: 0.41 )
RIO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.41

0.23
0.53
Interest Coverage 14.65
RIO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. RIO: 14.65 )
RIO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 56.09
Current: 14.65

2.71
56.09
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.88
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 14.52
RIO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. RIO: 14.52 )
RIO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.78   Max: 42.79
Current: 14.52

-3.78
42.79
Net-margin (%) 7.16
RIO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. RIO: 7.16 )
RIO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.94   Max: 33.11
Current: 7.16

-5.94
33.11
ROE (%) 7.99
RIO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.21 vs. RIO: 7.99 )
RIO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 40.8
Current: 7.99

-6.5
40.8
ROA (%) 3.30
RIO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2398 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.73 vs. RIO: 3.30 )
RIO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.56   Max: 21.56
Current: 3.3

-2.56
21.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.42
RIO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2327 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.19 vs. RIO: 10.42 )
RIO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.46   Max: 42.57
Current: 10.42

-2.46
42.57
Revenue Growth (%) -0.50
RIO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. RIO: -0.50 )
RIO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 71.8
Current: -0.5

-8.4
71.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -27.70
RIO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. RIO: -27.70 )
RIO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.1   Max: 58.7
Current: -27.7

-42.1
58.7
EPS Growth (%) -35.30
RIO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. RIO: -35.30 )
RIO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.3   Max: 108.6
Current: -35.3

-35.3
108.6
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

RIO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Ray Dalio 39,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 541,100 sh (+175.79%)
Ken Fisher 10,072,840 sh (+29.66%)
Richard Snow 698,045 sh (+27.74%)
Sarah Ketterer 36,816 sh (+1.08%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 33,812 sh (-1.17%)
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Q2 2013

RIO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Ray Dalio 179,800 sh (+361.03%)
Sarah Ketterer 60,766 sh (+65.05%)
Richard Snow 736,475 sh (+5.51%)
Dodge & Cox 27,312 sh (-19.22%)
Jim Simons 382,700 sh (-29.27%)
Ken Fisher 104,670 sh (-98.96%)
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Q3 2013

RIO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Pioneer Investments 142,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,538 sh (New)
Richard Snow 1,145,782 sh (+55.58%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 26,912 sh (-1.46%)
Ray Dalio 159,700 sh (-11.18%)
Sarah Ketterer 52,412 sh (-13.75%)
Ken Fisher 26,770 sh (-74.42%)
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Q4 2013

RIO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 903,780 sh (+535.12%)
Sarah Ketterer 128,359 sh (+144.9%)
Steven Cohen 9,455 sh (+70.73%)
Ray Dalio 224,600 sh (+40.64%)
Richard Snow 1,416,916 sh (+23.66%)
Dodge & Cox 26,712 sh (-0.74%)
Ken Fisher 17,430 sh (-34.89%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RIO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 40.64%0.03%$47.49 - $56.19 $ 55.537%224600
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 361.03%0.05%$40.34 - $48.6 $ 55.5324%179800
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$46.68 - $59.92 $ 55.533%39000
Scott Black 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.21%$42.97 - $53.18 $ 55.5317%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.005%$46.07 - $73.63 $ 55.53-10%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Reduce -53.61%0.01%$65.55 - $73.93 $ 55.53-20%9645
Daniel Loeb 2011-03-31 Sold Out 1.14%$62 - $76.63 $ 55.53-20%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -94.91%0.19%$62 - $76.63 $ 55.53-20%20790
Dodge & Cox 2011-03-31 Reduce -20.18%$62 - $76.63 $ 55.53-20%43912
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 28.20
RIO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. RIO: 28.20 )
RIO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 30.25
Current: 28.2

4.41
30.25
P/B 2.20
RIO's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 2296 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. RIO: 2.20 )
RIO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 10.82
Current: 2.2

1.25
10.82
P/S 2.00
RIO's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. RIO: 2.00 )
RIO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 7.13
Current: 2

0.47
7.13
PFCF 49.50
RIO's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. RIO: 49.50 )
RIO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 82.09
Current: 49.5

4.06
82.09
EV-to-EBIT 13.30
RIO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. RIO: 13.30 )
RIO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 35.5
Current: 13.3

4.7
35.5
PEG 3.30
RIO's PEG is ranked higher than
53% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. RIO: 3.30 )
RIO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 40.71
Current: 3.3

0.1
40.71
Shiller P/E 20.00
RIO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. RIO: 20.00 )
RIO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 49.21
Current: 20

4.47
49.21

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.50
RIO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. RIO: 3.50 )
RIO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 9.36
Current: 3.5

0.68
9.36
Dividend Payout 0.89
RIO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. RIO: 0.89 )
RIO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.59
Current: 0.89

0.02
1.59
Dividend growth (3y) 25.70
RIO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. RIO: 25.70 )
RIO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -66.2   Max: 220.8
Current: 25.7

-66.2
220.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 12.31
RIO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. RIO: 12.31 )
RIO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 32.92
Current: 12.31

2.39
32.92
Share Buyback Rate 2.00
RIO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -14.10 vs. RIO: 2.00 )
RIO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 30.2   Max: -15.7
Current: 2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.60
RIO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 2267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RIO: 2.60 )
RIO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 555.7
Current: 2.6

1.76
555.7
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
RIO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RIO: 1.20 )
RIO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.42
Current: 1.2

0.45
2.42
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
RIO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. RIO: 0.80 )
RIO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 5.55
Current: 0.8

0.21
5.55
Price/Graham Number 3.30
RIO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. RIO: 3.30 )
RIO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 13.31
Current: 3.3

0.85
13.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
RIO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. RIO: 7.50 )
RIO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 21.3
Current: 7.5

2.8
21.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -22.31
RIO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1970 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.54 vs. RIO: -22.31 )
RIO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.9   Max: 59.1
Current: -22.31

-21.9
59.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY, GLNCY » details
Traded in other countries:RIO.UK, RIOS.Belgium, RTPPF.USA, RIO1.Germany, RIOA.Germany
Rio Tinto PLC Rio Tinto PLC is an international mining group that engaged on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources. Its products are Bauxite, Alumina, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum, Silver, Nickel, Diamonds, Borates, Titanium dioxide feedstocks, Talc, High purity iron, Metal powders, Zircon, and Rutile. The Company also produces products which includes Thermal coal, Coking coal, Uranium, Iron ore, and Salt. The Company is a producer in the export thermal coal market. The Company also produces higher-value coking, or metallurgical, coal which, when treated into coke, is used in furnaces with iron ore to produce steel. The Company supplies the seaborne iron ore trade. The Company's operations are in Australia and North America, but also have businesses in South America, Europe, Southern Africa and Asia.

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