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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.41
RIO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. RIO: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RIO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.27 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.41
0.03
1.95
Equity to Asset 0.41
RIO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. RIO: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RIO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.41
0.23
0.53
Interest Coverage 4.82
RIO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. RIO: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RIO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 15.62 Max: 55.19
Current: 4.82
4.82
55.19
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.47
WACC vs ROIC
10.07%
3.27%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.21
RIO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.83 vs. RIO: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RIO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.26  Med: 20.91 Max: 39.31
Current: 10.21
-2.26
39.31
Net-margin (%) -2.63
RIO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.42 vs. RIO: -2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RIO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.87  Med: 10.64 Max: 33.11
Current: -2.63
-5.87
33.11
ROE (%) -2.20
RIO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.01 vs. RIO: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RIO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.94  Med: 14.58 Max: 42.43
Current: -2.2
-5.94
42.43
ROA (%) -0.92
RIO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.04 vs. RIO: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RIO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.46  Med: 5.00 Max: 21.86
Current: -0.92
-2.46
21.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.09
RIO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.05 vs. RIO: -0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RIO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.12  Med: 20.00 Max: 45.61
Current: -0.09
-3.12
45.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.30
RIO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. RIO: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RIO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: 5.00 Max: 50.9
Current: -9.3
-11.4
50.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 33.50
RIO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.20 vs. RIO: 33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RIO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.7  Med: 2.20 Max: 52.1
Current: 33.5
-44.7
52.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -31.80
RIO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. RIO: -31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RIO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.4  Med: 3.80 Max: 101.7
Current: -31.8
-36.4
101.7
» RIO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-06)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

RIO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 161,800 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,132,674 sh (+13.82%)
David Dreman 583 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 317,400 sh (unchged)
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Richard Snow 1,871,735 sh (-1.69%)
Dodge & Cox 19,140 sh (-3.04%)
Steven Cohen 451,300 sh (-67.18%)
Ken Fisher 27,984 sh (-97.84%)
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Q3 2015

RIO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Sarah Ketterer 300,978 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,179,074 sh (+4.10%)
David Dreman 583 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio 306,300 sh (-3.50%)
Dodge & Cox 17,240 sh (-9.93%)
Richard Snow 1,522,130 sh (-18.68%)
Ken Fisher 17,312 sh (-38.14%)
Jim Simons 9,100 sh (-94.38%)
Steven Cohen 6,800 sh (-98.49%)
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Q4 2015

RIO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 21,500 sh (+136.26%)
Ray Dalio 374,900 sh (+22.40%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,267,701 sh (+7.52%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 16,640 sh (-3.48%)
Richard Snow 1,361,244 sh (-10.57%)
Ken Fisher 10,310 sh (-40.45%)
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Q1 2016

RIO Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 1,349 sh (New)
John Burbank 156,521 sh (New)
Jim Simons 113,200 sh (+426.51%)
Ray Dalio 516,900 sh (+37.88%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,403,401 sh (+10.70%)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 15,800 sh (-5.05%)
Ken Fisher 7,017 sh (-31.94%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:RIO.Argentina, RIOS.Belgium, RIOA.Germany, RIO N.Mexico, RIOP.Switzerland, RIO.UK, RTPPF.USA,
Rio Tinto PLC is an international mining group engaged in finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources. Its main products are Bauxite, Alumina, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum, Silver, Nickel, Diamonds and Rutile.

Rio Tinto PLC Rio Tinto PLC was incorporated on March 30, 1962. The Company is an international mining group that is engaged in finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources. Its products are Bauxite, Alumina, Aluminium, Salt, Diamonds, Borates and Titanium dioxide. The Company also produces products which include Thermal coal, Coking coal, Uranium, Iron ore, and Salt. 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, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 17.86
RIO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.58 vs. RIO: 17.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.71
RIO's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. RIO: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RIO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.27 Max: 10.2
Current: 1.71
1.19
10.2
P/S 1.85
RIO's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RIO: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RIO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.95 Max: 5.45
Current: 1.85
0.32
5.45
PFCF 13.74
RIO's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. RIO: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RIO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.72  Med: 13.55 Max: 52.72
Current: 13.74
2.72
52.72
POCF 6.88
RIO's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. RIO: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RIO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 6.53 Max: 17.65
Current: 6.88
1.15
17.65
EV-to-EBIT 3540.06
RIO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.98 vs. RIO: 3540.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RIO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52  Med: 8.60 Max: 3670
Current: 3540.06
-52
3670
EV-to-EBITDA 18.20
RIO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. RIO: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RIO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 7.10 Max: 55.4
Current: 18.2
4
55.4
Shiller P/E 12.01
RIO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.11 vs. RIO: 12.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RIO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 16.03 Max: 42.96
Current: 12.01
5.9
42.96
Current Ratio 1.55
RIO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. RIO: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RIO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.55
0.67
1.82
Quick Ratio 1.23
RIO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. RIO: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RIO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.42
Current: 1.23
0.45
1.42
Days Inventory 49.34
RIO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 74.53 vs. RIO: 49.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RIO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.31  Med: 58.72 Max: 223.79
Current: 49.34
46.31
223.79
Days Sales Outstanding 14.60
RIO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 33.93 vs. RIO: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RIO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.3  Med: 30.52 Max: 59.69
Current: 14.6
14.3
59.69
Days Payable 34.23
RIO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 44.62 vs. RIO: 34.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RIO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.3  Med: 47.25 Max: 175.87
Current: 34.23
27.3
175.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.75
RIO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. RIO: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RIO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.56 Max: 9.7
Current: 6.75
0.74
9.7
Dividend Growth (3y) 12.30
RIO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -20.00 vs. RIO: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
RIO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: 10.10 Max: 47
Current: 12.3
-5
47
Forward Dividend Yield 6.80
RIO's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. RIO: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 16.80
RIO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. RIO: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RIO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 6.35 Max: 24.14
Current: 16.8
1.84
24.14
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
RIO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.50 vs. RIO: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RIO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.9  Med: 1.00 Max: 7.4
Current: 0.9
-32.9
7.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.93
RIO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. RIO: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RIO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 3.08 Max: 615.5
Current: 1.93
1.35
615.5
Price/Projected FCF 0.81
RIO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RIO: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RIO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.81
0.42
1.94
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
RIO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. RIO: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RIO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.97
Current: 0.95
0.23
1.97
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.68
RIO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.63 vs. RIO: -9.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RIO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.2  Med: 11.40 Max: 53.8
Current: -9.68
-22.2
53.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $34,829
EPS (TTM) $ -0.48
Beta1.29
Short Percentage of Float0.85%
52-Week Range $21.89 - 41.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,808.68

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 32,935 32,962 37,771
EPS ($) 2.28 1.75 2.16
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.28 1.75 2.16
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-1.79%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.10 0.88 1.12
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