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Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Total Equity
\$39,290 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

Rio Tinto PLC's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$39,290 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Rio Tinto PLC's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$21.72. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Rio Tinto PLC's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.45.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Rio Tinto PLC's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 89263 - 49973 = 39,290

Rio Tinto PLC's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 89263 - 49973 = 39,290

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Rio Tinto PLC's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (39290 - 0) / 1808.71 = 21.72

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Rio Tinto PLC's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (916 + 16953) / 39290 = 0.45

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Rio Tinto PLC Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Total Equity 24,772 20,638 43,831 58,247 52,199 46,553 45,886 46,285 37,349 39,290

Rio Tinto PLC Semi-Annual Data

 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Total Equity 55,675 46,553 45,321 45,886 48,981 46,285 42,647 37,349 37,493 39,290
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