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Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
12.30% (As of Dec. 2015)

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividends Per Share for the six months ended in Dec. 2015 was $1.05.

RIO' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5   Max: 47
Current: 12.3

-5
47

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Rio Tinto PLC was 47.00% per year. The lowest was -5.00% per year. And the median was 10.10% per year.

RIO's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -19.80 vs. RIO: 12.30 )

During the past 12 months, Rio Tinto PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.60% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.00. As of today, Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Yield is 6.96%.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2015 )
=1.049/-0.92
=N/A

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Rio Tinto PLC was 1.34. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.43.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Rio Tinto PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
1.0672016-02-242016-02-262016-04-07Cash Dividendsemi-annually
1.0492015-08-122015-08-142015-09-10Cash Dividendsemi-annually

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.116/30.50
=6.94 %

Current Share Price is $30.50.
Rio Tinto PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.116.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Rio Tinto PLC was 9.70%. The lowest was 0.74%. And the median was 2.44%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


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