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Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE:RIO)
Dividend Payout Ratio
1.12 (As of Jun. 2016)

Rio Tinto PLC's dividend payout ratio for the six months ended in Jun. 2016 was 1.12.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Rio Tinto PLC is 1.083, which seems too high.

RIO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1   Max: 54.26
Current: 54.26

0.1
54.26

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Rio Tinto PLC was 54.26. The lowest was 0.10. And the median was 0.29.

RIO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. RIO: 54.26 )

As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Rio Tinto PLC is 4.54%.

Warning Sign:

Rio Tinto PLC stock dividend yield is close to 1-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Rio Tinto PLC was 9.70%. The lowest was 0.74%. And the median was 2.62%.

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividends Per Share for the six months ended in Jun. 2016 was $1.07.

During the past 12 months, Rio Tinto PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.50% per year.

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 9.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Dec. 2014 )/EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2014 )
=2.029/3.512
=0.58

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2016 )
=1.067/0.95
=1.12

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


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

EPS without NRI, Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

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

Rio Tinto PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
payout 0.150.210.530.230.120.390.000.890.580.00

Rio Tinto PLC Semi-Annual Data

Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13Jun14Dec14Jun15Dec15Jun16
payout 0.000.290.000.990.800.460.822.630.001.12
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