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Rio Tinto Forward Dividend Yield %

: 11.30% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-16), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Rio Tinto is 11.30%.

As of today (2022-08-16), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Rio Tinto is 11.30%.

RIO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked better than
92.38% of 302 companies
in the Metals & Mining industry
Industry Median: 2.99 vs RIO: 11.30

Rio Tinto's Dividends per Share for the six months ended in Jun. 2022 was $4.17.

During the past 12 months, Rio Tinto's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 80.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 28.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Rio Tinto was 44.70% per year. The lowest was -5.30% per year. And the median was 12.45% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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


Competitive Comparison

For the Other Industrial Metals & Mining subindustry, Rio Tinto's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Rio Tinto Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Rio Tinto's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Rio Tinto's Forward Dividend Yield % falls into.



Rio Tinto Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

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

Rio Tinto Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 2.6702022-08-112022-08-122022-09-22Cash Dividendsemi-annuallyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 4.1702022-03-102022-03-112022-04-21Cash Dividendsemi-annuallyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

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

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=5.34/60.43
=8.84 %

Current Share Price is $60.43.
Rio Tinto's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $2.67 * 2 = $5.34.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=6.84/60.43
=11.32 %

Current Share Price is $60.43.
Rio Tinto's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $6.84.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Rio Tinto  (NYSE:RIO) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

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.

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Rio Tinto Business Description

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6 St James’s Square, London, GBR, SW1Y 4AD
Rio Tinto searches for and extracts a variety of minerals worldwide, with the heaviest concentrations in North America and Australia. Iron ore is the dominant commodity, with significantly lesser contributions from aluminium, copper, diamonds, gold, and industrial minerals. The 1995 merger of RTZ and CRA, via a dual-listed structure, created the present-day company. The two operate as a single business entity. Shareholders in each company have equivalent economic and voting rights.

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