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Rio Tinto ROCE %

: 28.76% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROCE % measures how well a company generates profits from its capital. It is calculated as EBIT divided by Capital Employed, where Capital Employed is calculated as Total Assets minus Total Current Liabilities. Rio Tinto's annualized ROCE % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 28.76%.


Rio Tinto ROCE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Rio Tinto's ROCE % can be seen below:

* 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.

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Rio Tinto Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROCE %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 16.80 23.14 15.38 19.75 35.70

Rio Tinto Semi-Annual Data
Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22
ROCE % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 14.92 25.80 41.43 28.81 28.76

Rio Tinto ROCE % Calculation

Rio Tinto's annualized ROCE % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

ROCE %=EBIT/( (Capital Employed+Capital Employed)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2021 )  (A: Dec. 2020 )(A: Dec. 2021 )
=EBIT/( ( (Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities)+(Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities) )/ count )
(A: Dec. 2021 )  (A: Dec. 2020 )(A: Dec. 2021 )
=31429/( ( (97390 - 11607) + (102896 - 12627) )/ 2 )
=31429/( (85783+90269)/ 2 )
=31429/88026
=35.70 %

Rio Tinto's ROCE % of for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

ROCE %=EBIT (1)/( (Capital Employed+Capital Employed)/ count )
(Q: Jun. 2022 )  (Q: Dec. 2021 )(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=EBIT/( ( (Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities)+(Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities) )/ count )
(Q: Jun. 2022 )  (Q: Dec. 2021 )(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=25746/( ( (102896 - 12627) + (101905 - 13109) )/ 2 )
=25746/( ( 90269 + 88796 )/ 2 )
=25746/89532.5
=28.76 %

(1) Note: The EBIT data used here is two times the semi-annual (Jun. 2022) EBIT data.

* 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) ROCE % Explanation

ROCE % can be especially useful when comparing the performance of capital-intensive companies. Unlike ROE %, which indicates the profitability of Shareholders Equity, ROCE % also considers long-term debt in Capital Employed. This can be helpful when analyzing companies with significant debt, as the result is neutralized by taking debt into consideration.

Generally speaking, a higher ROCE % indicates a stonger profitability for a company. Moreover, it is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. Investors tend to favor companies with stable and rising ROCE % trend over those with volatile ones.


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Rio Tinto Business Description

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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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