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Rio Tinto PLC  (NYSE:RIO) Dividend Payout Ratio: 0.69 (As of Jun. 2017)

Rio Tinto PLC's dividend payout ratio for the months ended in Jun. 2017 was 0.69.

NYSE:RIO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.5

0.14
0.89

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Rio Tinto PLC was 0.89. The lowest was 0.14. And the median was 0.42.

NYSE:RIO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 306 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NYSE:RIO: 0.50 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield % of Rio Tinto PLC is 4.72%.

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 3.07%.

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividends per Share for the months ended in Jun. 2017 was $1.26.

During the past 12 months, Rio Tinto PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -7.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Rio Tinto PLC was 44.70% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 7.35% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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


Historical Data

* 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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Rio Tinto PLC Annual Data

Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Dividend Payout Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.89 0.58 0.00 0.59

Rio Tinto PLC Semi-Annual Data

Dec07 Jun08 Dec08 Jun09 Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17
Dividend Payout Ratio 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 2.63 0.00 1.12 0.28 0.69

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


Calculation

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. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (A: Dec. 2016 )/ EPS without NRI (A: Dec. 2016 )
=1.513/ 2.553
=0.59

Rio Tinto PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2017 )
=1.258/ 1.83
=0.69

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


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