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Rio Tinto Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

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As of today (2022-08-14), Rio Tinto's share price is $60.20. Rio Tinto's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $9.19. Hence, Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 6.55.

The historical rank and industry rank for Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

RIO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.52   Med: 12.65   Max: 52.8
Current: 6.75

During the past 13 years, Rio Tinto's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 52.80. The lowest was 5.52. And the median was 12.65.

RIO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked better than
69.66% of 379 companies
in the Metals & Mining industry
Industry Median: 11.64 vs RIO: 6.75

Rio Tinto's Free Cash Flow per Share for the six months ended in Jun. 2022 was $4.50. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $9.19.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Rio Tinto was -5.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 41.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 22.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, Rio Tinto's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 335.10% per year. The lowest was -66.60% per year. And the median was 21.00% per year.


Rio Tinto Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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.

* Premium members only.

Rio Tinto Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10.11 12.79 10.28 12.36 5.90

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
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 - 12.36 - 5.90 -

Competitive Comparison

For the Other Industrial Metals & Mining subindustry, Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Rio Tinto Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Rio Tinto's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=60.20/9.186
=6.55

Rio Tinto's Share Price of today is $60.20.
For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Rio Tinto's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $9.19.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Rio Tinto  (NYSE:RIO) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Rio Tinto Business Description

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Address
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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