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Consensus recommendation

As of Dec 03, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 27 polled investment analysts covering Rio Tinto plc advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Dec 01, 2016. The previous consensus forecast advised that Rio Tinto plc would outperform the market.
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Dividends

In 2015, Rio Tinto PLC reported a dividend of 2.15 USD, equaling last years dividend. The 24 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.20 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, a decrease of 44.19%.
Div growth (TTM)0.00%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Aug 03, 2016, Rio Tinto plc reported semi annual 2016 earnings of 0.87 per share. This result under-performed the 0.93 consensus expectations of the 5 analysts following the company but under-performed last year's results for the same period by 44.94%.
Average growth rate-23.83%
Rio Tinto plc reported annual 2015 earnings of 2.49 per share on Feb 11, 2016.
The next earnings announcement from Rio Tinto plc is expected the week of Feb 08, 2017.
Average growth rate-21.84%
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Revenue history & estimates

Rio Tinto plc reported semi annual 2016 revenues of 15.50bn. This missed the 17.39bn consensus estimate of the 3 analysts following the company. This was 13.79% below the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate-10.34%
Rio Tinto plc had revenues for the full year 2015 of 34.83bn. This was 26.93% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-12.30%
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