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Consensus recommendation

As of Jul 19, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 26 polled investment analysts covering Rio Tinto plc advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Dec 05, 2016. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Rio Tinto plc.
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In 2016, Rio Tinto PLC reported a dividend of 1.66 USD, which represents a 22.91% decrease from last year. The 23 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.55 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 53.79%.
Div growth (TTM)-22.91%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Feb 08, 2017, Rio Tinto plc reported semi annual 2016 earnings of 1.97 per share. This result exceeded the 1.73 consensus of the 3 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's results for the same period by 1.06.
Average growth rate+12.39%
Rio Tinto plc reported annual 2016 earnings of 2.84 per share on Feb 08, 2017.
The next earnings announcement from Rio Tinto plc is expected the week of Feb 05, 2018.
Average growth rate-8.89%
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Revenue history & estimates

Rio Tinto plc reported semi annual 2016 revenues of 18.28bn. This missed the 19.75bn consensus estimate of the 2 analysts following the company. This was 8.50% above the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate-4.82%
Rio Tinto plc had revenues for the full year 2016 of 33.78bn. This was 3.01% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-9.10%
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