Rio Tinto Plc (RIO)

71.86
0.03 0.04
NYSE : Non-Energy Minerals
Prev Close 71.89
Open 71.62
Day Low/High 71.43 / 72.02
52 Wk Low/High 59.58 / 91.09
Volume 1.66M
Avg Volume 2.22M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.25B
Market Cap 96.55B
EPS 4.90
P/E Ratio 16.71
Div & Yield 3.82 (6.71%)
For the Nimblest Traders Only

For the Nimblest Traders Only

Only those who can catch iron-ore price turns should look to miners.

Turn Your Focus to Miners

Turn Your Focus to Miners

Mining companies are worth a look as the sector is seeing a pop, TheStreet's Dan Dicker tells Joe Deaux.

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a peek at the overnight and early-morning price action in various asset classes. Quiet: S&P futures flat; Nikkei up; European markets down small; euro up; crude up $0.15 a barrel; gold up 5; and the 10-year U.S. note yields 2.53% (down a ...

Dabbling in Precious Metals

Dabbling in Precious Metals

Overall, I like the concept of mixing Cameco with XME.

Miners Making Cutbacks

Capital allocation changes at some of the major miners. The weakness in commodities (Gold, Iron, Copper, etc.), as well as operating cost inflation, is starting to accelerate capital allocation changes at some of the major miners. The new CEO at BHP...

Hidden Risk Hinders Gold

Hidden Risk Hinders Gold

If you correctly bet on gold going up you still may never see even your original stake returned.

Timing the 'Big Three' Iron Miners

Timing the 'Big Three' Iron Miners

Buy on the good news, sell on the bad news or just wait?

Now Is the Time to Dig Into Oversold Mining Stocks

Now Is the Time to Dig Into Oversold Mining Stocks

Investors should dig into oversold mining stocks now that their CEOs are making the right cost-cutting moves, Dan Denbow, CEO of USAA Precious Metals and Minerals Fund, tells Gregg Greenberg

Glencore Single-Handedly Taking Over Metals

Glencore Single-Handedly Taking Over Metals

In a methodical move, Glencore is taking over the base metals market says Dan Dicker to TheStreet's Debra Borchardt.

What I Learned From Rio Tinto

What I Learned From Rio Tinto

Commodities traders, listen up.

Tinto Axes CEO Upon $14 Billion Writedown: Hot Trends

Tinto Axes CEO Upon $14 Billion Writedown: Hot Trends

A look at the day's most searched trends on the Web, including Rio Tinto after the company axes its chief executive Tom Albanese upon revealing a $14 billion writedown.

Mining Investors Not Digging CEO Firings

Mining Investors Not Digging CEO Firings

Jon Nadler, senior analyst at Kitco.com, says the departure of Rio Tinto's CEO does not signal a major turnaround for the sector.

Another Sign of a Not-So-Soft Landing in China

An Australian iron ore manufacturer cut its expansion plans based on deceleration in China's economy. Australian iron ore prodcuer Fortescue Metals Group suffers from a weakened balance sheet and a marked deceleration in the Chinese economy, followi...

Miners Will Lead Gold Lower

Miners Will Lead Gold Lower

Yoni Jacobs, chief investment strategist at Chart Prophet, says the problems plaguing the miners will pressure gold once trading picks up this fall.

Time to Chip Away at Miners, Platinum

Time to Chip Away at Miners, Platinum

Jon Nadler, senior analyst at Kitco.com, says it may be a good time to start buying beaten down mining stocks, as well as platinum and palladium.

Risk Management Gets Outsourced

Risk Management Gets Outsourced

Companies face such a variety of risks, that they now outsource that managemant rather than keeping it in house.

The EPA's Catastrophic Coal Rules

The EPA's Catastrophic Coal Rules

They will effectively prohibit all new coal plants and shut down many existing facilities.

Bernanke Baffling Gold Bugs

Bernanke Baffling Gold Bugs

Jon Nadler, senior analyst at Kitco.com, says the Fed's recent fuzziness on additional stimulus is bugging gold buyers.

Global Uranium Demand Strong, says UEC CEO

Global Uranium Demand Strong, says UEC CEO

Amir Adnani, CEO of Uranium Energy Corp., says Chinese and Indian demand continues to bolster uranium prices.

The Day Ahead: Sour Clues Abound

Neither the macroeconomic data nor the corporate results have been very encouraging lately.

The Day Ahead: A Cold Splash of Reality

The Day Ahead: A Cold Splash of Reality

I'm searching for ways to be bullish, but we do need to be very aware of worrying macro issues.

Signs of China Slowdown Mounting

Signs of China Slowdown Mounting

This situation could turn out to be the most important economic story of the year.

Just a Brief Reality Check

Just a Brief Reality Check

When the market finally gifts you an entry, as it did recently, be gracious and just take it.

Rio's Hard Assets Beat Soft Currencies

Rio's Hard Assets Beat Soft Currencies

As the euro and U.S. dollar face devaluation, this global miner could provide protection.

How to Play the Eurozone QE Program

How to Play the Eurozone QE Program

Any paper currency is inherently dangerous right now -- look to commodity producers instead.

Consider Digging for Gold and Other Treasures

After being out of favor for years, mining companies are now fairly hot commodities.

Destination: Trouble

Ripples in the transports signal that a recession is on the horizon, or certainly amps up the chances.