Mining giant Rio Tinto may be UK-based, but its operations make it truly a global company. The group has a solid reputation, mining aluminium, copper, gold, diamond, iron and lead. The majority of earnings come from the base metal side of the group. Currencies are a big influence of earnings each year.
Rio Tinto Plc Ord 10P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code RIO.L, and is part of the Mining sector. It has a market capitalisation of £7,411,478m, with approximately 1,703m shares in issue. Over the last year, Rio Tinto Plc share price has been traded in a range of 1080.5, hitting a high of 4,541.00, and a low of 3,460.50.
Rio Tinto Plc, officially known as Rio Tinto Plc Ord 10P was formed in March of 1962, making the company fifty seven years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st December 2014, showing a turnover of approximately 32.19 billion GBX, and a pre-tax profit margin of 20.04%. Rio Tinto Plc currently has 12 directors, and has had 49 previous directors over the last 57 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Pricewaterhousecoopers Llp, the company showed 4.50 billion paid in salaries to the 59,775 staff (average wage of 75 thousand), with the directors receiving an average 2.72 million each. In the accounts filed in 2014, the company paid 2505740916 in dividends, or 1.4715 per share. These accounts also showed Rio Tinto Plc to have a net worth of 26.54 billion, with 8.39 billion held in cash.
Rio Tinto Plc is in the Mining sector.
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|Shares in Issue||1,703m|
|52 Week High||4,541.00|
|52 Week Low||3,460.50|