Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 7/20/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target raised by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 3,950 ($51.58) to GBX 4,000 ($52.23). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 7/20/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a GBX 3,800 ($49.62) price target on the stock.
  • 7/20/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 2,900 ($37.87) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 7/19/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a GBX 4,000 ($52.23) price target on the stock.
  • 7/19/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 4,200 ($54.84) price target on the stock.
  • 7/19/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 3,430 ($44.79) price target on by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 3,800 ($49.62) price target on by analysts at S&P Global. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from GBX 3,260 ($42.57) to GBX 3,430 ($44.79). They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a GBX 4,525 ($59.09) price target on the stock.
  • 7/14/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 4,000 ($52.23) price target on by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/14/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target lowered by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 3,850 ($50.27) to GBX 3,800 ($49.62). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/14/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a GBX 2,900 ($37.87) price target on the stock.
  • 7/14/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 4,300 ($56.15) to GBX 4,100 ($53.54). They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 7/13/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 3,950 ($51.58) price target on by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/6/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a GBX 4,000 ($52.23) price target on the stock.
  • 7/6/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 3,700 ($48.32) price target on by analysts at UBS AG. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/5/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from GBX 2,800 ($36.56) to GBX 2,900 ($37.87). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 7/4/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC.
  • 6/30/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 4,500 ($58.76) price target on by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/29/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 4,200 ($54.84) price target on by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/27/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group.
  • 6/22/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 4,140 ($54.06) to GBX 4,200 ($54.84). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 6/19/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a GBX 4,000 ($52.23) price target on the stock.
  • 6/19/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a GBX 3,400 ($44.40) price target on the stock.
  • 6/16/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 4,300 ($56.15) price target on the stock.
  • 6/13/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a GBX 4,100 ($53.54) price target on the stock.
  • 6/13/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 2,800 ($36.56) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 6/8/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 3,800 ($49.62) to GBX 3,700 ($48.32). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 5/29/2017 – Rio Tinto plc was given a new GBX 4,100 ($53.54) price target on by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 5/26/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.
  • 5/22/2017 – Rio Tinto plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 4,150 ($54.19) price target on the stock.

Shares of Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) traded down 0.96% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 3353.00. The stock had a trading volume of 3,808,931 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,242.54 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,270.07. Rio Tinto plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,253.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,718.50. The company’s market cap is GBX 60.32 billion.

In related news, insider Christopher Lynch sold 7,582 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,108 ($40.59), for a total value of £235,648.56 ($307,715.54). Also, insider Jean-Sébastien Jacques bought 11 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 3,501 ($45.72) per share, for a total transaction of £385.11 ($502.89).

Rio Tinto plc is a mining and metals company. The Company’s business is finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The Company’s segments include Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals and Other Operations. The Company operates an iron ore business, supplying the global seaborne iron ore trade.

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