Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) insider Jean-Sébastien Jacques sold 6 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,569 ($47.42), for a total value of £214.14 ($284.53).

Jean-Sébastien Jacques also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, October 17th, Jean-Sébastien Jacques bought 10 shares of Rio Tinto plc stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,721 ($49.44) per share, for a total transaction of £372.10 ($494.42).

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) traded down 0.01% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 3600.00. The company had a trading volume of 3,769,848 shares. Rio Tinto plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2,581.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 4,110.29. The firm’s market cap is GBX 64.54 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 3,596.73 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,345.59.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were paid a dividend of GBX 83.13 ($1.10) per share. This represents a yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 10th.

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Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,500 ($59.79) target price on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a research note on Thursday. S&P Global set a GBX 3,800 ($50.49) target price on Rio Tinto plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 4,100 ($54.48) target price on Rio Tinto plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 3,000 ($39.86) target price on Rio Tinto plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 4,400 ($58.46) price target on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a research report on Wednesday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Rio Tinto plc currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,842.25 ($51.05).

Rio Tinto plc Company Profile

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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