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Rio Tinto is a global mining and metals company. Its focus is on finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The Company produces aluminium, copper, diamonds, coal, iron ore, uranium, gold and industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide and salt). 

TypePublic
Founded1873
HQLondon, GB
Websiteriotinto.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)47,500(+2%)
Job Openings370
Revenue (FY, 2018)$40.5 B(+2%)
Share Price (May 2019)$59.5

Key People/Management at Rio Tinto

Jean-Sebastien Jacques

Jean-Sebastien Jacques

CEO
Jakob Stausholm

Jakob Stausholm

CFO
Bold Baatar

Bold Baatar

Chief Executive, Energy & Minerals
Alf Barrios

Alf Barrios

Chief Executive, Rio Tinto Aluminium
Joanne Farrell

Joanne Farrell

Group Executive, Health, Safety & Environment
Vera Kirikova

Vera Kirikova

Human Resources Group Executive
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Rio Tinto Office Locations

Rio Tinto has offices in London, Sept-Îles, Swakopmund, Shanghai and in 27 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
6 St James's Square
London, GB
6 St James's Square
Brisbane City, AU
123 Albert St
Bundoora, AU
1 Research Ave
Darwin City, AU
Level 3, Energy House 18-20 Cavenagh Street
Melbourne, AU
Level 7 360 Collins Street
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Rio Tinto Financials and Metrics

Rio Tinto Revenue

Rio Tinto's revenue was reported to be $40.52 b in FY, 2018 which is a 1.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

40.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

1.2%

Net income (FY, 2018)

13.9b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

17.7b

Market capitalization (22-May-2019)

100.8b

Closing stock price (22-May-2019)

59.5

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

10.7b

EV

102.8b
Rio Tinto's current market capitalization is $100.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

33.8b40.0b40.5b

Revenue growth, %

18%1%

Operating expense total

27.0b25.9b22.8b

EBIT

6.8b14.1b17.7b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

19.3b19.9b

Operating expense total

13.2b13.5b

EBIT

6.1b6.5b

EBIT margin, %

32%32%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.2b10.6b10.7b

Accounts Receivable

2.3b2.3b2.2b

Inventories

2.9b3.5b3.4b

Current Assets

15.1b18.7b20.2b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

7.7b6.0b

Inventories

3.3b3.5b

Current Assets

14.4b14.6b

PP&E

60.3b57.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

4.8b4.4b4.0b

Inventories

292.0m(482.0m)(587.0m)

Accounts Payable

229.0m421.0m476.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

8.5b13.9b11.8b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

2.1b2.0b

Inventories

(331.0m)(463.0m)

Accounts Payable

(456.0m)(442.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

6.3b5.2b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

5.8 x

EV/CFO

8.7 x

Revenue/Employee

853.1k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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Rio Tinto Operating Metrics

Rio Tinto's Customers was reported to be 2 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

35 35 35

Customers

2 k

Suppliers

37 k

Ore Shipments, tonnes (Pilbara Iron)

268.90 m270 m280.80 m
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Rio Tinto Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Aluchemie
Aluminium division of Rio Tinto
Dampier Salt Limited
Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd.
Hathor Exploration
Hope Downs Joint Venture
Hope Downs Marketing Company Pty Ltd
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Kennecott Exploration Company
Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation
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Rio Tinto Revenue Breakdown

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Rio Tinto revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.2% from Industrial minerals , 49.0% from Iron Ore, 29.7% from Aluminium, 5.9% from Copper and 10.3% from Other

Rio Tinto revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.1% from Europe (excluding UK), 15.5% from United States of America, 9.6% from Japan, 44.6% from China, 11.5% from Asia (excluding China and Japan) and 9.7% from Other

Rio Tinto Online and Social Media Presence

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Rio Tinto News and Updates

Canada's Rio Tinto Aluminium Wins Metals Company of the Year: S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards

LONDON, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rio Tinto Aluminium, a global leader within the aluminum sector won the prestigious Metals Company of the Year award at the seventh annual S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards program, which recognizes exemplary performance in 14 categories across...

Rio Tinto to buy autonomous mining truck fleet from Caterpillar

Rio Tinto has agreed to buy a fleet of autonomous trucks and other mining equipment from Caterpillar for its new Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia, it said on Tuesday.

Rio Tinto supports World Bank launch of Climate-Smart Mining Facility

Rio Tinto supports World Bank launch of Climate-Smart Mining Facility pdf 93 KB - Opens in a new window.read more

Rio Tinto CEO says 'firmly believes' U.S., China to make trade pact

Copper miner Rio Tinto Ltd "firmly believes" that the United States and China will ink a trade deal, Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques told the CNBC television network on Tuesday.

Undermined: Storms batter Rio Tinto iron production

London-listed miner Rio Tinto has downgraded its iron ore guidance after a tropical cyclone battered Australian ports. Shipments of iron ore from the Pilbara region of Western Australia fell 14 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019 to 69.1m tonnes. Read more: Rio Tinto invests $30…

Truck Drivers Who Haul Borax For Rio Tinto Demand Enforcement Of Company's "Supplier Code Of Conduct" In US Supply Chain At Company's UK AGM

LONDON and PORT OF LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, a delegation of contract truck drivers who haul borax from the Rio Tinto mines in Boron, Calif., to the Port of Los Angeles, together with Teamster leaders, attended the company's Annual...
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Rio Tinto Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rio Tinto founded?

    Rio Tinto was founded in 1873.

  • Who are Rio Tinto key executives?

    Rio Tinto's key executives are Jean-Sebastien Jacques, Jakob Stausholm and Bold Baatar.

  • How many employees does Rio Tinto have?

    Rio Tinto has 47,500 employees.

  • What is Rio Tinto revenue?

    Latest Rio Tinto annual revenue is $40.5 b.

  • What is Rio Tinto revenue per employee?

    Latest Rio Tinto revenue per employee is $853.1 k.

  • Who are Rio Tinto competitors?

    Competitors of Rio Tinto include Alcoa, China Minmetals and Arconic.

  • Where is Rio Tinto headquarters?

    Rio Tinto headquarters is located at 6 St James's Square, London.

  • Where are Rio Tinto offices?

    Rio Tinto has offices in London, Sept-Îles, Swakopmund, Shanghai and in 27 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rio Tinto have?

    Rio Tinto has 37 offices.