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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 iron ore, aluminum, copper, diamonds, coal, uranium, gold, and industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide, and salt).

TypePublic
Founded1873
HQLondon, GB
Websiteriotinto.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)46,007(-3%)
Job Openings149
Revenue (FY, 2019)$43.2 B(+7%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$63.3
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Rio Tinto

J-S Jacques

J-S Jacques

Chief Executive, Director
Jakob Stausholm

Jakob Stausholm

Chief Financial Officer, Director
Bold Baatar

Bold Baatar

Chief Executive, Energy & Minerals
Alf Barrios

Alf Barrios

Chief Executive, Aluminium
Vera Kirikova

Vera Kirikova

Group Executive, Human Resources
Stephen McIntosh

Stephen McIntosh

Group Executive, Growth & Innovation and Health, Safety & Environment
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Rio Tinto Office Locations

Rio Tinto has offices in London, Chicago, Greenwood Village, South Jordan and in 13 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
6 St James's Square
Brisbane City, AU
123 Albert St
Melbourne, AU
Level 7/360 Collins St
Perth, AU
152-158 St Georges Terrace
Montréal, CA
400-1190 Av. Des-Canadiens-De-Montreal
Shanghai, CN
40/F, Wheelock Square 1717 Nanjing West Road Jing’An District
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Rio Tinto Financials and Metrics

Rio Tinto Revenue

Rio Tinto's revenue was reported to be $43.17 b in FY, 2019 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2019)

43.2b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

6.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

7.0b

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

21.2b

EBIT (FY, 2019)

11.5b

Market capitalization (17-Nov-2020)

78.9b

Closing stock price (17-Nov-2020)

63.3

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

8.0b

EV

85.6b
Rio Tinto's current market capitalization is $78.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

40.0b40.5b43.2b

Revenue growth, %

18%1%7%

Operating expense total

25.9b22.8b31.7b

EBITDA

18.6b18.1b21.2b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

19.3b19.9b20.7b

Operating expense total

13.2b13.5b15.4b

EBITDA

9.0b9.2b10.3b

EBITDA margin, %

47%46%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

10.6b10.7b8.0b

Accounts Receivable

2.3b2.2b2.1b

Prepaid Expenses

279.0m186.0m219.0m

Inventories

3.5b3.4b139.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

7.7b6.0b6.9b

Inventories

3.3b3.5b3.6b

Current Assets

14.4b14.6b16.5b

PP&E

60.3b57.7b56.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

4.4b4.0b4.4b

Inventories

(482.0m)(587.0m)28.0m

Accounts Payable

421.0m476.0m(191.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

13.9b11.8b14.9b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

2.1b2.0b2.1b

Inventories

(331.0m)(463.0m)(23.0m)

Accounts Payable

(456.0m)(442.0m)(401.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

6.3b5.2b6.4b
USDH1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Rio Tinto Operating Metrics

Rio Tinto's Customers was reported to be 2 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

35 35 35 36

Customers

2 k2 k

Suppliers

37 k37 k

Ore Shipments, tonnes (Pilbara Iron)

268.90 m270 m280.80 m327.40 m
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Rio Tinto Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Kennecott Utah Copper LLCJanuary 22, 2015
Iron Ore Company of CanadaMarch 01, 2013
Richards Bay MiningSeptember 07, 2012$1.90 b
Hathor ExplorationJanuary 12, 2012
Ivanhoe MinesJune 21, 2011$502 m
Anglesey Aluminium Metal LtdJune 13, 2008
Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.October 31, 2007
North LimitedAugust 05, 2000€1.30 b
Aluchemie
Aluminium division of Rio Tinto
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Rio Tinto Revenue Breakdown

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Rio Tinto revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.3% from Total Energy and Minerals, 12.8% from Total Copper & Diamonds, 22.8% from Aluminium, 53.0% from Iron Ore and 0.0% from Other

Rio Tinto revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.0% from Europe (excluding UK), 10.6% from Asia (excluding China and Japan) , 51.3% from China, 8.9% from Japan, 14.2% from United States of America and 9.0% from Other

Rio Tinto Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Rio Tinto Online and Social Media Presence

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Rio Tinto Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    46/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    33/100

  • Compensation

    C

    60/100

  • Diversity

    F

    45/100

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Rio Tinto News and Updates

Worldwide Industry for Aluminum to 2024 - Profiling Rio Tinto, Norsk Hydro and Alcoa Among Others

Dublin, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Aluminum Market (Capacity, Production & Consumption): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

UPDATE: Hach Rose Schirripa & Cheverie, LLP Initiates Securities Lawsuit Against Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Ltd.

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hach Rose Schirripa & Cheverie, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (NYSE: TRQ) (“Turquoise Hill” or the “Company”), Rio Tinto plc, Rio Tinto Ltd. (together with Rio Tinto plc, “Rio Tinto”), Rio Tinto subsidiary Rio…

Rio Tinto could destroy another 124 Aboriginal sites

Mining giant Rio Tinto is expected to destroy another 124 Aboriginal heritage sites in Australia, an inquiry into the destruction The post Rio Tinto could destroy another 124 Aboriginal sites appeared first on CityAM.

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Rio Tinto legally blew up ancient caves, and now the chief executive has quit — here’s why

Rio Tinto chief quits after destruction of Aboriginal ancient site

Rio Tinto boss leaves mining giant over outcry at blowing up of ancient Aboriginal caves for iron ore

Summary List Placement Mining giant Rio Tinto announced on Friday that CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques will leave the firm along with two other senior executives, following the outcry over its destruction of two ancient caves in Australia that were considered sacred by indigenous people. Jacques, who has…
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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 J-S Jacques, Jakob Stausholm and Bold Baatar.

  • How many employees does Rio Tinto have?

    Rio Tinto has 46,007 employees.

  • What is Rio Tinto revenue?

    Latest Rio Tinto annual revenue is $43.2 b.

  • What is Rio Tinto revenue per employee?

    Latest Rio Tinto revenue per employee is $938.2 k.

  • Who are Rio Tinto competitors?

    Competitors of Rio Tinto include Howmet Aerospace, Gerdau and Anglo American.

  • 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, Chicago, Greenwood Village, South Jordan and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rio Tinto have?

    Rio Tinto has 17 offices.