Breaking: Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) “Overweight” Rating Maintained by research analysts JP Morgan Cazenove Today; The Price Objective is GBX 3000.00

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Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) Rating Reaffirmed

JP Morgan Cazenove now has a GBX 3000.00 PT on the 38.85B GBP market cap company or 56.68% upside potential. In an interesting research report revealed to clients and investors on Wednesday, 9 December, Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) shares have had their “Overweight” Rating reiterated by research professionals at JP Morgan Cazenove.

From a total of 27 analysts covering Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) stock, 19 rate it a ”Buy”, 4 a “Sell”, and 5 a ”Hold”. This means that 68% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 60.21 while the lowest target price is GBX 28.6. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 40.23 with a 32.68% above today’s (GBX 1948) stock price. Rio Tinto PLC was the topic of 136 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Barclays Capital maintained shares on December 9 with “Overweight” rating. Bernstein maintained shares with “Outperform” rating and GBX 2520 target share price in a report from a December 7. Credit Suisse maintained RIO stock in a recent report from December 8 with “Neutral” rating. UBS maintained the rating on November 30. UBS has a “Buy” rating and a GBX 2700 price target on shares. Finally, Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in a report issued on a December 8.

Approximately 5.09M shares of stock traded hands. Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) has declined 36.79% since May 12, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.00% the S&P500.

Breaking: Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc is a global mining company. The company has a market cap of 38.84 billion GBP. Rio Tinto focuses on finding, mining, and processing the Earth’s mineral resources. It has 18.59 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through five product groups, including aluminum, copper, diamonds and minerals, energy product and iron ore.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Rio Tinto PLC is an international mining company. The Company has interests in mining for aluminum, borax, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, silver, tin, uranium, zinc, titanium, dioxide feedstock, diamonds, talc and zircon. RTZ’s various mining operations are located in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Europe and Canada.” Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Rio Tinto plc (RIO).

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