Broker’s Roundup on Rating and Recommendations: Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) fell -0.91% during previous trade. CLSA issued rating on the stock of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) in a research note issued to investors on Apr-07-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Outperform to Buy. Additionally Credit Suisse issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Dec-07-17 the stock was “Upgraded” from Neutral to Outperform besides that on Dec-05-16 Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD) was “Upgraded” by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral. Furthermore on Nov-10-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Cowen as Market Perform from $35 to $42.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) shares ended last trading session at the price of $40.61 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $47.88 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 04/04/17. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s highest estimates of price target are $60.22 and low forecast is $88.75 based on the opinion of 5 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 3.63. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2 based on calls of 7 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 2 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

The stock exchanged hands 3.31M shares versus average trading capacity of 4.13M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $74.65B along with 1.38B outstanding shares. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) shares were trading -11.38% below from the 52-week high price mark of $45.83 and +57.64% above from the 52-week price bottom of $25.76. However the company observed 52 week high price on 02/13/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 06/14/16. The company’s price sits -3.64% below from its 50-day moving average of $41.47 and 13.17% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $39.21. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.24, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.86. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 8.84. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 27.75.

Recommendations and Price Target Estimates: Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) soared 6.88% during previous trade, a total of 5.72M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.25M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $76.09B along with 1.37B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $41.01 and touched the lowest level of $40.34.

Most recently Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 01/09/17 and according to 5 analysts stock’s price will reach at $43.79 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.44. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $35.24 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $49.27, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 39% from its latest closing price of $41.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 11/28/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $45 while the bearish estimates kept at $35.24 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $40.75, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.00.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.13. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 3 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 12/07/16 the stock of Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. However previously on 12/5/16 it was upgraded by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral. A research note issued on 10/12/16 the stock was downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) performance over the past one year soared 74.72% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 6.60%. During the last six months the stock climbed 25.25%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 21.63% while its last one month trend is negative with -2.66%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 5.24%.

The company’s price sits 7.24% above from its 50-day moving average of $39.30 and 25.62% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $34.33. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s shares are currently trading -3.78% away from the 52-week high price of $42.61 and +97.47% far from the 52-week low price of $20.76.

According to 4 analysts, Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $34.7B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $35.27B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $34.01B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $34.7B compared to low analyst estimates of $34.01B and high estimates of $35.27B according to the projection of 4 analysts.

Analysts Weigh in on: Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) plunged -0.08% during previous trade, a total of 5.19M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.82M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.11. The stock has a market capitalization of $72.86B along with 1.37B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $39.65 and touched the lowest level of $38.86.

Most recently Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 12/20/16 and according to 5 analysts stock’s price will reach at $43.79 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.44. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $35.24 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $49.27, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 46% from its latest closing price of $39.65.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 11/28/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $45 while the bearish estimates kept at $35.24 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $40.75, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.00.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.13. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 3 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 12/7/16 the stock of Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. However previously on 12/5/16 it was upgraded by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral. A research note issued on 10/12/16 the stock was downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) performance over the past one year soared 61.32% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bearish trend of -0.26%. During the last six months the stock climbed 21.05%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 15.68% while its last one month trend is negative with -7.63%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -0.26%.

The company’s price sits 0.55% above from its 50-day moving average of $39.20 and 17.73% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $34.24. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s shares are currently trading -9.97% away from the 52-week high price of $42.61 and +84.75% far from the 52-week low price of $20.76.

According to 4 analysts, Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $34.75B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $35.27B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $34.01B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $34.75B compared to low analyst estimates of $34.01B and high estimates of $35.27B according to the projection of 4 analysts.

What Analysts Have to Say About Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)?

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) rose 5.81% during previous trade. Credit Suisse issued rating on the stock of Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) in a research note issued to investors on Dec-07-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Outperform. Additionally Citigroup issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Dec-05-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Sell to Neutral besides that on Nov-10-16 Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) was “Reiterated” by Cowen as Market Perform from $35 to $42. Furthermore on Nov-10-16 the stock was “Initiated” by HSBC Securities as Buy.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) shares ended last trading session at the price of $41.53 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $42.18 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 11/28/16. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s highest estimates of price target are $46.46 and low forecast is $35.24 based on the opinion of 4 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 5. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.13 based on calls of 8 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 3 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $34.85B according to 4 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $34.42B and highest revenue estimates are $35.27B. A year ago the company’s sales were $34.83B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 0.10%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $34.85B, according to the sentiments of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $34.85B revenues, as per the opinion of 4 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $34.42B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $35.27B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $37.24B by 3 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 5.57M shares versus average trading capacity of 4.02M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $75.99B along with 1.37B outstanding shares. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/07/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits 17.23% above from its 50-day moving average of $36.60 and 32.39% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $32.53. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.32, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.99. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 8.94. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 90.43.

Changes to Broker Targets on: Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) soared 1.75% during previous trade, a total of 2.44M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 4.06M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.63. The stock has a market capitalization of $72.04B along with 1.37B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $39.04 and touched the lowest level of $37.94.

Most recently Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 11/28/16 and according to 4 analysts stock’s price will reach at $42.18 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.00. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $35.24 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $46.46, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 23% from its latest closing price of $39.02.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, one weeks ago Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 11/21/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $42 while the bearish estimates kept at $33.92 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $39.21, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 4.66.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.13. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 3 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 10/12/16 the stock of Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell. However previously on 9/29/16 it was upgraded by CIBC from Underperform to Sector Perform. A research note issued on 9/12/16 the stock was upgraded by JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) performance over the past one year soared 29.37% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 41.27%. During the last six months the stock climbed 32.62%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 25.35% while its last one month trend is positive with 13.27%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -0.84%.

The company’s price sits 11.44% above from its 50-day moving average of $36.18 and 25.14% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $32.34. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s shares are currently trading -2.91% away from the 52-week high price of $40.19 and +87.93% far from the 52-week low price of $20.76.

According to 4 analysts, Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $34.85B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $35.27B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $34.42B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $34.85B compared to low analyst estimates of $34.42B and high estimates of $35.37B according to the projection of 4 analysts.

Analyst Sights on Price Reaction History: Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) soared 1.46% during previous trade, a total of 5.19M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.82M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.38. The stock has a market capitalization of $72.86B along with 1.37B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $39.65 and touched the lowest level of $38.86.

Most recently Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 11/11/16 and according to 4 analysts stock’s price will reach at $40.83 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.28. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $32.86 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $46.46, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 34% from its latest closing price of $39.65.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 10/19/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $41 while the bearish estimates kept at $32.86 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $36.29, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 4.22.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.13. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 8 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 3 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 10/12/16 the stock of Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell. However previously on 9/29/16 it was upgraded by CIBC from Underperform to Sector Perform. A research note issued on 9/12/16 the stock was upgraded by JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) performance over the past one year soared 22.09% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 43.55%. During the last six months the stock climbed 36.55%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 22.38% while its last one month trend is positive with 24.80%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 12.39%.

The company’s price sits 19.90% above from its 50-day moving average of $34.08 and 30.94% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $31.59. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s shares are currently trading -1.34% away from the 52-week high price of $40.19 and +90.97% far from the 52-week low price of $20.76.

According to consensus agreement of 5 analysts Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) will report earnings per share of $0.44 in their quarterly report. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.45 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.43. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.41 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) set at $2.2 according to the sentiments of 14 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.19 and highest earnings estimates are $2.22.

According to 3 analysts, Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.81B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $2.89B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.72B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $11.52B compared to low analyst estimates of $11.03B and high estimates of $12.24B according to the projection of 9 analysts.

Changes to Broker Targets on Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) soared 1.14% during previous trade, a total of 5.07M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.49M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $59.46B along with 1.37B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $31.43 and touched the lowest level of $30.70.

Most recently Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 08/23/16 and according to 4 analysts stock’s price will reach at $35.60 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 3.25. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $31.50 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $38.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 70% from its latest closing price of $31.13.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s price target was revised on 08/03/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $35.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $31.50 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $33.83, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 2.02.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.17. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 6 brokerage recommendations 3 rate Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 2 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 7/20/2016 the stock of Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) downgraded by Societe Generale from Buy to Hold. However previously on 6/28/2016 it was upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal-Weight to Overweight. A research note issued on 6/27/2016 the stock was upgraded by Goldman from Sell to Neutral.

Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO) performance over the past one year plunged -7.78%, during the last six months the stock slipped -1.21%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 5.81% while its last one month trend is negative with -2.77%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -1.30%.

The company’s price sits -0.96% below from its 50-day moving average of $32.00 and 8.18% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $30.14. Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s shares are currently trading -18.05% away from the 52-week high price of $37.99 and +49.93% far from the 52-week low price of $20.76.

According to 2 analysts, Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (NYSE:RIO)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $32.53B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $32.94B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $32.12B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $32.53B compared to low analyst estimates of $32.12B and high estimates of $32.94B according to the projection of 2 analysts.