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Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto (RIO)

Mining giant Rio Tinto may be UK-based, but its operations make it truly a global company. The group has a solid reputation, mining aluminium, copper, gold, diamond, iron and lead. The majority of earnings come from the base metal side of the group. Currencies are a big influence of earnings each year.


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Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 54.05p
2007 68.72p Arrow up 27.1%
2008 82.54p Arrow up 20.1%
2009 28.84p Arrow down (65.1%)
2010 67.35p Arrow up 133.5%
2011 90.47p Arrow up 34.3%
2012 106.77p Arrow up 18.0%
2013 120.1p Arrow up 12.5%
2014 134.88p Arrow up 12.3%
2015 143.13p Arrow up 6.1%
2016 134.42p Arrow down (6.1%)
2017 212.56p Arrow up 58.1%
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Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
11 Aug 2010 09 Sep 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 28.21p
02 Mar 2011 31 Mar 2011 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 39.14p
10 Aug 2011 08 Sep 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 33.14p (54c)
29 Feb 2012 12 Apr 2012 2011 Final Semiannually Paid 57.33p (91c)
15 Aug 2012 13 Sep 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 46.43p (72.5c)
06 Mar 2013 11 Apr 2013 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 60.34p (94.5c)
14 Aug 2013 12 Sep 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 54.28p (83.5c)
05 Mar 2014 10 Apr 2014 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 65.82p (108.5c)
13 Aug 2014 11 Sep 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 56.9p (96c)
05 Mar 2015 09 Apr 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 77.98p (119c)
13 Aug 2015 10 Sep 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 68.92p (107.5c)
25 Feb 2016 07 Apr 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 74.21p (107.5c)
11 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 33.86p (45c)
23 Feb 2017 06 Apr 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 100.56p (125c)
10 Aug 2017 21 Sep 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 83.13p (110c)
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2016 highlights

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Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said: "Rio Tinto has generated net cash from operating activities of $3.2 billion and reported underlying earnings of $1.6 billion, against a backdrop of continued volatility and lower commodity prices.

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2014 results demonstrate clear delivery against our commitments

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2013 interim financial results

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