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Rio Tinto plc

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Rio Tinto plc dividend went ex 2 days ago for 119.74p and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous Rio Tinto plc dividend was 177.47p and it went ex 5 months ago and it was paid 4 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.6.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Mining
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Status: Paid Declared
Type: Final Interim
Per Share: 177.47p 119.74p
Ex-div Date: Thu 05 Mar 2020 Thu 06 Aug 2020
Pay Date: Thu 16 Apr 2020 Thu 17 Sep 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £177.47 £119.74

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Declared and Forecast Rio Tinto plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 54.05p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 68.72p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 82.54p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 28.84p GBP Paid
11 Aug 2010 09 Sep 2010 Interim 28.21p GBP Paid
02 Mar 2011 31 Mar 2011 Final 39.14p GBP Paid
10 Aug 2011 08 Sep 2011 Interim 33.14p GBP Paid
15 Aug 2012 13 Sep 2012 Interim 46.43p GBP Paid
06 Mar 2013 11 Apr 2013 Final 60.34p GBP Paid
14 Aug 2013 12 Sep 2013 Interim 54.28p GBP Paid
05 Mar 2014 10 Apr 2014 Final 65.82p GBP Paid
13 Aug 2014 11 Sep 2014 Interim 56.9p GBP Paid
05 Mar 2015 09 Apr 2015 Final 77.98p GBP Paid
13 Aug 2015 10 Sep 2015 Interim 68.92p GBP Paid
25 Feb 2016 07 Apr 2016 Final 74.21p GBP Paid
11 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 Interim 33.8p GBP Paid
23 Feb 2017 06 Apr 2017 Final 100.56p GBP Paid
10 Aug 2017 21 Sep 2017 Interim 83.13p GBP Paid
01 Mar 2018 12 Apr 2018 Final 129.43p GBP Paid
09 Aug 2018 20 Sep 2018 Interim 96.82p GBP Paid
07 Mar 2019 18 Apr 2019 Final 135.96p GBP Paid
07 Mar 2019 18 Apr 2019 Special 183.55p GBP Paid
08 Aug 2019 19 Sep 2019 Interim 123.32p GBP Paid
08 Aug 2019 19 Sep 2019 Special 49.82p GBP Paid
05 Mar 2020 16 Apr 2020 Final 177.47p GBP Paid
06 Aug 2020 17 Sep 2020 Interim 119.74p GBP Declared
04 Mar 2021 15 Apr 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
12 Aug 2021 16 Sep 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
03 Mar 2022 14 Apr 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
11 Aug 2022 15 Sep 2022 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
02 Mar 2023 13 Apr 2023 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
10 Aug 2023 14 Sep 2023 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
07 Mar 2024 18 Apr 2024 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
08 Aug 2024 12 Sep 2024 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
06 Mar 2025 17 Apr 2025 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our Rio Tinto plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
04 Mar 2020 06 Aug 2020 139p 119.74p 92% 😊
27 Dec 2019 06 Aug 2020 139p 119.74p 92% 😊
27 Dec 2019 05 Mar 2020 176p 177.47p 99% 😃
05 Aug 2019 06 Aug 2020 139p 119.74p 92% 😊
05 Aug 2019 05 Mar 2020 176p 177.47p 99% 😃
05 Aug 2019 06 Aug 2020 131p 119.74p 95% 😃
02 Aug 2019 06 Aug 2020 113p 119.74p 97% 😃
01 Aug 2019 08 Aug 2019 49.82p 49.82p 100% 😄
01 Aug 2019 06 Aug 2020 138p 119.74p 93% 😊
01 Aug 2019 08 Aug 2019 123.32p 123.32p 100% 😄
29 May 2019 06 Aug 2020 113p 119.74p 97% 😃
29 May 2019 05 Mar 2020 142p 177.47p 89% 😏
29 May 2019 06 Aug 2020 122p 119.74p 99% 😃
29 May 2019 08 Aug 2019 105p 123.32p 92% 😊
23 Apr 2019 08 Aug 2019 130p 123.32p 97% 😃
13 Apr 2019 06 Aug 2020 158p 119.74p 86% 😏
13 Apr 2019 05 Mar 2020 182p 177.47p 98% 😃
13 Apr 2019 08 Aug 2019 130p 123.32p 97% 😃
27 Feb 2019 05 Mar 2020 155p 177.47p 93% 😊
27 Feb 2019 05 Mar 2020 155p 177.47p 93% 😊
22 Feb 2019 07 Mar 2019 159p 135.96p 92% 😊
10 Sep 2018 06 Aug 2020 117p 119.74p 99% 😃
10 Sep 2018 05 Mar 2020 167.5p 177.47p 97% 😃
10 Sep 2018 08 Aug 2019 106.7p 123.32p 92% 😊
10 Sep 2018 07 Mar 2019 159p 135.96p 92% 😊
10 Sep 2018 06 Aug 2020 152p 119.74p 88% 😏
10 Sep 2018 05 Mar 2020 200p 177.47p 94% 😊
10 Sep 2018 08 Aug 2019 139p 123.32p 94% 😊
10 Sep 2018 07 Mar 2019 207p 135.96p 79% 😌
01 Aug 2018 06 Aug 2020 152c 119.74p 88% 😏
01 Aug 2018 07 Mar 2019 207c 135.96p 79% 😌
01 Aug 2018 08 Aug 2019 139c 123.32p 94% 😊
07 Feb 2018 05 Mar 2020 200c 177.47p 94% 😊
07 Feb 2018 07 Mar 2019 190c 135.96p 83% 😌
07 Feb 2018 07 Mar 2019 190c 135.96p 83% 😌
07 Feb 2018 08 Aug 2019 130c 123.32p 97% 😃
07 Feb 2018 07 Mar 2019 200c 135.96p 81% 😌
07 Feb 2018 09 Aug 2018 120c 96.82p 89% 😏
24 Nov 2017 01 Mar 2018 125c 129.43p 98% 😃
30 Oct 2017 01 Mar 2018 125c 129.43p 98% 😃
30 Oct 2017 09 Aug 2018 115c 96.82p 91% 😊
02 Aug 2017 08 Aug 2019 100p 123.32p 89% 😏
08 Feb 2017 07 Mar 2019 125p 135.96p 96% 😃
08 Feb 2017 01 Mar 2018 110p 129.43p 92% 😊
08 Feb 2017 09 Aug 2018 60p 96.82p 76% 😌
08 Feb 2017 01 Mar 2018 110p 129.43p 92% 😊
08 Feb 2017 10 Aug 2017 55p 83.13p 79% 😌
08 Feb 2017 10 Aug 2017 70p 83.13p 91% 😊
16 Jan 2017 09 Aug 2018 48p 96.82p 66% 😞
16 Jan 2017 01 Mar 2018 62p 129.43p 65% 😞
16 Jan 2017 10 Aug 2017 41p 83.13p 66% 😞
10 Jan 2017 23 Feb 2017 48.91p 100.56p 65% 😞
03 Aug 2016 09 Aug 2018 35p 96.82p 53% 😓
03 Aug 2016 01 Mar 2018 50p 129.43p 55% 😓
03 Aug 2016 10 Aug 2017 34p 83.13p 58% 😓
03 Aug 2016 23 Feb 2017 48.91p 100.56p 65% 😞
11 Feb 2016 01 Mar 2018 55p 129.43p 59% 😓
11 Feb 2016 10 Aug 2017 25p 83.13p 46% 😖
11 Feb 2016 23 Feb 2017 51p 100.56p 67% 😞
11 Feb 2016 11 Aug 2016 25p 33.86p 85% 😏
Average Rio Tinto plc Forecast Accuracy 86% 😏

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About Rio Tinto plc

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.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 54.05p
2007 68.72p 27.1%
2008 82.54p 20.1%
2009 28.84p (65.1%)
2010 67.35p 133.5%
2011 33.14p (50.8%)
2012 106.77p 222.2%
2013 120.1p 12.5%
2014 134.88p 12.3%
2015 143.13p 6.1%
2016 134.42p (6.1%)
2017 212.56p 58.1%
2018 232.78p 9.5%
2019 300.79p 29.2%
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Dividends

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
15 Aug 2012 13 Sep 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 46.43p
06 Mar 2013 11 Apr 2013 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 60.34p
14 Aug 2013 12 Sep 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 54.28p
05 Mar 2014 10 Apr 2014 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 65.82p
13 Aug 2014 11 Sep 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 56.9p
05 Mar 2015 09 Apr 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 77.98p
13 Aug 2015 10 Sep 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 68.92p
25 Feb 2016 07 Apr 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 74.21p
11 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 33.8p
23 Feb 2017 06 Apr 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 100.56p
10 Aug 2017 21 Sep 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 83.13p
01 Mar 2018 12 Apr 2018 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 129.43p
09 Aug 2018 20 Sep 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 96.82p
07 Mar 2019 18 Apr 2019 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 135.96p
07 Mar 2019 18 Apr 2019 2018 Special Irregularly Paid 183.55p
08 Aug 2019 19 Sep 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 123.32p
08 Aug 2019 19 Sep 2019 2019 Special Semiannually Paid 49.82p
05 Mar 2020 16 Apr 2020 2019 Final Semiannually Paid 177.47p
06 Aug 2020 17 Sep 2020 2020 Interim Semiannually Declared 119.74p
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