Rio Tinto Plc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.841285 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RIO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an -9.91% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of RIO was $49.74,
representing a -17.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.45 and
a 27.08% increase over the 52 week low of $39.14.
RIO is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (
) and VALE S.A. (
). Zacks Investment Research reports RIO's forecasted earnings
growth in 2013 as -7.67%, compared to an industry average of
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Interested in gaining exposure to RIO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RIO as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of
0.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of RIO at 12.93%.