Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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Rio Tinto Plc ( RIO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.9338 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RIO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 28.59% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of RIO was $51.75, representing a -14.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.45 and a 24.43% increase over the 52 week low of $41.59.

RIO is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) and VALE S.A. ( VALE ). Zacks Investment Research reports RIO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RIO Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to RIO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RIO as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund ( EPU )
  • Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund ( SLX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SLX with an increase of 3.15% over the last 100 days. EPU has the highest percent weighting of RIO at 2.99%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: BHP , EPU , RIO , SLX , VALE

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