Rio Tinto Plc (
) 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 (
) and VALE S.A. (
). Zacks Investment Research reports RIO's forecasted earnings
growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an industry average of
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- Market Vectors Steel Index ETF Fund (
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%.