NYSE:RIO - Rio Tinto Group Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $114.13
  • Forecasted Upside: 67.74 %
  • Number of Analysts: 17
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for RIO

Analyst Price Target is $114.13
▲ +67.74% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 17 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Rio Tinto Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $114.13, with a high forecast of $144.40 and a low forecast of $86.00. The average price target represents a 67.74% upside from the last price of $68.04.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 17 investment analysts is to hold stock in Rio Tinto Group. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/17/2021UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell$102.00 ➝ $86.00Low
9/16/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldHigh
9/14/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/13/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
8/20/2021Erste GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
8/11/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformMedium
8/4/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightHigh
8/2/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
7/29/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingSellMedium
7/29/2021CLSADowngradeUnderperform ➝ SellLow
7/20/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
7/20/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformMedium
7/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
7/16/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$144.40High
7/13/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
7/8/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/5/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
6/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/28/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
6/22/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
6/22/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
6/21/2021UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellMedium
5/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHoldMedium
5/17/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $112.00High
4/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformHigh
4/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
4/7/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
4/7/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/31/2021DZ BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
3/24/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
3/18/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
3/5/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
3/4/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
2/18/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
2/8/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
2/5/2021Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
2/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
2/1/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
1/20/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
1/20/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/14/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/13/2021DZ BankReiterated RatingBuy ➝ NeutralLow
1/4/2021BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperformN/A
12/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
12/10/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
11/24/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/27/2020Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
10/19/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
10/7/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
10/6/2020InvestecUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
9/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/29/2020Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
9/24/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/15/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
9/15/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightMedium
9/14/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/9/2020CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
8/24/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
8/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
7/30/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
7/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/30/2020InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/15/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
7/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
7/7/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
7/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/25/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/5/2020BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
6/5/2020Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralMedium
5/29/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
5/26/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
5/20/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
5/11/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
4/30/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
4/23/2020Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/20/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralHigh
4/3/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
4/1/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
3/25/2020BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
3/25/2020Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
3/3/2020Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
2/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldLow
2/11/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ UnderperformLow
1/21/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
1/8/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
12/19/2019HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/17/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralLow
12/11/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
12/2/2019Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
11/7/2019Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual WeightLow
11/2/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
10/29/2019Fundamental ResearchReiterated RatingBuy ➝ BuyLow
10/11/2019Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$57.00Medium
10/4/2019InvestecUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
10/3/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
9/23/2019Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingNeutralMedium
9/5/2019Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/5/2019BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralMedium
9/3/2019BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
8/22/2019Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
8/13/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightMedium
8/6/2019Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/30/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
7/24/2019Liberum CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/24/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
7/16/2019Renaissance CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/27/2019BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
6/14/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/6/2019BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
5/27/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
5/22/2019Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
5/17/2019Liberum CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ BuyLow
4/17/2019InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/10/2019BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
4/10/2019Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
4/4/2019Vertical ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
3/27/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
3/7/2019Societe GeneraleDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$55.23Medium
3/6/2019UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
3/1/2019HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/28/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
2/27/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
2/11/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$56.08Low
2/8/2019InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/7/2019CLSADowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformLow
2/4/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralMedium
1/31/2019Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
12/13/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
12/6/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeBuyMedium
11/7/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
10/24/2018Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
10/16/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/9/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
9/10/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
9/5/2018InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
8/22/2018Liberum CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
8/1/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$67.00Low
7/25/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ UnderperformMedium
7/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/21/2018HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/15/2018InvestecDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
6/11/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/7/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
5/23/2018HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
5/4/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
4/18/2018HSBCUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
4/9/2018Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageSell$41.00Low
4/9/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$68.00Low
4/6/2018BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
3/5/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
2/20/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
2/15/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$69.00Low
2/14/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$61.00Low
1/18/2018CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$54.00 ➝ $61.00Low
1/16/2018HSBCDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralLow
12/5/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/13/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralN/A
11/8/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
10/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$47.87 ➝ $48.37N/A
10/17/2017CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
10/16/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$47.00N/A
10/16/2017Clarkson CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
10/5/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$55.00N/A
9/28/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
9/26/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
8/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$52.00Low
8/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeTop Pick ➝ OutperformLow
8/14/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
8/2/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/2/2017CowenSet Price TargetHold$47.00Low
7/25/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
7/25/2017CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform$47.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/13/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
6/30/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ BuyLow
5/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperform ➝ Top PickMedium
4/20/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
4/20/2017CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
3/16/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellLow
2/9/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
1/26/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
1/21/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/A
1/14/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
1/10/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyN/A
1/8/2017Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$46.00N/A
1/6/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyN/A
12/27/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellN/A
12/7/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyN/A
12/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformN/A
12/5/2016CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralN/A
12/1/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$36.00 ➝ $44.00N/A
11/29/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
11/26/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellN/A
11/10/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightN/A
11/10/2016CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$35.00 ➝ $42.00N/A
10/27/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
10/22/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/16/2016Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetBuy$41.00N/A
10/12/2016CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellN/A
9/29/2016CIBCUpgradeSector Underperform ➝ Sector PerformN/A
9/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
(Data available from 9/19/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.17 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Rio Tinto Plc engages in the exploration, mining, and processing of mineral resources. It operates through the following business segments: Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper and Diamonds, Energy and Minerals, and Other Operations. The Iron Ore segment supplies global seaborne iron ore trade. The Aluminium segment produces bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum. The Copper and Diamonds segment offers gold, silver, molybdenum and other by-products. The Energy and Minerals includes businesses with products such as uranium, borates, salt and titanium dioxide feedstock together with coal operations. The Other Operations segment covers the the curtailed Gove alumina refinery and Rio Tinto Marine operations. Rio Tinto was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: $68.04
Low: $66.84
High: $68.17

50 Day Range

MA: $79.40
Low: $68.04
High: $89.39

52 Week Range

Now: $68.04
Low: $55.39
High: $95.97


6,992,086 shs

Average Volume

2,487,575 shs

Market Capitalization

$84.90 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Rio Tinto Group?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on Rio Tinto Group in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, BMO Capital Markets, CLSA, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, DZ Bank AG, Erste Group, Investec, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Liberum Capital, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Societe Generale, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Rio Tinto Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Rio Tinto Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $114.13, suggesting a possible upside of 67.7%. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting RIO will reach $144.40 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $86.00 for Rio Tinto Group in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Rio Tinto Group?

Rio Tinto Group currently has 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in RIO, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Rio Tinto Group's investor relations team?

Rio Tinto Group's physical mailing address is 6 ST JAMES`S SQUARE, LONDON X0, 12207. The mining company's listed phone number is 442077812000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Rio Tinto Group is www.riotinto.com.