Rio Tinto Group - RIO Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $72.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 10.23%
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for RIO

Analyst Price Target is $72.00
▲ +10.23% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Rio Tinto Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $72.00, with a high forecast of $72.00 and a low forecast of $72.00. The average price target represents a 10.23% upside from the last price of $65.32.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 10 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Rio Tinto Group. This Moderate Buy 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
3/5/2024Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/12/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuyLow
12/5/2023BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
12/1/2023Liberum CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
10/24/2023BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
10/5/2023UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
9/13/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
7/6/2023Liberum CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
6/28/2023ArgusLower Target$80.00 ➝ $72.00Low
6/8/2023CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
6/5/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
5/26/2023Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
5/15/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ NeutralLow
5/5/2023Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
3/13/2023CLSAUpgradeUnderperform ➝ OutperformLow
3/2/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-BuyLow
2/13/2023BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
1/17/2023CLSADowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformLow
1/12/2023BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
1/12/2023Berenberg BankUpgradeSell ➝ BuyLow
12/13/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightLow
12/13/2022UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellLow
12/1/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
8/23/2022MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
7/7/2022Berenberg BankDowngradeHold ➝ SellN/A
7/6/2022Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformN/A
6/22/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
6/7/2022Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
5/4/2022Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ SellMedium
4/26/2022BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightMedium
4/21/2022Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
4/20/2022CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
4/11/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
3/29/2022Liberum CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
3/25/2022UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
3/18/2022HSBCInitiated CoverageHoldLow
3/14/2022BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformLow
3/9/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
2/3/2022Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Target$65.00 ➝ $70.00Low
1/20/2022Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ SellHigh
1/7/2022Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
12/9/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
12/7/2021Liberum CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
12/6/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralLow
11/3/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/28/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/26/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
10/22/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
10/22/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/20/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$72.00Low
10/18/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingSellLow
10/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
10/6/2021Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformHigh
10/6/2021BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
9/29/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
9/22/2021Oddo BhfUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/17/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/17/2021UBS GroupLower TargetSell$102.00 ➝ $86.00Low
9/16/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldHigh
9/14/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
9/13/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
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 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
(Data available from 4/16/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.63 (Buy)

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 Group logo
Rio Tinto Group engages in exploring, mining, and processing mineral resources worldwide. The company operates through Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper, and Minerals Segments. The Iron Ore segment engages in the iron ore mining, and salt and gypsum production in Western Australia. The Aluminum segment is involved in bauxite mining; alumina refining; and aluminium smelting. The Copper segment engages in mining and refining of copper, gold, silver, molybdenum, and other by-products and exploration activities. The Minerals segment is involved in mining and processing of borates, titanium dioxide feedstock, and iron concentrate and pellets; diamond mining, sorting, and marketing; and development projects for battery materials, such as lithium. It also owns and operates open pit and underground mines; and refineries, smelters, processing plants and power, and shipping facilities. Rio Tinto Group was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Today's Range

Now: $65.32
Low: $64.85
High: $65.47

50 Day Range

MA: $65.01
Low: $62.00
High: $69.12

52 Week Range

Now: $65.32
Low: $58.27
High: $75.09


804,077 shs

Average Volume

2,915,976 shs

Market Capitalization

$81.81 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: Argus, Barclays PLC, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Liberum Capital, Morgan Stanley, Sanford C. Bernstein,, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Rio Tinto Group?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Rio Tinto Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $72.00, suggesting a possible upside of 7.8%. Argus has the highest price target set, predicting RIO will reach $72.00 in the next twelve months. Argus has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $72.00 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 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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What other companies compete with Rio Tinto Group?

Other companies that are similar to Rio Tinto Group include Southern Copper, Vale, BHP Group, Freeport-McMoRan and Ecolab. Learn More about companies similar to Rio Tinto Group.

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 Learn More about contacing Rio Tinto Group investor relations.