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Rio Tinto (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group

06 December 2017, 08:19 | Kelvin Horton

Rio Tinto (RIO) Earns Overweight Rating from JP Morgan Chase & Co

PEOPLE MOVES: Rio Tinto appoints Simon Thompson as chairman

This is indicating the analyst believes there is a potential upside of 27.5% from the opening price of 3530.5 GBX. This was shown in a research note on Monday, 4 December.

Baupost Group Llc increased Synchrony Finl (SYF) stake by 65.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Denver Investment Advisors Llc sold 101,448 shares as Emerson Electric Co (EMR)'s stock declined 4.02%. The stock decreased 2.26% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $36.75. About 4.00M shares traded or 17.74% up from the average. Motif Bio plc (LON:MTFB) has 0.00% since December 5, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 1.77% the S&P500.

Analysts await UFP Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:EMR) to report earnings on February, 6. EMR's profit will be $340.16 million for 30.51 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. H.C. Wainwright has "Buy" rating and $1800 target. Therefore 66% are positive. Rio Tinto PLC had 514 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Emerson Electric Co. (NASDAQ:ADES) rating on Wednesday, August 9. (NASDAQ:RAVN) earned "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, November 21. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, September 25 by Liberum Capital. Bank of America upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 17 report. The firm presently has an "overweight" rating on the stock.

The company provided a detailed review of how it plans to drive further productivity across its portfolios while maintaining its safety standards.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 18 investors sold Raven Industries, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. Sol Cap Management invested in 3,548 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Greywolf Capital Management Lp owns 1.74 million shares or 4.98% of their U.S. portfolio. Moors & Cabot owns 51,515 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement reported 29,601 shares.

Rio Tinto plc is a mining and metals company.

Rio cut its capital expenditure guidance for the 2017 financial year (it ends on December 31) to less than $US4.5 billion from $US5 billion previously. The Company's segments include Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals and Other Operations. It has a 10.35 P/E ratio. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 100% are positive. Rio Tinto plc has a 12-month low of GBX 1,853.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,718.50. GBX 3368.04's average target is -3.61% below currents GBX 3494 stock price.

Receive News & Ratings for Rio Tinto plc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Rio Tinto plc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, August 4. The rating was maintained by Haitong Securities with "Buy" on Monday, April 11. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, December 5.

Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Finally, Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($60.57) price objective on shares of Rio Tinto in a research report on Tuesday. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Raven Industries, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 18.

The stock increased 1.62% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $8.77. About 783,346 shares traded.

Providing customers with the quality products that are in high demand in key markets secures a premium and positions Rio Tinto to continue to outperform its peers.

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