Earnings Estimates Spotlight: Rio Tinto plc (RIO), Southern Company (SO)


(ENB) by 8.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The financial company set Sell rating on the stock. A total of 2,516,251 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 3.28M shares, while its relative volume stands at 1.32. Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB) has declined 26.13% since April 10, 2017 and is downtrending. RIO underperformed the S&P500 by 11.55%.

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) ended its last session at $53.14 by Surging 4.34%.

Among 9 analysts covering Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. And the announced value of the precious metals company is $128.90M for the 2017Q4.

Rio Tinto plc is a mining company. Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price). RIO has 3.60M volume or 9.17% up from normal. The FCF Growth of Rio Tinto plc (LSE:RIO) is 1.051301.

Vertical Group analyst initiated coverage with a Sell rating on Rio Tinto Plc Common Stock (NYSE:RIO) today and set a price target of $41. 8 are the (NYSE:RIO)'s ratings reports on April 9, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.

Rio Tinto has been a vocal supporter of the federal government's push to cut corporate tax, with chief financial officer Mr Chris Lynch welcoming the recent cut in the United States corporate tax rate from 35 % to 21 %.

On Friday, the USA imposed the sanctions against businessmen, companies and government officials considered associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Cowen & Co. On Monday, April 9 the firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given. Free cash flow (FCF) is the cash produced by the company minus capital expenditure. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 28 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Underperform" on Thursday, April 14. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of RIO in report on Monday, November 13 to "Hold" rating. Rio Tinto has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of GBX 4,140.79 ($58.53). On Monday, October 23 the rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Hold". Impala Asset Management Llc has risen its stake in Olin Corp (NYSE:OLN) and also increased its holding in Deere & Co (NYSE:DE) by 66,041 shares in the quarter, for a total of 324,301 shares.

Analysts look at liquidity and leverage ratios to assess how easily a company can cover its liabilities. On Monday, January 15 Deutsche Bank maintained Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) with "Buy" rating. Therefore 38% are positive. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Tuesday, March 14. When we see the company's Volatility, it now has a monthly volatility of 1.91% and weekly volatility of 1.78%. The firm now has a neutral rating on the stock.