RIO Tinto Firms On Solid Output

Shares of RIO are 1% higher at $79.90 in early trade as a recent broker note has reaffirmed their “outperform” rating and set a 12-month target of $94.00.

The report mentions that Iron Ore shipments of 88 metric tons were at the top end of 2018 calendar year guidance.

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In addition, shipments of copper and bauxite were also slightly ahead of 2018 guidance.

The company is scheduled to announce their  2018 earnings on August 1st. The forecast numbers are NPAT of $4.6 billion and DPS of $1.36.

RIO was added to our ASX Top 20 portfolio in March of 2017.

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