Rio Tinto Dividend History ASX RIO Dividends Yield and Payout Ratio



Rio Tinto paid dividend of 384c per share on 22 Sep 2022. The ex-dividend date for this dividend was 11 Aug 2022. The dividend amount was paid at franking rate of 100%. Rio Tinto is paying dividends since or before Sep 2010.

The dividend yield of RIO is 5.51%. The dividend yield is defined as amount of dividend paid divided by the share price.

The average dividend yield in last 5 years is 6.33%. The RIO dividend payout ratio is 74.05%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as dividend amount divided by earning per share (EPS). If the dividend payout ratio is more than 100% then it means the company is paying more in dividend than what it is currently earning. For a good dividend paying company the ideal payout ratio should be less than 70%.


Key Dividend Metrics

Dividend yield
5.51%
Dividend amount
$6.77
Payout ratio
74.05%
5Y Avg. yield
6.33%

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Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) Latest Dividend

Following is the latest dividend details announced to the eligible shareholders of Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO). The dividend was paid to those shareholders who held the shares until the ex-dividend date.

Ex. Dividend Date Thursday, 11 Aug 2022
Dividend Payment Date Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
Dividend Amount 384c
Franking Rate 100%
Dividend Type

Rio Tinto Dividend History

Following table shows the history of dividend amount, ex-dividend date, payment date for Rio Tinto.

Ex-Date Pay-Date Amount Franking rate Type
11 Aug 2022 22 Sep 2022 384c 100%
10 Mar 2022 21 Apr 2022 662.84c 100%
12 Aug 2021 23 Sep 2021 760.06c 100%
04 Mar 2021 15 Apr 2021 517.11c 100%
06 Aug 2020 17 Sep 2020 216.47c 100%
05 Mar 2020 16 Apr 2020 350c 100%
08 Aug 2019 19 Sep 2019 308c 100%
07 Mar 2019 18 Apr 2019 590c 100%
09 Aug 2018 20 Sep 2018 171c 100%
01 Mar 2018 12 Apr 2018 229c 100%
10 Aug 2017 21 Sep 2017 138c 100%
23 Feb 2017 06 Apr 2017 164c 100%
11 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 59.13c 100%
24 Feb 2016 07 Apr 2016 152c 100%
12 Aug 2015 10 Sep 2015 145c 100%
04 Mar 2015 09 Apr 2015 153c 100%
13 Aug 2014 11 Sep 2014 103c 100%
05 Mar 2014 10 Apr 2014 120c 100%
14 Aug 2013 12 Sep 2013 93c 100%
06 Mar 2013 11 Apr 2013 91.67c 100%
15 Aug 2012 13 Sep 2012 68.51c 100%
29 Feb 2012 12 Apr 2012 84.2c 100%
10 Aug 2011 08 Sep 2011 49.81c 100%
02 Mar 2011 31 Mar 2011 61.94c 100%
11 Aug 2010 09 Sep 2010 49.27c 100%

Rio Tinto Dividend Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the ex-dividend date of Rio Tinto (RIO)?

The ex-dividend date for most recent dividend of Rio Tinto was 11 Aug 2022.

2. What is the payment date for most recent dividend of Rio Tinto (RIO)?

As per the latest dividend details, the dividend payment date was 22 Sep 2022.

3. What is the dividend yield of Rio Tinto (RIO)?

The trailing twelve months dividend yield of Rio Tinto is 5.51%.

4. How often does the Rio Tinto (RIO) pays Dividends?

In 2022, Rio Tinto paid dividends in Invalid date and Invalid date making its dividend payment frequency 2 times in a year.

5. What is the dividend payout ratio of Rio Tinto (RIO)?

The latest dividend payout ratio of Rio Tinto (RIO) was 74.05%.

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