Rio Tinto Dividend History ASX RIO Dividends Yield and Payout Ratio

Rio Tinto paid dividend of 517.11c per share on 15 Apr 2021. The ex-dividend date for this dividend was 04 Mar 2021. The dividend amount was paid at franking rate of 100%. Rio Tinto is paying dividends since or before Apr 2010.

The dividend yield of RIO is 3.58%. The dividend yield is defined as amount of dividend paid divided by the share price.

The average dividend yield in last 5 years is 4.72%. The RIO dividend payout ratio is 63.85%. 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%.

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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 DateThursday, 04 Mar 2021
Dividend Payment DateThursday, 15 Apr 2021
Dividend Amount517.11c
Franking Rate100%
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Rio Tinto Dividend History

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

Ex-DatePay-DateAmountFranking rateType
04 Mar 202115 Apr 2021517.11c100%
06 Aug 202017 Sep 2020216.47c100%
05 Mar 202016 Apr 2020350c100%
08 Aug 201919 Sep 2019308c100%
07 Mar 201918 Apr 2019590c100%
09 Aug 201820 Sep 2018171c100%
01 Mar 201812 Apr 2018229c100%
10 Aug 201721 Sep 2017138c100%
23 Feb 201706 Apr 2017164c100%
11 Aug 201622 Sep 201659.13c100%
24 Feb 201607 Apr 2016152c100%
12 Aug 201510 Sep 2015145c100%
04 Mar 201509 Apr 2015153c100%
13 Aug 201411 Sep 2014103c100%
05 Mar 201410 Apr 2014120c100%
14 Aug 201312 Sep 201393c100%
06 Mar 201311 Apr 201391.67c100%
15 Aug 201213 Sep 201268.51c100%
29 Feb 201212 Apr 201284.2c100%
10 Aug 201108 Sep 201149.81c100%
02 Mar 201131 Mar 201161.94c100%
11 Aug 201009 Sep 201049.27c100%
24 Feb 201001 Apr 201051.56c100%

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 04 Mar 2021.

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 15 Apr 2021.

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

The trailing twelve months dividend yeild of Rio Tinto is 3.58%.

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

In 2020, 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 63.85%.

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