Rio Tinto Results Disappoint

The market expects the favourable conditions for Rio Tinto to continue. But Morningstar equity analysts think that may be a little too optimistic

Mathew Hodge 6 August, 2018 | 2:23PM

 

 

Mathew Hodge: I think the key thing is that inflation is really starting to kick in again on the input cost side. We've had a really very favourable period for the mining companies where commodity prices have been rising and costs have been pretty steady. So, they have got nice margin expansion.

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Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
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Rio Tinto PLC5,007.00 GBX0.34

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Mathew Hodge  is an equity analyst for Morningstar

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