On this day in 1973 Rio Tinto listed on the LSE.
The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Rio Tinto has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.6 percentage points in February.
- The strongest month for Rio Tinto shares relative to the market has been February (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 15 of the last 25 years).
- The weakest month for Rio Tinto relative to the market has been August (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 10 of the past 26 years).
Rio Tinto is in the FTSE 350 Mining [NMX1770] sector.