Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Analysts at Liberum Capital; The GBX 2750.00 Target Indicates -28.55% Potential; Diodes (DIOD) Sentiment Is 1.36

Diodes Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and supplies application-specific standard products in the discrete, logic, and analog and mixed semiconductor markets primarily in Asia, North America, and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.31 billion. It primarily focusses on low pin count semiconductor devices with one or more active or passive components. It has a 44.03 P/E ratio. The firm offers discrete semiconductor products, such as performance Schottky rectifiers and diodes; Zener diodes, including tight tolerance and low operating current type performance Zener diodes; standard, fast, super-fast, and ultra-fast recovery rectifiers; bridge rectifiers; switching diodes; small signal bipolar and pre-biased transistors; MOSFETs; thyristor surge protection devices; and transient voltage suppressors.

London: In analysts report made public on Wednesday morning, Liberum Capital kept their “Sell” rating on shares of Rio Tinto (LON:RIO). They currently have a GBX 2750.00 price target on the firm. Liberum Capital’s target would suggest a potential downside of -28.55% from the company’s last stock close price.

Among 29 analysts covering Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Rio Tinto PLC has GBX 4700 highest and GBX 3 lowest target. GBX 3385.35’s average target is -11.02% below currents GBX 3804.5 stock price. Rio Tinto PLC had 529 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 5. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, April 4 with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 30. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 20 by Goldman Sachs. As per Wednesday, January 20, the company rating was maintained by Investec. As per Monday, September 19, the company rating was maintained by Haitong Securities. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 1490 target in Thursday, July 14 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 26 by Deutsche Bank. On Monday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 30 by Haitong Securities.

Rio Tinto plc, a mining and metals company, finds, mines, processes, and markets mineral resources. The company has market cap of 66.64 billion GBP. The firm mines and produces aluminum products, including bauxite, alumina, and aluminum; copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum, as well as nickel; diamonds, titanium dioxide feedstocks, borates, and salt, as well as high purity iron, steel billets, metal powders, zircon, and rutile; uranium; iron ore; and thermal coal, and coking or metallurgical coal. It has a 11.1 P/E ratio. The Company’s products also comprise others, such as sulphuric acid, rhenium, lead carbonate, and selenium.

The stock decreased 1.96% or GBX 76 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 3804.5. About 1.15 million shares traded. Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) has 0.00% since February 8, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 3.33% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $26.42. About 384,372 shares traded or 12.91% up from the average. Diodes Incorporated (DIOD) has risen 52.30% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.60% the S&P500.

Tygh Capital Management Inc. holds 1.28% of its portfolio in Diodes Incorporated for 213,455 shares. Timpani Capital Management Llc owns 116,278 shares or 1.27% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hodges Capital Management Inc. has 0.58% invested in the company for 287,691 shares. The Maryland-based Brown Capital Management Llc has invested 0.53% in the stock. Pettee Investors Inc., a Connecticut-based fund reported 20,900 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 sales for $13.31 million activity.

Analysts await Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.40 EPS, up 166.67% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.15 per share. DIOD’s profit will be $19.76 million for 16.51 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual EPS reported by Diodes Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.11% negative EPS growth.